Jason Day leads Wells Fargo after third-round 67

Tiger Woods

If you've felt that it's taken a while for this Wells Fargo Championship to find its plot, at least from a competitive standpoint, you're not alone. Paul Casey (69-68) and Charl Schwartzel (70-67) are two strokes behind.

Tiger Woods reacts after an improved showing in the third round at the Wells Fargo Championship.

Phil Mickelson shot a 64, his best score of the year to start Sunday four shots out of the lead. Save those last two holes, and vintage Tiger Woods carries some stream into the final round.

McIlroy had bogeyed his first and fifth holes before a first birdie in sending a booming 376-yard drive down the ninth and then brilliantly landing his second to just four feet.

Woods' first nine holes Saturday were unspectacular, but sufficient.

"I've struggled with the greens being as slow as they are", Woods said.

Woods heads to Ponte Verda Beach, Florida for the next leg of the season-The Players May 10-13 at Players Stadium Course, with a purse of $11 million.

He freaking missed it. Three-putt at the last for a closing bogey.

The scoreable conditions helped several players that had early morning tee times to make their move on Saturday as well.

"I got lucky on that Saturday, that 65 was as good as I could have scored". "I thought it was because I was getting underneath it".

Day carded 10-under through 54 holes.

"I need to do some practice with my putter but I know those greens, know the putts, but you have to hit the ball well there at the TPC", he said.

The world number 14 started the third round just one shot behind Peter Malnati but as the American tumbled down the leaderboard with a four-over 75, Day climbed into pole position on 10 under par with an impressive 67.

And it could have been even better, as a three-putt bogey on 18 left a sour taste on what was otherwise a very solid round.

His 64 matches his lowest score since opening the 2016 Open with a 63 at Royal Troon (he shot 64 a year ago in the final round at the Greenbrier) and he did it without a bogey. But I wasn't at all, it was actually the other way, it was more clubface. "I feel like I can play my game around here and that served me pretty well over the years", said McIlroy.

"I've played it well and it's one of those golf courses that sets up well for me, it fits my eye".

Last year's PGA Championship, which was held at Quail Hollow, left many feeling like they'd just gone 72 holes in a title bout that should have ended much earlier with a towel and an extended stay in the trainer's room.

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