Kang Up 3 Going to Last Round in Dallas

Sung Kang of South Korea lost his lead overnight in the rain-delayed AT&T Byron Nelson, but got it back in the morning.

The 31-year-old Kang, seeking his first PGA Tour victory, finished off a 3-under-par 68 with three birdies on the back nine to take a three-stroke margin over Matt Every to the final round this afternoon at Trinity Forest Golf Club https://trinityforestgc.com in Dallas.

Kang, who won four times on the Korean Tour, recorded a 54-hole score of 19-under 194. He shot 61 in the second round to take a four-stroke lead midway through the tournament.

Every, who won the Arnold Palmer Invitational in 2014 and 2015 for his only victories on the circuit, held a one-stroke lead overnight before making four straight bogeys in the morning while finishing off a 67.

Scott Piercy posted a bogey-free 63 and was five shots back in a tie for third with third-ranked Brooks Koepka (68), Sebastian Munoz (65) of Columbia, Matt Jones (65) of Australia, Rory Sabbatini (68) of Slovakia and Tyler Duncan (70).

Nicholas Lindheim of Sweden collected six birdies on the back nine while carding a brilliant 62, low score of the round, and was one more behind in a tie for ninth with Shawn Stefani, who holed out from 200 yards for an eagle on the 11th hole en route to a 64, and Doug Ghim, who had four straight birdies through No. 10 in a 66.

Local favorite Jordan Spieth shot 67 and was in a tie for 12th that included Henrik Stenson of Sweden, who totaled 66, while defending champion Aaron Wise of Lake Elsinore was tied for 32nd after his own 66.

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