2017 US Senior Open Saturday's third round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements
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2017 US Senior Open Saturday’s third round: Leaderboard, featured groups, tee times, TV, pin placements

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The 2017 US Senior Open continues on Saturday (July 1) with the third round from Salem Country Club just outside of Boston, Mass. The third round begins right at 7 a.m. Eastern time, with players teeing off two tees on the third-time tournament host.

Gene Sauers is defending champion in a field headlines by Fred Couples, Bernhard Langer and Miguel Angel Jimenez, all vying for the $720,000 third-place prize from the $4 million prize pool.

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

US Senior Open leaderboard

The 2017 US Senior Open leaderboard is headed by Kirk Triplett and Kenny Perry, who share the lead at 11-under 129 through two rounds. Doug Garwood is two strokes behind and alone in third place, while Scott Verplank and Bernhard Langer share fourth place. (The USGA has the live leaderboard.)

T1 Kirk Triplett -11 62 67 129
T1 Kenny Perry -11 65 64 129
3 Doug Garwood -9 64 67 131
T4 Scott Verplank -8 66 66 132
T4 Bernhard Langer -8 67 65 132
T6 Joe Durant -7 66 67 133
T6 Fred Couples -7 68 65 133
T6 Tom Lehman -7 65 68 133
T6 Paul Goydos -7 65 68 133
T10 Jerry Smith -6 65 69 134
T10 Paul Broadhurst -6 67 67 134
T13 Jeff Sluman -4 68 68 136
T13 Stephen Ames -4 70 66 136
T13 Glen Day -4 69 67 136
T13 Olin Browne -4 63 73 136
T13 Jeff Maggert -4 67 69 136
T13 David Frost -4 70 66 136

Tee times and featured groups

A weekend field of 61 players teed off in twosomes on Saturday at Salem Country Club, with the 2017 US Senior Open Saturday tee times running from 8:35 a.m. Eastern time through the final group at 1:50 p.m. Here are some marquee groups throughout the day.

  • 1:29 p.m. -- Tom Lehman, Bernhard Langer
  • 1:39 p.m. -- Scott Verplank, Doug Garwood
  • 1:50 p.m. -- Kenny Perry, Kirk Triplett

Pin placements

The USGA 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 US Senior Open airs on TV on Saturday on Fox, with coverage going from 1-6 p.m. Eastern.

On the Fox Sports Go app and on usga.org, streaming coverage beings at 1 p.m. Eastern. On the USGA website, two channels of streaming coverage begin at 1 p.m.

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