The Starter: Round 3, RBC Canadian Open

July 22, 2011
PGA TOUR staff
Groups we're watching
Tee time Players  
12:55 a.m. ET
No. 1
Chad Campbell, Michael Thompson, Paul Goydos
Campbell is doing what all players have tried to do at Shaughnessy -- he's hitting the fairways. He's been 12 of 14 all day, and will hard to beat if he keeps finding the short grass.
12:45 a.m. ET
No. 1
Lee Janzen, Charl Schwartzel, Geoff Ogilvy
Janzen knows a thing or too about long rough -- he's won two U.S. Opens. Schwartzel (2010 Masters) and Ogilvy (2006 U.S. Open) are also major champions.
12:35 p.m. ET
No. 1
Rickie Fowler, Jerry Kelly, Kris Blanks
Reigning PGA TOUR Rookie of the Year Fowler has shot rounds of 69-69 and is looking to win for the first time on TOUR. TOUR veteran Kris Blanks, 38, is also looking to win for the first time.
12:25 p.m. ET
No. 1
David Hearn, Adam Hadwin, Scott McCarron
Both David Hearn and Adam Hadwin hope to become the first Canadian to win their nation's championship in 57 years. McCarron, 46, looks to win for the first time since 2001.
MORE ROUND 3: Tee Times | TOUR REPORT: Canadian Open news, notes

The third round of the RBC Canadian Open is set to begin. CBS will televise live action on Saturday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

WHAT TO WATCH IN ROUND 3Canadians playing the weekend: David Hearn and Adam Hadwin lead the charge of Canadian's attempting to win their nation's championship. At 2 under, Hearn and Hadwin sit two shots back of the lead, while Brad Fritsche and Matt McQuillan are five shots back, at one over. Dustin Risdon also made the cut. Story

Round 3 weather forecast
Partly cloudy
Temp: 74 high/56 low
Overcast. Winds around 5 mph.
Here are some of the players you'll see during Saturday's coverage on the CBS:
Chad Campbell bettered his 1-under 69 in Round 1 with a 3-under 67 in Round 2 and shares the second-round lead with Michael Thompson. Campbell is making just his third start in the RBC Canadian Open. He finished tied for 26th in 2004 and tied for 56th last year. Campbell has won four times on TOUR titles, most recently the 2007 Viking Classic. Campbells lone top-10 finish of the year came last week at the British Open, where he finished T5.
Co-leader Michael Thompson bettered his even-par 70 in Round 1 with a 4-under 66 in Round 2. He birdied three of his last four holes en route to the 66 (hole Nos. 15, 16 and 18). The PGA TOUR rookie earned his card by virtue of his tied for 16th finish at q-school this year. He has now made five consecutive cuts in 2011. The second-round leader/co-leader has gone on to win just seven of 30 stroke-play events on TOUR this year (most recently Darren Clarke at last weeks British Open).
Following his 1-under 69 in round one, 46 year-old Lee Janzen posted a 2-under 68 to start the weekend at 3-under par, one shot off the lead. Janzen is making his 16th start at the RBC Canadian Open this week -- his first was in 1990. In his previous 15 starts, he has amassed three top-10 finishes. His best finish at the RBC Canadian Open was a tied for third in 1999 (Glen Abbey GC). His best recent finish was in 2009, when he tied for fifth honors at Glen Abbey.

FedExCup bubble: Co-leader Michael Thompson is currently 110th in FedExCup points, and looks to move up with a good finish this weekend. Lee Janzen, currently 181st in FedExCup points, looks to get inside the all important top 125. Projected points