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Woods breaks 70, sits 7 back at Honda

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Tiger Woods broke 70 on the PGA Tour for the first time in nine rounds since his return from another back surgery. What mattered more to him was having a Sunday that might mean something at the Honda Classic.

Woods had great control in more strong wind Saturday at PGA National and got up-and-down for birdie on the final hole for a 1-under 69. That left him seven shots out of the lead with 10 players in front of him going into the final round.

"I've got a shot going into tomorrow," Woods said.

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List leads by 1 over Thomas, Simpson

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Luke List made birdie from the bunker on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 66 and a one-shot lead in the Honda Classic as he goes after his first PGA Tour victory.

Right behind was Justin Thomas, the PGA Tour player of the year. Read More...

Korda leads LPGA Thailand by 4 strokes

CHONBURI, Thailand (AP) Jessica Korda kept an eye on her younger sister while firing a 4-under 68 in the third round of the LPGA Thailand on Saturday to lead Moriya Jutanugarn by four strokes.

A day after a course-record 62 at Siam Country Club, Korda fought back from a bogey on the front nine with five birdies to finish on 20-under 196 overall. The American was on the 18th hole when concerns over lightning suspended play for 30 minutes before play resumed. Read More...

Fisher, Pepperell share lead in Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) Oliver Fisher birdied his last four holes in the Qatar Masters third round to share the lead at Doha Golf Club on Saturday.

The 29-year-old Englishman shot a 7-under 65 for an overall 16-under 200. Eddie Pepperell (66) picked up shots on the 16th and 18th to catch his compatriot and the pair enjoy a two-shot lead over American Sean Crocker (67) in third. Read More...

Harrington has different view on Woods

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Padraig Harrington rarely goes the conventional route.

He once wore glasses to help him read greens, even though he had 20/20 vision. He became a Royal & Ancient ambassador, and then began using a belly putter when the R&A was proposing to outlaw the use of them. Read More...

Woods, Stricker vice captains for Ryder

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Tiger Woods will be in France this year for the Ryder Cup as a vice captain.

Still to be determined is whether he gets to play. Read More...

Goosen likely must qualify for US Open

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) Retief Goosen one-putted the last six holes to win his second U.S. Open title at Shinnecock Hills in 2004. He has not been back to the storied club on Long Island since that day, and he probably won't go back unless he qualifies.

Goosen received a special exemption in 2016 for Oakmont. Chances of another one for this year's major are slim. Read More...