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LOS ANGELES: Bryson DeChambeau, seeking his fourth US PGA title of the year, fired a bogey-free six-under par 65 Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to share the lead after three rounds of the Shriners for Children Open.

DeChambeau, returning to competition a month after playing for the losing US squad at the Ryder Cup in France, matched fellow American Peter Uihlein atop the leaderboard on 16-under 197 through 54 holes at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Lipa City, Batangas—Dino Villanueva went on a birdie-spree at the back early and sustained his charge all the way to the finish, producing a six-under 66 and gaining solo control by four with half of the field still to complete play halfway through the Summit Point World 18 Challenge here yesterday.

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Tarlca—Ailing Clyde Mondilla outslugged Peter Stojanovski in a virtual shootout of aces out to end a long slump on the Philippine Golf Tour, ramming in eight birdies for a bogey-free eight-64 and a one-stroke lead over the Macedonian and Jay Bayron at the start of the rich ICTSI Luisita Invitational here yesterday.

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Forest Hills snatched the WGAP Circuit crown in style, pulling off a rare sweep of all three divisions at home to rally from fifth to the top of the heap at the close of the eight-stage event at the Nicklaus and Palmer courses in Antipolo recently. 

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Buenos Aires—Yuka Saso hobbled with a four-over-par 74 on Wednesday but still remained in the hunt for a podium finish in women’s golf, while swimmer Nicole Oliva reached the finals in the 200m freestyle at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games here.

The 17-year-old Filipino- Japanese compiled 145 over two days, five strokes off leaders Alessia Nobilio of Italy and Kim Grace of Australia after she bogeyed four straight holes to take the turn at three-over. 

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Tarlac—Clyde Mondilla checked a season-long slump with a big victory in the final leg of this year’s Philippine Golf Tour, outdueling Peter Stojanovski and Jay Bayron in a thrilling clash of nerves in the stretch to nail the hotly disputed ICTSI Luisita Invitational crown with a closing 67 here yesterday.

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Taiwan—Princess Superal and Cyna Rodriguez groped for putting form and missed a Top 10 finish in the Party Golfers Ladies Open ruled by 14-year-old Chia Yen Wu at the National Golf Country Club in Miaoli County here yesterday.

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