British Open Leaderboard 2012: Martin Laird Implodes In Third Round, Hits For 12-Over Par

After posting respectable scores in the first two rounds of the 2012 British Open, Colorado State alumnus Martin Laird suffered through an awful round on Saturday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. He entered the day at 1-under par through 36 holes, but started Saturday with a double bogey on hole No. 2, followed that with a bogeys on Nos. 3 and 4 and continued his descent down the leaderboard with a double bogey on No. 6. He his never got much better, either. He wrapped up the day at 12-over par, moving him to the bottom of the active leaderboard at 11-over for the tournament and creating a double-digit gap between himself and tournament leaders Adam Scott, Brandt Snedeker and Tiger Woods.

Here is a look at Laird's third round of play, via Golf.com:

Martin Laird Round 3
HOLE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 OUT 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 IN TOTAL
PAR 3 4 4 4 3 4 5 4 3 34 4 5 3 4 4 4 4 4 4 36 70
R3 3 6 5 5 3 6 5 5 3 41 4 5 2 6 5 5 4 4 6 41 82

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