Stenson surges to lead at Nordea Masters

MALMO, Sweden (AP) Second-ranked Henrik Stenson shot an 8-under 64 to share the third-round lead with England's Eddie Pepperell at the Nordea Masters on Saturday.

Stenson had seven birdies along with an eagle on the seventh hole and a lone bogey, leaving the Swede at 13-under 203 on PGA Sweden National's Lakes Course.

Pepperell shot a 65 that included eight birdies and one bogey.

Stenson is winless this year after sweeping the European Tour's Race to Dubai and PGA Tour's FedEx Cup last season.

Scotsman Stephen Gallagher (65) and Alvaro Quiros of Spain (66) were one stroke behind heading into the last day, while fifth-place France's Victor Dubuisson shot a 67 for an 11-under total.

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