The 54-hole leader/co-leader has won 48 times, most recently Tiger Woods in 2008.
The third-round leader/co-leader has gone on to win 11 of 24 stroke-play events on the PGA TOUR this season, most recently Jason Day at the HP Byron Nelson Championship.
Third-round leads of the previous four U.S. Opens hosted at Pebble Beach Golf Links:
|2000||Tiger Woods||8-under 205||10 over Ernie Els|
|1992||Gil Morgan||4-under 212||1 over three players|
|1982||Bill Rogers, Tom Watson||4-under 212||2 over four players|
|1972||Jack Nicklaus||Even par 216||1 over three players|