Wyndham Clark smashed the Pebble Seaside course report with a 12-under 60 as he surged right into a one-shot lead after three rounds in California.
The US Open champion is 17-under par on the Pebble Seaside Professional-Am, one away from Ludvig Åberg and two forward of Matthieu Pavon, a winner eventually week’s Farmers Insurance coverage Open in San Diego.
Clark went out in 28 with 4 birdies and two eagles after which got here dwelling in 32 as his again 9 featured 5 birdies plus his sole blemish of the day.
The 30-year-old missed a putt from 26 toes on the 18th for a 59 – a rating Joaquin Niemann had recorded during the ongoing LIV Golf event in Mexico.
Clark eclipsed the 62s Tom Kite (1983), David Duval (1997), Patrick Cantlay (2021) and Matthias Schwab (2022) had beforehand shot at Pebble Seaside.
Justin Rose is the highest-placed British participant on the leaderboard at 11 beneath, six pictures behind Clark, after he carded a bogey-free six-under 66.
Rory McIlroy, nevertheless, is 15 pictures adrift on two beneath after following opening rounds of 71 and 74 with a three-under 69.
World No 1 Scottie Scheffler, Justin Thomas – concentrating on a primary victory because the 2022 PGA Championship – and Jason Day are within the pack tied sixth on 13 beneath.
Day rose 28 locations on Saturday after a nine-under 63, which contained eight birdies, an eagle and a sole bogey.
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