DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) - Rickie Fowler is one round closer to joining
the youth movement on the PGA Tour.
On another day of rain at the Memorial, the 21-year-old Fowler
extended his bogey-free streak to 52 holes and made enough birdies
for a 3-under 69 that gave him a three-shot lead going into the
final round at Muirfield Village.
Fowler was at 16-under 200 and had the largest 54-hole lead at
the Memorial since Tiger Woods led by six in 2000. A victory would
be the third by a player 22 years old or young in the last six
Ricky Barnes, who played with Woods, dazzled the large gallery
with a 10-under 62 and was at 203, along with Tim Petrovic (68).
Woods, the defending champion, shot a 69 with a double bogey and
was 10 shots behind. Phil Mickelson also failed to take advantage
of the soft and vulnerable course with a 70, leaving him eight