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Kuchar, English lead Franklin Temple Shootout ahead of final round

Johannesburg: Matt Kuchar and Harris English combined on Saturday to fire a 12-under-par 60 and move in front by four strokes entering the final round of the Franklin Templeton Shootout , according to reports.

According to Sport24, Kuchar and English are at 20-under-par 124 through 36 holes on Tiburon Golf Club`s course.

Retief Goosen and Freddie Jacobson shot a 61 to grab second place at 16-under, the report said.

Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood also posted a 61 to share third place. Poulter and Westwood are level with Charles Howell and Justin Leonard (67) at minus-13, the report added.

Overnight co-leaders and defending champions Kenny Perry and Sean O`Hair shot 69 and dropped into a tie for sixth with Rory Sabbatini and Scott Verplank (64) at 11-under, the report further said.

Kuchar and English found themselves tied for the top spot after Friday`s modified alternate shot format and they built on that success during Saturday`s better ball, the report mentioned.

From Zee News

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