Xander Schauffele's momentum slowed with the pace of play, and he settled an 8-under 64 for a three-shot lead over Tyrrell Hatton.
Tyrrell Hatton posted the lowest competitive round at Shadow Creek, mainly because this is the first PGA Tour event at the prestigious club.
Johnson was among eight players who had at least a share of the lead at some point Saturday, a wild third round of low scores, long putts and endless possibilities.
Li Haotong was bogey-free and posted an 8-under 132, giving him a two-shot lead over a large group that included Brooks Koepka, the two-time defending champion.
Jason Day finished his bogey-free round of 5-under 65 with an approach to 6 feet for birdie on No. 9, the toughest hole on the course at 518 yards.
The COVID-19 pandemic that forced the PGA Championship to move from May to August also led to this being the first major championship without spectators.
Justin Thomas holds off Brooks Koepka to win WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, reclaim World No 1 rank
Thomas closed with a 5-under 66 to finish at 13-under 267 and take the $10.5 million winner's check for his 13th PGA Tour title.
Todd shot a 1-under 69 on Saturday at the FedEx St. Jude Invitational to take a one-stroke lead into the final round of this World Golf Championship event.
Todd shot a 5-under 65 Friday and grabbed a two-stroke lead through 36 holes of the FedEx St. Jude Invitational.
A week after missing the cut in Minnesota in the 3M Open, Brooks Koepka had nine birdies and a bogey on a windy day at TPC Southwind in the World Golf Championship event.
George Floyd’s death in May prompted widespread protests across the country and a reckoning over racism in the United States, as more professional sporting leagues embraced protests for racial justice.
By the time Tiger Woods tees up next Thursday at Muirfield Village, the PGA Tour in its re-birth will be five events old. Yet, the excitement that one simple tweet from the 15-time Major winner generated, was amazing.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Brooks Koepka, Webb Simpson among five golfers to withdraw from Travelers Championship after virus threat
The tour released results that showed three positive tests at the TPC River Highlands in Connecticut — Cameron Champ and the caddies for Koepka and McDowell. There were no positive tests on the Korn Ferry Tour event in Utah.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Nick Watney’s positive test puts PGA Tour's COVID-19 preparations under the radar
Before restarting competitive golf without fans, the PGA Tour seemed to have excellently laid out plans. But then came Watney’s positive test and that raised questions all around and now poses a challenge even bigger than it did before re-starting.
OWGR points being awarded for events in the US while Europe is not playing unfair, but not an unexpected move
The awarding of Official World Golf Ranking points in US while others are not getting to play, it might sound unfair, but it is actually a no-win situation
Dustin Johnson's manager said in a text message on Monday that the FedEx Cup playoffs hold as much importance to Johnson as chasing a gold medal in Tokyo this summer.
Rory McIlroy has returned to the top of golf’s rankings for the first time in five years after a string of strong finishes.
Woods played the course in 1998 when the US suffered their lone Presidents Cup defeat and returned 13 years later to roll in the winning putt at the 2011 tournament
Presidents Cup Golf 2019: US captain Tiger Woods chooses himself as a playing member in the 12-man team
Tiger Woods, who claimed his 15th major title at the Masters and won at the Zozo Championship in Japan, named himself among four captain's picks for the 12-man team, along with Gary Woodland, Patrick Reed and Tony Finau.
In a vote of the players, Rory McIlroy won the Jack Nicklaus Award over Brooks Koepka. It was the third time McIlroy won the award, and the first time without having won a major.