WATCH ABOVE: Jim Furyk takes control in third round as Graham DeLaet falls back. Derek Meyers reports
MONTREAL – Jim Furyk set his sights on a third RBC Canadian Open title with a bogey-free 65 in the third round to take a three-shot lead, while Graham DeLaet of Weyburn, Sask., saw his hopes sag with a three-putt on the 18th at Royal Montreal on Saturday.
The 44-year-old Furyk kept his ball on the tree-lined fairways and his putting stayed hot as he held the lead after starting the day in a tie for first with Tim Petrovic. Furyk goes into Sunday’s final round at 15-under 195.
South African Tim Clark, who used a hot start to shoot the low round of the day at 6-under 64, was three back at 12-under 198. Kyle Stanley, who has been close to the lead every day, shot 68 to sit third at 10 under. Jamie Lovemark shot 67 and was fourth at 9 under.
WATCH: Canada’s Graham DeLaet was happy with his play but knows he needs to post a low score on Sunday to have a shot
READ MORE: Live …read more
Global News Winnipeg: Jim Furyk takes 3-shot lead, DeLaet falls back at RBC Canadian OpenJim Furyk takes 3-shot lead, DeLaet falls back at RBC Canadian Open