Safeway Open: Patton Kizzire leads, Paul Casey & Martin Laird in contention

Paul Casey
Englishman Paul Casey is ranked 12th in the world
Safeway Open, third-round leaderboard
-15 Kizzire (US); -14 Wagner (US), Piercy (US); -13 Casey (Eng), Laird (Sco)
Selected others: -11 Kim (US), Steele (US) -9 Mickelson (US), Na (US); -4 Bradley (US)

American Patton Kizzire leads on 15 under par after the third round of the rain-delayed Safeway Open in California, USA, with British pair Paul Casey and Martin Laird two shots back.

Play had been halted with the final group on the 16th hole, with the fourth round still to play on Sunday.

Johnson Wagner and Scott Piercy, both also American, are tied for second on 14 under par in Napa Valley.

Scotland's Laird shot a four-under 68 to draw level with Englishman Casey.

Michael Kim of the United States carded a seven-under-par 65 to share the clubhouse lead with compatriot Brendan Steele on 11 under, while another American, five-time major winner Phil Mickelson, is at nine under.

Starting times for the fourth round have been moved as more rain is forecast on Sunday.

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