Johnson enters final round tied for first at U.S. Open

dustinjohnson2Former Coastal Carolina All-American and Myrtle Beach resident Dustin Johnson had an unspectacular round of par to capture a share of the third-round lead at the 115th U.S. Open at Chambers Bay on Saturday.

Johnson, who is still looking for his first major despite several close calls, enter the final round tied with Jordan Spieth, Jason Day and Branden Grace at 4-under.

“Even par is still a good, solid round,” Johnson told the media. “I know what it takes to get it done. (Sunday) I just have to go out there and focus, one shot at a time.”

While Johnson was holding steady, Day stole the show. The Australian fell down on his final hole Friday and struggled throughout his round Saturday but managed to shoot 68 to claim a share of the lead. He will be paired with Johnson in the final group Sunday.

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