Jon Rahm He is on the verge of regaining his world number one status after taking the lead in the Genesis Invitational with a score of 65 in the third round.

Rahm took six birdie’s without dropping to sit three shots clear at 15 in Sunday’s final round. California.

A win at the Riviera Country Club would see the Spanish eclipse Scottie Scheffler for the world’s number one ranking.

American passed Rory McIlroy for first place with victory at the WM Phoenix Open last week.

McIlroy fell out of contention with two over 73 on Saturday.

Chasing Rahm is Max Homa, an overnight leader who has to grieve for two bogeys who are late on his way to crawl two under 69.

Americans Keith Mitchell and Patrick Cantlay could also threaten their final round by opening back four and five shots, respectively.

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods He had his best lap of the tournament, crawling four under 67 to secure a spot on Sunday.