Chason Hadley will start the final round of the Palmetto Championship with a four-shot lead over Harris English, with world number one Dustin Johnson walking away seven shots after a disappointing 73 by Keith Jackson Last Update: 06/13/21 2:26pm Chason Hadley was four shots ahead of the Congaree, Dustin Johnson slipped seven shots off the lead as Chaison Hadley opened up a solid lead after postponing the third round of the Palmetto Championship. Johnson was level with the lead when he flew into the second hole on Saturday after partner Hadley, the first halfway leader in his career, faltered at the start, but it was the world’s #1 ranked player who strayed through the rest. off the tour while Hadley settled with 10 straight classes before making his way into a four-shot lead with four birds on five holes of 12. Johnson had finished twice a day with four holes remaining, but brought himself back into the competition with the Birds on the 15th and 16th. , only to make his fourth bogeyman in round 17 shortly before play was suspended due to a lightning threat. Dustin Johnson is now seven times behind after a disappointing 73 plays for the day were given up with only four players on the track, Johnson rushed on Day 18 on appeal early Sunday morning to sign the 73, with Hadley completing a three. -under-68. “It was early morning and a quick turnaround, but happy with the way it played,” Hadley said after he finished playing at under 14 and in good shape to claim his second PGA Tour title, more than seven years since he He was alone. Winning in Puerto Rico. “I have a great opportunity coming the rest of the day, so I’ll just rest.” I was really uncomfortable earlier yesterday. It’s been a while since I’ve been in a situation like this. I’ve only played Dustin once before, but I was nervous and uncomfortable, and I thought he probably showed the first two holes. Get the best rates and book a tour of one of our 1,700 courses across the UK and Ireland “Then I settled on it and definitely did a nice little backpacking ride there. Hope I can start that way today.” Johnson insisted the score did not reflect his playing style, and he did not rule out his chances of overturning a seven-shot deficit, saying: “I didn’t feel like I played that bad.” “It was just, if I could have a bad break, I did it. I felt like all day, every shot I had was between clubs. It was just a weird run. Hadley hasn’t won the PGA Tour since 2014” I still feel like I’m swinging pretty well And I do a lot of good things. I obviously wanted to be a little closer to the lead, but who knows what could happen. I feel like I’m playing well enough to go out and get a really good result. Hadley will play the finalist with Harris English, who fired four powerful under-67 goals, a result that newlywed Tyrell Hutton matched when he moved up to seven under Johnson and one ahead of fellow Englishman Luke Donald, who was also under four in his third round. Watch Final round on Sky Sports Golf Live premium groups coverage begins at 5pm Live PGA Tour Golf June 13, 2021 5:00pm LIVE.