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No Lead Is Safe at Sawgrass

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When the field is cut to the low 70 scores and ties each Friday on the PGA TOUR, the temptation is to spotlight the leaders while focusing the debate on which one can hang on to, or widen, the lead.

But if you're trying on Friday night or early Saturday to identify the player most likely to be overlapping the big Waterford Crystal trophy given to the winner of THE PLAYERS Championship on Sunday, you might want to look further than the top of the leaderboard, where Zach Johnson (66), Kevin Na (69) and Matt Kuchar (68) are tied for the lead at 8-under 136.

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