Third round action at the 2012 WGC-HSBC is set to tee off Friday evening in the United States and Saturday morning in Guangdong at the Mission Hills Golf Club. Louis Oosthuizen is atop the leaderboard at 16-under after firing a 9-under 63 in second round action. He is trailed by Adam Scott and Ernie Els who are tied for second place at 11-under heading into third round play.
Threesomes will hit the course beginning at 8:25 a.m. local time, 8:25 p.m ET. Half of the field will tee off from the 10th hole, while the rest of the field -- including tournament leader Oosthuizen will tee off on the first hole.
The South African Oosthuizen will tee off with Els and Scott at 10:25 p.m. ET, while Shane Lowry and Jason Dufner -- who are tied for fourth place at 9-under -- will tee off with Phil Mickelson at 10:15 p.m. ET on the first hole. Mickelson is currently tied for sixth place with fellow American Dustin Johnson, who is tied with three other golfers at 8-under.
Third round play will be televised live on The Golf Channel
A complete listing of third round tee times and a full tournament leaderboard can be found at the WGC-HSBC's official website.