Ryan Moore raises his putter as he makes a birdie putt on the 16th hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship golf tournament Saturday, March 14, 2015, at Innisbrook in Palm Harbor, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
Chris O'Meara
March 14, 2015

PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) Ryan Moore made a 5-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Saturday for a 4-under 67 and a one-stroke lead in the Valspar Championship.

Moore birdied four of the final six holes on Innisbrook Resort's Copperhead course to reach 9 under.

Jordan Spieth has second after 68. Derek Ernst was two strokes back at 7 under after a 69.

Moore had 12 straight pars before making a move with birdies on Nos. 13, 14, 16 and 18.

Second-round leader Brendon de Jonge had a 4-over 75 to drop into a tie for 14th at 2 under.

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