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Fred Funk capped a 6-under-par 65 with a 15-foot birdie putt on No. 18 and took a one-stroke lead after three rounds of the $2.5 million Air Canada Championship.

Phil Tataurangi, who also shot a 65, and Carlos Franco, with a 67, were tied for second at 12-under 201 after three trips around the suburban Vancouver Northview Golf and Country club course.

Canadian Mike Weir, whose 64 was the low round of the day, and Charles Raulerson, one of the second-round co-leaders who shot a 69, were another shot back.

In other golf news, Ed Dougherty birdied five of the first six holes in a 6-under-par 66 and took a one-stroke lead over Allen Doyle and Gil Morgan after two rounds of the TD Waterhouse Senior PGA Championship in Kansas City.

At the State Farm Rail Classic in Springfield, Ill., LPGA rookie Karen Stupples and Tina Barrett, whose only win came in 1989, shot 8-under-par 64s and shared the first-round lead.

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