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Sutton keeps lead in Kemper

On a day when the top six players on the leaderboard did not make a single bogey, Hal Sutton birdied No. 18 for a 64 Saturday and a one-shot lead over Billy Andrade and Greg Norman after three rounds of the Kemper Open. Sutton played outstanding golf but he couldn't shake Andrade and the rejuvenated Norman until his 7-foot birdie putt on the final hole.

Andrade enjoyed his second straight 7-under-par 64 and Norman had an eagle and five birdies en route to the same score and a 17-under 196 total.

Jeff Sluman also had a 64 for a 198. Bobby Wadkins (65) and Bill Britton (66) were at 200 after three trips over the 6,904-yard TPC at Avenel course.

The twosome of Sutton and Norman, teeing off nearly two hours late because of a rain delay, staged a dramatic battle of brilliant golf. Norman made an eagle, two birdies and six pars on the front nine and still lost a stroke to Sutton, who had five birdies.

Other golf

LPGA Rochester International: Brandon's Colleen Walker got off to a slow start but birdied 16 and 17 to take a two-shot lead over Beth Daniel after three rounds of the LPGA Rochester (N.Y.) International.

Walker, who has not won a tournament this year, was one over after nine holes, but made four birdies on the back for a 3-under-par 69. She is at 10-under 206 after three rounds.

NYNEX Commemorative: Charles Coody and Don Bies each shot course-record 8-under-par 62s as Coody took a one-stroke lead with one round to play in the NYNEX Commemorative at Scarborugh-On-Hudson, N.Y.

Coody registered two eagles, seven birdies and one bogey for his 128 total. Bies played bogeyless golf with eight birdies.

Both scores were low rounds of the year on the senior tour.

Bruce Crampton (66) was third at 131. Chi Chi Rodriguez, who was grouped with Crampton, complained about Crampton's slow play throughout the round. An irate Rodriguez, who was nine strokes back, later threw objects around the locker room.

British Masters: Seve Ballesteros stretched his lead to seven strokes by shooting a 4-under-par 68 in the third round.

Quicksilver Open: Lon Hinkle, winner of three events on the PGA Tour, posted a 4-under-par 68 for a one-stroke lead after two rounds of the Ben Hogan Quicksilver Open in Midway, Pa.