Lee Westwood drives path at Players Championship heading

Players Championship

Another Sunday in Florida will observer another joust between Bryson DeChambeau and Lee Westwood. Seven days after DeChambeau took until the 72nd opening at the Arnold Palmer Invitational to smack to the side the test of the bubbly Englishman, they will shape the last matching at the Players Championship. Until further notice, Westwood is in the crate seat, at 13 under standard and two in front of the authoritative US Open boss. “It resembles The Rematch isn’t it?,” said Westwood cheerfully. “It will be entertaining.”

Westwood’s presentation in such distinguished organization is by and by remarkable. His 48th birthday celebration will fall one month from now; 23 years have passed since his first success on the PGA Tour. At Sawgrass, Westwood has dropped just two shots throughout the week and none since the tenth opening of his initially round. DeChambeau will have his work cut out as he seeks after consecutive successes.

“Westy is a furious contender and I anticipate the test, once more, with him,” said DeChambeau. “His driving is faultless, his iron play is immaculate and he makes putts when he needs to. Luckily for me a week ago I had the option to take care of business and I think tomorrow will be an unfathomable fight.”

The PGA Tour’s marquee occasion has a fittingly famous and global leaderboard. There have likewise been otherworldly minutes, for example, Westwood’s 23ft birdie putt on the seventeenth opening of his third round. “I’ve generally attempted to have some good times yet it’s simpler now,” Westwood said after his 68. “I don’t permit the sport of golf to influence me intellectually any longer.”

Justin Thomas’ 64 was the round of the day. The previous US PGA champion was dropped by Ralph Lauren in the wake of utilizing a homophobic slur mid-round in Hawaii toward the beginning of 2021, with the new demise of his granddad likewise influencing Thomas’ outlook. “Golf is so fun when you’re playing great and when things are going admirably it’s truly simple, yet this game isn’t that way, tragically,” Thomas said. “I’ve had unquestionably something reasonable of lows this season and simply a great deal of stuff going on intellectually that I sensed that I’ve never needed to manage. Being peevish, being baffled, enthusiastic on the fairway isn’t beneficial for me.” Thomas and Doug Ghim are 10 under. Paul Casey and Jon Rahm created coordinating with 67’s to move to short nine.

Dustin Johnson utilized the consequence of his third round to affirm he won’t include in the current year’s Olympics. The world No1 refered to booking worries as cause to skip Tokyo. “I really didn’t actually at any point choose whether I planned to play or not,” said Johnson. “I simply didn’t join … It’s privilege in a major stretch of golf for me.”

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