Tiger Woods started the third round with a four-shot lead. He struggled at times on Saturday, shooting one-under 71 to get to eight under for the tournament. His cushion is now only two shots over Y.E. Yang, his playing partner Sunday, and Padraig Harrington.
2 of 14John Biever/SI
got to six under with a birdie on No. 15 but finished with three consecutive bogeys.
3 of 14Robert Beck/SI
also contended at the British Open. He struggled to a 73 Saturday.
4 of 14Robert Beck/SI
had a hot putter and made six birdies, but four bogeys left him at three under for the tournament.
5 of 14John Biever/SI
is four shots back of Woods.
6 of 14John Biever/SI
shot 68 Saturday and is tied for fourth.
7 of 14Fred Vuich/SI
missed several putts under five feet on Saturday. His 75 dropped him to even par for the tournament.
8 of 14Robert Beck/SI
shot Saturday's low round, a five-under 67, to get to six under for the tournament.
9 of 14Robert Beck/SI
"If I have to take four shots over two days, and I've taken two the first day, I suppose we're halfway there," Harrington said. "Obviously to get a win, you've got to beat him by three tomorrow; that's a tall order."
10 of 14Robert Beck/SI
Harrington won two consecutive majors in 2008 when Tiger Woods was injured. On Sunday, he'll try to repeat at the PGA Championship with Woods in the field.
11 of 14Robert Beck/SI
shot 69 Saturday, but a bogey on the 18th hole dropped him into a tie for second and knocked him out of the final pairing with Tiger Woods. A light rain fell as the final groups were finishing the third round.
12 of 14Fred Vuich/SI
After nearly driving the green at the par-4 14th, Woods hit his first chip through the green. He purposely bladed a sand wedge from the fringe on his next shot and knocked it in for birdie.
13 of 14Fred Vuich/SI
Woods hit some poor shots in the third round but his short game kept him on top of the leaderboard.
14 of 14Robert Beck/SI
has been close many times but has yet to win a major. He'll have his work cut out for him in the final round after Saturday's 73.
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