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Oosthuizen-Schwartzel surge to Zurich Classic 3rd-round lead

The South African duo had a 19-under 197 total.
Credit: AP
Juston Rose hits out of the sand onto the 18th green during the third round of the PGA Zurich Classic golf tournament at TPC Louisiana in Avondale, La., Saturday, April 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

AVONDALE, La. — AVONDALE, La. (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen and Charl Schwartzel birdied six of their final eight holes Saturday to shoot a 9-under 63 and take a one-shot lead  into the final round of the Zurich Classic. 

The South African duo had a 19-under 197 total.

Australians Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith also shot a 63 in the best-ball round to move into a tie for second at 18 under with Cameron Champ and Tony Finau, who shot a 67. 

The tournament will close with an alternate-shot round.

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