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US Open notebook

Tough outing for Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy

Top-ranked duo fall off the pace

ARDMORE, Pa. — Maybe Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy need a little time apart, because being paired hasn’t worked too well at the 113th US Open.

Tied for 13th at the start of the third round, only four shots behind the leaders, both Woods and McIlroy had positioned themselves for a possible spot in contention on Sunday. But that required a low number Saturday, something they weren’t capable of shooting.

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