Van Pelt, Garrigus share lead in Malaysia; Woods still 5 back

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Sports Network) - Defending champion Bo Van Pelt nearly shot 59 on Saturday, but he double-bogeyed the final hole and shares the third-round lead at the CIMB Classic with Robert Garrigus.

With the closing double-bogey, Van Pelt posted a 9-under 62 to match the course record. He finished 54 holes at 16-under-par 197. Garrigus birdied the final three holes to shoot 2-under 69.

Chris Kirk fired a 63 to move into third place at minus-15. Jbe Kruger (69) and Brendon de Jonge (66) share fourth at 14-under-par 199. Brian Harman carded a 5-under 66 to end alone in sixth at minus-13.

Tiger Woods had six birdies in the first eight holes on Saturday at The Mines Resort and Golf Club. That gave him a share of the lead, but he played the back nine in 3-over par en route to a 2-under 69. He is tied for 10th at 11- under-par 202.

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