New Leader After Round 3 at The Players Championship

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TPC at Sawgrass, Ponte Vedra Beach, FL — March 16, 2024

They call Saturday at a PGA tournament “Moving Day.” During Round Three of The Players Championship, there was a lot of movement at the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course.

With back-to-back 65s, Wyndham Clark started the day with a four-stroke lead over his closest pursuer. His Saturday score of 70 moved him back in touch with the field at 16 under. Xander Schaufele’s 65 matched his Round One score and moved him past Clark into the lead at 17 under par. Brian Harman shot even par 72 in the opening round. Friday’s 65 and Saturday’s 64 moved Harman to third on the leaderboard at 15 under. Six golfers are within five strokes of Schauffele’s lead heading into Sunday’s final round.

Round Three Leaderboard

*Started Round on Back Nine

POS NAME TO PAR R1 R2 R3 TOTAL
1 Xander Schauffele -17 65* 69 65 199
2 Wyndham Clark -16 65 65* 70 200
3 Brian Harman -15 72 65* 64 201
T4 Maverick McNealy -13 67* 68 68 203
T4 Matt Fitzpatrick -13 66 69* 68 203
T6 Sahith Theegala -12 70 67* 67 204
T6 Scottie Scheffler -12 67 69* 68 204
8 Nate Lashley -11 68* 70 67 205
T9 Taylor Montgomery -10 68* 70 68 206
T9 Hideki Matsuyama -10 69 69* 68 206
T9 J.T. Poston -10 69* 68 69 206
T12 Doug Ghim -9 71 70* 66 207
T12 Ludvig Aberg -9 67* 73 67 207
T12 Christiaan Bezuidenhout -9 69* 70 68 207
T12 Rory McIlroy -9 65* 73 69 207
T12 C.T. Pan -9 69* 68 70 207
T17 Sam Burns -8 73* 70 65 208
T17 Adam Schenk -8 71 71* 66 208
T17 Joel Dahmen -8 74* 67 67 208
T17 Austin Eckroat -8 71 69* 68 208
T17 Matthew NeSmith -8 73* 67 68 208
T17 Sepp Straka -8 68 70* 70 208
T17 Matthias Schmid -8 68* 68 72 208
T24 Peter Malnati -7 70 73* 66 209
T24 Si Woo Kim -7 70* 71 68 209
T24 Emiliano Grillo -7 69 71* 69 209
T24 Sam Ryder -7 70 69* 70 209
T24 Corey Conners -7 68* 68 73 209
T29 Brice Garnett -6 71 72* 67 210
T29 Tony Finau -6 69 72* 69 210
T29 Taylor Moore -6 72 68* 70 210
T29 Collin Morikawa -6 71 69* 70 210
T29 Jason Day -6 67* 71 72 210
T29 Nick Taylor -6 66* 68 76 210
T35 Aaron Rai -5 71* 72 68 211
T35 Jake Knapp -5 71 72* 68 211
T35 Sungjae Im -5 70 72* 69 211
T35 Tommy Fleetwood -5 70* 72 69 211
T35 Alex Noren -5 71 70* 70 211
T35 Chan Kim -5 70* 71 70 211
T35 Lee Hodges -5 69 70* 72 211
T35 Chris Kirk -5 68* 70 73 211
T35 Tom Hoge -5 67 69* 75 211
T44 David Lipsky -4 73 70* 69 212
T44 Sami Valimaki -4 71 72* 69 212
T44 Mackenzie Hughes -4 70* 73 69 212
T44 Dylan Wu -4 69* 74 69 212
T44 Kurt Kitayama -4 70 71* 71 212
T44 Cameron Young -4 70* 69 73 212
T44 Ryan Moore -4 70 69* 73 212
T51 Martin Laird -3 70* 73 70 213
T51 Zac Blair -3 73 70* 70 213
T51 J.J. Spaun -3 72* 71 70 213
T51 Adam Scott -3 70* 72 71 213
T51 Viktor Hovland -3 73* 69 71 213
T51 Jimmy Stanger -3 69* 73 71 213
T51 Denny McCarthy -3 71* 71 71 213
T51 Shane Lowry -3 71 70* 72 213
T51 Mark Hubbard -3 68* 73 72 213
T51 Harris English -3 69* 69 75 213
T61 Francesco Molinari -2 72* 69 73 214
T61 Ben Martin -2 72 71* 71 214
63 Tyler Duncan -2 67* 75 72 214
T64 Patrick Cantlay -1 72* 70 73 215
T64 Andrew Putnam -1 69* 74 72 215
T66 Keith Mitchell E 69* 71 76 216
T66 Min Woo Lee E 73* 70 73 216
T68 Gary Woodland 1 70* 73 74 217
T68 Max Homa 1 68 75* 74 217
T68 Thomas Detry 1 71 72* 74 217
T71 Grayson Murray 3 73* 69 77 219
T71 Seamus Power 3 72* 69 78 219
T71 Rickie Fowler 3 74 69* 76 219