The Englishman has to win in Texas to make himself an area at the very first significant of 2018 and he kept an eye out of contention after opening with a 73 at the GC of Houston.
He shot 64 in round 2 and 65 in the 3rd round to lie on 14-under par heading into the Sunday action, sharing the lead with American Beau Hossler.
And Poulter is aware of exactly what is on the line in the last 18 holes, informing press reporters: “No, not thinking of it, not speaking about it. I’m going to head out and have some enjoyable, there’s a great deal of its and buts.”
” I’m in an amusing position? I didn’t have any expectations, I simply headed out to play golf. I’m going to do precisely the exact same tomorrow regardless.
” I’ll have no feeling at all, I’m going to go play golf. I’m in a no-lose circumstance.
” I have not won a strokeplay occasion on the PGA Tour and I’m in a position where I’ve got a chance to. Individuals will back versus me, that’s great, I’ll go and do my task.”
Previous Open champ Stenson is 3 shots back from Poulter and Hossler, having actually corresponded throughout rounds of 68, 68 and 69.