Woodland stays in front with a big putt at Kapalua

KAPALUA, Hawaii –  One day, Gary Woodland pulled away with five straight birdies. The next day, all it took was one big putt. The challenge now is to finish off the Sentry Tournament of Champions. Woodland broke a tie with Rory McIlroy by making a 65-foot eagle putt on 15th hole, and he closed with one last birdie Saturday for a 5-under 68 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the final round at Kapalua. Woodland has never won on the PGA Tour in the six previous times he had the 54-hole lead in stroke play. In his favor is the history at Kapalua. While the Plantation course lends itself to wild swings in scoring, no one has ever lost a three-shot lead after 54 holes since the winners-only

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