Collin Morikawa (13/8 Fav – Outright Winner) holds a two-shot lead heading into the final round of the WGC Workday Championship and it promises to be a cracking closing 18 holes in Florida with the likes of Brooks Koepka and Rory McIlroy chasing the leader down.
World number six Morikawa, who broke his Major duck at the 2020 US PGA Championship, mixed eight birdies with three bogeys for a five-under-par round of 67 on Saturday to move onto -15 for the tournament.
The 24-year-old American is in a prime position to land his fourth PGA Tour title although challenges are expected to come from those chasing behind him across Sunday’s play at The Concession in Florida.
Webb Simpson, winner of the 2012 US Open, is a further stroke back on -12 as he holds sole possession of fourth and he will be hoping for a quick start on Sunday to put the early pressure on.
Speaking on his performance to the European Tour, McIlroy (11/1) was in a mixed mood, saying: “It’s OK. It’s nowhere near what I feel like I can play. I feel like I’m sort of piecing it around. I’m getting it around, put it that way.
“I don’t feel like I’m flushing it by any means but it’s a work in progress and I’m seeing some good signs, which I guess is encouraging.”
Further down the leaderboard, Viktor Hovland (22/1) is in a four-way tie for seventh on -10, five shots behind the leader, alongside Matt Fitzpatrick (50/1), Hideki Matsuyama (50/1) and Scottie Scheffler (40/1).