Tour Tracker: Watson leads by two at Phoenix Open

Bubba Watson plays a shot on the 10th hole during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale.

Bubba Watson plays a shot on the 10th hole during the second round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale.

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Bubba Watson and Matt Jones took control at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday, but it was Bubba Watson who took advantage of moving day on Saturday.

Watson shot a 3-under 68 and holds a two-shot lead heading into the final round on Sunday. He is looking for his first victory since the 2012 Masters.

In second at 13 under is Kevin Stadler after 4-under 67 at TPC Scottsdale during the third round.

See how if all unfolded in our Tracker:

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Update #30: 6:08 p.m. EST

From a deep lie in the right rough, Bubba Watson gets it out and runs up his approach shot to 20 feet. The downhill putt is left short, and he taps in for his par. He ends his round with a 3-under 68 (15 under).

He'll have a two-shot lead over Kevin Stadler heading into the final round of the Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale.

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Update #29: 5:59 p.m. EST

Harris English found the putting surface on his approach shot, but three-putted for a bogey at 18. He'll finish the day with a 2-under 69 for the day and 12 under for the tournament.

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Update #28: 5:45 p.m. EST

After an errant tee shot, Bubba Watson has a great approach shot from 70-yards and sinks a 18 footer for birdie at 17 to take a two-shot lead heading to the last hole.

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Update #27: 5:28 p.m. EST

Still wondering about Bubba Watson's ruling on the par-5 13th? Check out this video.

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Update #26: 5:13 p.m. EST

Ryan Moore finished his third-round with a bogey-free 7-under 64 at TPC Scottsdale. A put a string of birdies together on Nos. 12-15. That scores puts him into a tie for third at the moment at 12 under.

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Update #25: 5:09 p.m. EST

Harris English drops a low birdie putt on the par-5 15th to get within one shot of Bubba Watson. Watson had some trouble off the tee – again - on No. 15.

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Update #24: 4:45 p.m. EST

Hunter Mahan has had quite an interesting back nine at TPC Scottsdale. Since No. 8, he has not made a par. Over the last 11 holes, he made seven birdies, including five in a row on Nos. 13-17, and two bogeys. He is 6 under on the day and is 11 under overall.

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Update #23: 4:29 p.m. EST

Brendan Steele finished with a 9-under 62 after parring his last hole – No. 9. It is the lowest score of the week. It propels him into a tie for fourth and he moved up 68 spots from the start of his round. He is 11 under for the tournament.

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Update #22: 4:27 p.m. EST

Bubba Watson in some trouble off the tee on the 13th. He finds himself underneath a bush. He keeps looking to see if he can take a whack at it. Instead he calls over an official and will get relief – a club length – the nearest point because of a burrowing hole. After a few minutes of getting situated, he pitched out and got it back in play into the fairway.

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Update #21: 4:04 p.m. EST

Brendan Steele had four consecutive birdies on Nos. 5-8 and is now at 11 under for the tournament. He's 9 under for his third round and has one hole to play.

Phil Mickelson finished his third round with a bogey at 18. He played his last three holes in 3 over par. Mickelson finished with a 1-over 72 on Saturday and is 3 under overall.

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Update #20: 3:55 p.m. EST

Here is video of Phil Mickelson channeling his inner quarterback skills at the 16th in Scottsdale. Can he throw a better spiral than Peyton Manning or Russell Wilson? You decide.

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Update #19: 3:51 p.m. EST

Cameron Tringale almost jars it on the 16th. From 128-yards, it lands just right of the flag and spins left coming within a foot of the cup. Big cheers for him on the stadium-like hole. He birdied the 15th and will tap in for birdie on 16 getting him to 5 under for the tournament and 1 under on the day.

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Update #18: 3:36 p.m. EST

Bubba Watson makes bogey at the 10th and drops back to 14 under for the tournament. 36-hole co-leader Matt Jones and Harris English both sit at 12 under after each player birdied No. 9.

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Update #17: 3:33 p.m. EST

Graham DeLaet had a clean scorecard, which included five birdies and an eagle during the third round, until he made a bogey at the par-4 ninth – his last hole of the day. He'll finish the day with a 6-under 65 and stand at 9 under for the tournament.

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Update #16: 3:30 p.m. EST

Coming off a birdie at the 15th to get to 6 under for the tournament, Phil Mickelson, from 128-yards, misses the green left at 16. As he proceeds up to the green, he throws some footballs into the crowd. After getting to the green, he flubbed his chip and it rolls back into the bunker. From there, he has a 10 footer for bogey, misses, and makes a double bogey.

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Update #15: 3:05 p.m. EST

Spencer Levin was injured for most of 2013 with a wrist injury, but before that he was the 54-hole leader at the 2012 Phoenix Open. Now he is 3 under through 10 holes in Saturday's third round. Levin is 9 under overall. He's six back of Bubba Watson, who just birdied the par-4 eighth to get to 15 under.

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Update #14: 2:53 p.m. EST

Patrick Reed has bogeyed two of his last three holes getting him back to even on the day and 8 under par for the tournament. He is now six back of leader Bubba Watson.

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Update #13: 2:45 p.m. EST

After making a bogey at No. 11, Phil Mickelson gets back to red figures on the day with a birdie at the par-5 13th.

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Update #12: 2:30 p.m. EST

After a 90-yard wedge shot from the fairway, Bubba Watson put his approach shot to 10 feet. Watson made the birdie putt and now takes a three-shot lead after the sixth hole.

Watson's playing partner Matt Jones hit his second shot into the bunker and didn't have a good out. He makes another bogey and drops to 11 under.

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Update #11: 2:07 p.m. EST

Still surging up the leaderboard is Graham DeLaet. The Canadian is 5 under through his last five holes, including making the turn and going birdie-birdie-eagle. He is at 10 under for the tournament – 7 under on the day through 12 – and is three shot back of Bubba Watson.

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Update #10: 2:02 p.m. EST

A three-putt bogey on No. 4 drops Matt Jones out of a share of the lead with Bubba Watson. Watson had a good look at birdie from 15 feet, but couldn't convert. Watson stays at 13 under, Jones drops to 12 under with Harris English.

Phil Mickelson had a clean scorecard until a three-putt at the 11th hole. He'll drop back to even par on the day.

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Update #9: 1:51 p.m. EST

Bubba Watson and Matt Jones take advantage of the par-5 third and take a one-shot lead over Harris English. English missed a good look at birdie on the par-3 fourth.

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Update #8: 1:41 p.m. EST

Harris English with a 20 foot eagle putt on the par-5 third and now he's tied for the lead at 12 under with Bubba Watson and Matt Jones. Watson and Jones are next up on the par-5.

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Update #7: 1:26 p.m. EST

Patrick Reed had a good look at eagle on the par-5 3rd, but left it a foot short of the cup. He'll settle for birdie and jumps to 10 under for the tournament, two shots back of co-leaders Bubba Watson and Matt Jones.

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Update #6: 1:12 p.m. EST

Matt Every makes another birdie before the turn to get to 8 under for the tournament.

Patrick Reed off to a hot start with a birdie on No. 2. He's looking for his second PGA Tour win this season, third overall. Reed is no 9 under for the tournament.

The leaders have teed off. The final group consists of Bubba Watson and Australians Matt Jones and Greg Chalmers.

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Update #5: 12:58 p.m. EST

Recently signed Puma Golf player Graham DeLaet is 3 under through eight holes. DeLaet, a member of the 2013 International Team at the Presidents Cup, started on the back nine. In his first four tournaments in the PGA Tour wrap around season, DeLaet has been cut once and finished inside the top 10 in the other three.

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Update #4: 12:27 p.m. EST

John Mallinger is 3 under through five holes. Mallinger, who started on No. 10 after a two-round total of 3 under, birdied Nos. 11, 13 and 14.

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Update #3: 12:07 p.m. EST

A birdie on the par-3 fifth propels Phil Mickelson to 5 under overall. Each player in the group – Bryce Molder and Ricky Barnes included – made birdie on the 554-yard hole.

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Update #2: 11:50 a.m. EST

Looks like Matt Every has some momentum from Friday's second round. On Friday, over his last 15 holes, Every made six birdies. Today, the former Florida standout 2 under in his first three holes. Every moves to 6 under for the tournament, six shots back of Bubba Watson and Matt Jones, who tee off at 1 p.m. EST.

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Update #1: 11:30 a.m. EST

Round 2 had to finish up this morning at TPC Scottsdale, so the third round is just getting underway. Some of the early players to tee off is the group of Phil Mickelson, Bryce Molder and Ricky Barnes.

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Friday's coverage

5 Things: Watson, M. Jones share WMPO lead; Bradley MCs

Bubba Watson and Matt Jones took control at the Waste Management Phoenix Open on Friday, both moving to 12 under for the tournament behind impressive second rounds.

Tour Tracker: Watson, M. Jones tied at Phoenix Open

Bubba Watson (66) and Matt Jones (65) are tied for the lead after 36 holes at TPC Scottsdale at 12 under.

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Thursday's coverage

5 Things: Watson, Yang lead as Mickelson feels OK

All eyes were on "Lefty," meaning Phil Mickelson, early. But it was Bubba Watson who showed left-handed excellence in moving to the top of the leaderboard Thursday at TPC Scottsdale (Ariz.) during the first round of the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

• Tour Tracker: Watson grabs share of Phoenix lead

Phil Mickelson is back to defend his title despite an injured back, but Bubba Watson's afternoon 64 matched Y.E. Yang to tie for the lead, with a large pack one shot back.

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Pre-tournament coverage

Mickelson: 'I feel fine,' ready to defend Phoenix title

Phil Mickelson arrived in Arizona on Wednesday to defend his title at the Waste Management Phoenix Open.

Chris Riley recognizes his shortcomings – and he's OK

Chris Riley successfully took on the 'whim' of a Monday qualifier at last week’s Farmers Insurance Open -- and his MC by a shot didn't change his contentment.

Notes: Packed Phoenix field; Day beats cold; Smith's return; more

From a packed field in Phoenix to Jason Day beating the cold with a Florida practice session to Chris Smith's return to the PGA Tour, Jim McCabe provides news and notes for the week.

ASU freshman Ki Taek Lee to make 1st PGA Tour start in Phoenix

Arizona State freshman Ki Taek Lee will make his first PGA Tour start at this week's Waste Managment Phoenix Open at TPC Scottsdale, which is located less than a half hour from the Sun Devils' campus.

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