PGA Championship 2012: Saturday Tee Times And Pairings

With rounds averaging nearly six hours and Joost Luiten unable to finish before the sun set over the South Carolina coast, tee times for the third round of the PGA Championship were delayed until Saturday morning. But Luiten cleaned up his final hole on Saturday, so play is moving on to the third round with two of the game's greats in the final pairing.

The wind was up on Friday, and Pete Dye's paspalum masterpiece ground down the world's best field as the highest scoring average in PGA Championship history (and highest in a major since the debacle at Shinnecock in '04) was set. There were more rounds in the 90s than there were in the 60s. But Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh held on and posted two of the handful of rounds under par, moving up the board to 4-under as the field tumbled backward.

Aside from Ben Hogan, Singh may be the most legendary workhorse in the history of the game. At age 49, he is still putting in time in the gym and on the range, where he's hit more balls than anyone in his generation. The putter and short game got hot on Friday, and he carded a remarkable 69. He's one of the best ball strikers to ever play, so he was able to manage the wind well. As is always the case with Singh, however, he'll need to keep that anchored flatstick on point to stay in contention.

Tiger Woods, who's also been on a hot streak with the putter since the weekend at Firestone, will be playing alongside Singh. Woods has become reliant on a cut shot, which many predicted would give him trouble at Kiawah, where multiple shot shapes are required. But he navigated the wind and avoided the big number with excellent play around the green. He's improved at each an every major this season, contending on the weekend at both Olympic and Lytham. This could be the week that he finally wins a major again. He'll go off with Singh at 3 p.m. ET.

The paspalum is still soft from all the rain this week, which prevented an all-out catastrophe on Friday. The wind conditions are supposed to be a little more benign over the weekend, so the bunched-up field could see a low number take control.

Here's a complete list of tee times:

8:50 a.m.: David Toms, John Huh
9 a.m.: Jason Dufner, Dustin Johnson
9:10 a.m.: Luke Donald, Chez Reavie
9:20 a.m.: Seung-Yul Noh, Sang Moon Bae
9:30 a.m.: Jim Furyk, Louis Oosthuizen
9:40 a.m.: Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke
9:50 a.m.: J.J. Henry, Ken Duke
10 a.m.: Marcus Fraser, Thorbjorn Olesen
10:10 a.m.: Bill Haas, Brendon de Jonge
10:20 a.m.: Paul Lawrie, Toru Taniguchi
10:30 a.m.: Retief Goosen, Justin Rose
10:40 a.m.: Bubba Watson, Rich Beem
10:50 a.m.: Matt Every, Jimmy Walker
11:10 a.m.: Steve Stricker, Cameron Tringale
11:20 a.m.: John Senden, Robert Garrigus
11:30 a.m.: Y.E. Yang, Alexander Noren
11:40 a.m.: Charl Schwartzel, Ernie Els
11:50 a.m.: George McNeill, David Lynn
12 p.m.: Gary Woodland, Geoff Ogilvy
12:10 p.m.: Ryo Ishikawa, Ben Curtis
12:20 p.m.: K.J. Choi, Greg Chalmers
12:30 p.m.: Scott Piercy, Marc Leishman
12:40 p.m.: Bo Van Pelt, Padraig Harrington
12:50 p.m.: Miguel Angel Jimenez, K.T. Kim
1 p.m.: Keegan Bradley, Fredrik Jacobson
1:10 p.m.: Martin Laird, John Daly
1:30 p.m.: Marcel Siem, Pat Perez
1:40 p.m.: Francesco Molinari, Zach Johnson
1:50 p.m.: Joost Luiten, Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano
2 p.m.: Peter Hanson, Tim Clark
2:10 p.m.: Phil Mickelson, Graeme McDowell
2:20 p.m.: Blake Adams, Trevor Immelman
2:30 p.m.: Aaron Baddeley, Adam Scott
2:40 p.m.: Jamie Donaldson, Rory McIlroy
2:50 p.m.: Carl Pettersson, Ian Poulter
3 p.m.: Vijay Singh, Tiger Woods

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