KAUPULEHU-KONA, Hawaii (AP) Bernhard Langer and Fred Couples broke away with birdies on the 17th to top the leaderboard going into Sunday's final round of the Mitsubishi Electric Championship at Hualalai.
Facing benign conditions for the 35th season opener for the Champions Tour, Langer shot an 8-under 64 to get to 14 under for the tournament. Couples caught him with his second straight 65.
Mark O'Meara was just one stroke back of the leaders. O'Meara was 7 under after seven holes and finished with a 65.