Simpson, Armour share lead at Wyndham Championship

It had been more than a year since Henrik Stenson won a golf tournament, so even with a record score there was nothing easy about it Sunday.

Henrik Stenson reacts on the 17th hole during the final round of the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club on Monday in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Kevin Na and Ollie Schniederjans also finished the third round at 15 under. "I'm thinking birdies, trying to play aggressive and play smart at the same time".

Nevertheless Coley's preview brought home 11 points of profit thanks to the each-way part of the bet comfortably coming in.

Using a one-time career money list exemption this season after failing to keep his Tour card previous year, 2006 US Open victor Ogilvy went into Wyndham ranked precariously at 125th.

After realising his lead was only one, the 2013 FedEx Cup champion comfortably rolled his putt from the fringe to within a few feet after burning the edge of the hole to secure a par 4 and his 6th victory on the PGA Tour on the eve of the lucrative FedEx Cup playoffs. Na shot a 65, Schniederjans had a 66 and Simpson - a North Carolina native who won at Sedgefield in 2011 - had a 68.


This is the final event of the regular season, with golfers aiming for top 125 spots in points to qualify for the FedEx Cup playoffs.

"I was very aware of where I was all day but I knew that I needed to be somewhere inside the top 10, have to", Flores said. "I started with a birdie at the first and that got me going", Stenson said.

Three more birdies over the next four holes saw Stenson briefly threaten a "59 round", only for him to miss an opportunity at the par-five 15th and only add one further gain over the closing stretch.

Padraig Harrington, a three-time major victor, endured a torrid third round of six-over 76 which sent him tumbling down the leaderboard to level par for the tournament through 54 holes. When I get it there, I seem to be making a lot of putts.

Schniederjans, 24, has rookie status on tour and he is a former No. 1-ranked amateur in the world. I totally forgot about that on the back nine to be honest. He birdied the final hole to get within one of Stenson. Then he shot 64, meaning he and his family had to wait to learn that he made the cut. "It is a good golf course for me, not a bombers' course", Love said.

Davis Love shot a three-under 67 and is three shots back in a tie for sixth with Richy Werenski (64) and Harold Varner (66).


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