Zach Johnson's first full day as the leader on the PGA Tour felt very familiar to him.
He played solidly, made putts when he needed to, and held on to the top spot.
"I really didn't get nervous," Johnson said. "It doesn't feel that different. It's just golf."
The rookie shot a 4-under-par 68 yesterday to take a three-stroke lead over Padraig Harrington and Scott Hend after the third round of the BellSouth Classic at Duluth, Ga.
Harrington shot a 67, rallying after a triple bogey by making six birdies over his last 10 holes in the last event before the Masters. Coming off a second-place finish in The Players Championship last week, the Irish star is looking for his first victory on the PGA Tour.
After leading the developmental Nationwide Tour in earnings in 2003, Johnson has made four of six PGA Tour cuts and $335,031 -- good for 58th on the money list.
LPGA -- Defending champion Annika Sorenstam scrambled to stay in front, shooting a 2-under 70 in the second round of the
Sorenstam has been difficult to catch when she takes a lead into the final round, winning 33 of the 52 times she previously was in front beginning the last 18 holes. If the Swedish star wins, it would be her 50th career LPGA Tour victory, and also mark the seventh time she's gone wire-to-wire to win. European -- Ignacio Garrido and Miguel Angel Jimenez birdied the final hole and joined David Lynn at 11-under 205 for a two-stroke lead after three rounds of the Algarve Open in Portimao, Portugal.