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Greenbrier Classic Day 3: Webb Simpson Regains Control, Shoots A 65 (-14)

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Judging how the Greenbrier has gone thus far, we knew we were in store for something new during Saturday's third round action.

But instead we saw Friday's leader stumble out of the gates. Only to pick back up where he left off and take the field by storm.

Webb Simpson shot a third round 65 and now leads the field with a -14. Simpson only had one birdie on the front nine, but quickly got to work on the back, birdying four of the final nine holes and breezing past Troy Kelly in the process for the lead heading into Sunday's championship round.

Troy Kelly shot a 3rd round best score of 62, birdying five holes on the front nine and a total of eight for the entire round. Kelly now enters Sunday's final round at -12.

J.B. Holmes, Ken Duke and Charlie Beljan all sit in a tie for third place at -11.

Several players shot low scores on Saturday even in the midst of the heat wave across the state.

"I played well," Troy Kelly said. "I hit the ball good and finally made some putts, which I haven't been doing recently. So it was good to see the ball go into the hole."

"I was just trying to get comfortable out there at the beginning of the round. Just trying to hit it on the center of the green, hit it close and make some pars," Ted Porter, Jr. said. "Then I had a couple putts fall on the front nine that got it going."

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