Zozo Championship R3

Justin Thomas holds on to lead

October 22-25
Sherwood Country Club, Thousand Oaks, California
$8,000,000
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4




Justin Thomas caught a break late in his round in the Zozo Championship and made two birdie putts to close with a 5-under 67 for a 19-under, 197 total and a one-shot lead over Jon Rahm.


“Didn’t have my best stuff by any means, but to shoot a round like that is huge on a course like this. Usually I’m grinding to shoot a 1-, 2-, 3-under. Here at Sherwood, the scores are very low and you need to be able to, crazy as it is, shoot 5-under to keep pace.”

Rahm was on great form on Saturday and was 6-under at the turn, he closed with a 63.



“Tee to green was pretty much the same. Maybe just a little bit better, but I made the putts, which always helps, right? Making the putt on 1 and 2 freed me up a little bit. Got a really, really good round going early on.”

Lanto Griffin took the lead early on Saturday with four straight birdies and held it until two bogeys over the last four holes held him back and he closed with a 68.


Phil Mickelson’s round started well with seven birdies in eight holes, but a double bogey on the par-3 3rd and a bogey on the last hole meant closing with a 67.

Tiger Woods, who recovered from an opening 74 with a second round 66, faced another hard round and had to settle for a 71.

“The golf course was gettable and I just didn’t do it.”



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Asked about the Masters, Woods confirmed that the annual Champions Dinner will still be held this year, although it has been relocated to a different room to allow for social distancing.

“I think we’re not going to get a lot of the past champions coming because obviously they’re at the at-risk age,” said Woods. “It’s going to be a shame, but this is unlike any times we’ve ever had in the past, so we’ve got to do what we can do to obviously have the traditions that we’d like to have but also maintain safety guidelines.”

There has been no announcement so far about the Par-3 Contest.




Pos.
Player
To Par
R1
R2
R3
Total
1
Justin Thomas
-19
65
65
67
197
2
Jon Rahm
-18
68
67
63
198
3
Lanto Griffin
-17
66
65
68
199
T4
Patrick Cantlay
-16
67
65
68
200
T4
Sebastián Muñoz
-16
64
70
66
200
T4
Ryan Palmer
-16
69
65
66
200
T7
Matthew Fitzpatrick
-15
69
65
67
201
T7
Dylan Frittelli
-15
66
65
70
201
T7
Brian Harman
-15
66
68
67
201
T7
Scottie Scheffler
-15
67
65
69
201
T7
Webb Simpson
-15
69
65
67
201
T7
Bubba Watson
-15
70
63
68
201
T13
Tony Finau
-14
69
64
69
202
T13
Cameron Smith
-14
67
69
66
202
T15
Cameron Champ
-13
70
68
65
203
T15
Joel Dahmen
-13
68
70
65
203
T15
Russell Henley
-13
68
72
63
203
T15
Jason Kokrak
-13
69
65
69
203
T15
Alex Noren
-13
67
68
68
203
T20
Corey Conners
-12
69
67
68
204
T20
Satoshi Kodaira
-12
68
66
70
204
T20
Kevin Na
-12
70
65
69
204
T20
Joaquin Niemann
-12
70
66
68
204
T20
Patrick Reed
-12
70
63
71
204
T25
Harris English
-11
66
67
72
205
T25
Sungjae Im
-11
68
68
69
205
T25
Takumi Kanaya
-11
70
67
68
205
T25
Brad Kennedy
-11
72
67
66
205
T25
Carlos Ortiz
-11
72
65
68
205
T25
Richy Werenski
-11
72
61
72
205
T31
Daniel Berger
-10
69
68
69
206
T31
Viktor Hovland
-10
71
64
71
206
T31
Kevin Kisner
-10
66
67
73
206
T31
Andrew Landry
-10
69
67
70
206
T31
Justin Rose
-10
67
67
72
206
T36
Jim Herman
-9
70
65
72
207
T36
Mackenzie Hughes
-9
67
72
68
207
T36
Rory McIlroy
-9
73
67
67
207
T39
Jason Day
-8
68
71
69
208
T39
Tyler Duncan
-8
68
68
72
208
T39
Talor Gooch
-8
74
63
71
208
T39
Mark Hubbard
-8
67
70
71
208
T39
Shugo Imahira
-8
75
64
69
208
T39
Collin Morikawa
-8
71
65
72
208
T39
Shaun Norris
-8
68
73
67
208
T39
Xander Schauffele
-8
69
72
67
208
T39
Brendon Todd
-8
69
69
70
208
T48
Byeong Hun An
-7
74
68
67
209
T48
Paul Casey
-7
69
71
69
209
T48
Gunn Charoenkul
-7
73
67
69
209
T48
Tyrrell Hatton
-7
65
68
76
209
T48
Ryo Ishikawa
-7
73
66
70
209
T48
Jazz Janewattananond
-7
73
66
70
209
T48
Chan Kim
-7
69
73
67
209
T48
Matt Kuchar
-7
70
69
70
209
T48
Hideki Matsuyama
-7
70
71
68
209
T48
Nick Taylor
-7
70
68
71
209
T58
Abraham Ancer
-6
67
66
77
210
T58
Tom Hoge
-6
71
70
69
210
T58
Jordan Spieth
-6
70
66
74
210
T58
Brendan Steele
-6
72
70
68
210
T62
Rickie Fowler
-5
71
67
73
211
T62
Kevin Streelman
-5
74
67
70
211
T64
Tommy Fleetwood
-4
70
68
74
212
T64
Adam Hadwin
-4
75
67
70
212
T64
Harry Higgs
-4
73
66
73
212
T64
Billy Horschel
-4
72
67
73
212
T68
Rikuya Hoshino
-3
68
70
75
213
T68
Phil Mickelson
-3
72
74
67
213
T68
Matthew Wolff
-3
69
69
75
213
T68
Tiger Woods
-3
76
66
71
213
72
Adam Long
-1
77
72
66
215
73
Marc Leishman
E
71
73
72
216
74
Mikumu Horikawa
1
74
74
69
217
75
Danny Lee
2
72
76
70
218
76
Naoki Sekito
3
71
80
68
219
77
Michael Thompson
5
76
73
72
221
WD
Gary Woodland
E
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