Kenny Perry followed his record-setting, second-round performance with a steady 3-under-par 69 Saturday to take a two-shot lead after three rounds of the $1.2 Memorial Tournament.
Perry, who shot a course-record 63 Friday, is at 14-under 202, two strokes ahead of first-round leader Corey Pavin. Pavin had a 5-under 67 Saturday despite a bogey on the 18th hole.Hale Irwin, a two-time Memorial winner who shot a 7-under 65 Saturday, and Ted Schulz were five strokes behind Perry with at 207. Course designer and host Jack Nicklaus, also a two-time winner, is at 208 after a third-round 69.
In Tallahassee, Fla., Pat Bradley, who has earned more money on the LPGA Tour than any other player, took the third-round lead Saturday in the richest tournament in women's golf.
Bradley, who has won almost $3.5 million during her 17-year career, shot a 3-under-par 69 in the $1.1 million Centel Classic for a 9-under-par total of 207 after three trips around the 6,367-yard Killearn Country Club layout.
Another veteran, Judy Dickinson, was just one shot back after a 70 in the chase for the lead.
In Austin, Texas, Lee Trevino and Mike Hill teamed for seven birdies and an eagle Saturday to stretch their lead to five strokes in the $770,000 Legends of Golf.
Their 63 gave them a 30-under 186 total over the par-72 Barton Creek course.
Two teams, Tommy Aaron-Jim Colbert and George Archer-Don Bies, were tied for second at 25-under 191.