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Lee moves closer to trip to Augusta National with 1-shot lead in Asia-Pacific Amateur

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    Lee Chang-woo of South Korea hits the shot out of bunker during the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship golf tournament at Nanshan International Golf Club Garden Course in Longkou City, China Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/AAC, Paul Lakatos) NO LICENSING (The Associated Press)

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    Shohei Hasegawa of Japan watches his shot during the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship golf tournament at Nanshan International Golf Club Garden Course in Longkou City, China Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/AAC, Paul Lakatos) NO LICENSING (The Associated Press)

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    Dou Zecheng of China swings to shoot his shot during the third round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship golf tournament at Nanshan International Golf Club Garden Course in Longkou City, China Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013. (AP Photo/AAC, Paul Lakatos) NO LICENSING (The Associated Press)

Lee Chang-woo of South Korea is one round away from playing in the Masters.

Lee pieced together a 2-under 69 on Saturday at Nanshan International Golf Club to take a one-shot lead over Dou Zecheng of China and Shohei Hasegawa of Japan going into the final round of the Asia-Pacific Amateur.

The winner gets an invitation to the Masters in April, along with a spot in the final stage of qualifying for the British Open.

The top 10 players from six countries were separated by seven shots going into Sunday. Among them was 15-year-old Guan Tianlang of China, the defending champion who had a 67 and was just five shots behind in his quest to return to Augusta National. Earlier this year, Guan made the cut at the Masters.