2024 U.S. Open By the Numbers: Facts and Stats That Mattered Most on Day 3

The third day of the 2024 U.S. Open in the books. Here are the facts and figures that stood out.
Bryson DeChambeau took the fewest putts in Round 3 at the U.S. Open.
Bryson DeChambeau took the fewest putts in Round 3 at the U.S. Open. / Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

PINEHURST, N.C. — The third round of the 124th U.S. Open is complete, with Bryson DeChambeau in the lead at 7 under. Here are some of the other notable numbers.

8 – Players under par through 54 holes.

7 – Under-par rounds Saturday.

73.25 – Field average for Round 1.

72.90 – Field average for Round 2.

73.18 – Field average for Round 3.

1 – Players who have recorded three rounds under par (Bryson DeChambeau).

25 – Putts for DeChambeau Saturday, fewest in the field.

26 – Consecutive holes without a birdie for Scottie Scheffler before he made a 3 at the par-4 8th, the longest streak of his career.

4 – Consecutive over-par rounds for Scheffler, also a first in his career.

21 – Consecutive holes without a bogey for Collin Morikawa, including a bogey-free 66 Saturday.

32 – Front-nine score for Matthieu Pavon on Saturday; he also shot 32 on the front Thursday.

-6 – Pavon’s combined score on the six par-5s this week.

+2 – Pavon’s combined score on the 48 other holes.

69 – Score for the second straight day for Florida State’s Luke Clanton, the first amateur in U.S. Open history with back-to-back rounds in the 60s.

8 – Countries represented in the top 10 (USA, France, Northern Ireland, Japan, Sweden, England, Korea and Canada), a new U.S. Open record. 

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