SAN ANTONIO -- Ben Curtis is still ahead at the Texas Open, leaving him just one round from his first PGA Tour victory since 2006 in what has been his most humbling year as a pro.
But a pack of mostly non-winners could make redemption difficult.
Curtis finally made his first stumbles at the Texas Open -- once holding up a group playing six holes back when hacking the ball into the neighboring fairway was his only escape from under a tree -- but his 1-over 73 was enough to stay atop the leader board at 9-under Saturday.
Matt Every was grateful to end a long day in the same position where he started -- three strokes behind the former British Open champion. Every shot a 73 after waking early to finish his suspended second round, but it's his course-record 63 from Thursday that still has him in contention.
Mayakoba winner John Huh (67), Seung-Yui Noh (68) and Charlie Wi (71) were five strokes back at 4 under.
Aside from Huh, no one within five strokes of Curtis has won on the tour. Despite six years passing since his last victory, Curtis said he knows how to handle the final round: Simply worry about himself.
"In the past when I've played in these circumstances, that's what I did: I just focused on my game and if at the end of 18 holes it's good enough to win, great," Curtis said. "If not, I have to shake the guy's hand that won and move forward."
The Texas Open is only the fourth PGA Tour stop this year for Curtis, whose tournament invitations are no longer a sure thing after his status plummeted near the bottom rungs of the tour.
Curtis preserved his lead despite two double bogeys, including a wayward drive on the par-5 8th that left the 2003 British Open champion hitting twice from the adjacent fairway.
Miyazato wins LOTTE title
KAPOLEI, Hawaii -- Japan's Ai Miyazato won the LPGA LOTTE Championship on Saturday for her eighth career LPGA Tour title, birdieing three of the last six holes for a 2-under 70 and a four-stroke victory.
Miyazato finished at 12-under 276 at wind-swept Ko Olina. She opened with rounds of 71, 65 and 70 to take a three-stroke lead in the final round.
Miyazato won after finishing second behind top-ranked Yani Tseng this year in Thailand and Phoenix.
Meena Lee, tied for the lead after a birdie on No. 15, had a 70 to tie for second with Azahara Munoz at 8 under. Munoz finished with a 70. Tseng, a three-time winner this year, closed with a 74 to tie for 10th at 4 under.
Foursome share Legends lead
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- David Frost and Michael Allen birdied nine of the first 13 holes and combined for a 9-under 63 for a share of the second-round lead with Tom Purtzer and Brad Bryant in the Legends of Golf.
Bryant and Allen had a 65 to match Frost and Allen at 19 under at The Club at Savannah Harbor.
Allen won at TPC Tampa Bay last week for his second Champions Tour title.