Woods, who began the day at stage par, rolled again the years with a glowing 66 — his lowest rating at a serious in seven years — to maneuver to 5 underneath par.
On a day the place superb situations had been making for favorable scoring, the 14-time main champion reached the flip in 33 and birdies at 10, 11 and 14 briefly had him six underneath.
A bogey at 16 derailed his momentum barely and luck was on his aspect when a wayward tee shot on the final simply stayed out of the Barry Burn.
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Kisner, who was in a single day chief with Zach Johnson, made birdies on the third and sixth to succeed in eight underneath.
Johnson was one shot again having bogeyed the fourth, however he made an eagle two holes later to sit down alongside fellow American Xander Schauffele in pursuit of Kisner.
Francesco Molinari surged up the leaderboard and was six underneath via 17, becoming a member of Jordan Spieth — who reached the flip in 33 strokes — and Pat Perez in a share for fourth.
Rory McIlroy was on the restoration after a bogey on the fourth, consecutive positive factors on the sixth and seventh that means he was stage with Woods and Tommy Fleetwood in a cluster of gamers three off the tempo.