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Scheffler beats mid-round Memorial wobble to keep lead

Scottie Scheffler has recovered from a disastrous hole midway through the third round of The Memorial and regained control with a one-under par 71 in Dublin, Ohio.

The world No.1, at 10 under for the tournament, will take a four-shot lead into Sunday's final round at Muirfield Village Golf Club.

Canada's Adam Hadwin shot 72, slipping into a three-way tie for second place at six under, while Collin Morikawa made a big move by shooting 68, joining Austria's Sepp Straka (68) and Hadwin in second place.

Scheffler and Hadwin both bogeyed the final hole.

Scheffler played the first six holes at two under, but a triple-bogey seven on the ninth sent him cascading back to the pack and erased his three-shot lead. That troublesome hole began with a tee shot into the trees.

But he got back on track with a birdie on No.10 that began a stretch of three birdies in six holes.

Morikawa had a bogey-free round with three of his four birdies coming in a stretch from holes 12-15.

PGA Championship winner Xander Schauffele (71) and Sweden's Ludvig Aberg (72) share fifth place at four under.

Norway's Viktor Hovland, the tournament's 2023 champion, faded to shoot a 77 and sit joint-14th at one under.

Australia's Jason Day (69) is in a tie for 22nd at one over and compatriot Cameron Davis (77) is six over.

The best third-round score belonged to South Korea's Sungjae Im, who's 67 leaves him tied for 11th at two under.