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Westwood holds lead heading into final round

PGA British Open

Tiger Woods plays a shot off the 14th tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championship on Saturday at Muirfield, Scotland.

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GULLANE, Scotland — Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career.
Boy, does that sound familiar.
Long considered one of the best players without a major victory on his resume, the Englishman curled in a 60-foot eagle putt on the way to a 1-under 70 Saturday that put him two strokes ahead of Tiger Woods and Hunter Mahan.
The 40-year-old Westwood has been a perennial contender in golf’s marquee events, finishing second or third a staggering seven times.
But he’s never been able to finish the job. He’ll try to do it today ...


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