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Dufner, Johnson dominate at Colonial

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Jason Dufner matched playing partner Zach Johnson's birdie putt on the 17th hole Saturday, then overcame a wayward final tee shot to save par and keep the lead at the Colonial.

Slowed by two late bogeys, Dufner shot a 4-under 66 in the third round for a 15-under 195 total.

That put him a stroke ahead of Johnson, who shot 65 to set up what could basically be a match-play final group Sunday for the winner's plaid jacket. Tom Gillis was a distant third at 7 under after a 69.

Dufner, the winner last week …

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