Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Levin Leads, Tiger Lurks at Memorial

Newspaper article Evansville Courier & Press (2007-Current)

Levin Leads, Tiger Lurks at Memorial

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DUBLIN, Ohio - Spencer Levin gets another crack at his first PGA Tour win, this time with a smaller lead and a lot more star power behind him. Levin felt as though he could do no wrong Saturday at the Memorial when he chipped in for eagle, chipped in for birdie and even had a par putt swirl around the cup and fall in. That allowed him to make a few mistakes on the back nine and still post a 3-under 69 for a one-shot lead over Rory Sabbatini (71).

Rickie Fowler also had a 69, one of only three rounds in the 60s, and was three shots behind.

Fowler will play in the final round with Tiger Woods, a four- time Memorial champion who is very much in the picture. Woods had a share of the lead early, but fell back with a sloppy short game on the back nine and had to settle for a 73. He was four shots back.

Levin had a six-shot lead going into the final round of the Phoenix Open this year until he squandered it away on the back nine and wound up losing to a remarkable comeback by Kyle Stanley. …

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