10 Things To Know After Day Three of the 2018 CIMB Classic


Ten things to know after day three of the 2018 CIMB Classic at TPC Kuala Lumpur in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where Gary Woodland, Marc Leishman, and Shubhankar Sharma share the 54-hole lead.

  1. Shubhankar Sharma shot a 66 to reach 19-under par 197, his lowest 54-hole score on the PGA TOUR in 12 starts. Sharma is bidding to become only the second player from India to win on the TOUR. (Arjun Atwal won the 2010 Wyndham Championship.)
  2. Gary Woodland, carded a 5-under 67 to post 19-under 197 through 54 holes – the third lowest 54-hole score of his career on the PGA TOUR.
  3. Marc Leishman opened his third round with birdie-birdie-eagle, and was 7 under after 10 holes but played his last eight holes in 2 over for a 5-under 67.
  4. Louis Oosthuisen followed opening rounds of 66 and 68 with a third-day 65. Made eight birdies against a lone bogey en route to a three-day total of 17-under par (T4).
  5. Bronson Burgoon, the first-day leader, posted a 5-under 67 and was T4 at 17-under par 199 alongside Oosthuisen.
  6. Austin Cook shot a 68 with six birdies against two bogeys (his first two of the tournament) to reach 16-under par and solo sixth-place.
  7. Stewart Cink posted the low round of the day with a 9-under 63, moving 22 spots up the board to T7 at 15-under par.
  8. Justin Thomas, the world No. 4 – and two-time CIMB winner, carded his second-straight 69 and was seven shots back at 12-under par (T15) heading into Sunday’s finale.
  9. Pat Perez, the defending champion, shot 71 on Saturday and was 13 shots off the pace at 6-under par (T42).
  10. Kiradech Aphibarnrat has played 54 holes with just a single bogey, alongside 11 birdies and a field-high 42 pars to sit 10-under par (T27).


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