The previous main champion posted a third-round 69 to maneuver to 18 below and retain a five-shot lead on the RBC Heritage; Watch the ultimate spherical dwell on Sunday from 5pm on Sky Sports activities Golf
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Final Up to date: 18/04/21 12:25am
Stewart Cink took full command of the RBC Heritage after retaining a five-shot benefit heading into the ultimate spherical in South Carolina.
The previous main champion broke the match’s 54-hole file by posting a two-under 69 and shifting to 18 below, making certain a commanding lead over closest challenger Collin Morikawa.
Beginning the day with a five-shot lead, Cink bounced again from lacking a five-footer to avoid wasting par on the third by holing a 25-footer on the subsequent after which acquired up and down from a greenside bunker to birdie the par-five fifth.
Cink squandered a number of birdie alternatives across the flip however transformed from ten ft on the 14th to increase his result in six, solely to waste a putt from inside 4 ft on the par-five subsequent.
The 47-year-old posted pars over his remaining three holes to interrupt the match’s 54-hole file, set by Justin Leonard in 2002, whereas PGA Champion Morikawa birdied 4 of his final six holes to publish a four-under 67.
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“I’ve acquired to place some stress on him firstly,” Morikawa stated. “If I am going out and shoot even par like I did on the entrance 9 at present, it is not going to get the job executed irrespective of what number of birdies I make on the again. I will most likely want just a little assist from him [Cink].”
Morikawa sits on 13 below forward of Grillo, who blended 4 birdies with two bogeys in a two-under 69, whereas Matt Wallace lies seven strokes again in tied-fourth with Sungjae Im. Webb Simpson – who carded a round-of-the-day 64 – is on 10 below alongside Matt Fitzpatrick, Harold Varner III and Corey Conners.
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