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Day shoots 66 to take 1-stroke lead over Bjorn at World Cup after 3 rounds at Royal Melbourne

  • Thomas Bjorn from Denmark hits out of a bunker on the seventh hole during the third round of the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Australia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

    Thomas Bjorn from Denmark hits out of a bunker on the seventh hole during the third round of the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Australia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)  (The Associated Press)

  • K.J. Choi from South Korea hits out of a bunker on the second hole during the third round of the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Australia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

    K.J. Choi from South Korea hits out of a bunker on the second hole during the third round of the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Australia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)  (The Associated Press)

  • Stuart Manley from Wales hits an approach shot on the second hole during the third round of the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Australia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)

    Stuart Manley from Wales hits an approach shot on the second hole during the third round of the World Cup of Golf at Royal Melbourne Golf Course in Australia, Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)  (The Associated Press)

Australian Jason Day shot a 5-under 66 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of the World Cup at Royal Melbourne.

Day had a three-round total of 9-under 204 playing in his first tournament since finding out eight relatives, including his grandmother, died in Typhoon Haiyan on Nov. 9.

Second-round leader Thomas Bjorn of Denmark shot a 71 Saturday and was in second, while American Matt Kuchar had a 68 and third, three behind.

Italy's Francesco Molinari moved up the leaderboard with a 66 and was fourth, while American Kevin Streelman had a 74 and was in fifth place, five strokes out of the lead.