Sung Kang gains a three-stroke advantage over Matt Every

Sung Kang will look to capitalise on some good form this week as he battles Matt Every and Brooks Koepka for the Byron Nelson title

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PGA TOUR, 12 May 2019: Playing one and a half rounds on a Sunday is never easy for a golfer. But Sung Kang and Matt Every refused to let that come in their way, delivering solid performances in the morning session to close the third round at -19 and -16 respectively. The two will grab a quick lunch before stepping out again for a promising final round duel for the AT&T Byron Nelson title.

Brooks Koepka is lurking in the shadows at 15-under 199.

Sung Kang hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his third round at the AT&T Byron Nelson, finishing the day at 19 under. Kang finished his day in 1st at 19 under; Matt Every is in 2nd at 16 under; and Brooks Koepka is in 3rd at 15 under.

After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 412-yard par-4 third hole, Kang had a 115 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Kang to 1 under for the round.

On the par-4 sixth, Kang’s 93 yard approach to 14 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This moved Kang to 2 under for the round.

On the 160-yard par-3 eighth, Kang’s tee shot went 114 yards to the right side of the fairway and his chip went 26 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 1 under for the round.

On the 416-yard par-4 10th hole, Kang reached the green in 2 and sunk a 18-foot putt for birdie. This moved Kang to 2 under for the round.

On the 480-yard par-4 13th hole, Kang reached the green in 2 and sunk a 16-foot putt for birdie. This moved Kang to 3 under for the round.

On the 630-yard par-5 14th, Kang had a birdie after hitting the green in 2 and two putting. This moved Kang to 4 under for the round.

At the 385-yard par-4 16th, Kang got on in 2 and missed his par putt from 7 feet, finishing with a 3-putt bogey. This moved Kang to 3 under for the round.

Matt Every hit 13 of 18 greens in regulation during his third round at the AT&T Byron Nelson.

After a drive to the left side of the fairway on the 443-yard par-4 fourth hole, Every had a 169 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Every to 3 under for the round.

After a 290 yard drive on the 315-yard par-4 fifth, Every chipped his second shot to 3 feet, which he rolled for one-putt birdie on the hole. This moved Every to 4 under for the round.

On the par-4 sixth, Every’s 123 yard approach to 6 feet set himself up for the birdie on the hole. This was his 3rd under-par hole in a row and moved Every to 5 under for the round.

At the 160-yard par-3 eighth, Every hit a tee shot 128 yards at the green, setting himself up for the 5-foot putt for birdie. This moved Every to 6 under for the round.

After a drive to the right side of the fairway on the 471-yard par-4 11th hole, Every had a 164 yard approach shot, setting himself up for the birdie. This moved Every to 7 under for the round.

On the 220-yard par-3 12th, Every’s tee shot went 210 yards to the right side of the fairway, tee shot was a drop, and his approach went 44 yards to the green where he rolled a two-putt for bogey. This moved him to 6 under for the round.

On the 480-yard par-4 13th, Every had a bogey after hitting the green in 3 and two putting, moving Every to 5 under for the round. 

After hitting his tee shot into the fairway bunker, Every hit his next to the right side of the fairway. He hit his fourth shot to the green and had a two-putt for a bogey on the par-5 14th. This moved Every to 4 under for the round.

After hitting his tee shot into the native area, Every hit his next to the left side of the fairway and reached the green on his third shot, rolling a two-putt bogey on the 440-yard par-4 15th. This moved Every to 3 under for the round.

At the 385-yard par-4 16th, Every reached the green in 2 and rolled a 35-foot putt for birdie. This put Every at 4 under for the round.