Kenny Perry takes 2-shot lead at Senior PGA Championship

May 25, 2013 at 8:26 PM

ST. LOUIS, May 25 (UPI) -- Kenny Perry was on track for a third career Champions Tour win Saturday after carding a 3-under-par 68 in the third round of the Senior PGA Championship.

Perry's performance put him at 10-under-par 203, two strokes ahead of the field after 54 holes. The 52-year-old Kentucky native is seeking his first major seniors tour title.

Grabbing sole possession of second place at Bellerive Country Club was Jay Haas, who posted a 4-under 67 to pull in at 8-under 205.

Second-round co-leader Russ Cochran, meanwhile, settled for a 71 to wrap up Round 3 at 7-under.

Rod Spittle (67) took over fourth place at 6-under while Kohki Idoki (68) and Peter Senior (69) followed at 5-under after Saturday's round.

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