A quick look at Saturday’s completion of the second round and start of the third round at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans at the 7,425-yard, par-72 TPC Louisiana in Avondale:
Third-round play was suspended at 12:14 p.m. Saturday because of inclement weather and restarted at 5:57 p.m. Play was suspended a second time at 7:32 p.m. Saturday. Play will resume at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, with the fourth round to immediately follow with threesomes going off the first and 10th tees. Groups will not be reworked between rounds to expedite play.
Jason Day and Erik Compton share the lead in the clubhouse at 13-under-par. Day is 1-under through three holes in the third round; Compton is 4-under through six holes.
Blayne Barber, David Hearn, Justin Rose and Jerry Kelly are one shot back at 12-under. Another shot back are Justin Thomas, Chris Stroud, Brendon de Jonge and Hudson Swafford.
SHOTS OF THE DAY
In the second round, Carlos Ortiz holed out from 54 feet from a greenside bunker for an eagle at the par-5, 573-yard finishing hole en route to a 5-under 67. In the third round, Blayne Barber put his tee shot 11 inches from the cup for a kick-in birdie on the 203-yard, par-3 ninth.
Clubhouse co-leader Erik Compton has never posted an over-par score in 14 rounds at the Zurich Classic. He stands at 4-under through six holes in his third round.
Former Louisiana-Lafayette golfer Michael Smith (9-under), former LSU golfers John Peterson (7-under) and David Toms (4-under), and former Tulane golfer Michael Thompson (6-under) made the cut. Four missed the cut at 5-under 141: former LSU golfers Curtis Thompson (70-73, 143) and Andrew Loupe (74-72, 146), Baton Rouge native Heath Slocum (74-69, 143) and Ponchatoula native and Gulf States PGA Section champion Jake Narro (79-78, 157).
ON THE TUBE
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