George McNeill shot a 5-under 67 on Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Henrik Stenson and Kevin Stadler into the final round of the Puerto Rico Open.
McNeill, at 13-under 203, is trying to win for the first time since the Frys.com Open in 2007 when he was a PGA Tour rookie. He eagled the par-5 fifth, dropped strokes with three-putt bogeys on Nos. 7 and 8, then birdied five of the last 10 holes on the Trump International layout.
The former Florida State player has a conservative approach on the wind-swept course.
"First of all, patience," McNeill said in explaining his third-round effort. "This morning the wind didn't blow at all. The wind picked up this afternoon, so you got to stay patient when it's windy. You got to hit some different shots. And sometimes you just take what it gives you. Just patience is what I'll be trying to do.
"I don't foresee trying to do anything different. Obviously, I'm not going to try and force anything unless I have to coming down the last few ...