|Michael Thompson plays a shot from the fairway on the 18th hole during the first round of the Shell Houston Open at the Golf Club of Houston on March 30, 2017 in Humble, Texas.(Source: Josh Hedges/Getty Images North America)|
by Roz Roberts III
After making the cut by a shot at the Shell Houston Open, Michael Thompson posted a bogey free round of three under par (69) in Saturday's third round. He climbed 34 spots up the leaderboard and is now tied for 21st at four under par for the tournament. Michael's tournament has been characterized by fantastic putting where he is +8.944 in strokes gained putting for the tournament which ranks third in the field.
Michael will tee off at 8:55am ET with Robert Garrigus and John Rahm for Sunday's final round from the first tee.