CJ Cup at Shadow Creek: 3 issues to know after Spherical 3

CJ Cup at Shadow Creek: 3 things to know after Round 3

Russell Henley

Russell Henley hits his tee shot on the thirteenth gap at Shadow Creek Golf Course on Saturday.

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Eleven months and sooner or later in the past, Russell Henley known as the obscure one-ball rule on himself. He had shot a 69 through the second spherical of the Mayakoba Golf Traditional, solely to understand after his spherical that he had performed two kinds of the identical ball. He was assessed eight penalty strokes, his 69 become a 77, and he missed the minimize. Eleven months and sooner or later leads, he leads. Karma. Listed here are three issues you might want to know after the third spherical of the CJ Cup at Shadow Creek Golf Course in Las Vegas. 

Russell Henley leads 

Henley was as flawless Saturday as he was sincere final November. 

He birdied the 4th, seventh and tenth by twelfth holes and made no bogies on his technique to a 5-under 67, a 15-under whole and a three-stroke lead over Xander Schauffele, Jason Kokrak, Lanto Griffin and Talor Gooch. Henley began the day 4 photographs again, and he ended it three photographs forward. 

“I putted very well. Left myself in some good spots to make some birdies and had some very nice par saves and scrambled nicely,” Henley stated. “Did a number of good issues.” 

4 gamers are tied for second 

Kokrak, Griffin and Gooch rose up the leaderboard. Griffin shot a 6-under 66, with a bogey on the par-5 18 after hitting his drive into the water; Kokrak shot a 4-under 68; and Gooch a 3-under 69. 

Schauffele fell down the leaderboard. He began the day with a three-stroke lead, however bogeyed 4 holes and shot a 2-over 74. 

Justin Thomas, Tyrrell Hatton and Jason Day are 5 photographs again of Henley, and Collin Morikawa is six behind. 

Brooks Koepka shoots 68 once more 

Brooks Koepka, who has not performed in two months as a result of recurring knee points, shot his second straight 4-under 68 and is 9 photographs again of Henley. 

Rory McIlroy fired a 6-under 66 and is seven behind. 

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