Golf WorldFebruary 11, 2017

Pebble Beach: Spieth leads by 6

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Harry HowPEBBLE BEACH, CA - FEBRUARY 11: Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the 11th hole during Round Three of the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am at Pebble Beach Golf Links on February 11, 2017 in Pebble Beach, California. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Jordan Spieth shot a seven-under par 65 at Pebble Beach in the third round on Saturday to open a six-stroke lead in the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.

Spieth, seeking his first victory of the 2016-17 season and ninth of his PGA Tour career, made eight birdies and only one bogey, while taking only 23 putts. He is at 16-under par 198.

Brandt Snedeker had a five-under par 67 at Pebble Beach and is in second place, while Dustin Johnson shot a six-under 66 playing alongside Spieth and is in third, seven shots behind.

Jason Day, No. 1 in the World Ranking, began the third round tied for the lead, but shot a three-over par 75 that dropped him into a tie for 11th, 10 shots behind.


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