2017 Travelers Championship Saturday's third round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements
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2017 Travelers Championship Saturday’s third round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements

The 2017 Travelers Championship continues on Saturday (June 24) with the third round from TPC River Highlands near Hartford, Conn., marking the 10th year Travelers has sponsored the PGA Tour's Connecticut event. The third round begins right at 10:45 a.m. Eastern time, with players teeing off two tees on the sub-7,000-yard, par-70 course.

Russell Knox is defending champion in a field headlines by Rory McIlroy, Jordan Spieth and Jason Day, all vying for the $1,224,000 first-place prize from the $6.8 million prize pool.

We've got all the info you need to know to get ready for the 2017 Travelers Championship third round, including the leaderboard featured groups and tee times, TV times and how you can watch online, as well third-round pin placements.

Travelers Championship leaderboard

The 2017 Travelers Championship leaderboard is headed by Jordan Spieth, who shot a second-round, 1-under 69 to carry a one-shot lead into the weekend on 8-under 132. Troy Merritt and Parick Reed are tied for second place, while Wesley Bryan, Daniel Summerhays, Monday qualifier Chase Seiffert and Boo Weekley in fourth place.

1 Jordan Spieth -8 63 69 132
T2 Troy Merritt -7 65 68 133
T2 Patrick Reed -7 67 66 133
T4 Wesley Bryan -6 67 67 134
T4 Daniel Summerhays -6 66 68 134
T4 Chase Seiffert -6 68 66 134
T4 Boo Weekley -6 66 68 134
T8 Patrick Rodgers -5 70 65 135
T8 Daniel Berger -5 68 67 135
T8 Beau Hossler -5 66 69 135
T8 Graham DeLaet -5 65 70 135
T8 Chez Reavie -5 69 66 135
T8 Smylie Kaufman -5 68 67 135
T8 Padraig Harrington -5 66 69 135
T8 Jim Furyk -5 67 68 135
T8 Danny Lee -5 68 67 135

Tee times and featured groups

With a weekend field of 85 players teeing off in threesomes off Nos. 1 and 10 at TPC River Highlands, 2017 Travelers Championship Saturday tee times run from 10:45 a.m. Eastern time through the final group at 1:05 p.m. Here are some marquee groups throughout the day.

From No. 1:

  • 12:45 p.m. -- Boo Weekley, Patrick Rodgers, Daniel Berger
  • 12:55 p.m. -- Chase Seiffert, Wesley Bryan, Daniel Summerhays
  • 1:05 p.m. -- Jordan Spieth, Troy Merritt, Patrick Reed

From No. 10:

  • 10:55 a.m. -- Jason Kokrak, Geoff Ogilvy, Webb Simpson
  • 12:35 p.m. -- Rory McIlroy, Robert Streb, K.J. Choi

Pin placements

The PGA Tour releases the third-round pin sheet with the pin placements (or as they say officially, hole locations) just before play gets going in the morning.

TV times and how to watch online

The Travelers Championship airs on TV on Saturday on Golf Channel and CBS, with coverage going from 1-2:30 p.m. on Golf Channel and 3-6 p.m. Eastern on CBS.

On the Golf Channel app and on golfchannel.com, streaming coverage beings at 1 p.m. Eastern. On PGA Tour Live -- on their website and on Twitter -- two channels of streaming coverage begin at 10 a.m.

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