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|Na Takes a 1-shot Lead at Players Championship
|PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Kevin Na rolled in a 15-foot birdie putt on the final hole Saturday for a 4-under 68 and a one-shot lead at The Players Championship.
For all the waggles and practice swings, and even purposely missing the ball so he can start over, Na pieced together a brilliant round on the TPC Sawgrass. He had one of only three scorecards without a bogey, and the final birdie gave him the lead over Matt Kuchar.
Kuchar lost the outright lead with a wedge into the water on the island-green 17th. He shot a 69 and will be in the last group.
Rickie Fowler shot 66 and was only three back. He can become the first player since David Duval in 1997 to win his first two titles in consecutive weeks.
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