Aaron Baddeley smoothed a 5-under-par 33-33=66 in the third round of the Quicken Loans National to post 6-under 207, up 39 spots on the live leaderboard to T8 and good for the low round in the clubhouse. UPDATE: With play completed, Ernie Els shot a 65 for the low round of the day.
This is the 35-year-old's seventh QL National with a best of T16 in 2010 at Aronimink GC. Today's 66 is his best lap in 23 tournament rounds, surpassing 68 three times, most recently, yesterday, after an opening 73. The Aussie mustered six (of 14) fairways and hit 14 greens in regulation, posting 1.643 putts per GIR and 2.514 SG: Putting. He circled Nos. 1, 4, 12, 13 and 16, each from inside of eight feet, with a long of 29'6" at the par-5 ninth. Baddeley's lone bogey came at the par-4 11th after hitting his tee ball in the water. Jun 25 - 1:05 PM