Stephen Gallacher

Golf: Tiger Woods closes within one shot of Corey Conners at Valspar Championship

Golf: Tiger Woods closes within one shot of Corey Conners at Valspar Championship

Canadian rookie Corey Conners kept the lead in the Valspar Championship and had a clear view of what he faces in the final round.

Tiger Woods was right in front of him Saturday, and Conners could hear the roars all afternoon.

Conners, who ran off birdies in the early stretches of both sides at Innisbrook, saved par from the bunker on the 17th and kept his cool when his ball moved slightly on the 18th green to finish off a par for a three-under 68.

Now comes the hard part.

He had a one-shot lead over Woods, Brandt Snedeker and Justin Rose as he goes after his first PGA Tour victory before a crowd rarely seen this side of a major. Thousands bordered on a delirium for...

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