Rory McIlroy laid the foundations for a two-stroke victory in the Deutsche Bank Championship over England's Paul Casey with a bewitching front nine performance, sinking five birdies to be five under at the turn
Anirban Lahiri was unable to make any ground after a disappointing one-over 73 at the PGA-sanctioned event at the Albany Golf Club.
The 37-year-old Bubba Watson, stood on 19-under 197 after 54 holes in the 18-man invitational event hosted by Tiger Woods at the Albany resort near Nassau, Bahamas.
Anirban Lahiri, who was paired with the defending champion and world number one Jordon Spieth, started on the right note with a one-under on the first hole and kept the momentum going at the Albany Golf Club.
Arjun Atwal shot three birdies on either side of the course and scored better than his friend and former World No.1 Tiger Woods enroute to a card of 67 that saw him finish tied 24th at the Frys.com Open at the CordeValle Course on the PGA Tour.
Arjun Atwal struck a purple patch midway through the third round as he carded a three-under 68 to be tied 38th alongside Tiger Woods at the Frys.com Open golf tournament here.
Tiger Woods rebounded from a disappointing first round to fire a roller-coaster three-under-par 68 at the Frys.com Open on Friday, which he said gave him a shot at the title.
The 14-time major champion had to battle in the rainy, chilly weather at the par-71 CordeValle Golf Club, finally reaching the clubhouse six shots off the the early first-round lead of 67 which was shared by four players.
This might be more of a cameo than a comeback for Tiger Woods. Or maybe a little of both.
Ailing Tiger Woods, who fell to 38th in world rankings this week, will tee off in the Frys.com Open in October which boasts the richest purse of the PGA Tour's fall series events.