Adam Hadwin Keeps Rolling at Valspar Championship

Adam Hadwin Valspar

Adam Hadwin’s third round at the Valspar Championship was not quite as dazzling as his second, but 29-year old from Canada came up clutch when he had to on Saturday. He will head into Sunday with a four-shot lead with a chance to capture his first victory on the PGA Tour.

Hadwin shot a smooth 4-under 67 and nailed huge birdie putts. One was from 33 feet on the 12th and the other, from 55 feet on the 15th.

He had four birdies on the day and parred the rest of the Copperhead Course. One of those pars were on the 18th where Hadwin had to sink a 6-footer to get to 14-under.

“Three shots is much easier to come back from than four shots is,” Hadwin said after the round. “That extra shot could be everything tomorrow. That was a big putt for me, I think, mentally going into tomorrow.”

A victory at Innisbrook would mean a shot at the Masters for Hadwin, but with the way he’s playing, it doesn’t seem like any external pressures are affecting him.

Patrick Cantlay and Jim Herman are the closest to possibly overtaking Hadwin at four and five shots behind, respectively. But a lot would have to go their way.

For now, everyone is looking at what Hadwin will do on Sunday.

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Written by BP Staff

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