David Toms has finished the first hole of his final round back nine atop the 2011 Players Championship leaderboard, scoring 13-under for the tournament after a bogey on hole No. 8. Also through 10 holes, K.J. Choi resides in second place for the moment at 12-under.
A pair of surging players have cracked the top five: Charley Hoffman is at 10-under for the week after going 5-under Sunday, tying him with Luke Donald, Graeme McDowell and Nick Watney for fourth, while Paul Goydos has shot four birdies on his back nine to take third at 11-under.
Chris Stroud, who was threatening to make a run at the top after starting the day ranked in the middle, shot for bogey on two of his final three holes to finish 8-under. Jason Day and Brian Gay have also enjoyed strong final rounds, going 4-under each to reach 9-under for the TPC Sawgrass event.