FARMINGDALE, NY - AUGUST 26: Nick Watney watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the final round of The Barclays at the Black Course at Bethpage State Park August 26, 2012 in Farmingdale, New York. (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

The Barclays 2012: Nick Watney Cruises To Tournament Win

Nick Watney holds on for a 3-shot win at the 2012 Barclays.

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The 2012 Barclays: Sergio Garcia Overtakes Nick Watney For Lead Heading Into Sunday

After 54 holes of play, Sergio Garcia has finally risen above Nick Watney by two strokes (-10) with one round left to play at the 2012 Barclays.

Watney, who had an even round Saturday, sits at 8-under with Kevin Standler (-7), Brandt Snedeker, and Bob Estes (-6 each) rounding out the top five.

Garcia had five birdies on the day, but Watney definitely did him some favors, bogeying four of his final nine holes.

Vijay Singh took quite the tumble, falling down 19 spots thanks to a 5-over round while Phil Mickelson was one of the day's more notable risers as he moved up 42 spots and now sits tied for tenth.

Savannah native Brian Harman (-5) still remains in striking distance, sitting in sixth place with four birdies plus an eagle on the seventh hole.

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The Barclays Leaderboard: Nick Watney, Sergio Garcia Tied Atop Standings

Nick Watney has been heading in the wrong direction despite four birdies in the third round and now is tied atop the leaderboard with Sergio Garcia. Both are 9-under.

Watney birdied the first, fourth, fifth and ninth before bogeys on the 11th and 12th. Garcia has had an up-and-down day of his own with four birdies against four bogeys.

Bob Estes remains in third through his first 12 holes with Vijay Singh dropping to fifth with three bogeys.

Kevin Stadler, whose day is finished, sits at fourth still after his sterling round of 6-under. Stadler has put himself in excellent striking position and could make some serious noise on Sunday if he can keep up this momentum.

Tiger Woods (-4), Phil Mickelson (-4) and Rickie Fowler (-4) are all close together, but only Woods and Fowler will be able to make up anymore ground with Mickelson's round already completed.

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