Lee Westwood leads way at Players Championship heading into final round

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  • English golfer cards third-round 68 to lead the field by two shots
  • Dechambeau set for second battle with Westwood in seven days

Another Sunday in Florida will witness another joust between Bryson DeChambeau and Lee Westwood. Seven days after DeChambeau took until the 72nd hole at the Arnold Palmer Invitational to swat aside the challenge of the effervescent Englishman, they will form the final pairing at the Players Championship. For now, Westwood is in the box seat, at 13 under par and two ahead of the reigning US Open champion. “It’s like The Rematch isn’t it?,” said Westwood with a smile. “It will be fun.”

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Written by Ewan Murray
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2021/mar/13/lee-westwood-leads-players-championship-third-round-report under the title “Lee Westwood leads way at Players Championship heading into final round”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.