Dustin Johnson, who played college golf at Coastal Carolina, shot a 9-under par 63 on Saturday to put him three shots behind the leader after three rounds at the Canadian Open at Glen Abbey in Oakville, Ontario. Johnson is tied for 5th place. Brandt Snedeker also shot a 63. He is the leader at 14-under heading to the final round, one shot ahead of his closest rival David Lingmerth, at this week's PGA Tour stop.
Hunter Mahan led the tournament after two rounds. But he withdrew from the tournament when his wife went into labor with their first child. Mahan received a call on the driving range from his wife Kandi. After hearing the news, he immediately left the course and headed to the airport for a flight to Texas to be with his wife.
Two players from the Pee Dee are playing on Sunday at the Canadian Open. William McGirt, who was born in Lumberton, North Carolina and grew up in Fairmont, shot a 67 to move him to 9-under par, and tied for 14th, five back of the leader. Last year, McGirt finished tied for second at the Canadian Open.
Bishopville, South Carolina's Tommy "Two Gloves" Gainey shot a 2-over par 74. He is now 5-under and tied for 39th with 18 holes to play.