ATLANTA – The Excursion Championship is again on agenda and Brooks Koepka is again in a well-known place following a third-round 68.
Play used to be suspended Saturday after a hurricane halted play halfway during the around and 5 lovers had been injured by way of a lightning strike. When the around resumed at eight a.m. ET Koepka used to be at the 6th gap and performed his ultimate 12 holes in four beneath for a one-stroke lead over Rory McIlroy.
“When I were given right here lately, the whole thing felt just right. Simply roughly reestablished what I used to be doing once I were given right here, the ones drills I used to be looking to proper,” stated Koepka, who used to be 2 over when play used to be halted Saturday.
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McIlroy continued a wild end to his around with two bogeys at Nos. 13 and 14 sandwiched between a couple of birdies on the 12th and 15th holes on his approach to a 68. The Northern Irishman is tied with Xander Schauffele, who made his first-ever hole-in-one at the 9th gap Sunday, at 14 beneath.
“I let a pair kind of escape from me on 13 and 14, however then to get the ones photographs again on 15 and 18 used to be great,” McIlroy stated. “Nonetheless numerous golfing left.”
Justin Thomas, the FedExCup issues chief who started the week at 10 beneath par, struggled to a 71 and used to be tied for fourth position with Paul Casey (68).
The fourth around is scheduled to start out at 11:50 a.m. ET with avid gamers teeing off the primary tee in twosomes.