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2012 U.S. Senior Open: Roger Chapman Holds 2-Stroke Lead Heading Into Final Stretch

Five golfers are within three strokes of the lead on Sunday at the 2012 U.S. Senior Open Championship, as the contending groups head into the final stretch at Lake Orion's Indianwood Golf and Country Club.

Roger Chapman currently holds the lead at 9-under par with an impressive 3-under score for the day, while three men, Fred Funk, Tom Lehman and Bernhard Langer, remain two off the pace at 7-under. John Cook, who carded a 67 on Saturday, is 4-under through his final round and 6-under for the championship.

Langer, the 54-hole leader, opened his day with an unfortunate double bogey on the par-4 second hole to promptly give his lead away, and still has yet to make a birdie through 11 holes in his final round. Though he has been impeccable with greens in regulation (9 for 11), the German-born player continues to struggle with his putter.

A 53-year-old European Tour veteran, Chapman has been easily the most consistent player this week at Indianwood with three consecutive rounds of 68. He will need to remain composed down the stretch if he hopes to once again reign victorious in a senior major after taking home the Senior PGA Championship back in May.

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