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Langer in Command at Senior Open

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Bernhard Langer played possum for two days — then roared like a lion Saturday.

Langer made birdie on eight of his first 12 holes then stepped back, licked his chops and settled for a tournament-best, 6-under par 64 to move to 10 under. He'll take a commanding four-stroke lead into the final round at the 33rd U.S. Senior Open at Indianwood Golf & Country Club.

Langer, a two-time Masters champion, played well in the opening round, carding a 66, then kept his head above water with a par 70 on Friday to enter the weekend rounds two shots off the lead.

Langer made just one mistake in the third round, on the par-3 13th, where he made double bogey that cost him a shot at the course record (62).

"The only difference really was, I made putts," said Langer, who has fond memories of golf in the Metro Detroit area — as the captain of the...

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