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Ollie Schniederjans shredded Crestview Country Club for a 9-under-par 31-30=61 in the third round of the Air Capital Classic to take the lead at 14-under 196.

The former Georgia Tech standout bagged four birdies on the front nine and five more on the back in a blemish-free walk. The stats were nearly flawless, landing every GIR and putting to a 1.500 average. He already sits 14th on the Web.com Tour money list and would lock up a 2016-17 PGA TOUR card with a victory on Sunday.
Jun 25 - 8:16 PM

Robert Garrigus stalled out to a 1-under-par 35-35=70 in the third round of the Quicken Loans National to reach the three-quarter pole on 7-under 206, eight in arrears to 54-hole leader Billy Hurley III.

The 38-year-old began the third round in a three-way T8 on 6-under, five back of overnight co-leaders Hurley III and Jon Rahm. He mustered seven (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, posting negative numbers across the board, with one notable exception, a 1.807 in SG: Putting. The Idaho native entered the week ranked 194th on TOUR in SGP, and thru 54 holes, is No. 2 with a cumulative 6.487. He was 3-under on his lap thru 14 holes, erasing bogey at the second with birdies on Nos. 5, 6, 11 and 13, but bogeyed 15 and 18 coming to the house, missing par-savers from 5'5" and 6'2", respectively. Three of his birdies traveled between 10 and 18 feet, but his longest of the day dropped from 18'3" for par at the third. Garrigus has connected three straight red numbers for the first time in five months.
Jun 25 - 7:28 PM

Hall of Famer Vijay Singh bobbed and weaved to an even-par 37-34=71 in today's third round of the Quicken Loans National to post 8-under 205, down three places into a two-way T6, a distant seven in arrears to 54-hole leader Billy Hurley III.

The 53-year-old began the third frame in solo third on 8-under, three shy of overnight co-leaders Hurley III and Jon Rahm. He broke even with five birdies against five bogeys on just five (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation. After posting positive numbers with the flat stick over the first two rounds, the Big Fijian suffered through a -2.071 in R3. To be fair, he's trying to become the oldest winner on TOUR ever (Sam Snead was 52 when he won the 1965 Wyndham). Despite the dropped shots, he did manage memorable non-conventional birdies on Nos. 11 and 18, each from between 50 and 54 feet from off the green, including the latter using the flat stick for a walk-off 3.
Jun 25 - 7:12 PM

Webb Simpson orchestrated a 3-under-par 35-33=68 in today's third round of the Quicken Loans National to reach 10-under 203, five shy of 54-hole leader Billy Hurley III.

The 30-year-old began Moving Day on 7-under (T4), four back of overnight co-leaders Hurley III and Jon Rahm. Five birdies against two bogeys later, he's still T4. The Wake Forest alum squared the second and the ninth, missing a 5'2" par-saver at the former, and 3-putting the latter from 11'6", but erased those with birdies at Nos. 4, 7, 8, 16 and 17. His split included a 23'5" roll for birdie-2 at the seventh with the other four each dropping from inside of nine feet. Simpson also drained three par putts from between five and seven feet. He peppered 11 (of 14) fairways and is T1 in that stat thru 54 holes at 78.57 percent (33/42), and is also T1 in GIR at 83.33 percent (45/54), despite a week-low 13 in R3.
Jun 25 - 7:00 PM

Overnight co-leader Jon Rahm pieced together a 1-under-par 34-36=70 in the third round of the Quicken Loans National to post 12-under 201, down two spots to solo third, three back of 54-hole leader Billy Hurley III, who shot 67.

The 21-year-old co-led with Hurley III on 11-under after opening his tourney debut in 64-67. It was his first 36-hole lead/co-lead in his sixth career start and he's the first player to lead/co-lead following the first and second rounds of their first pro start since Russell Henley at the 2013 Sony Open, which he went on to win. The former ASU standout digressed to seven (of 14) fairways and 11 greens in regulation, but posted 1.636 putts per GIR. Thru 54 holes, he leads in the latter with a cumulative 1.541. Rahm camouflaged back-to-back bogeys on Nos. 3 and 4 (3-putt from 30'2") with birdies on holes 1, 5, 8 and 9 to turn 2-under. He dropped shots on 11, after hitting his tee ball in the water, and the par-3 14th after shanking his tee shot, but steadied with four pars and a final birdie from 7'0" at the par-5 16th.
Jun 25 - 6:44 PM

Hall of Famer Ernie Els painted a bogey-free 6-under-par 33-32=65 in today's third round of the Quicken Loans National for a three-day tally of 13-under 200, up two spots to solo second, two swings shy of 54-hole leader Billy Hurley III.

The 46-year-old will be going for his 20th TOUR title in his 420th career start, first since the 2012 Open Championship, and will be in the final pairing on Sunday with Hurley III, who's chasing his maiden victory in his 104th career start. Els began Moving Day in a four-way T4 on 7-under and posted the round of the day with four birdies and a hole-out eagle-2 on the 12th from 157 yards away (video link below). He striped a week-best nine (of 14) fairways and hit 12 greens in regulation, posting a stellar 6.282 in SG: Total. The South African's split included an 18'2" birdie-2 at the seventh and a 23'8" roll on the par-4 14th that completed his scoring. He missed a couple of great chances on 15 and 16, both from inside of six feet, but otherwise recorded his third straight positive number with the flat stick.
Jun 25 - 6:26 PM

Overnight co-leader and sponsor invite Billy Hurley III fashioned a bogey-free 4-under-par 33-34=67 in today's third round of the Quicken Loans National to post 15-under 198, good for a two-shot lead over Hall of Famer Ernie Els.

The 34-year-old co-led with playing competitor Jon Rahm on 11-under after opening in 64-67. It's was his third 36-hole lead/co-lead in his 104th career start, first since the 2014 Greenbrier where he eventually finished T4. The Maryland resident striped 10 (of 14) fairways and peppered 14 greens in regulation, posting 3.670 in SG: Tee-to-Green. Thru 54 holes, he leads in the latter with a cumulative 13.547. Hurley III circled four, three from inside of nine feet with a long of 14'8" at the par4 14th that completed his scoring. Playing this season on conditional status, he entered the week 198th in the FedExCup standings. His career best on TOUR is T4 here in 2012.
Jun 25 - 6:04 PM

Past champ Bill Haas handed in a bogey-free 3-under-par 33-35=68 after the third round of the Quicken Loans National for a 54-hole total of 10-under 203, five back of 54-hole leader Billy Hurley III.

The 34-year-old began the third frame in a four-way T4 on 7-under and with play winding down, he's still T4. He circled three straight on holes 5-7, each from inside of seven feet, and completed his lap with 11 consecutive pars. Haas gained 4.810 strokes tee-to-green, but posted a disappointing -1.522 in SG: Putting. He missed prime scoring chances from 4'4", 7'10", and 6'2", but on the plus side, is bogey-free over his last 43 holes.
Jun 25 - 5:51 PM

PGA TOUR rookie Harold Varner III finished off his third round of the Quicken Loan National with a trio of highlight-reel par breakers en route to a 1-under-par 37-33=70 and a three-day total of 8-under 205.

The 25-year-old was sleepwalking at birdie-less 3-over on his lap thru 15 holes before awaking to play his final three holes in eagle-birdie-birdie, reducing his slide down the leaderboard to just two spots on the day and into solo sixth with play still in progress. Before the run to the finish, he had carded 13 pars and bogeyed the par-4 fifth (3-putt from 27'7"), and doubled the 14th, 3-putting as well from 30 feet. All was forgotten however, as the Ohio native holed his third from 88 yards for eagle-3 at 16, dropped a 43'11" bomb for birdie-3 at 17, and rolled in a 19-footer using the flat stick from the fringe for a walk-off birdie-3.
Jun 25 - 5:39 PM

Erik Compton awoke to shoot a 3-under-par 36-32=68 in the third round of the Quicken Loans National and posted 7-under 206, up nine places to T7 with play still in progress.

The 36-year-old opened his sixth appearance in 68-70 to begin the third round on 4-under (T16). He found eight (of 14) fairways and hit 13 greens in regulation, recording positive numbers in all strokes gained categories, led by 2.736 SG: Tee-to-Green. The Florida native and resident was 1-over on his lap thru 12 holes, erasing birdies at Nos. 1 and 3 with bogeys at 5, 8 (3-putt from 40'4") and 11, before connecting four straight circles on holes 13-16. Two of those traveled less than two feet but two found the bottom of the cup from between 13 and 15 feet. Compton's long of the day however, was a 28-footer for birdie-3 at the third.
Jun 25 - 4:52 PM

Gary Woodland rallied for a 2-under-par 35-34=69 in today's third round of the Quicken Loans National to reach the three-quarter pole on 6-under 207, up seven places on the live leaderboard to T9.

The 32-year-old opened his sixth appearance in twin 69s, and liked them so much he added a third. Interestingly enough, his best at Congressional is also 69, shot two other times, most recent before this week was in R3 in 2014. The Kansas alum 4-putted the par-4 third (from 57'9") but otherwise kept the card clean, including a 17-foot par save on the par-4 17th. He circled three conventional birdies on holes 4, 8 and 9, each from inside of 10 feet, and completed his scoring with a chip-in birdie-3 at the 15th from 35'11" away. In total, Woodland hit 13 greens in regulation and posted a pedestrian 1.923 putts per GIR.
Jun 25 - 4:30 PM

PGA TOUR and Greenbrier Resort officials announced today that The Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, has been cancelled due to the devastating flooding caused by record rainfalls throughout West Virginia.

"We are heartbroken by the devastation that the residents of West Virginia are experiencing at this time and the reports of lives lost due to the terrible flooding," said PGA TOUR Commissioner Tim Finchem. The press release also mentioned that The Old White TPC, host course for the tournament, suffered extensive damage from the flooding and is beyond reasonable repair to conduct the tournament, TOUR officials said. Danny Lee would have been the defending champion after winning last year's edition in a four-man playoff to claim his first TOUR title in his 98th career start.
Jun 25 - 3:57 PM

Kevin Chappell signed for a 2-under-par 35-34=69 after the third round of the Quicken Loans National to reach the three-quarter mark on 5-under 208, up 10 spots to T15 with play still in progress.

The 29-year-old improved to a perfect 6-for-6 at the Quicken Loans with opening rounds of 70-69. His best finish thus far is T18 last year at Robert Trent Jones GC. The UCLA product began the third round on 3-under (T25) and erased a lone bogey at the par-4 fourth (failed sand save) with birdies at Nos. 6, 9 and 12. He landed nine (of 14) fairways and a week-low 13 greens in regulation, posting a -0.779 in SG: Around-the-Green but salvaged the round with 2.069 in SG: Putting. Chappell's improvement with the flat stick is encouraging after losing 5.269 in SGP over the first two rounds. His split included a 10-footer at the par-4 12th and a 20'4" roll on the par-5 ninth and also holed three par putts from between six and nine feet.
Jun 25 - 3:44 PM

Sponsor invite Wesley Bryan spun a 4-under-par 34-33=67 in the third round of the Quicken Loans National for a 54-hole total of 6-under 207, up 28 spots to T8 with play still in progress.

The 26-year-old leads the Web.com Tour money list with two wins in 10 events. He has five top 10s total, including a T9 at last week's inaugural Nashville Open, which came on the heels of a T58 in his PGA TOUR (pro) debut at the St. Jude Classic (T58). The Augusta, Georgia, resident began his third frame on 2-under (T36) after opening his tournament debut in 66-74. He split 10 (of 14) fairways and hit 10 greens in regulation, circling five for a tidy 1.500 putts per GIR. Bryan birdied Nos. 4, 6, 7, 14 and 15, each from inside of 12 feet, and went 7-for-8 in scrambling, suffering a lone blemish at the par-5 ninth on a failed sand save.
Jun 25 - 2:39 PM

Wes Roach styled a 5-under-par 33-33=66 in today's third round of the Quicken Loans National for a three-day tally of 6-under 207, up 38 places on the live leaderboard to T9 and matching the low round in the clubhouse with Aaron Baddeley. UPDATE: With play completed, Ernie Els shot a 65 for the low round of the day.

The 27-year-old was fifth alternate when the field was published last Friday and was the last man in when Ricky Barnes bowed out. He's making his second QLN appearance after a missed cut (by six) in 2014 following rounds of 75-76. The Web.com Tour grad began the third round on 1-under (T47) after opening in 72-69. He striped 10 (of 14) fairways and hit 13 greens in regulation, posting 4.938 SG: Tee-to-Green though 0.282 in SG: Putting. Roach went out in 33 with four birdies overshadowing a 3-putt bogey (from 20'0") at the par-4 fifth, and came home in blemish-free 2-under 33, adding further birdies at 11 and 16 and an 8'5" one-putt par on the 18th. Four of his five traditional conversions traveled less than six feet with a long of 10'5" dropping at the par-4 fourth, and opened his lap with a pitch-in birdie from 25'11" away at the par-4 first.
Jun 25 - 1:47 PM



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