Tiger on the move at rain-hit Memorial Tournament

Lawrence Kim
June 3, 2018

DeChambeau, 24, tops the leaderboard on 14-under 202 after a bogey-free third round at Muirfield Village Golf Club, with Chilean Joaquin Niemann (70), Patrick Cantlay (66) and Kyle Stanley (70) a shot back tied for second.

Kim was excited to be playing alongside Woods, who surprised him at a PGA Tour event a couple years ago by playfully engaging him in a short, and mostly profane, conversation in Korean.

Six players had at least a share of the lead at some point. Hit the links below to watch the Memorial Tournament live on Sunday.

"I think I just (stunk) on it for a long time", Day said.

Tiger could easily have the lead at this point, but struggled with the putter and finds himself four shots back of the leader, Joaquin Niemann, who is looking to become the youngest victor on the PGA Tour since 1931.

This is the third time this year Woods has gone into the final round within five shots of the lead.

"Well, I was at 11 under par, and I had wasted a bunch of shots the last two days and I was 4 over par in the first round, " he said.

Woods was another shot behind, and it looked as though he was about to post his lowest score of the year. "I played really, really well".

Faced with a first weather delay since undergoing back surgery a year ago, Woods admitted he was unsure how to handle the wait amid fear he would stiffen up, choosing to stay active to keep his hopes alive. I played beautifully, actually.

Rory McIlroy, remarkably, has reason to feel the same way.

An eagle from 95 yards at the par-five 11th then moved the fist-pumping Woods to five-under.

Rose has a chance to reach No. 1 in the world with a runner-up finish, depending on what Justin Thomas does Sunday.

He missed birdie chances of 6 feet, 4 feet and 7 feet, and then missed from 3 feet for par on the 17th that left him exasperated. But three-putt bogeys on Nos.

The world number 406 holed a 47-foot putt across the seventh green and was two shots ahead before dropping two shots on the back nine. Going for the green at No. 15, the teenager flared it out to the right and it caught the corner of a creek, leading to bogey.

He still was in good shape to win in just his fifth start on the PGA Tour.

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