Stroud, Moore take share of lead at CIMB Classic

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Still, Bradley is just three shots off the pace and thinks he can turn it around. Kiradech, too, believes he has a good shot at capturing the title, even though he also wasted opportunities to take the lead on the back nine with a double bogey and a missed 5-foot birdie putt on the 17th.

The Thai golfer has a lot on the line - a win on Sunday would give him a two-year PGA Tour exemption, as well as invitations to the Masters, the PGA Championship and other top-tier tournaments.

Stroud, winless on the PGA Tour in nearly 200 events, believes he’s ready for a breakthrough. This is the first time he’s had a share of the lead through 54 holes.

“My coach and I sat down this past week and we talked hours about what I need to do to win a golf tournament,” he said. “I think I need to play one or two tournaments max in a row and just practice, practice, practice at home and put a lot of reps into the golf swing and get the golf swing a lot sharper than it usually is.”

His goal for Sunday is simple - keep the ball on the fairways.

“That’s what I’m really focusing on the most - keep the ball in front of me, let everybody else make mistakes.”

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