Nick Watney plays his second shot from the fairway on the 18th hole during the third round of the Wyndham Championship. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images)
By Joedy McCreary
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Not many players birdied the tricky final hole at the Wyndham Championship on Saturday.
Nick Watney did to top leaderboard.
Watney made a 20-foot birdie putt from the right edge of the green on the par-4 18th for a 5-undee 65 and a one-stroke lead. The five-time PGA Tour winner had a 14-under 196 total with only one bogey through three trips around Sedgefield Country Club.
“I’ve been trying to keep it pretty simple — a lot of fairways and greens, and I’ve been able to do that so far,”…