PGA Championship: Furyk takes 54 hole lead

08/10/2013

Jim FurykROCHESTER, NY – Jim Furyk shot a 68 on Saturday and is 18 holes away from winning his second major – a decade after capturing the 2003 U.S. Open.

Furyk nailed a birdie putt at the 17th before saving par with a putt at 18 after a bad drive had put him in the rough. Furyk is -9 through three rounds at Oak Hill.

A day after shooting 63, Jason Dufner battled to a one-over 71 on Saturday and sits a shot back heading into Sunday’s final round.

Henrik Stenson (-7) and Jonas Blixt (-6) – both of Sweden – will play in the second-to-last group on Sunday.

Masters champion Adam Scott (-5) and last year’s PGA winner, Rory McIlroy (-3), are also in the mix.

Here’s reaction from after the third round in Rochester.

(Jim Furyk says he’s looking forward to Sunday)

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(Furyk on his putt at the 18th)

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(Jason Dufner says he hung in and is ready for Sunday)

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(Dufner says he was disappointed with his putting)

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(Dufner’s thoughts going into Sunday)

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(Henrik Stenson says he’s happy with his round)

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(Stenson looks ahead to Sunday)

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