Yang seizes 1-shot lead in China with 68
SUZHOU, China -- Y.E. Yang shot a 4-under 68 to take a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the China Open on Saturday.
China Open Leaderboard
1. Yang (-14)
T-2. Ilonen (-13)
T-2. Donaldson (-13)
4. Larrazabal (-11)
T-5. Kim (-10)
T-5. Dodd (-10)
"Today was bogey-free, but it was also tough to save par on a lot of occasions," said Yang, who was eighth at the Masters last week.
Pablo Larrazabal of Spain, a former European Tour rookie of the year, salvaged a 70 and was three shots back. Overnight leader Kim Do-hoon of South Korea (73) and 2005 champion Stephen Donald of Wales (66) were at 10 under.
China's top player, Liang Wenchong, fell from seventh place into a tie for 13th at 7 under after a 73.
Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press
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