Rickie Fowler kept bogeys off his card for the second straight day and closed with a five-foot birdie putt for a three-under-par 68, giving him a one-shot lead over Patrick Reed going into the final round of the Barclays in Farmingdale, N.Y.
Fowler has gone 45 holes without a bogey at Bethpage Black, the site of two U.S. Opens and among the toughest courses on the PGA Tour. Along with his three birdies Saturday, he made three par-saving putts of at least 10 feet, including one from 25 feet early in his round.
And he needed them all.
Reed overcame three bogeys in a four-hole stretch on the front nine and was tied for the lead on the back nine until the...