Fitzpatrick takes 1-shot lead over McIlroy at Bay Hill

Fitzpatrick takes 1-shot lead over McIlroy at Bay Hill

ORLANDO, Fla.  (AP)  — Matt Fitzpatrick managed to avoid bogeys on a Bay Hill course so firm he could barely find any pitch marks on the greens. It led to a 5-under 67 and a one-shot lead over Rory McIlroy going into the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

McIlroy, who has never successfully defended any of his 22 victories worldwide, birdied three of his last four holes for a 66. This will be the third time in five events this year that he plays in the last group.

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