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Bohn shoots 61, Tiger struggles at Greenbrier

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Jason Bohn's main goal after barely making the cut at the Greenbrier Classic was to get some extra rest before the final round.

Sweet dreams. And try not to think about being the co-leader heading into today.

Bohn shot 9-under-par 61 yesterday and was at 11-under 199, tied with Sean O'Hair, Sung Joon Park and Bryce Molder on the Old White TPC course. O'Hair and Park both shot 66. Molder had a 67.

Bohn started strong with six birdies on the first 10 holes. After a bogey at No. 11, he regrouped with four more birdies over the final five holes. It's setting up to be another close finish at the tournament, which debuted in 2010. Two were decided in playoffs and the largest margin was two shots twice.

A crowded leader board has 27 players within four shots of the lead.

Tiger Woods wasn't among them. Woods struggled on the back nine, shot 71 and was seven strokes back.

Woods hasn't been the same since shooting 66 in the first round, his lowest score of the season and matching his best in relation to par.

Woods was within four shots of the lead at the start of yesterday's round and kept pace with two front-nine birdies.

Then all parts of his game came unraveled. He surpassed 30 putts for the second straight day.

Woods drove out of bounds on the par-4 11th and made double bogey. He three-putted the par-4 13th from 30 feet for bogey.

On the par-5 17th, where he had driven into water to the right in the first two rounds, his drive went 190 yards far to the left of the fairway and he made another bogey.

"I started pressing at the end trying to make some birdies and really got aggressive," Woods said. "I hit a lot of shots close. I just need to convert on those and get some kind of string going in a positive way."

Bohn's round was his best on the PGA Tour and included 14 one-putt greens. He shot 58 in a 2001 Canadian Tour event, the Bayer Championship.

A two-time winner on the PGA Tour, Bohn has two runner-up finishes this season. Yesterday, he was just hoping to play well enough to avoid an early tee time in the final round.

"I just wanted to sleep in, to be honest, so now I don't have to get up early in the morning," Bohn said.

Bohn had birdied the final hole in the second round Friday to make the cut on the number at 2 under.

O'Hair lost to Jordan Spieth in a playoff at the Valspar Championship in March, but had missed cuts in four of his previous five events.

Seeking his fifth PGA Tour win and first since 2011, O'Hair had four back-nine birdies yesterday.

"I don't feel any pressure," O'Hair said. "I actually feel like a weight's been lifted off a little bit."

Third-round co-leaders Jhonattan Vegas (76) and Scott Langley (74) fell far back in the field.

Van Zyl shoots 64. Jaco Van Zyl shot 7-under 64 and will take a two-stroke lead over Maximilian Kieffer into the final round of the French Open in Paris.

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