Lucas Glover will go into the final round of the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday looking for a first PGA Tour win in five years after a 6-under par round left him in pole position at 15-under par on the penultimate day.
Glover shot a 65 that included five birdies and an eagle on the par-5 ninth, to hold a one shot lead over Rod Pampling (61) and Brooks Koepka (70).
Glover’s only bogey of the day came at the par four fifth hole.
The 2009 US Open champion has not won on the tour since the Wells Fargo Championship in 2011.
Australia’s Geoff Ogilvy lies a shot further back at 13 under four-straight birdies on the back nine. He is tied with Russel Henley who hit eight birdies in a bogey-free round of 63.
The top twenty players are separated by just four shots heading into the final round at TPC Summerlin.
Paul McGinley reckons the return of Tiger Woods will inspire Rory McIlroy at this week’s Memorial Tournament.
Andrew Coltart admits he’s concerned about the growing trend of long hitters carving up golf courses.
The tournament was the first European Tour event since the sporting shutdown caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
The 23-year-old had started the final round three strokes behind his fellow American.
Poulter is six shots back heading into the final round.
The Englishman produced an excellent sand save on the last to see him finish the day at 10 under par.
The 44-year-old’s last appearance on the PGA Tour was in mid-February.
The biennial match between the United States and Europe will now take place in September 2021 at Whistling Straits.