Scott Verplank shot a 4-under 66 to move into second place at nine-under 201. Monday qualifier and nine-time Q-school graduate Michael Allen had a 6-under 64 to end the day another stroke back at 202.
Ian Poulter (65) was fourth at six-under 204.
Phil Mickelson and Vijay are part of a group of five players who are five shots off the lead at 205.
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