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Seeking first major, Jimenez grabs 3-shot lead at Regions

Miguel Angel Jimenez wasn't about to change his evening plans even with a shot at winning his first senior major championship.

Jimenez shot a 6-under 66 on Saturday to take a three-stroke lead into the final round of the Regions Tradition and planned to relax with cocktails and a cigar.

"I think I'm going to do exactly the same thing I did (Friday) night," he said. "I'm going to have a margarita as an aperitif, and then I'm going to have a nice bottle of Rioja (wine) and smoke a big fat cigar."

Jimenez birdied the final hole to reach 17-under 199 at Greystone Golf & Country Club, matching Gil Morgan's 54-hole Tradition record set in 1997. ...

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