Tiger Woods had Muirfield Village buzzing Saturday as he briefly moved into a share of the lead at the Memorial Tournament, only to bogey two of the final three holes, missing a 4-footer at the 18th.
Among those three off the lead were Hideki Matsuyama (71), who earned his first PGA Tour title at the Memorial three years ago, and Jason Day, a former world No. 1 who is a member at Muirfield Village and has never come close to winning. He missed the green from the fairway on the 18th on the first extra hole.
Tiger Woods has put in a superb second round display at The Memorial in OH after reaching five under before play was stopped because of the threat of lightning. He hit the ball so pure on Friday that he missed five putts inside 7 feet and still shot 67.
Patrick Cantlay, one of three players sharing second overnight, had four birdies in the first eight holes and was two shots ahead at the turn, but dropped three on the way home and finished 14 under.
After hitting his second shot on the par-5 just inside 100 yards, Woods holed out his third shot for eagle - and the crowd went insane.
"I just want to birdie every hole", he said. "I've got a good feel for what I'm doing".
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DeChambeau failed to take advantage, however, three-putting from 55 feet to fall into the three-way playoff. At the place where he has won five times, he can try to be aggressive and see what happens.
"I shot 68 today but, again, that's probably the highest score I could have possibly shot today", he said. "If I just make a few more putts like I did earlier in the year, when I was putting really well, you put those two together and then I'll have something".
This is the third time this year Woods has gone into the final round within five shots of the lead.
A 90-minute weather day seemed to tiresome his momentum as the former world number one made pars on the next three holes but he snatched his fifth birdie at 15 before giving the shot back at the 17th to finish on a combined 139. Thomas, Johnson (No. 2), Justin Rose (No. 3) and Jordan Spieth (No. 5) have a mathematical chance of reaching No. 1. An hit a remarkable flop shot to within a few feet, meaning he would nearly certainly make par.
DeChambeau had struggled to make much happen over the front nine as he missed a number of fairways, although he scrambled hard to keep a bogey off his card while picking up a welcome birdie at the fifth.
Rose, four adrift going into the final round, had two birdies in his first three holes before dropping two shots on the back nine.