|The par-5 ninth hole at the Rex Hospital Open - Peter Koutroumpis, PKS Consulting LLC|
The final round of play at the 2013 Rex Hospital Open should provide for some of the best play and excitement the event has seen at TPC Wakefield Plantation in Raleigh, N.C. in recent years.
While Danny Lee leads the field by four strokes after three rounds of play, course conditions have allowed for scores of at least 6-under par and higher to be posted by multiple players every day.
Lee will need to continue his hot play in order to hold onto the lead to become the first third and final-round leader to win the tournament since Kevin Johnson did it back in 2009.
Raleigh's Chesson Hadley sits five strokes back, but has been near the top of the leaderboard throughout the first three days of play.
It would not be a surprise for this year's tournament to end in a playoff as it did last year when James Hahn outlasted Scott Parel to win the tournament title.