Wells Fargo Championship 2012: Webb Simpson Leads After 3 Rounds

Webb Simpson's 3-under 69 was enough to propel him into the lead heading into the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship.

Simpson is 14-under for the tournament holding a narrow lead over a crowded top of the leaderboard. Ryan Moore and D.A. Points are tied for second place at 13-under while second-round leader Nick Watney and Rory McIlroy are tied for fourth place at 12-under.

Geoff Ogilvy moved into a tie for eighth place at 10-under with a third-round low 65. Ogilvy birdied four of his first eight holes en route to a 32 on the front nine. Phil Mickleson and Lee Westwood made the biggest moves of the day, each moving up 33 spots into a tie for 30th place. Both players finished 4-under for the round and are 5-under overall.

For more on the Wells Fargo Championship, stay with this StoryStream. For all your golf news and analysis, check out Waggle Room.

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