Saturday Update – PGA TOUR – RBC Canadian Open – Glen Abbey Golf Club – Oakville, Ontario –
Dustin Johnson, world No. 2, eyes his third PGA Tour title of the season this weekend in Canada.
Tied at the top at 8-under at the moment, Johnson is early in his third-round at the RBC Canadian Open just a week ahead of the PGA Championship – the season’s final major.
DJ is tied with Kelly Kraft a shot ahead of three players including 2013 champion Brandt Snedeker, who made five straight birdies Saturday in the third round to race up the leader board. He is T-3 alongside Luke List and Steve Wheatcroft, who finished off a round of 8-under-64 at Glen Abbey Golf Club in Ontario.
A host of players are three back at T-6 including Matt Kuchar.
Other Golf News:
- Miguel Angel Jimenez – The Most Interesting Man in Golf – leads the Senior Open Championship at Carnoustie in Scotland. Jimenez fired a third-round 7-under-65 to reach 11-under overall through 54 holes. He has a four-shot lead over four players including Joe Durant and Tom Pernice Jr.
- Four-ball matches continue Saturday in the UL International Cup with the top two teams from each Pool A and Pool B advancing to Sunday Singles. No team is safe to advance at the moment other than England, which acquired enough points to advance with a 7&5 victory in the first match Saturday. Team USA and Team China are mounting charges to advance.
- Tiger Woods ruled himself out of the PGA Championship next week marking the first time he has missed all four majors in a season. Woods has slipped to No. 628 in the Official World Golf Rankings.