AKRON, Ohio – Keegan Bradley seized sole possession of the lead with an 8-footer at the sixth hole.
He's 11 under now through eight holes and is one stroke ahead of Jason Day. Bradley got up-and-down from just in front of the green at the par-5 second for his first birdie and added another birdie putt of 11 feet at No. 5.
Day also got his round off to a strong start when he eagled the second. The Aussie made a birdie at the fifth hole, as well, and has just made the turn in 2 under.
Bradley started the third round at 8 under and tied for the lead with Adam Scott, Ryan Moore and Rickie Fowler. Scott is now tied with Ryo Ishikawa at 9 under while Fowler has just made his first birdie of the day after opening with consecutive bogeys.
Moore also had back-to-back bogeys at Nos. 4 and 5, and he just added another at No. 8. He's dropped back to 5 under, as a result, and is tied for 14th.