Gary Woodland is the co-leader after 54 holes at The Barclays

Gary Woodland holds up his ball after putting on the 15th hole during the third round of The Barclays golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Gary Woodland holds up his ball after putting on the 15th hole during the third round of The Barclays golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, in Jersey City, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) – Matt Kuchar and Gary Woodland exchanged birdies and bad breaks and wound up in a tie for the lead Saturday at The Barclays.

Woodland had a one-shot lead when his tee shot plugged into the lip of the bunker on the 17th, effectively costing him one shot. He wound up with a 3-under 68. Kuchar missed a chance to birdie the reachable 16th when his putt from off the green rolled into a sprinkler and stopped. He shot a 70.

They were at 12-under 201, one shot ahead of Kevin Chappell, who broke the tournament course record with a bogey-free 62.

Still in the mix was Tiger Woods. He had three birdies in the last six holes for a 69 and was only four shots behind.

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