PLAYERS posts partial third-round notes

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Sunday, March 13

Weather: Mostly sunny. High of 52. Wind NE 6-12 mph. The second round was completed at 3:08 p.m. The third round began at 3:15 p.m. off Nos. 1 and 10 with the final grouping teeing off at 5:16 p.m. The third round was suspended due to darkness at 7:32 p.m. with no players completing the round.

The third round is scheduled to resume at 8 a.m. Monday.

Current Leaderboard

Anirban Lahiri (-9) 67-73 5-under through 11

Tom Hoge (-8) 66-71 1-under through 9

Harold Varner III (-8) 69-69 2-under through 9

Sebastián Muñoz (-7) 70-73 6-under through *14

Paul Casey (-7) 70-69 2-under through 9

Sam Burns (-7) 68-69 E through 9

Things to Know

  • Third round suspended due to darkness at 7:32 p.m. with no players completing the third round
  • India’s Anirban Lahiri leads at the suspension of play; last player from India to hold lead/co-lead after any round on TOUR was Shubhankar Sharma
  • 18- and 36-hole co-leader Tom Hoge looks for his second TOUR title in as many months
  • Sebastián Muñoz (6-under through *14) is the most under par for round three of any player at time of suspension
  • Paul Casey on a stretch of 42 consecutive bogey-free holes, most of any player this week
  • Shane Lowry makes 10th ace in tournament history at No. 17 and second of his career on TOUR

Morgan Stanley Eagles for Impact Challenge

As part of its Eagles for Impact Challenge, Morgan Stanley will donate $5,000 for every eagle made at THE PLAYERS to First Tee – a youth development organization that enables kids to build the strength of character that empowers them through a lifetime of new challenges – to help support the recruitment, development and retention of diverse coaches to mentor the next generation. Here’s a breakdown of eagles made and dollars donated:

Round Eagles Donations (in $ amount):

  • Round 1: 16 for $80,000
  • Round 2: eight for $40,000
  • Round 3: six for $30,000 (at suspension of play)

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