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Groups We are Watching: Round Three

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Wondering who to keep an eye on during Saturday's third round of the 90th PGA Championship at Oakland Hills? Here are three groups you should definitely follow.

All times are Eastern.

Angel Cabrera, Brandt Snedeker
Tee time: 7:20 a.m.
Tee: No. 1
Total TOUR wins: 2
Why you should watch: This is a very interesting twosome. Cabrera, of course, is the 2007 U.S. Open champion. He hasn't done a whole lot since then, but he does have a history of playing well in majors. He's a threat every time he tees it up, so slumps don't necessarily mean anything in the case of this Argentine. Then there's Snedeker. He stole our hearts with the emotional final-round interview at the Masters where he cried like a baby after a tie for third. It's OK, Brandt. Keep playing the way you play and you're going to have many, many chances to win a major. Like this week for instance. The experience Sneds took away from Augusta National will go a long way toward helping him this weekend at Oakland Hills.

2008 stat comparision
PlayerEvents PlayedCuts Made1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Scoring Avg.
Cabrera1380001372.86
Snedeker21140015671.42

Ben Curtis, Justin Rose
Tee time: 7:30 a.m.
Tee: No. 1
Total TOUR wins: 3
Why you should watch: Ben Curtis is no joke. He won the Open Championship in 2003 and followed it with two other TOUR wins. Do not be surprised at all to see him in the mix late Sunday afternoon at Oakland Hills. While Justin Rose is still looking for that maiden TOUR win, he's proven in the past that he can be a major contender. Because of that history, it certainly wouldn't be shocking to see him snatch that first win in a major. And, as we know, no major has been more kind to first-time winners than the PGA Championship.

2008 stat comparision
PlayerEvents PlayedCuts Made1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Scoring Avg.
Curtis17130102471.55
Rose1490101571.85

J.B. Holmes, Charlie Wi
Tee time:
7:40 a.m.
Tee: No. 1
Total TOUR wins: 2
Why you should watch: Having the final tee time on the weekend at a major means you've done well, but it can't be too comfortable. Especially if you've never been in that position before. However, if you're two guys playing together who have never been in that position before, it might be a little easier to deal with. That's what J.B. Holmes and Charlie Wi will be hoping for anyway. Holmes played beautifully through the first 36 holes with rounds of 71-68 for a 1-under total and a one-shot lead. Wi was nearly equally as brilliant with matching 70s. How will they handle the pressure? Holmes is a two-time winner, while Wi is still looking for No. 1.

2008 stat comparision
PlayerEvents PlayedCuts Made1st2nd3rdTop 10Top 25Scoring Avg.
Holmes20141003771.60
Wi20140002970.71
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