Tracker: Play suspended; Tiger leads by 3 at Bay Hill

Tiger Woods during the final round at Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

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ORLANDO, Fla. -- For the third time this season, the PGA Tour will not finish on a Sunday.

After tornado-like storms passed through Bay Hill on Sunday, play has been canceled for the day and players will return to their positions on the course at 10 a.m. EDT on Monday.

Overnight leader Tiger Woods birdied his second hole of the day - right before the horns sounded to suspend play - to take a three-shot lead over John Huh, Rickie Fowler, Ken Duke and Keegan Bradley.

"At least we got a little activity in today, so we're not completely stagnant," said Woods. "We've dealt with this before. We had that fog delay in San Diego, and this is part of playing outside. We've got to deal with conditions like this."

See how it all unfolded on Sunday:

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Update #8: 4:08 p.m. EDT

Play has been called for the day and the players will return to their spots on the course at 10 a.m. on Monday.

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Update #7: 3:22 p.m. EDT

Play is still stopped as severe weather continues to roll through the area. Lots of debris is covering the grounds while winds continue to blow hard and rain is still falling heavily. The roads surrounding Bay Hill are littered with tree limbs and even fallen trees while several traffic signals are not operating.

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Update #6: 2:03 p.m. EDT

Due to dangerous weather, the horn has been blown at Bay Hill and play is suspended. We will keep you updated on when play may begin.

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Hole No. 2: Par 3, 231 yards

After a less-than-stellar tee ball, Tiger did well to save par at the opening hole, as did Fowler after his poor birdie putt.

Hole wrap-up: With 8-iron in hand, Tiger gets it inside of 10 feet. He poses after that tee ball, liking it right away. Fowler nearly hits Tiger's ball on the green and both are looking at good birdie opportunities. Tiger putts first and buries his birdie attempt to move to 12 under. Fowler can't follow suit and Tiger's lead is now three.

TIGER ON THE DAY: 1 under (12 under for tournament)

Elsewhere on the course: With a birdie on No. 4, Ken Duke joins a four-way tie for second at 9 under. He missed a lengthy eagle try by about 2 feet to the left of the cup.

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Hole No. 1: Par 4, 461 yards

It's typical red shirt and black slacks for Tiger, who is surrounded by a gigantic gallery that may have some allegiance to his playing competitor, Rickie Fowler.

Hole wrap-up: Not the start that Tiger was looking for, taking iron off the tee, only to find the left rough. Tiger plays a low-liner that runs up onto the green. Nice second shot. Fowler gets just inside of him on the green after his tee ball hits a right fairway bunker. From about 40 feet, Tiger hits a nice lag and makes an 18-incher for par. Fowler sends his birdie putt about 8 feet past, but makes the comebacker to stay at 9 under.

TIGER ON THE DAY: Even (11 under for tournament)

Elsewhere on the course: Justin Rose, the 18- and 36-hole leader, opens with a bogey to fall back to 8 under, while John Huh two-putts for a par to stay at 9 under. Keegan Bradley joins Huh at 9 under wtih a second consecutive birdie, this one on No. 4. Henrik Stenson picks up birdies on Nos. 3 and 4 to move to 7 under.

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Update #5: 1:36 p.m. EDT

Keegan Bradley is the first big name to get a bit closer to Tiger, picking up birdie on the par-4 3rd hole to move to 8 under, three off the lead.

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Update #4: 1:31 p.m. EDT

Rookie Ben Kohles, who finished T-7 at the Tampa Bay Championship last week, picked up back-to-back birdies at Nos. 4 and 5 to move to 5 under overall, currently T-14.

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Update #3: 1:25 p.m. EDT

The forecast continues to change at Bay Hill, with the threat of rain now being downgraded to about 5 percent until 7 p.m., but winds will kick upwards of 30 mph.

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Update #2: 1:18 p.m. EDT

A few sprinkles can be felt at Bay Hill and the wind is beginning to kick up as players on the first page of the leaderboard take to the course.

36-hole co-leader Bill Haas hits the rough twice on the opening hole and can't get up-and-down, falling to 7 under for the tournament. Playing competitor Keegan Bradley opens with a par to stay at 7 under. Both are four back of leader Tiger Woods.

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Update #1: 12:32 p.m. EDT

The weather will play a major role in today's final round, with the winds causing weather warnings in the area. Some forecasters are calling for thunderstorms and hail just after 2 p.m. Other radars are seeing the storm blow a bit north of Bay Hill.

Regardless, Bubba Watson is taking advantage of the calmer earlier conditions by going 5 under through 15 holes to move to T-18, up 37 spots. He is 4 under overall.

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Saturday coverage

TEE TIMES: Here are the final-round tee times and pairings for the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill. Pairings.

5 THINGS: After three rounds of the Arnold Palmer Invitational, a familiar face sits atop the leaderboard. But some big names lurk close behind Tiger Woods, including Rickie Fowler, who will look to reverse his recent final-round troubles. Story.

TRACKER: Tiger Woods fired a 6-under 66 - including his third eagle of the week - to jump into the lead at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Saturday. See how it all happened.

MARCH MADNESS: Tiger Woods was less-than-thrilled with his bogey-bogey-bogey finish on Friday. So, he went home and watched college basketball. All of it. On Saturday, he returned as the terminator, taking control of a tournament that he simply owns. Story.

BACK IN IT: Using a new putter and hitting fairway after fairway, Keegan Bradley seems to have figured out the tough Bay Hill track and is now in contention to make a run on Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Story.

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Friday coverage

5 THINGS: Justin Rose and Bill Haas are your co-leaders halfway through the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The pair is at 9-under 135, one shot ahead of the reigning rookie of the year John Huh. Here’s 5 Things you need to know from the second round at Bay Hill. Story.

TRACKER: Tiger Woods closed with three straight bogeys to finish with a 2-under 70 Friday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. He'll enter the weekend five shots back of leader Justin Rose. See how it all unfolded Friday at Bay Hill.

TEE TIMES: Take a look at the tee times and pairings for the third round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill Lodge & Club. Pairings.

A FIRST? Bill Haas, who attended Wake Forest on an Arnold Palmer Scholarship, shot a bogey-free 66 Friday morning and is in position to become the first scholarship recipient to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational in the 35 years it has been played at Palmer’s Bay Hill Club & Lodge. Story.

FOILED BY HIS FLATSTICK: Phil Mickelson’s trip to Bay Hill Club & Lodge was a littler shorter than he expected. After rounds of 73-79, Mickelson is on his way to see swing coach Butch Harmon before heading to Houston next week. Story.

LESSON LEARNED: Credit K.J. Choi for a large part of John Huh’s success this week. A five-hour bunker lesson at Choi’s home club in Texas has led to a perfect 5 for 5 in sand saves at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. It helped vault Huh to a 8-under 136, one shot behind Bill Haas early Friday. Story.

THAT'S WHAT HE SAID: The conditions are near perfect at Bay Hill – temperatures in the 70s, clear skies and a light breeze – in what promises to be another interesting day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here's what the players are saying after their rounds. Story.

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Thursday coverage

5 THINGS: Justin Rose took a two-shot lead after the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational while Tiger Woods is lurking and Phil Mickelson and Brandt Snedeker are struggling. Story.

TRACKER: Tiger Woods, searching for a second straight title and eighth overall at Bay Hill, fired an opening-round 69 Thursday morning. He trails leader Justin Rose by four shots. See how it happened!

TEE TIMES: A look at the first- and second-round tee times and pairings for the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla. Pairings.

TEACHING TIGER: Tiger Woods didn't like his drives or his irons, his distance or his trajectory Thursday. Sure, he putted well, but he trails Justin Rose - who put together a complete round - by four shots at Bay Hill. Column.

FEELING THE PAIN: Playing through a neck injury that he sustained picking up a towel coming out of the shower in Los Angeles, Bill Haas challenges for lead, only to fall back with two closing bogeys. Story.

ATTITUDE ADJUSTMENT: An equipment change and high expectations played into John Huh's early-season struggles, but his 5-under 67 on Thursday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational showed glimpses of having a bit of fun again. Story.

LEARNING ON THE FLY: Recent Dartmouth grad Peter Williamson shot an 11-over 83 at Bay Hill Club & Lodge on Thursday during the first round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in his first PGA Tour start. Story.

NOTEBOOK: Sean O'Hair, taking advantage of a sponsor exemption that he wrote and asked Arnold Palmer to extend, and Ryo Ishikawa shoot 69s at Bay Hill to put missed cuts out of mind. Story.

THAT'S WHAT HE SAID: With the morning wave facing windy and cold conditions, but the course drying out before the afternoon groups, it promises to be an interesting day at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Here's what the players atop the leaderboard are saying . . . Story.

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Pre-tournament coverage

TEE TIMES: A look at the first- and second-round tee times and pairings for the 2013 Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill in Orlando, Fla. Pairings.

BACK TO THE TOP? Tiger Woods could return to No. 1 in the Official World Golf Ranking with a win this week at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. Rory McIlroy’s early-season struggles and Woods’ two wins have put the top spot back within Woods' reach. Story.

HOLDING COURT: From Tiger Woods to Kate Upton, iced tea to anchoring putters, Arnold Palmer still has opinions to share. Story.

65 YEARS AND COUNTING: Dow Finsterwald, who forged a friendly rivalry with Arnold Palmer 65 years ago, has seen the game’s most beloved ambassador at his best. Story.

PREDICTIONS: It will come as no shock that Tiger Woods is the overwhelming favorite at this week's Arnold Palmer Invitational. But our panel thinks there are a couple of other big names to keep an eye on as well. Predictions . . .

BACK IN ACTION: A pulled rib muscle got Brandt Snedeker out of lifting boxes while his family moved into a new home. Healthy and back on the PGA Tour, he's ready to attack Bay Hill – and Augusta too. Story.

MAN IN DEMAND: Reigning U.S. Amateur champion Steven Fox has played in only two spring college tournaments, and his schedule isn't looking much better for the rest of the season. Story.

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