The third round of the AT&T National is in the books, and four players are tied for the 54-hole lead. After weather interrupted the early rounds at Congressional, players were able to get through Saturday, setting up an eventful final round.
James Driscoll, Bill Hass, Roberto Castro and Andres Romero will begin the final round tied for the lead at 7-under. Congressional has proven to be a challenge this week, with just 26 players under par through three rounds. Ten players will begin Sunday within three strokes of the lead.
Castro, who was tied for the lead after the second round, capped a wild round in style. After struggling early in the day, including a triple bogey on No. 3, Castro worked his way back to even par and a tie for the lead heading into the final hole. His share of the lead appeared short-lived, as his approach shot on No. 18 found the water to the left of the green. Castro, however, was able to save par as he chipped in from just under 30 yards away.
Haas' 3-under 68 earned him a share of the lead, but he could have posted a much lower score. He birdied nine of his first 15 holes, but was unable to move further into the red thanks to three bogeys and a triple bogey. His up-and-down round included just five pars.
Driscoll carded his third straight round in the 60s, as five birdies helped him shoot a 3-under 68. Driscoll has yet to shoot a round in the mid-60s, like some other players near the top of the leaderboard, but he's worked his way into a share for the lead by making a lot of pars and avoiding mistakes. Driscoll is yet to post anything worse than a bogey this week.
Jordan Spieth, one of the rising stars on the PGA Tour, opened Saturday tied for the lead, but struggled his way through the third round. Spieth birdied his first two holes, but then the wheels began to come off. He bogeyed No. 5, just his second bogey of the tournament to that point. A double bogey on No. 8 dropped him out of the red on the day, and he followed that with another bogey on No. 9. He wound up recording two more bogeys on the back nine on his way to a 3-over 74. Spieth is now 4-under for the tournament and in a tie for eighth place.
With more troublesome weather looming, the PGA Tour moved tee times up Sunday morning in an attempt to avoid a Monday finish.