Henrik Stenson leads Wyndham golf

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The Swedish number one, who is a five-time PGA Tour victor, will take a one-shot lead going in the final day's play at Sedgefield Country Club and he is aiming to keep the momentum going. "So I was able to get off to a great start and I was able to just keep it going all day".

"(I entered) hoping to pick up some momentum and certainly I did.

First-round leader Matt Every, who shot a 61 on Thursday, was among the golfers scheduled for an afternoon tee time in Round 2.

Former world number one Stenson hit eight birdies in his closing round, including three in a row from the 15th.

Having made par on his first four holes, Wagner was desperate for some red numbers early in his round. Sandwiched in between was a bogey on the par-four fourth.

Henrik Stenson came on at the right time Sunday at the Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club. It showed on the par-four sixth as he drained a 17-foot slightly downhill putt into the center of the cup.

The 37-year-old fired a six-under 66 to finish the day at 10-under 206, one stroke ahead of fellow Australian Jason Norris who lost the tournament lead when he made a triple-bogey on the 16th hole.

Swede Henrik Stenson earned his first win of the season with a one-stroke victory at the Wyndham Championship on Sunday.

His best finish this season was a tie for 14th at the Canadian Open, and he had a string of seven consecutive tournaments from April-June in which he either withdrew or missed the cut. He then had four birdies and one bogey the rest of the way to vault himself into contention.

It was a pretty good backup plan, too, as Stenson fired rounds of 62-66-66-64 to reset the all-time scoring record at this event. "I like the position I'm in". "And for more guys on tour, it's not every week that you have a chance to win". But after getting up and down from behind the green, Stenson finished off a final-round 64 to barely avoid a playoff.

Davis Love III, who is trying to become the oldest victor in PGA Tour history, is just three shots back at 13 under.

Elsewhere the 53-year-old Davis Love, seeking to become the oldest PGA Tour victor, shot 67 to trail by three shots.

Love won this event two years ago at Sedgefield to become the third oldest player to win a Tour event.

"I've hit a lot of good iron shots". "You got to think your way around the course". He did his best to make a late charge with birdies on 13, 15, 16 and 18 but was one over through the first 12 and couldn't make up enough ground.



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