Ogden’s Zac Blair moved up from a tie for 60th place to a tie for 46th at the U.S. Open with a solid round of 73 at the Pinehurst No. 2 Golf Course on Saturday.
The former BYU golfer played the front nine with a 2-over-par 37, including a bogey at No. 3, a birdie at No. 5 and a double bogey at No. 6. On the back nine, he made birdies at 13 and 17, but had bogeys at 11, 16 and 18 for a 36 and a 73. His three-round total of 218 is 8 over par.
For Sunday’s final round, Blair will tee off at 9:33 a.m. MDT with 2010 U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell, who stands at 217.