Jon Rahm is only two shots behind overnight leaders Russell Henley and Richard Bland as he continues his quest for a first major title at the US Open on Saturday afternoon.
The Spaniard is favourite with the bookmakers to emerge triumphant at Torrey Pines and begins his third round in the third group from last at 1.13pm local time (9.13pm BST) in San Diego.
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Rahm and playing partner Bubba Watson – the two-times Masters winner – are both on three under after the opening two rounds at Torrey's exacting windswept South Course perched on the Pacific Ocean.
2011 US Open champion Rory McIlroy will be looking to make a fast start from one over when he tees off his third round alongside Matt Jones at 11.34am (7.34pm BST).
Three-times PGA Tour winner Henley and world number 115 Bland are the final pairing of the day at 1.35pm (9.35pm BST) with the penultimate group of Matthew Wolff and Louis Oosthuizen – both on four under – out at 1.24pm (BST 9.24pm).
US PGA champion Phil Mickelson kept alive his career grand slam bid with a 69 on Saturday. He starts the day at plus two and is out with Spain's Rafa Cabrera Bello at 10.06am (6.06pm BST) as he looks to apply pressure to the later starters.
Defending champion Bryson DeChambeau begins his third round at 12.29pm (8.29pm BST) at level par alongside playing partner Christiaan Bezuidenhout.
Richard Bland impressed in the second round.
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US OPEN LATEST ODDS
- Jon Rahm (Spa) 7/2
- Xander Schauffele (US) 13/2
- Louis Oosthuizen (SA) 7/1
- Matthew Wolff (US) 10/1
- Russell Henley (US) 11/1
- Bryson DeChambeau (US) 16/1
121st US Open second round leaderboard
- -5 R Bland (Eng), R Henley (US)
- -4 L Oosthuizen (SA), M Wolff (US)
- -3 B Watson (US), J Rahm (Spa)
- -2 K Streelman (US), M Hughes (Can), X Schauffele (US)
SATURDAY'S THIRD-ROUND TEE TIMES (Eastern Time – BST+5hrs)
- 10:10 a.m. -- Akshay Bhatia
- 10:21 a.m. -- Jimmy Walker, Si Woo Kim
- 10:32 a.m. -- Kevin Kisner, Shane Lowry
- 10:43 a.m. -- Wilco Nienaber, Fabian Gomez
- 10:54 a.m. -- Edoardo Molinari, Rick Lamb
- 11:05 a.m. -- Jordan Spieth, Paul Casey
- 11:16 a.m. -- Troy Merritt, Taylor Montgomery
- 11:27 a.m. -- Wade Ormsby, J.T. Poston
- 11:38 a.m. -- Ian Poulter, Final Frittelli
- 11:49 a.m. -- Gary Woodland, Martin Kaymer
- 12 p.m. -- Matt Fitzpatrick, Tommy Fleetwood
- 12:11 p.m. -- Chris Baker, Greyson Sigg
- 12:22 p.m. -- Lanto Griffin, Patrick Cantlay
- 12:33 p.m. -- Patrick Reed, Sergio Garcia
- 12:44 p.m. -- Adam Scott, Hideki Matsuyama
- 12:55 p.m. -- Stewart Cink, Hideki Matsuyama
- 1:06 p.m. -- Rafa Cabrera Bello, Phil Mickelson
- 1:17 p.m. -- Francesco Molinari, Jhonattan Vegas
- 1:28 p.m. -- Kyle Westmoreland, Sungjae Im
- 1:39 p.m. -- Dustin Johnson, Marc Leishman
- 1:50 p.m. -- Robert Macintyre, Joaquin Niemann
- 2:01 p.m. -- Chez Reavie, Daniel Berger
- 2:12 p.m. -- Brian Harman, Dylan Wu
- 2:23 p.m. -- Rikuya Hoshino, Charley Hoffman
- 2:34 p.m. -- Matt Jones, Rory McIlroy
- 2:45 p.m. -- Lee Westwood, Tom Hoge
- 2:56 p.m. -- Adam Hadwin, Brooks Koepka
- 3:07 p.m. -- Justin Thomas, Collin Morikawa
- 3:18 p.m. -- Harris English, Branden Grace
- 3:29 p.m. -- Bryson DeChambeau, Christiaan Bezuidenhout
- 3:40 p.m. -- Patrick Rodgers, Guido Migliozzi
- 3:51 p.m. -- Scottie Scheffler, Xander Schauffele
- 4:02 p.m. -- Mackenzie Hughes, Kevin Streelman
- 4:13 p.m. -- Jon Rahm, Bubba Watson
- 4:24 p.m. -- Matthew Wolff, Louis Oosthuizen
- 4:35 p.m. -- Russell Henley, Richard Bland
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