Bernhard Langer shot a 4-under 66 during Saturday’s third round to maintain his leads at the Constellation Senior Players Championship at Fox Chapel Golf Club in Pittsburgh, Pa.
The two-time winner this season leads by three over defending champion Kenny Perry, who at one point took a two-shot lead at the championship. Langer, who has 10 top-10 finishes in 11 events this season, is at 15-under 195 for the tournament.
Perry, who shot a 5-under 65 Saturday, bogeyed the par-4 16, while Langer made three consecutive birdies on Nos. 14-16 to take back the lead.
Russ Cochran fired a 7-under 63 during his round to climb the leaderboard into a share for third with Joe Durant and Bill Glasson at 11 under.
Last week’s winner Tom Lehman (66), Tommy Armour III (66) and Mark O’Meara (69) are tied for ninth heading into the final round.