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Watney tops field

Watney tops field

August 16th, 2014 in News

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Nick Watney birdied the final hole for a 5-under 65 and a one-stroke lead after the third round of the Wyndham Championship.

Watney made a 20-foot birdie putt from the right edge of the green on the par-4 18th. The five-time PGA Tour winner had a 14-under 196 total at Sedgefield Country Club.

Brad Fritsch was second after a 65.

Freddie Jacobson and second-round co-leader Heath Slocum were 12 under in the PGA Tour's regular-season finale. Jacobson shot a 66, and Slocum had a 68.

Former Wyndham winners Brandt Snedeker and Webb Simpson joined second-round co-leader Scott Langley at 11 under. Snedeker and Simpson shot 66, and Langley had a 69.