Johnson wastes chance to run away at HSBC
November 2, 2013
New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!
SHANGHAI (AP) - Dustin Johnson had a chance to run away from the field Saturday in the HSBC Champions. But he made two double bogeys in his 6-under 66 and saw his lead cut in half to three shots going into the final round of this World Golf Championship.
Johnson ran off five straight birdies on the front nine, and then four straight birdies on the back nine to lead by six shots over Ian Poulter.
Poulter made a birdie on the 18th for a 63, and Johnson hit his drive into the water on the closing hole for his second double bogey.
Johnson was at 18-under 198, three clear of Poulter. Graeme McDowell had a 64 and was four shots behind.
Martin Kaymer set the course record with a 62.
The Associated Press News Service
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10%
off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20%
off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000
Member Plays each month!