Golf: Wilkinson and Ko in action

Kiwi golfer Tim Wilkinson. Photo / Getty Images
Kiwi golfer Tim Wilkinson. Photo / Getty Images

Kiwi golfer Tim Wilkinson has slipped back down the leaderboard early in his third round at the PGA Tour event at Congressional in Maryland.

After starting the day in a tie for 21st, Wilkinson is two over through seven holes, and is in a tie for 39th at one over.

The four leaders, Australian pair Marc Leishman and Oliver Goss, along with Americans Ricky Barnes and Patrick Read have just teed off for the day, holding a one-shot lead at six-under.

Meanwhile, Lydia Ko is two-under through 16 holes in her penultimate round of the LPGA's tournament in Arkansas.

Ko's in a tie for 11th at four-under, five shots off the pace.

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