Two outsiders, Will Zalatoris and Matt Fitzpatrick, are at the top of the US Open rankings, after the third lap played despite the strong wind on the Brookline (Massachusetts) course. The American no.14 in the world and the Briton no.18 were among the few to be left under par in a really complicated round that saw Friday's leader, Collin Morikawa, collapse to 17 / o place with an embarrassing +7.
Will Zalatoris and Matt Fitzpatrick, results
Zalatoris instead made only one mistake, against four birdies, and jumped 14 places, while Fitzpatrick placed five birdies and now lead with a total of -4, still quite modest after 54 holes in a tournament of the Slam.
Behind them, detached by a blow, is the Spaniard Jon Rahm, who remains third. Behind is a trio made up of Canadian Adam Hadwin, American Keegan Bradley and world number 1, Scottie Scheffler. He chases the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy (-1), together with the Americans Joel Dahmen and Sam Burns.
Nick Hardy, tenth, is the last competitor to be in par (0): Among the other 54, in addition to Morikawa, co are Hideki Matusyama, winner of the Masters 2021, and Dustin Johnson, who is among the players banned from the Pga Tour for joining LIV Golf, but being cleared to play in the US Open.
The great show of the US Open 2022 continues (prize money 17.5 million dollars). We have reached the end of the third round of the historic American Major and balance reigns supreme. The leaderboard is led by two golfers, but there are ten protagonists gathered in just five strokes.
The fourth round will therefore be even more decisive and full of pathos than usual. The American Will Zalatoris and the English Matt Fitzpatrick lead the ranking with a score of -4 (206 hits). Both are among the best on Saturday thanks to laps of -3 and -2 respectively.
Very similar trend for the two treads, who are followed by a sly Jon Rahm. The Spaniard, despite the +1 of the day, is only one length behind the leaders, occupying the third position alone. On the par 70 course of The Country Club in Brookline (Massachusetts, United States) in fourth place with a score of -2 we find the Canadian Adam Hadwin and the Americans Keagan Bradley and Scottie Scheffler.
The number one in the Official World Golf Ranking moves up 4 positions and targets the leading pair. -1 and seventh place for the hosts Joel Dahmen and Sam Burns, and for the Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy. The European veteran runs into a +3 round but still remains in the leading positions.
He finally closes the top ten on par with the American par Nick Hardy. Collin Morikawa collapses completely, leader after half the race. The 25-year-old Californian runs into a sensational +7 (two double bogeys, four bogeys, one birdie) collapsing to 17th place with an overall score of +2.
Beau Hossler manages to do worse, who slips from third position to 33rd place due to a sensational +8 of the day. +4 finally on American Saturday for Guido Migliozzi. The blue places two birdies but six bogeys, losing five positions, settling in 45th place with a score of +6.