Fred Couples Geoff Ogilvy part of six-way tie in Houston


2007 Shell Houston OpenHUMBLE, Texas ' Fred Couples, Paul Casey and Geoff Ogilvy were part of a six-player tie at 11-under par after three rounds of the Shell Houston Open.
Bo Van Pelt, Colt Knost and Ryan Moore were also tied for the lead when the round concluded on Sunday morning. PGA Tour officials said it was the first six-player logjam after 54 holes since at least 1970, when statistic was first kept.
Couples finished 10 holes on Saturday, then birdied the par-4 12th on Sunday to join the leaders. Casey made three birdies after resuming his round, then bogeyed the 17th to slip back to 11-under, and Ogilvy birdied three of his first five holes to move up.
The tournament has been playing catch-up since high winds suspended play Thursday afternoon and wind gusts up to 35 mph were forecast for Sunday.
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