Memorial Tournament 2012: Tiger Woods, Rickie Fowler Stalling Out As Spencer Levin Maintains Lead

The leaders are making their way through the front nine during Sunday's final round at the Memorial and Spencer Levin holds a two-shot lead over Rory Sabbatini. While most of the attention is trained on the group ahead, comprised of Rickie Fowler and Tiger Woods, it's Sabbatini and Levin who are putting distance between themselves and the rest of the field in what's shaping up to be a two-man race early on Sunday. After firing a low-round 69 on Saturday, Levin picked right back up again on Sunday with a birdie at No. 1. Sabbatini kept the pace with a birdie at No. 3, a short par-4 where he stuck his approach shot within eight feet of the hole. He converted the opportunity to move to 8-under but quickly gave it back with a bogey on No. 4.

Meanwhile, Woods and Fowler are failing to make much early noise and put a scare in the final group. Tiger birdied the second with a fabulous approach shot to the short side of the green, leaving it below the hole and sinking his putt to move to 5-under. But he's still four shots back and is running out of holes. After a birdie to start his round, Fowler has completely blown up and tumbled off the leaderboard. He played holes two through four at 4-over par and now sits seven shots back at 2-under.

Aaron Baddeley, the talented Aussie who's had a resurgence on Tour over the past two seasons, played the first seven holes at 3-under and moved into a tie for third with Tiger Woods. His four birdies on the front nine are the kind of hot streak that will be needed on the back side if anyone is to challenge Levin.

You can view the full Memorial leaderboard at Golf.com.

For updates on the 2012 Memorial Tournament, continue to check this StoryStream. For all news and information regarding the 2012 Memorial Tournament and all things PGA Tour, please visit SB Nation's dedicated golf hub.

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