Early eagles help Dufner into RBC Heritage lead

Graham DeLaet of Canada watches his drive down the second fairway during the final round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island S.C. on Sunday

He then dropped a shot at the seventh, but birdied nine and 10 before picking up further shots at the 14th, 15th and 16th to claim sole possession of the lead.

He won for the first time since taking the 2009 Children's Miracle Network Classic for the last of his four PGA Tour titles. Russell Henley continued his recent run of top-flight golf with a 66 to join a group that included former U.S. Open victor Webb Simpson and Ian Poulter.

Poulter, playing on a medical extension, matched Simpson's front-nine score before double-bogeying the 10th and dropping another shot on 11.

In his first six RBC Heritage appearances, DeLaet's best finish was 14th a year ago.

Donald found the hole on a short pitch shot, nipping the ball off the grass short of the green into a mound and making it pause after one big bounce before the ball trickled into the cup for birdie at the last to complete a four-under 67. He's missed three cuts and failed to register any top-10 finishes in his previous eight starts. Adam Hadwin posted a five-under 66 to keep himself within striking distance of the leaders in large part because of his eagle on the ninth-his final hole of the round after starting on the back nine.

The American overcame sponsor invite Su-Yeon Jang, the South Korean player who led after the second and third rounds and was five ahead of Kerr after three holes Saturday.

CHAMPIONS TOUR: Bob Tway bogeyed two of the last three holes and settled for a 7-under 65 in the Mitsubishi Electric Classic in Duluth, Georgia. He tied for third in both 2013 and 2010.

"Would be a little bit of coming back to what I really feel like I can play", he said.

Simpson was the hottest player on the course when the round began, going 4-under over his first six holes including an eagle-3 at the par-5 fifth. He chuckled at pictures of his four good PGA Tour friends, Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Smylie Kaufman and Justin Thomas, on a spring break jaunt - including a yacht - to Baker's Bay in the Bahamas.

Kisner followed up his 64 with a second straight bogey-free round at Harbour Town.

Marc Leishman is in a tie for 19th, one shot behind Smith after shooting a three-under 68.

Defending champion Woody Austin opened with a 69.

European PGA: Gregory Havret took the outright lead at the Trophee Hassan II as he moved to 6 under par after the second round. If Cauley continues his strong play at Harbour Town, he'll have just as good a time as his foursome of pals.



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