Sergio Garcia extends lead at Deutsche Bank Championship

Sept. 1, 2013 at 8:38 PM

NORTON, Mass., Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Second-round leader Sergio Garcia fired an 6-under-par 65 Sunday to lengthen his lead after 54 holes of the Deutsche Bank Championship.

Garcia waited out a lengthy rain delay and finished his round in gathering darkness, but nonetheless turned in a solid performance to finish at 19-under-par 194, tying the tournament's three-round scoring record.

The Spaniard, seeking his ninth career PGA Tour win, entered the day with a one-stroke lead and ended it with a two-shot advantage over Henrik Stenson, who carded a 66 to end at minus-17 for sole possession of second place.

Steve Stricker notched an 18th-hole eagle to register an 8-under 63 and Graham DeLaet birdied five of the last seven holes for a 9-under 62 to finish 54 holes tied for third at 16-under 197.

Sharing fifth at minus-15 were Jason Dufner (66) and Roberto Castro (68).

With more bad weather forecast for Monday, final-round tee times have been moved up.

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