Tie heading in to Monday’s final round

Jimmy Walker and Hideki Matsuyama are tied for the lead going into the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

KAPALUA, Hawaii — Jimmy Walker and Hideki Matsuyama are tied for the lead going into the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions.

Matsuyama shot a 7-under 66 on Sunday to match the best score of the week. He made three straight birdies on the front nine and back nine, and closed with a delicate pitch down the slope to 2 feet for birdie on the par-5 18th.

Walker began to pull away with five birdies in 10 holes. But he didn’t make another birdie until a 4-foot putt on the last hole for a 67. They were tied at 17-under 202.

Bae Sang-Moon (69) and Patrick Reed (68) were two shots behind. Defending champion Zach Johnson, among four players tied for the lead, stumbled to a 73 and was six shots behind.

SOUTH AFRICAN OPEN

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — England’s Andy Sullivan won the South African Open for his first European Tour title, beating South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel with a 12-foot birdie putt on the first hole of a playoff.

Sullivan closed a 5-under 67 to match Schwartzel at 11-under 277 at Glendower. Schwartzel, five strokes ahead entering the round, finished with a 74. He had t

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