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Kaymer builds 2-shot lead at Memorial

1 year 3 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, June 01 2019 Jun 1, 2019 June 01, 2019 4:21 PM June 01, 2019 in Sports - AP - National

By DOUG FERGUSON
AP Golf Writer

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Martin Kaymer didn't look the part of someone who hasn't won in five years. He was bogey-free Saturday in the Memorial for a 6-under 66 that gave him a two-shot lead over Adam Scott going into the final round.

Scott also had a 66, finishing with a shot into 3 feet on the 18th hole at Muirfield Village.

They will be in the final group, two major champions who each reached No. 1 in the world are in the midst of a drought. Scott has gone more than three years since his last victory.

It might not be a two-man race. Hideki Matsuyama shot 64 and was in the group four shots behind that included Jordan Spieth (69) and Patrick Cantlay. All three of them last won in 2017.

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