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Golf: US PGA Sony Open scores

Scores after Saturday's third round of the $5.6 million US PGA Tour's Sony Open at Waialae Country Club (par-70, USA unless noted): 198 - Chris Kirk 64-69-65 199 - Will Wilcox 69-66-64, Harris English 66-66-67 200 - Jerry Kelly 67-67-66, Jimmy Walker 66-67-67 201 - Jeff Overton 68-68-65, Robert Allenby (AUS) 68-68-65, Retief Goosen (RSA) 66-69-66, Pat Perez 68-67-66, Zach Johnson 68-67-66, Brian Stuard 65-65-71, Hideto Tanihara (JPN) 66-65-70

Golf: Sony Open scores

Scores after the second round of the $5.6 million PGA Tour's Sony Open on Friday at the Waialae Country Club course (par-70) 130 - Brian Stuard 65-65 131 - Marc Leishman (AUS) 67-64, Hideto Tanihara (JPN) 66-65 132 - Harris English 66-66 133 - Jason Kokrak 66-67, Jimmy Walker 66-67, Adam Scott (AUS) 67-66, Chris Kirk 64-69, Sang-Moon Bae (KOR) 63-70, Chris Stroud 68-65 134 - Jerry Kelly 67-67, Boo Weekley 67-67, Hudson Swafford 70-64, Greg Chalmers (AUS) 68-66, Matt Every 69-65, Justin Leonard 68-66

Golf: Sony Open scores

Scores after the first round of the $5.6 million PGA Tour's Sony Open on Thursday at the Waialae Country Club course (par-70) 63 - Bae Sang-Moon (KOR) 64 - Chris Kirk 65 - Brian Stuard, Ryan Palmer 66 - Retief Goosen (RSA), Harris English, Jimmy Walker, John Daly, Hideto Tanihara, Jason Kokrak, Daniel Summerhays 67 - Ruji Imada (JPN), William McGirt, James Hahn, Adam Scott (AUS), Jason Dufner, Billy Hurley, Kevin Foley, Jerry Kelly, Boo Weekley, K.J. Choi (KOR), Marc Leishman (AUS), Ben Martin, Brice Garnett afp

Koepka two ahead in PGA Tour's season opener

(Reuters) - Unheralded American Brooks Koepka moved a step closer to clinching a maiden victory on the PGA Tour after stretching his lead to two shots in Saturday's third round of the Open in San Martin, California. A stroke in front of the chasing pack overnight, Koepka kept his nearest challengers at bay as he fired a four-under-par 67 on another sun-splashed day of low scoring at CordeValle Golf Club in the opening event of the PGA Tour's 2013-14 season.

Golf: Koepka seizes lead

Brooks Koepka, who needed a sponsor exemption to play this week, fired a seven-under par 64 Friday to grab a one-shot lead after the second round of the US PGA Tour Open. Koepka finished 36 holes at 11-under-par 131 after making eight birdies and an eagle Friday at the CordeValle Golf Club course, outside of San Jose. "It would be big," Koepka said of a possible win. "Obviously, it would be nice to win and get status over here."

Golf: PGA National scores

Leading scores on Saturday after the third round of the $6.5 million US PGA National at par-71 Congressional Country Club (USA unless noted): 206 - Bill Haas 70-68-68, James Driscoll 69-69-68, Roberto Castro 66-69-71, Andres Romero (ARG) 70-66-70 207 - Jason Kokrak 71-66-70 208 - Tom Gillis 70-72-66, Charlie Wi (KOR) 72-71-65 209 - Brendon Todd 74-67-68, Brandt Snedeker 69-71-69, Jordan Spieth 69-66-74 210 - Morgan Hoffman 73-68-69, Brendan Steele 73-71-66, Stewart Cink 70-69-71, Nicolas Colsaerts (BEL) 69-68-73

Golf: US prodigy Spieth shares 36-hole PGA lead

Jordan Spieth, trying to become the youngest US PGA Tour winner in 82 years, shared the lead after Saturday's completion of the storm-interrupted second round of the $6.5 million National. The 19-year-old American, a former world amateur number one who turned professional last December, shot a five-under par 66 Friday to match countryman Roberto Castro for the lead on seven-under par 135 before play was stopped.

Golf: Houston Open scores

Leading first-round scores on Thursday from the $6.2 million PGA Tour's Houston Open (USA unless noted, par-72): 64 - D.A. Points 65 - Cameron Tringale, John Rollins 66 - Angel Cabrera (ARG), Jason Kokrak 67 - Jeff Overton, Brian Davis (ENG), Steve Wheatcroft 68 - Jimmy Walker, Lee Westwood (ENG), Matt Jones (AUS), John Merrick, Charley Hoffman, Billy Horschel, Bud Cauley, Bill Haas, Greg Owen (ENG)

Reuters Sports News Summary

Following is a summary of current sports news briefs. Armstrong finally admits to doping NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lance Armstrong finally confessed to using performance enhancing drugs during his cycling career on Thursday, admitting he cheated to win all seven of his Tour de France titles. Describing himself as a "bully" and a "deeply flawed character", Armstrong ended years of denials by revealing his darkest secrets in an interview with talk show host Oprah Winfrey at his hometown of Austin, Texas.

UPDATE 1-Golf-Kokrak flies high with two eagles at La Quinta

* Kokrak in three-way share of Humana lead * In-form Henley just one shot off pace * Twice former champion Mickelson cards 72 (Adds detail, further quotes) By Mark Lamport-Stokes LA QUINTA, California, Jan 17 (Reuters) - Long-hitting American Jason Kokrak recorded two eagles in ideal scoring conditions as he charged into a three-way tie for the lead in Thursday's opening round at the Humana Challenge.
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