Shell Houston Open 2012: Preview, Tee Times, & More for Saturday

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Shell Houston Open 2012: Preview, Tee Times, & More for Saturday
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The Shell Houston Open is ready to dive straight into the weekend, and with Phil Mickelson and other top players in contention, this ought to be another thriller.

Players at the Shell Houston Open will be given one last chance to fine tune their game before descending upon Augusta National next week.

Brian Davis and Louis Oosthuizen are leading the pack at 11-under-par. Davis shot stellar rounds of 68 and 65, while Oosthuizen fired 67 and 66 for the first two rounds.

Phil Mickelson is at nine-under-par after two consistent rounds of 67 and 70. Lefty is only two shots back and tied for fourth. A strong finish here at the Houston Open will leave Mickelson on a high note heading to Augusta next week.

Tommy Gainey, Greg Owen, J.B. Holmes, and James Driscoll are all prowling at nine-under, and have a shot at victory.

Let's take a quick look at the current leaderboard heading into Saturday's round:

T-1 Brian Davis -11
T-1 Louis Oosthuizen -11
3 Jeff Maggart -10
T-4 Tommy Gainey -9
T-4 Greg Owen -9
T-4 Phil Mickelson -9
T-4 J.B. Holmes -9
T-4 James Driscoll -9
T-9 John Huh -8

For more information on tournament standings go to: http://www.pgatour.com/leaderboards/current/r020/

Here are the tee times and pairings for Saturday's third round:

Redstone GC Tournament Course Tee #1
Time Players
11:45 am Palmer, Ryan de Jonge, Brendon Ogilvie, Joe
11:54 am McDowell, Graeme Crane, Ben Wagner, Johnson
12:03 pm Glover, Lucas Overton, Jeff Biershenk, Tommy
12:12 pm Herman, Jim Tringale, Cameron Els, Ernie
12:21 pm Westwood, Lee Stricker, Steve Fowler, Rickie
12:30 pm Haas, Hunter Compton, Erik Bjorn, Thomas
12:39 pm Perez, Pat Lee, Danny Adams, Blake
12:48 pm Reifers, Kyle English, Harris Moore, Ryan
12:57 pm Jobe, Brandt Senden, John Stenson, Henrik
1:06 pm Mahan, Hunter Taylor, Vaughn Weekley, Boo
1:15 pm Campbell, Chad Cauley, Bud Bradley, Keegan
1:24 pm Cabrera, Angel Huh, John Blixt, Jonas
1:33 pm Mickelson, Phil Holmes, J.B. Pettersson, Carl
1:42 pm Driscoll, James Gainey, Tommy Owen, Greg
1:51 pm Maggert, Jeff Davis, Brian Oosthuizen, Louis
Redstone GC Tournament Course Tee #10
Time Players
11:45 am Allenby, Robert Couples, Fred Molder, Bryce
11:54 am Lunde, Bill Castro, Roberto Mallinger, John
12:03 pm Uresti, Omar Piercy, Scott Yang, Y.E.
12:12 pm Leishman, Marc Green, Nathan Barnes, Ricky
12:21 pm Lovemark, Jamie Wheatcroft, Steve Bohn, Jason
12:30 pm Blanks, Kris Summerhays, Daniel Anderson, Mark
12:39 pm O'Hair, Sean Leonard, Justin Beckman, Cameron
12:48 pm Mayfair, Billy Herron, Tim Stadler, Kevin
12:57 pm Walker, Jimmy Matteson, Troy Waldorf, Duffy
1:06 pm Goggin, Mathew Stanley, Kyle Hoffman, Charley
1:15 pm Harrington, Padraig Pampling, Rod Knost, Colt
1:24 pm McGirt, William Potter, Jr., Ted Stefani, Shawn
1:33 pm DiMarco, Chris Micheel, Shaun Merrick, John
1:42 pm Stroud, Chris Vegas, Jhonattan Claxton, Will
1:51 pm Kelly, Troy Harman, Brian Carballo, Miguel Angel
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