Archive for Sunday, April 28, 2002

Garcia up by five in Spanish Open

April 28, 2002

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— Sergio Garcia shot a 5-under-par 67 Saturday, building a five-stroke lead after three rounds of the Spanish Open.

Garcia, seeking his first pro victory in Spain, had a round that included seven birdies and two bogeys for 14-under 202 total.

Emanuele Canonica of Italy shot a 70 and was in second place with a 207 total. Greg Owen of England was tied for third with 17-year-old Spanish amateur Rafael Cabrera. Cabrera had a 67, and Owen a 72.

"The only couple of guys who were really playing out there today were Rafael and me, " Garcia said.

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