Spieth grabs Houston Open lead

Humble, TX (SportsNetwork.com) – Jordan Spieth carded a 5-under 67 in
Saturday’s third round and moved one stroke clear of three players at the
Houston Open.

He ended 54 holes at 14-under-par 202. In his last two PGA Tour starts, Spieth
has won and finished second. He will go for his third tour win on Sunday.

Monday-qualifier Austin Cook managed a 2-under 70. He remained in second place
and was joined at minus-13 by Scott Piercy and 2008 winner Johnson Wagner, who
both shot 66 in round three on the Tournament Course at the Golf Club of

Shawn Stefani posted a 3-under 69 to end alone in fifth at 12-under-par 204.
Charles Howell III (69) moved into a tie for sixth place at minus-11. He
stands alongside Russell Henley, Paul Casey and Kevin Day, who all shot 68 on
Saturday. Day, like Cook, fired a 64 in the Monday qualifier to get into the

Phil Mickelson, the 2011 winner, bogeyed the final three holes to fall to 8-
under-par 208 after a third-round 75.