Tracker: Day, Furyk move into Barclays lead

Jim Furyk during the third round of The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J.
Jim Furyk during the third round of The Barclays at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J. ( Associated Press )

Saturday, August 23, 2014

While second-round leaders Adam Scott and Cameron Tringale dropped back, Jason Day and Jim Furyk were there to takeover the lead Saturday at The Barclays.

Day fired a third-round 3-under 68 while Furyk shot 69, and they both will enter Sunday at 9 under, one shot ahead of Hunter Mahan.

Tringale is part of a seven-way tie for fourth at 7 under after shooting 72. Scott struggled to a 4-over 75 and is now five shots off the lead.

Rory McIlroy joins Scott at 4 under after a third-round 70.

Here's how it all unfolded on Moving Day at Ridgewood Country Club:

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Update No. 34: 5:30 p.m. EDT

Jim Furyk finds the greenside bunker at the par-4 18th, but nearly holes his third shot from the sand. The tap-in par gives him a 2-under 69 and he'll enter Sunday tied with Jason Day for the lead at 9 under.

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Update No. 33: 5:16 p.m. EDT

A good approach by Jason Day at the par-4 18th and he makes the 10-footer to move back into a share of the lead at 9 under. Day's third-round 3-under 68 included seven birdies, two bogeys and a double bogey.

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Update No. 32: 5:06 p.m. EDT

Jason Day is in the greenside bunker in two at the par-5 17th but comes away with bogey to fall to 8 under. Jim Furyk is now the solo leader.

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Update No. 31: 5:04 p.m. EDT

Jim Furyk makes a short birdie at the par-4 16th to join Jason Day in the lead at 9 under.

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Update No. 30: 4:53 p.m. EDT

Hunter Mahan misses a 5-footer for par at the par-4 18th and he'll head into the clubhouse at 8 under after a third-round 3-under 68.

Also, Brendon Todd and Cameron Tringale have recently moved back to 8 under.

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Update No. 29: 4:46 p.m. EDT

Jason Day gets back to 9 under after sinking a 20-foot birdie putt at the par-4 16th. He shares the lead with Hunter Mahan, who just missed the green at the par-4 18th.

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Update No. 28: 4:34 p.m. EDT

Jason Day makes a 10-footer for birdie at the par-3 15th to move back to 8 under.

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Update No. 27: 4:25 p.m. EDT

After starting his round with 12 pars, Jim Furyk gets a birdie putt to fall at the par-5 13th. He's now tied for second with Kevin Chappell at 8 under, one shot back of leader Hunter Mahan.

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Update No. 26: 4:12 p.m. EDT

Jason Day finds the left rough off the tee at the par-5 13th, and then loses his ball after hitting his second right and into some deep rough. Day goes on to double-bogey the hole and falls to 7 under.

Another Australian, Adam Scott, also makes double bogey, although Scott's comes at the par-4 11th and drops him to 5 under.

Around that same time, Hunter Mahan birdies the par-3 15th to move to 9 under.

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Update No. 25: 4:03 p.m. EDT

Matt Kuchar drains a 15-footer for birdie at the par-5 17th to get to 7 under. Kuchar is now 3 under on his round and has two straight birdies heading to his final hole of the day.

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Update No. 24: 3:53 p.m. EDT

Kevin Chappell can't get up and down to save par at the par-3 10th hole and he drops back to 8 under. Cameron Tringale also moved to 8 under, but he did it with birdie at the par-4 ninth.

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Update No. 23: 3:45 p.m. EDT

Bubba Watson is quietly having a good day, starting with 12 pars and adding two back-nine birdies to get to T-9 at 6 under with one hole left to play.

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Update No. 22: 3:27 p.m. EDT

Jason Day birdies No. 10 to jump back into a share of the lead at 9 under, while Kevin Chappell scrambles for par at No. 7 to remain on that mark.

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Update No. 21: 3:14 p.m. EDT

After three birdies in a four-hole stretch, leader Kevin Chappell bogeys No. 6 and sees his lead reduced to one shot. Erik Compton starts the back nine with a birdie to join the T-2 group at 8 under along with Jason Day, Hunter Mahan and Adam Scott – as well as Cameron Tringale, who birdies the sixth to get his round back to even par.

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Update No. 20: 3:06 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy wraps up a quiet 70 with a birdie-par-par finish. He's T-25 at 4 under on a day when his 1-under round could see him lose ground.

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Update No. 19: 2:54 p.m. EDT

With respective bogeys at Nos. 6 and 7, Ernie Els and Jason Day fall out of the lead – meanwhile it's a two-shot swing for Kevin Chappell, who birdies No. 5 to move two shots clear at 10 under.

Hunter Mahan joins the T-2 group at 8 under, which includes Adam Scott, with a birdie at No. 9.

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Update No. 18: 2:39 p.m. EDT

Jason Day notches his third birdie of the round at No. 6 to rise into a share of the lead at 9 under alongside Ernie Els and Kevin Chappell.

Starting the week 70th in points, defending FedEx Cup champion Henrik Stenson makes things even tougher on himself with a quintuple-bogey 9 at the fourth hole. Penalty near the fairway, penalty near the green and a three-putt will do that to you; we've all been there. Stenson's T-43 at 2 under.

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Update No. 17: 2:33 p.m. EDT

Birdies at Nos. 1, 3 and 5 have vaulted Ernie Else to 9 under and into a share of the lead with Kevin Chappell, who birdies Nos. 2-3.

Els and Chappell are a shot clear of overnight co-leader Adam Scott, who's even through two holes, and Jason Day, who's 2 under through five. Cameron Tringale, meanwhile, bogeys No. 2 and drops into a seven-way tie for fifth at 7 under.

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Update No. 16: 1:49 p.m. EDT

Kevin Na birdies Nos. 2-3 to jump into a tie for the lead with Adam Scott and Cameron Tringale. Na started the week 20th in FedEx Cup points and is looking to solidify his path to the Tour Championship.

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Update No. 15: 1:36 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy's second bogey of the day strikes at No. 11 and drops him back to even par for his round, T-33 at 3 under.

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Update No. 14: 1:18 p.m. EDT

Morgan Hoffmann birdies the 13th, his second since the turn, to climb to 7 under – just one shot behind the co-leaders. He's bogey-free at 5 under for the day after opening the week with two rounds of 70.

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Update No. 13: 1:05 p.m. EDT

After making the turn bogey-free and 3 under for his day, Rickie Fowler ran into trouble with a bogey at No. 11 and a double bogey at No. 12. Since then he's run off two pair of back-to-back birdies in five holes to get to 4 under for the day, T-14 at 5 under and three back of co-leaders Adam Scott and Cameron Tringale.

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Update No. 12: 12:56 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy's first bogey of the day comes at No. 9 and drops him to T-19 at 4 under about an hour before the leaders tee off.

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Update No. 11: 12:47 p.m. EDT

Sergio Garcia is 2 under for his round, with birdies at Nos. 2-3 lifting him to T-13 at 5 under. Garcia started the week seventh in FedEx Cup points and seems a near-lock to reach the Tour Championship given his play of late.

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Update No. 10: 12:35 p.m. EDT

Morgan Hoffmann birdies No. 10 to get his round to 4 under and move to T-6 at 6 under, two back of the lead. Hoffmann squeaked into the week at 124th in FedEx Cup points, so obviously he will need strong play to advance.

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Update No. 9: 12:15 p.m. EDT

Rory McIlroy birdies No. 5 to get to 2 under for the day, T-12 at 5 under and within three shots of co-leaders Adam Scott and Cameron Tringale.

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Update No. 8: 11:54 a.m. EDT

Not much of a "moving day" so far, with a handful of players at 3 under for their rounds -- including Brian Harman after a 68, which lifted him 21 spots to T-47.

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Update No. 7: 11:41 a.m. EDT

Phil Mickelson finishes bogey-bogey for a 75 that has him in 78th place, one shot out of last among those who made the cut. Mickelson's back-nine 41 followed a front nine that saw him open with birdie and run off a par streak that lasted past the turn, despite a second run-in with the hospitality-tent platform at the fifth, until bogey at the 11th.

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Update No. 6: 11:29 a.m. EDT

FedEx Cup points leader and World No. 1 Rory McIlroy opens with a birdie to get to T-16 at 4 under, four back of co-leaders Adam Scott and Cameron Tringale.

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Update No. 5: 11:14 a.m. EDT

Keegan Bradley has four birdies today against a bogey during an eventful front nine that has him T-16 at 4 under. Bradley started the week 23rd in FedEx Cup points and seems a good bet to reach the Tour Championship at this rate -- and perhaps the Ryder Cup as well.

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Update No. 4: 11:08 a.m. EDT

Rickie Fowler birdies No. 7 and follows with a par to get to T-16 at 4 under. The Oklahoma State product is 3 under today.

Phil Mickelson, meanwhile, has again hit one onto the hospitality tent at the short par-4 fifth hole – this time finding the green with his recovery. More costly was an errant drive at the 14th that led to triple bogey; he's T-75 at 3 over with two holes to play.

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Update No. 3: 10:25 a.m. EDT

Stewart Cink birdies three of his first five holes to move to T-16 at 4 under. Cink, a Georgia Tech product, started the week a precarious 107th in FedEx Cup points. Coming off a missed cut at the PGA Championship, Cink could benefit greatly from picking up his first top-10 finish of the season this week.

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Update No. 2: 10:14 a.m. EDT

Charley Hoffman has birdies at Nos. 1, 2 and 5 so far to get to T-27 at 3 under. He started the week 35th in points and during the next few weeks is looking to move into position to play in the 30-man Tour Championship.

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Update No. 1: 9:51 a.m. EDT

Rickie Fowler starts with two birdies out of the gate to rise to T-27 at 3 under. Fowler started the week 16th in FedEx Cup points.

Rory McIlroy, also 3 under, tees off in about an hour.

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