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DJ making run at RBC Canadian Open title

Dustin Johnson current official PGA TOUR headshot (Photo by Caryn Levy/PGA TOUR) ***Local Caption*** Dustin Johnson

Dustin Johnson current official PGA TOUR headshot (Photo by Caryn Levy/PGA TOUR) ***Local Caption*** Dustin Johnson

Saturday Update – PGA TOUR – RBC Canadian Open – Glen Abbey Golf Club – Oakville, Ontario –PGA TOUR LOGO

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.