LOS ANGELES — Justin Thomas got a lot done in just eight holes Saturday before leaving Riviera with a one-shot lead and facing a marathon finish in the Genesis Open.
Thomas nearly holed a 9-iron and then made par with a chip off the green and over the bunker in the middle of the par-3 sixth hole as part of the six holes he played to complete a 6-under 65. Adam Scott also had a 65 and tied Thomas for the 36-hole lead.
Thomas began the third round with a 12-foot eagle putt and saved par before darkness halted play.
Tiger Woods made the cut with one shot to spare, and then started the third round with three birdies and an eagle to get within seven shots.
Korda ahead at Australian Open: ADELAIDE, Australia — Nelly Korda made up for an early bogey on the back nine with three consecutive birdies and four on her final six holes to shoot a 5-under 67 and take a three-stroke lead after three rounds of the LPGA’s Women’s Australian Open.
3 share lead at Chubb Classic: NAPLES, Fla. — Ken Tanigawa had six back-nine birdies in a 5-under 66 for a share of the Chubb Classic lead Saturday with Glen Day and Stephen Ames.
Swedish player on top at European Tour event: PERTH, Australia — Sweden’s Per Langfors was at the top of the leaderboard after three rounds of the World Super 6, with Ireland’s Paul Dunne, Norway’s Kristoffer Reitan and Australian Brad Kennedy one stroke behind.