PGA Championship Leaderboard 2013: Live Day 4 Look-In and Overall Predictions

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PGA Championship Leaderboard 2013: Live Day 4 Look-In and Overall Predictions
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The competition is still on for the Wanamaker Trophy at the 2013 PGA Championship. If you haven’t had the opportunity to follow the action on TNT, CBS or even via live stream from PGA.com, you can always keep track of the top-five players at Oak Hill Country Club right here.

The leaderboard listed below updates real time, so no matter what time of day you refer back to this article, it will give you a live look-in at the major players in Rochester, N.Y.

 

Predictions

It’s a little late to get a ton of credit for predicting a winner, unless you tab a player who is trailing by three shots or more heading into the final round of play. Of the players who meet those qualifications, Rory McIlroy has the best chance to make me look like a genius.

 

Why Rory Is Worth Watching

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I know he has struggled for most of the year, but he looked comfortable on the course on Saturday en route to his three-under 67. He's at three-under for the tournament, and though that doesn't place him in the top five, he is in striking distance. 

If it is even possible for such a popular player to sneak away with a win in a major, McIlroy is in position to pull it off.

All that said, the safe pick is still Jim Furyk, Jason Dufner or Henrik Stenson, but this may be the latter's turn to win a major.

 

Stenson Is Due

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The 37-year-old from Sweden has finished second at the Open Championships and was runner-up again last week at the Bridgestone Invitational. No one is playing better than him at this point in the year. With a few more breaks this year, he could easily be in the running for Player of the Year honors.

Sunday should be the day he breaks through. He'll have stiff competition from Dufner, Furyk, Jonas Blixt and others, but Stenson is the safest pick heading into the final round.

 

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