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Honda Classic 2012: TV Schedule and Tee Times for Saturday

Zachary D. Rymer@zachrymerMLB Lead WriterMarch 3, 2012

Rory McIlroy
Rory McIlroyMike Ehrmann/Getty Images

The third round of the 2012 Honda Classic will tee off on Saturday, and it will do so with a handful of players in the chase for the $1 million prize.

Tom Gillis and Justin Rose share the lead after two rounds at eight-under, with Dicky Pride and world No. 2 Rory McIlroy hot on their heels at seven-under.

Tiger Woods, meanwhile, is well off the pace. He's at one-under through two rounds, though he finished with a 68 in Round 2 to get under par for the tournament.

Here's a rundown of everything you need to know for Saturday's action.

Where: PGA National Champion Course, Palm Beach Gardens, Fla.

Watch: NBC, 3-6 p.m. ET

Notable Tee Times

Time Player 1 Player 2
9 a.m.Β  Robert Karlsson Rickie Fowler
9:36 a.m. Y.E. Yang Jason Bohn
10:57 a.m. Lee Westwood Tiger Woods
12 p.m.Β  Charl Schwartzel Stewart Cink
12:20 p.m. Davis Love III Graeme McDowell
12:30 p.m. Ben Crane Rocco Mediate
1 p.m. Keegan Bradley Charles Howell III
1:20 p.m. Vaughn Taylor Brian Harman
1:30 p.m. Rory McIlroy Dicky Pride
1:40 p.m. Tom Gillis Justin Rose

Full list of tee times available at PGATour.com.

Current Leaderboard

Rank Player Round 1 Round 2 Total
T1 Tom Gillis 68 64 -8
T1 Justin Rose 66 66 -8
T3 Rory McIlroy 66 67 -7
T3 Dicky Pride 66 67 -7
T5 Vaughn Taylor 68 66 -6
T5 Brian Harman 73 61 -6
T5 Jimmy Walker 67 67 -6
T8 Harris English 66 69 -5
T8 Keegan Bradley 67 68 -5
T8 Charles Howell III 68 67 -5

Full leaderboard available at PGATour.com.

Tiger Watch

PALM BEACH GARDENS, FL - MARCH 02:  Tiger Woods hits his tee shot on the 14th hole during the second round of the Honda Classic at PGA National on March 2, 2012 in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

For much of the second round, it looked like Tiger was going to be lucky to make the cut. He was all over the place, struggling with his swing and on the greens. It was Tiger Woods at his worst.

Somehow, Tiger managed to birdie his final two holes in round two, allowing him to salvage some dignity after a tough afternoon.

Tiger will have to get very hot to make a run at the top of the leaderboard. That shouldn't be ruled out, though, as we've seen that even this struggling version of Tiger can get hot on a good day.

Other Storylines

Rory McIlroy is the guy to watch this weekend. He's a stroke away from the lead, and he can take the No. 1 ranking in the world from Luke Donald if he wins the tournament.

Co-leaders Tom Gillis and Justin Rose will each be looking to maintain their hot starts, but they may not be able to hold off Brian Harman. He owned the second round on Friday with a nine-under 61.

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