|-12 B Todd (US); -11 Byeong-hun An (Kor); -10 R Fowler (US); -9 B Koepka (US); -8 J Thomas (US)|
|Selected others:-7 P Mickelson (US), M Fitzpatrick (Eng); -6 S Lowry (Ire), T Lewis (Eng); -5 D Johnson (US); -2 G McDowell (NI); -1 B DeChambeau (US); +2 T Fleetwood (Eng), R McIlroy (NI)|
Brendon Todd will take a one-stroke lead into the ultimate spherical of the WGC-St Jude Invitational – however a number of star names are chasing the American.
Todd, searching for his third PGA Tour title this season, is on 12 underneath after a 69.
South Korea’s Byeong-hun An is second after 4 birdies in his final six holes in a spherical of 66 in Memphis.
Rickie Fowler is one other shot again whereas defending champion Brooks Koepka, Justin Thomas and Phil Mickelson are all inside 5 strokes of the lead.
Todd, who led by two on the midway stage, opened with a birdie and made a bogey on the fifth earlier than a birdie on the eighth due to a 22-foot putt.
But he struggled on the again 9 with three bogeys and three birdies and faces a ultimate day the place a number of star names will search to hunt him down.
Koepka, who has been off form since golf restarted, is in competition to retain his title after a 68 to lie on 9 underneath.
Fowler shot a 69 whereas Thomas and Mickelson carded 66s in what’s the ultimate occasion earlier than the 12 months’s first main, the rescheduled US PGA Championship.
England’s Matt Fitzpatrick is, like Mickelson, 5 behind and Open champion Shane Lowry of Ireland is on six underneath – as is Englishman Tom Lewis after a scorching 61.