Barclays, Final Round: Martin Laird Retakes Lead With Birdie On 17th Hole

Just minutes after seeing his lead vanish on a Matt Kuchar birdie on 17, Martin Laird returned the favor. Laird drove the green in two on the par-5 17th, then two-putted for a birdie that put him back at -13 for the first time since the second hole of the afternoon.

Laird's birdie didn't come easily, though; he had 30 feet for eagle, and putted it about 38 feet; there was no break on his putt coming back, though, and his stroke was true.

The Glaswegian now just needs to make par at 18--not an easy task, mind you--to preserve his win. He hasn't bogeyed it in three tries, but he hasn't played it needing a par to win, either.

You can follow the live leaderboard here. For more on the Barclays and the PGA Tour, be sure to check out our golf blog, Waggle Room.

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