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PITTSBURGH (AP) _ Fred Couples birdied three of the final five holes for a 3-under 67 and a two-stroke lead after the third round of the Senior Players Championship.

Couples completed a 62 in the morning in the rain-delayed second round and had a 15-under 195 total at Fox Chapel. Kenny Perry was second in the Champions Tour major. He finished off a 63 in the morning and backed it up with another 63 in the afternoon. Duffy Waldorf was third at 11 under after rounds of 67 and 66.


MAYNOOTH, Ireland (AP) _ Dutchman Joost Luiten shot a 6-under 66 to take a one-stroke lead after the second round of the Irish Open.

Luiten, the Lyoness Open winner in Austria this month, had a 13-under 203 total at Carton House. Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal was second after a 66.