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Matsuyama, Walker share Hyundai lead

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The day began with a crowded leaderboard in Hawaii, but it ended with two names tied at the top. Here's how things look heading into the final round of the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, where Hideki Matsuyama and Jimmy Walker share the lead:

Leaderboard: Hideki Matsuyama (-17), Jimmy Walker (-17), Patrick Reed (-15), Sang-Moon Bae (-15), Russell Henley (-14), Brendon Todd (-14), Bubba Watson (-12)

What it means: Walker started the third round as one of four co-leaders, a position he maintained thanks to a bogey-free 67. He is now joined by Matsuyama, who looks to notch his second PGA Tour title in his first trip to Kapalua, with Reed and second-round co-leader Bae in close pursuit.

Round of the day: Matsuyama began with an opening bogey, but that would be his final dropped shot during a 7-under 66. From there the Japanese phenom added three straight birdies both on Nos. 7-9 and Nos. 13-15, and he finished the day with 26 putts after finding 16 of 18 greens in regulation.

Best of the rest: Walker made four birdies on the front nine, added a circle on No. 10 and closed with a two-putt birdie on the 18th hole. It marked the continuation of a successful week for Walker, who has made only one bogey through the first 54 holes at Kapalua.

Biggest disappointment: Zach Johnson had a share of the lead through two rounds and appeared eager to defend his title in Maui, but an even-par 73 Sunday derailed any thoughts of going back-to-back. Johnson made a double bogey on the par-5 fifth hole en route to an outward 37, and despite a closing birdie he now heads into the final round six shots off the pace.

Main storyline heading into Monday: The pieces are in place for an exciting finish in Maui, with two of the Tour's biggest winners from 2014 battling against one of its rising stars. The player to beat is likely Walker, who won last year at the Sony Open and now will look to take home the second trophy Hawaii has to offer, but Matsuyama won't go down without a fight.

Shot of the day: Nick Taylor was short-sided in the sand after his tee shot on the par-3 11th hole, but the Canadian showed some deft touch from there. Taylor flopped a bunker shot that landed on the edge of the green and rolled downhill to the hole for an unexpected birdie, one that helped him to a 1-under 72 in the third round.