Allen leads men's senior by one shot

May 23, 2009 at 7:33 PM

BEACHWOOD, Ohio, May 23 (UPI) -- Michael Allen shot a 3-under 67 Saturday to take a one-shot lead after three rounds of the 70th Senior PGA Championship.

Allen is a PGA Tour regular who hasn't won since 1998 on the Nationwide Tour and is playing in his first Champions Tour event. He completed 54 holes at 3-under 207.

Tom Kite (69) and Jeff Sluman (70) share second place at 208.

Former Masters champion Larry Mize (71) stumbled with three bogeys and a double-bogey on the back nine but wound up in fourth place at 209 with Gil Morgan (70) and Tim Simpson (68).

Second-round leader Ross Drummond (76) dropped him into a share of 16th at 212.

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