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Spieth one shot behind Munoz and Thomas less than three clear after a bogeyless 64, while England’s David Skinn retired with a 74 in the third lap; Watch live Sundays from 6pm on Sky Sports Golf

Last update: 05/14/22 23:37

Jordan Spieth is one shot off the lead before AT&T Byron Nelson’s final lap

Sebastian Munoz takes a one-shot lead in the final round of AT&T Byron Nelson, with Jordan Spieth and Justin Thomas both in contention after another low-scoring day in Texas.

Munoz mixed an eagle and five birdies with a single bogey to card a six-under 66 at TPC Craig Ranch and move to 21 under, one shot ahead of Spieth, keeping the Colombian on pole position to challenge for a first PGA win. Tower since 2019.

Chilean Joaquin Niemann is two shots off third after 65 straight shots, while a matchday 61 round from James Hahn lifted him to tied for fourth and 18 under alongside Thomas.

“I’m really happy, I’ve been very patient this year,” Spieth said. “I felt like my game was in a better place than last year and I really had nothing to show but a second at Pebble. I feel some momentum for sure, but I have the feel like I still have parts of my game that need to be honed a bit.”

Heading into the tied-lead weekend, Munoz followed a 40-foot birdie at second with an eagle-hole from a greenside bunker on the driveable sixth hole to edge out a crowded leaderboard.

Munoz is winless since the 2019 Sanderson Farms Championship

Munoz took advantage of the ninth par five for the first of consecutive birdies and added further wins at the 12th and 14th, although he saw his lead reduced to just one stroke when he bogeyed the 16th and did not managed to convert a new one. -foot birdie opportunity at the last par-five.

Spieth birdied long range on the third and moved up the standings with five birdies in a six-hole streak starting on the fifth, with two-putt birdies on the 12th and 14th leading him to 20 under with four holes to play.

Spieth won the RBC Heritage in Texas earlier this month

The three-time major champion, who will have a chance to complete a career Grand Slam at the PGA Championship next week, missed a seven-footer to save par on court 15th but birdied the last to secure a place in the final group on Sunday.

Hahn made his charge with five birdies in six holes from the fourth and played a four-hole, five-under streak from the 12th, briefly raising hopes of a possible “59 round”, although he had had to settle for an 11-under 61 after a last-hole win.

Hahn narrowly missed equaling the course record

Thomas remains looking for a first win since the Players after a bogey-free 65, while Charl Schwartzel is tied for sixth on 17 under alongside KH Lee and Ryan Palmer.

World No 1 Scottie Scheffler is in the group tied for ninth and Ireland’s Seamus Power is tied for 18th after a three under 69, as overnight England co-leader David Skinns dropped out of the top 20 after a two out of 74.

Who will win the AT&T Byron Nelson? Watch the final round live on Sunday from 6pm on Sky Sports Golf and 7.30pm on Sky Sports Main Event!

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