Top-ranked Scottie Scheffler, the reigning Masters champion, clung to a one-stroke lead when Saturday’s third round of the US PGA’s Tour Championship was suspended until Sunday due to lightning.
Tokyo Olympic champion Xander Schauffele was only one shot adrift when the last 14 players on the course were halted, setting up a tense last-day drama in the PGA’s season-ending showdown at East Lake in Atlanta.
Scheffler paced the 29-player field at 19-under par through 12 holes with playing partner and fellow American Schauffele on 18-under.
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As for the Australians, Cameron Smith completed his round for a two-under 68 and was tied 18th trailing Scheffler by 11 shots while Adam Scott (68) is another four back.
American Sam Burns, who is…