Reed builds 3-shot lead as Woods rallies

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NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) A tropical breeze replaced the raging wind and made golf a lot easier for Patrick Reed, Tiger Woods and just about everyone else Thursday in the Hero World Challenge.

Reed took advantage of the back nine at Albany Golf Club for the second straight day. He was tied for the lead until making six birdies over his last 10 holes for a 6-under 66 that gave him a three-shot lead over U.S. Open champion Gary Woodland.

"It's one of those golf courses that when the wind lays down, it gives you opportunities to make birdies," Reed said. "But when the wind starts blowing, the golf course can get really challenging. You need to give yourself as many opportunities as you can."

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