However Kuchar has gained three shots through 11 holes to be 17 under and he leads by two strokes from Andrew Putman, while several other players are making big moves on the Waialae Country Club course.
Kuchar is 2-2 when he has the 54-hole lead going into the final round.
"It was on a good line, and that was the only time it crossed my mind - 'Wow, could we make another one?' " he said. But he had a good session with his swing coach in Dallas, and it paid off two weeks later on the Gulf side of the Mexican coast. Putnam birdied No. 18.
So odd was this round that Reavie made more eagles than birdies, and the one shot that made him think the ball might go in the hole led to a par.
The 40-year-old is also trying to win for the second time this season after capturing the Mayakoba Golf Classic in November.
"Didn't feel as easy as the first two days", Putnam said. "Still played a good round". What's wild that Reavie now has the most eagles on par 4s since the beginning of last season, according to the PGA Tour, and he got half of them in one round.
Bryson DeChambeau had a 63 and led a large pack at 11-under 199, seven shots out of the lead for a slim chance at winning unless the leaders come back to the field.
Kuchar was at his best on a number of putts from the 50-foot range.
He never looks to be under stress, though Kuchar says looks can be deceiving.
"I've got grey hair", he said with a laugh. It's not often you're in full control. I've been through it.
Anirban has been playing some fluent golf this week without the scores to show for it. "I enjoy that challenge".
But he remained tied fifth - as he started the day - with American leader Matt Kuchar (66) now seven shots in front of him after getting to 18-under 192, the lowest 54-hole score of his career. Keith Mitchell was on the cutline with three holes to play Friday. - Love III, who made 91 feet, 3 inches of putts Saturday and received a nice compliment from his playing competitor.