In Brief | Golf | 6-22-14
CROMWELL, Conn. — Ryan Moore had an eagle and two birdies in a bogey-free 4-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead over Aaron Baddeley in the Travelers Championship.
The 31-year-old Moore had a 13-under 197 total at TPC River Highlands after opening with rounds of 63 and 68. He won the CIMB Classic in Malaysia at the start of the season in October for his third PGA Tour title.
Moore eagled the par-5 sixth, holing a 37-foot putt from just off the green.
Baddeley had six birdies and a bogey in a 65.
Sergio Garcia, K.J. Choi, Scott Langley and Michael Putnam were tied for third at 11 under. Garcia had a 65, Choi shot 69, Langley 70 and Putnam 69.
GLENVIEW, Ill. — Tom Lehman opened a three-stroke lead in the Champions Tour’s Encompass Championship, shooting a bogey-free 6-under 66 before play was suspended because of a thunderstorm.
Lehman had a 13-under 131 total at North Shore Country Club, playing the first 36 holes without a bogey. The 55-year-old Minnesotan won the last of his seven senior titles in 2012.
Thirty-one players were unable to finish the round.
Kirk Triplett, John Inman, Roger Chapman and Bart Bryant were 10 under. Triplett and Inman shot 67, Chapman had a 68, and Bryant had two holes left when play was washed out for the day. Bryant was 5 under for the day.
CORK, Ireland — Finland’s Mikko Ilonen birdied the final hole for a 2-under 69 and a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Irish Open.
Ilonen had a 12-under 201 total at Fota Island.
England’s Danny Willett shot a course-record 8-under 63, making a hole-in-one on the seventh, to move into second place. Northern Ireland’s Graeme McDowell was 10 under after a 69.
By wire sources