Patrick Reed leads Wells Fargo Championship on PGA Tour

Patrick Reed
Patrick Reed's previous PGA Tour win, at The Barclays in August 2016, earned him a spot on the US Ryder Cup team
Wells Fargo third-round leaderboard
-8 P Reed (US); -7 A Noren (Swe), J Rahm (Spa); -6 B Harman (US), N Seung-Yul (Kor), V Taylor (US), F Molinari (Ita)
Selected: -4 G McDowell, P Mickelson (US), D Johnson (US); -3 S Lowry (Ire); -2 M Laird (Sco); -1 P Casey (Eng)

Patrick Reed takes a one-shot lead into the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship in North Carolina after a five-under-par 67 on Saturday.

The American, chasing a sixth PGA Tour title, leads on eight under from Alex Noren of Sweden and Spain's Jon Rahm.

American world number one Dustin Johnson, playing his first event since pulling out of the Masters on the first tee with an injury, also shot a 67.

Johnson is four under and one of 18 players within four shots of the lead.

He is joined by major winners Graeme McDowell of Northern Ireland and fellow American Phil Mickelson on that mark.

Reed, who saw a 30-foot eagle putt on the last hit the edge of the hole and spin out, said: "It was the calmest of the three days, the scores are a lot lower and it seemed easier out there."

Italy's Francesco Molinari, who began round three with a one-shot lead after completing his second round on Saturday morning, hit a second successive level-par 72 to remain on six under.

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