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Real Time Day Four Coverage: Day Squeaks By Adams at The Byron Nelson

Thomas Moreland@NFLMIKEESenior Writer IMay 23, 2010

IRVING, TX - MAY 23: Jason Day of Australia pumps his fist after sinking a bogey putt on the 18th hole to win the HP Byron Nelson Championship at TPC Four Seasons Resort Las Colinas on May 23, 2010 in Irving, Texas. (Photo by Darren Carroll/Getty Images)
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Jordan Speith, only 16-years old, started the final day of the HP Bryon Nelson Invitational just three shots out of the lead. Spieth is already a good player, and the two time U.S. Jr. Amateur Champion.

This is a great experience for him at an early age, and is showing poise and handling the pressure pretty well.

Sorry, Speith is having a rough back nine on Sunday, which could probably be expected, given the pressure of this magnitude on a youngster. Speith is currently - five.

We are picking up the action on 14 as the leader is struggling also. Jason Day dropped a shot on 13, and is now only one up playing the 14th hole.

We have three or four guys who have never won before on the PGA Tour, so this will be a pressure packed finish.

Tom Pernice Jr. is tied for third with Brain Gay, a two time winner, and Jeff Overton, a journeyman PGA Tour player desperately seeking his fisrt win, and subsequent payday.

Blake Adams, also winless on the Tour, is one shot behind Day as we pick up the action on 14.

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The leader board is as follows, Jason Day -11.  Blake Adams -10. Jeff Overton -8. Brain Gay -8, Tom Pernice Jr. -8. Cameron Beckman -7 and in the clubhouse, aqnd Scott Verplank also in at -7.

Speith, the youngster has a 15 footer for birdie with thousands watching and just misses. Speith might very well finish top 10 for the tournament. If he had not doubled 15 he would be right in this.

Day sprayed his shot into the deep rough right of the green on 15.

Brain Gay is in the clubhouse at minus eight and better stay warmed up as the wheels are coming off these guys everywhere

 Jason Day hits the center of the green on 14, to try and safely two putt to keep the lead. He made a five footer and remains one shot up.

Cameron Beckman. just finished tied for sixth with Sott Verplank at - seven for the tournament.

Adams just went slightly left off the tee  on 15 and has a tree partially blocking him. Jason Day promptly hit the ball right there with Adams.

Brian Gay better stay warmed up as he is in at minus eight, and the wheels are coming off these guys all over the course.

Both Adams and Day now have difficult pars, as their second shots are in the rough, and back bunker on 15.

The wind coming up late in the day, kept the scores from going crazy on late Saturday afternoon. and now this is getting interesting.

Jason Day just hit a ridiculous flop shot  from the rough to one foot. Adams has about a 10 footer for par.

Blake Adams dropped a shot and is now two back of the lead.

With three holes to play, it looks like Jason Days' first win coming up here in Irving, Texas.

As I say that, he violently duck hooks his ball left into the gallery. That could have been really ugly, but he got a good break off a person or a lawn-chair to maybe pull out a par.

Jordan Speith finished out with a Bogey and minus four for the tournament, and gets a handshake from Ryder Cup Captain Corey Pavin.

Days second shot was a wood, and advances up the fairway nicely. Adams is chasing, but also in the fairway after two shots on the par five.

Tom Pernice Jr. now from the Champions Tour dropped a shot and is now out of the running most likely, at minus seven.

Blake Adams just put some heat on, with a very nice shot, setting up a short birdie try.

Day now has about a 50 yard chip shot, and puts it about nine and half feet from the cup.

If Jason Day can make this putt, it will deflate Adams mentally, who has a birdie coming. Day dribbles it to the right and only gets a par.

It's only a shot  difference going into seventeen.

Overton just missed a crucial birdie putt on 17, and is probably finished thinking about a win, A birdie on the difficult 18 and he is only minus nine, two shots down to Day, and one to Adams.

Both tee shots on the par three seventeen are adequate for these two players grinding it out, and both will putt for birdie.

Two unbelievably good shots on 17 for these players. Adams makes his par and remains at -10. Jason Day has a right to left 15 footer to make this very hard for Adams to come back.

He just misses and has three feet back, for par. Is his throat dry, right now???  The announcers are suggesting his caddie give him water.

Jason Day approaches the 18th tee, with a chance to give Australia two wins in a row on the Pga Tour.

Day has hit the water on 18 two out of three days.  Blake Adams leaked over the gallery a long way right, and may or may not have a shot from there.

Day hits his tee shot fat, and barely makes the fairway. Those muscles tend to tighten up under this kind of pressure. A few deep breathes and stretches always helps.

It's a great feeling to hit the fairway with the lead on 18. Even better is that second one on the green, and your brain is overjoyed.

Adams has a tough shot, but an opening to the green off some hard-pan. He could hit this in there close.

Jason Day is 205 yards back on his second shot, and by no means has a gimme par going right now.

Day hits it in the water. Oh my God!!!!!!  The third time in four days in the water.

Here is Adams second shot, that clips a tree, goes way right and golf sure feels different right now, huh fellows. His ball is also in the water.

Jason Day has the advantage now, being closer to the green, but still on a steep slope. He still has that one shot lead, which is sure bailing him out from disaster on Sunday.

Adams hits hit pitch close, but it spins back to about 12 feet away. He has a par putt from there.

Day just needs an up and down to win now.

The official of rules has given Day a better drop option on flat ground which he will take. It's a little farther away, but a better lie.

As David Feherty says, he just needs a panic stricken bogie to win. Up and down will do it.

He hits it way too far, and can still win with a double, but wow, is this a train wreck finish, or what?

Way too much drama for these guys, one who will lay awake thinking of weird stuff into the night.

Adams misses his attempt and Day has two attempts to get this done now. 10 under is all it took to win this one. as Day knocks it in for his first win on tour.

Congratulations to Jason Day, and I will shout at you from Colonial next and the Hogan.

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