Tournament Notes and Quotes
Emiliano Grillo, the tournament leader after 36 holes, shot a (-3) 68 to hold on to a slim lead (-16) over Tom Hoge (-15) who carded a (-6) 65 in the third round of the Mayakoba Golf Classic at Playa del Carmen, Mexico.
Viktor Hovland (-14) and Adam Long (-13) each shot eight-under (63) while Justin Thomas carded an impressive (62) and is a stroke back and T-5 with Patrick Rodgers at (-12).
Thomas birdied five of his last seven holes en route to a bogey-free 9-under, one stroke shy of the tournament record.
Steve Stricker, 53, posted a 6-under( 65), his lowest score on Tour since 2018 and moved into the top 15.
Sunday Tee Times (8:10am) - (link)
(Leaders tee-off at 10am).
Emiliano Grillo 66-63-68—197 (-16)
Tom Hoge 66-67-65—198 (-15)
Viktor Hovland 67-69-63—199 (-14)
Adam Long 70-67-63—200 (-13)
Full 54-Hole Leaderboard - (link)
What They’re Saying
Grillo Holds One Shot Lead (ESPN/AP)
Thomas: “Trying to birdie Every Hole” (Golf Channel)
LPGA’s Cristie Kerr, Caddy Hurt Friday in Golf Cart Crash, WD (Golf com)
Justin Thomas Says: Criticism of DeChambeau is Laughable (Golf com)
Emiliano Grillo’s Third Round Highlights (PGA Tour com)
Parting Putt (Make it an Ace)
Tony Finau Aces the short, Par-3, fourth hole on Saturday (Golf Channel)