Jason Dufner: American stays in control at PGA Tour event

Jason Dufner
Jason Dufner is a three-time winner on the PGA Tour
CareerBuilder Challenge third-round leaderboard
-23 J Dufner (US); -21 J Lovemark (US); -20 A Hadwin (Can); -18 D Lingmerth (Swe). Selected others: -17 P Mickelson (US); -7 M Laird (Sco); -5 L Donald (Eng)

American Jason Dufner heads into the final round of the CareerBuilder Challenge with a two-shot lead after carding an eight-under-par 64 in California.

The 38-year-old sank 10 birdies but bogeys on the 10th and 15th prevented him building a bigger advantage.

Compatriot Jamie Lovemark is in second place after shooting a round of 65.

Five-time major winner Phil Mickleson, also American, climbed the leaderboard with a 66 and trails Dufner by six.

Scotland's Martin Laird made the cut after a 69 moved him to 10 under par but England's Luke Donald (71) missed out.

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