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US Open 2008 day three photos

Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson came off second best in his clash with Tiger Woods over the first two rounds and begins day three needing some magic

Phil Mickelson

But his faltering challenge is blown out of the water when he sees three pitches return to his feet en route to a nine on the 13th

Paul Casey

England's Paul Casey also has ground to make up but can only manage a 76 to slump to 12 over on Saturday

Ross McGowan

England's Ross McGowan is another early starter and cards 78 for 13 over on an overcast day at Torrey Pines

Sergio Garcia

Spain's Sergio Garcia grinds out a one-under round of 70 to creep quietly to three over and back into contention

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods starts one back and poised to attack - but a double-bogey at the 1st and a bogey at the 4th pegs him back

Luke Donald

Luke Donald is another player who starts the third round with a realistic chance but finishes on six over

Hunter Mahan

The exotically named Hunter Mahan sneaks under the radar and a 69 puts him on two over

Stuart Appleby wonders where it all went wrong

Overnight leader Stuart Appleby stumbles to an eight-over 79 and is surely now out of contention for the title on five over

Rocco Mediate

Rocco Mediate drops four shots on the back nine but a 72 keeps him in contention on one under

Lee Westwood

Westwood remains patient as the leaders fall away and leads in the clubhouse before Woods's late show

Tiger Woods

Woods had already carded an eagle at the 13th before chipping in from the rough surrounding the 17th for a birdie

Tiger Woods

And the fireworks continue at the last when Woods sinks a 25ft eagle putt to put him one clear going into the final day

see also
US Open 2008 day two photos
14 Jun 08 |  Golf
US Open 2008 day one photos
13 Jun 08 |  Golf

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