The memorial tournament 2014
2014 Memorial Tournament 3rd Round
2014 Memorial Tournament 3rd Round
Hey Bubba! Bubba Watson wasted little time wrestling the lead away from second round leader Paul Casey and is the man to beat heading to the final round of the 2014 Memorial Tournament. Images courtesy: Dave Maetzold.
Another spectacular day at Muirfield Village Golf Club for round three of the 2014 Memorial Tournament.
Bill Haas fires out of the left rough on the ninth hole. Haas shot even par 72 Saturday and is 4 under for the tournament.
Stevie Williams and his boss, Adam Scott take a sandwich break as they head off the 8th tee.
A little breezier than some had predicted for the third round.
Still a perfect day for watching golf or just finding a perfect spot on the grounds. This slice of heaven is located between the tenth and eighteenth holes.
Brendon de Jonge from Zimbabwe slashes out of the rough on 18. de Jonge shot 3 under 69 Saturday and is 6 under for the tournament.
Phil Mickleson had an even par day and is 2 under for the tournament. He whacks it out of a fairway bunker on the 18th hole.
Mickelson's 3rd shot on 18 found the green.
de Jonge and Mickelson congratulate one another after the round.
Mickelson met the media after his round. Most of the questions centered around Phil's alledged involvement in an insider trading scheme. Mickelson says he did nothing wrong and is cooperating with the FBI and SEC investigators.
A much happier crowd waited for Mickelson outside in the autograph line.
CBS broadcaster Peter Kostis gets a good close look at the monitor.
Bubba Watson rips a drive off the 10th tee.
Dustin Johnson studies a putt on 18. Johnson shot 72 Saturday. He's -3 for the tournament.
20-year old Jordan Spieth is still in the hunt after a 67 Saturday. He is just 4 strokes back at 8 under par.
Look at the amazement in the eyes of the crowd as Jordan Spieth and Dustin Johnson walk past.
First round leader Rory McIlroy signs auttographs after his round of 69. McIlroy just 6 shots off the lead at -6.
The porch on the pavilion is always a great place to watch golf and the patrons.
The year bear's cup appears to be empty.
Adam Scott with a nice bunker shot on the 18th green. Scott, the world's number one ranked player is just three strokes off the lead after his 68 Saturday.
Scott appears to be playing team golf with third round playing partner Gary Woodland.
Lots of big fat cigars on the course Saturday.
Camilo Villegas and his caddie walk toward the 18th fairway. Villegas is 5 under for the tournament.
Scott Langley made a huge move Saturday with a 6-under 66. He'll play in the final group Sunday with leader Bubba Watson whom he trails by just one stroke.
The view from the tee box on 18 back toward the always popular 14th hole.
Bubba Watson and his caddie discuss some 15th hole strategy.
Bubba Watson's shot to the 15th green.
Paul Casey reached the par five 15th green in two but three putted for a par.
Watson walks off 15 after making a short birdie putt.
Tip-toeing on the rope line, the dragon fly had a pretty good seat.
Casey and Watson make the walk to the 16th green.
Casey reacts after making a birdie on the par three 16th hole.
Pretty intense golf bag for Chris Kirk.
Hideki Matsuyama had a 3 under 69 Saturday. His third straight sub-par round has him just two strokes behind the leader.
Chris Kirk watching his drive on 18. Kirk is 6 strokes behind the leader after his 74 Saturday.
Matsuyama's drive on 18.
Waiting for the leaders to arrive at 18.
Bubba Watson and caddie cross a major water hazard en route to the 17th green.
A very popular activity on Saturday which is very tough to police.
A big crowd on the tee box at 18 as Paul Casey goes in search of one more Saturday birdie.
Check out Bubba's eyes and he his a drive that splits the fairway on 18.
One of the great finishing holes in golf. Watson his to 18.
Watson needed a flop shot to reach the green on 18. He would bogey the hole but finished with a 3-under 69--his third straight round in the 60s. He has a one stroke lead headed to Sunday.
Hats are important in the Muirfield sun.
Second round leader Paul Casey struggled Saturday with a 4 over par 76. He's 4 strokes behind Watson.
A post-round interview with CBS and David Feherty for Bubba and his son Caleb.
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