Rory McIlroy, from Northern Ireland, pumps his fist after a birdie on the 18th green during the third round of the Bridgestone Invitational golf tournament Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at Firestone Country Club in Akron, Ohio. McIlroy finished the day at 11 un
Mark Duncan
August 02, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Sergio Garcia still has a three-shot lead in the Bridgestone Invitational. It just doesn't feel that big.

Garcia had a six-shot lead at one point Saturday until he made his first bogey in 38 holes and wound up with a 3-under 67. Rory McIlroy made a late charge, closing with back-to-back birdies for the second straight day and shooting a 66.

They will be in the final pairing Sunday at this World Golf Championship, a renewal of sorts from the final round at the British Open. McIlroy had a big lead at Hoylake. Now it's Garcia's turn to see if he can hold on at Firestone.

Garcia was at 14-under 196.

Defending champion Tiger Woods had a 72 and was 15 shots out of the lead.

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