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September 22, 2013

Sports briefs, Sept. 22

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GREENTOWN — Eastern High School athletic director Brad Wilson is looking for a diving coach for the upcoming boys and girls swimming and diving seasons.

Those interested should contact Wilson at 765-628-5004.

Stenson has 4-shot lead at Tour Champ.

ATLANTA (AP) — Henrik Stenson was so flawless that he built a nine-shot lead at the turn Saturday in the Tour Championship.

Four bogeys in the rain on the back nine at East Lake put him right back where he started the day and injected some hope for Dustin Johnson and a few other players.

Stenson made two bogeys on the last three holes — he made a 12-foot par putt on the other — and had to settle for a 1-under 69. That gave him a four-shot lead over Johnson going into the final day of the PGA Tour season.

This is far from over — not only the Tour Championship, but the FedEx Cup.

Stenson was at 11-under 199, and everyone except for Johnson (7-under 203) and Steve Stricker (5-under 205) were within six shots of him.

Johnson made two late birdies and two solid pars, getting up-and-down after a close call with the water on the 17th, and then making a 30-foot par save on the last hole for a 67 that put him in the last group and gave him a chance to see who he was chasing.

Stenson is still in great shape to go home with a lot of money — $10 million for winning the FedEx Cup, $1.44 million for winning the Tour Championship. Even if he were to finish third, he still would be in good shape to win the FedEx Cup.

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