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Ogden's Zac Blair moves up at U.S. Open with 3rd-round 73

Published: Saturday, June 14 2014 9:22 p.m. MDT

Zac Blair watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (Chuck Burton, ASSOCIATED PRESS) Zac Blair watches his tee shot on the second hole during the first round of the U.S. Open golf tournament in Pinehurst, N.C., Thursday, June 12, 2014. (Chuck Burton, ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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.

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