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May 29 2010

8:45 PM

Janzen goes low again

Lee Janzen knows how to go low at Colonial. After all, he owns a share of the course record of 61, shot in the final round in 1993.

Saturday brought more of the same. He fired a third-round 63 -- which interestingly is his best score since that round of 9 under.

Janzen made a 3-foot birdie putt on the first hole and holed his bunker shot on the drivable par-4 second  and never looked back. He'll start the final round at 11 under, as a result. 

"I started very well," Janzen said. "So 4 under the last 16 with a couple of close putts and a couple of bombs.  I was on the green a lot. I felt like I could have putted better and, you know, I was thinking about 59.  You can't help to think about that when I got to 5 under after 7, and I had plenty of opportunities, and I felt like I didn't lose any shots out there, because I was thinking the 59.

"I was just trying to execute one shot at a time. It's kind of amazing how golf is that you cannot be as sharp as you want to be but still shoot a good score, and other days where you feel like you are doing everything absolutely perfect as you can and then shoot 70."

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