Goydos gets Travelers lead with birdie run

June 27, 2009 at 8:08 PM

CROMWELL, Conn., June 27 (UPI) -- Paul Goydos birdied six of eight holes at the start the back nine Saturday and shot a 7-under 63 to take the third-round lead of the Travelers Championship.

Goydos, seeking his first victory since January 2007, moved to 16-under 194 after 54 holes in the PGA event.

Kenny Perry, who led after the first two rounds, posted a 4-under 66 and wound up one shot behind Goydos in second place at 15-under 195.

David Toms also had a 66 and was third at 14-under 196. Casey Wittenberg (65) and John Merrick (65) shared fourth at 13-under 197.

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