JUSTIN Rose is four shots off the lead after the first three rounds of the first of the four PGA Tour play-off events at New Jersey.

Jim Furyk and Jason Day share the lead at nine under after three rounds with a combined score of 204.

Rose who shot rounds of 68 (-3), 70 (-1) and 70 (-1) for three rounds of 208.

The top 100 players in the PGA Tour standings go through to the second of the four FedEx play-off series events, next week's Deutsche Bank Championship.