Henrik Stenson leads Rickie Fowler in Deutsche Bank Open

Henrik Stenson
Henrik Stenson won the Deutsche Bank Open in 2013
Deutsche Bank Open third-round leaderboard
-13 H Stenson (Swe); -12 R Fowler (US); -11 S O'Hair (US), M Jones (Aus); -10 R Knox (Sco); -8 J Kelly (US), D Bergeries (US), H Matsuyama (Jap), D Lee (NZ), K Chappell (US); Selected others: -5 I Poulter (Eng); -2 L Donald (Eng); +2 R McIlroy (NI)
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Sweden's Henrik Stenson shot a six-under-par 65 to lead the Deutsche Bank Open after three rounds in Boston.

Stenson eagled the par-three fourth in a five-under outward nine and birdied the last after eight consecutive pars coming home.

The 2015 Scottish Open winner Rickie Fowler recorded a third successive 67 to trail by one shot.

Overnight leader Charley Hoffman followed up a second round 63 with a five-over 76 to tie 11th place.

In-form Stenson followed up his runner-up finish in The Barclays last week by posting a bogey-free third round and wipe out a five-shot deficit on the leader at the halfway stage.

The 39-year-old won in Boston two years ago, and then dominated at the Tour Championship to capture the FedEx Cup and the $10m (£6,590,000) bonus.

Scotland's Russell Knox is the best placed of the British contingent with a steady 68 to stand three off the lead at 10 under.

Ian Poulter is five under after hitting a 69, while fellow Englishman Luke Donald is three under after struggling to a 72.

Rory McIlroy who replaced Jordan Spieth as world number one last week, is off the pace in 64th after a level par round.

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