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Jim Furyk takes 1-shot lead at BMW Championship
Jim Furyk watches his tee shot on the fourth hole during the third round of the BMW Championship golf tournament at Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Ill., Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 14, 2013, 6:21 pm

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) Jim Furyk was 10 shots worse than his 59, though it was still enough for him to take a one-shot lead in the BMW Championship.

Furyk three-putted from 30 feet on the final hole Saturday at Conway Farms for a 2-under 69, giving him the lead over Steve Stricker going into the final round. Furyk on Friday finished with a birdie on the ninth hole for a 59, only the sixth player in PGA Tour history to shoot golf's magic number.

Furyk, winless since the Tour Championship in 2010, was at 13-under 200. Stricker holed out for eagle on the 15th hole and shot 64 to get into the last group.

Tiger Woods, assessed a two-shot penalty after his second round, had a 66 and was four shots back.

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