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Koepka overcomes early bogeys, Spieth for lead at Nelson

Brooks Koepka knew all those spectators lined several deep along the fairways and around the greens were there to cheer for one his playing partners.

Many of them were lugging around some of the 8,000 Jordan Spieth bobbleheads given away Saturday at the Byron Nelson or using hand-held fans with his picture. They also got to watch the third-round leader play.

Koepka overcame two early bogeys and the huge shadow of playing alongside Spieth in his home event, shooting a 5-under 65 and matching the Nelson's best 54-hole score at 16-under 194. He had a two-stroke lead over Spieth going into Sunday's final round when they will be paired together again.

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