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Golf: Tanka Leads in Canadian Open - 2003-09-07

Japan's Hidemichi Tanka has a two-stroke lead over four other golfers after the third round of the Canadian Open golf tournament in Hamilton, Ontario.

Tanaka fired a three-under-par 67 in his third round and is seven-under-par 203 for three rounds. Americans Tom Pernice, Jr., Brad Faxon, Fred Funk and Charles Howell III are two strokes back at five-under-par 205.

Pernice shot a five-under-par 65 on the Hamilton Golf and Country Club course. Faxon had a four-under-par 66 while Funk shot a two-under-par 68 in the third round. Howell had an even-par 70 in his third round.

American Bob Tway is one stroke back, at four-under-par 206 while former Masters champion Vijay Singh of Fiji is tied with Steve Allan at three-under-par 207.