Hideki Matsuyama left the highlights to everyone else Saturday at the HSBC Champions.
All he cared about was keeping the lead.
In a third round that was dull by the standard Matsuyama had set for himself in making 19 birdies the opening two days at Shanghai's Sheshan International, the Japanese star picked up three of his birdies on the par 5s and rarely got out of position. Bogey-free for the first time all week, he was more than satisfied with a 4-under 68 to keep his three-shot lead going into the final round.
"The first two days, making lots of birdies, it's a lot of fun," Matsuyama said. "But today, when you're in a position to win, playing smart...