Farmers Insurance Open: Justin Rose ties 54-hole record to take lead into final round

first_img Tiger Woods happy to be on course again: ‘I missed it’ Scott, who last won on the PGA Tour in 2016, jumped into second after carding seven birdies and one eagle. He finished the third round 7-under 65. Rahm has fond memories at Torrey Pines. He got engaged at the golf facility that butts up to the Pacific Ocean and now, he is only a few strokes away from his third win on tour. Rahm had six birdies to help shoot a 4-under 68.Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel and Hideki Matsuyama share a tie for sixth place (11 under) with two other golfers. McIlroy offset two bogeys with five birdies to shoot 3-under 69 and jump three places up the leaderboard.Roars for @McIlroyRory. ⤵️🕳 pic.twitter.com/RO2zsO3yyh— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 26, 2019Both Horschel and Matsuyama didn’t improve on their previous rounds, but were able to stay in the top 10 after late birdies.Jason Day, last season’s Farmers Insurance Open champion, is in a six-way tie for 16th place (9 under) after shooting 3-under 69. Tony Finau and Patrick Reed join Day after matching 3 under on the third day. Farmers Insurance Open: Justin Rose grabs lead after stellar 6-under 66 The world No. 1 is still No. 1 on the leaderboard after the third round at the Farmers Insurance Open.Justin Rose tied the 54-hole record after carding a 3-under 69 on Saturday at Torrey Pines Golf Course in San Diego, Calif. Rose holds a three-shot lead over the rest of the field with a tournament total of 18 under. Rose was on pace to break the record — set by Kyle Stanley in 2012 — after opening his round with three birdies and an eagle on the par-5 9th hole.center_img Jordan Spieth sits in a sizable tie for 25th place (7 under). He followed an eagle and a birdie with a triple-bogey on the par-4 15th hole to finish even-par 72.Last three holes for Jordan Spieth:• Eagle• Birdie• Triple bogeyEven par. Golf is hard. pic.twitter.com/JsIGi8kB38— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 26, 2019Round 4 will continue with the split-tee format. The leaders will tee off at 10:15 a.m. local time. The leader has extended the lead.EAGLE for @JustinRose99. 🦅He’s ahead by 4 @FarmersInsOpen.#LiveUnderPar pic.twitter.com/uYyneYStN7— PGA TOUR (@PGATOUR) January 26, 2019But, double bogeys on the par-4 4th and 14th holes and a bogey on the par-5 18th hole tarnished his scorecard.Adam Scott and Jon Rahm remain in contention after finishing in second (15 under) and third place (14 under), respectively. Related Newslast_img read more

"Farmers Insurance Open: Justin Rose ties 54-hole record to take lead into final round"