ATLANTA – Aaron Baddeley has posted the round of the day, a 6-under 64 that gave him the clubhouse lead at 9 under late in Saturday’s third round.
Baddeley was at 10 under after a string of four consecutive birdies on his back nine. But he bogeyed the 17th hole and made a nice up-and-down on the 18th to save par.
When he finished his round, Baddeley projected to second on the FedExCup leaderboard behind Webb Simpson, who is eight shots behind on the tournament leaderboard.
Baddeley made four birdie putts of 21 feet or longer on Saturday. He also saved par on the fifth hole with a putt from just outside 10 feet.
AARON BADDELEY’S BIRDIE PUTTS IN ROUND 3
|Hole||Length of birdie putt made|
|2nd (par 3)||23 feet, 10 inches|
|7th (par 4)||35 feet, 10 inches|
|9th (par 5)||1 feet, 2 inches|
|13th (par 4)||5 feet, 11 inches|
|14th (par 4)||22 feet, 9 inches|
|15th (par 5)||21 feet, 7 inches|
|16th (par 4)||6 feet, 9 inches|