US Open Leaderboard 2015: Twitter Reacts to Results and Standings from Saturday

Joe Pantorno@@JoePantornoFeatured ColumnistJune 21, 2015

Jordan Spieth hits his tee shot on the eighth hole during the third round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Chambers Bay on Saturday, June 20, 2015 in University Place, Wash. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed held a one-stroke lead entering Saturday's third-round of the 2015 U.S. Open at Chambers Bay. A course that has been giving golfers plenty of trouble, a busy Saturday saw plenty of movement among the leaderboard. 

As Round 3 unfolded, the golfing world took to Twitter to discuss what they were seeing at Chambers Bay. But first, here is a look at the current leaderboard.

The co-leaders of Jordan Spieth and Patrick Reed were unable to repeat their second-round play from Friday. Reed shot six-over par in Round 3 as PGA writer Pete Pappas created a depiction of Reed's day.

Pete Pappas @PGAPappas

Patrick Reed right now. #USOpen #ChambersBay http://t.co/9LuZp3tXjG

Spieth started the day well with a pair of birdies on two and three, but he then proceeded to bogey five of his next eight holes. Yahoo! Sports' Pat Forde watched Spieth's lead disappear.

Pat Forde @YahooForde

In six holes, Jordan Spieth went from up 3 shots to down 2 at the turn.

But Spieth managed to limit the damage, pulling a stroke back and ending the day one-over to keep a share of the lead at four-under overall.

His partner for the first two rounds, Jason Day, continued his ascension to the top of the leaderboard. After collapsing on the ninth hole on Friday, where it was revealed he was suffering from vertigo, Day shot a two-under, 68 in Round 3. He is one of four in the lead at four-under for the tournament.

Day's play received the admiration of many, including ESPN's Jason Sobel, Trey Wingo and former golfer Joe Ogilvie. 

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelTAN

Jason Day has birdied three of his last six holes. Not sure any of us understand how amazing that is, considering what he's going through.

trey wingo @wingoz

An amazing display by Jason Day with what he's dealing with..

Joe Ogilvie @ogilviej

Jason Day is putting in a heroic effort. Much respect deserved.

While Day moved up, he met Spieth, Dustin Johnson and Branden Grace at the top of the leaderboard.

Grace is in a share for first-place after going even on the day. He held an outright lead after a birdie on eight that put him at six-under. But three bogeys took him out of contention until he birdied 15. Some spectators, including Sobel, were planning a bit early for a possible Grace triumph. 

Jason Sobel @JasonSobelTAN

Long way to go, but if Branden Grace can hang on and win this thing tomorrow, every headline in the world will be: "Amazing Grace!"

Johnson was even on the day as well, staying at four-under. While he managed to handle Chambers Bay, he was awing viewers like Forde and Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Daniel Hudson with his powerful drives. 

Pat Forde @YahooForde

Dustin Johnson. Monster.

The U.S. Open concludes on Sunday as the four leaders enter the final round three-strokes ahead of those tied for fifth. 


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