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Farmers Insurance Open final day at Torrey Pines

The final round will be played Saturday on the South Course and the winner will receive $1.512 million.

Day three is in the books at the Farmers Insurance Open with one day remaining on Saturday to determine the winner.

Friday began with 3 golfers tied atop the leaderboard at 13-under through the first two rounds.

The day ended with 2 new names tied for the lead at 14-under going into the final round. 25-year-old Will Zalatoris and Jason Day will enter the final day with a slim lead on the rest of the field.

See the full leaderboard on the PGA Tour website.

The final round will be played Saturday on the South Course and the winner will receive $1.512 million. 

The tournament has been shifted to a Wednesday through Saturday format to avoid a conflict with Sunday's telecasts of the NFL conference championship games. The scheduled Saturday finish is the first on the PGA Tour since the 1996 Waste Management Phoenix Open.

The first golfers will tee off around 9:30 a.m. with the leaders teeing it up closer to noon PST.

Tee times will be pushed back so CBS' telecasts of the final two rounds Friday and Saturday end just before the start of prime time in the Eastern and Central time zones where the bulk of the nation's population lives. Play is expected to end at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday and around 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

WATCH RELATED: First Wednesday tee off for Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines

Thursday, Round 2 recap:

Spaniard Jon Rahm and Americans Adam Schenk and Justin Thomas share the lead entering Friday's third round of the $8.4 million Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, with Cameron Tringale one shot back.

Schenk shot a career-low 10-under 62 on the North Course Thursday with eight consecutive birdies from the fourth through 11th holes. Schenk also birdied the 16th and 17th holes to drop to 13-under 131 for the tournament.

"I lost track of how many I made in a row," said Schenk, who turned 30 Wednesday. "There was a lot of low scores on the North Course yesterday and I knew there was a lot of gettable holes and I needed to keep going if I wanted to get up on top of the leaderboard and hopefully stay there throughout the weekend.

"So I know I had to try to keep the pedal down and not get satisfied with how many birdies I made."

Schenk said he had his best putting round ever, sinking "a lot of long putts."

Rahm, the world's top-ranked men's golfer, birdied three of his first four holes and three of his last four for a 7-under 65 on the North Course, after posting Wednesday's best score on the South Course, a 6-under 66.

"I managed really well today and it feels good because if you tell me before the round I'm going to hit four fairways and shoot 7-under, I'd tell you that something out there must have been really good, which today was," Rahm said. "For how little fairways I hit, I was able to hit a lot of those greens from the rough, which is not the easiest thing to do."

Thomas fired a bogey-free 9-under 63 on the North Course.

"I drove it well, made some nice putts when I needed to, just kind of some of those short mid-rangers, and it was a solid day," Thomas said.

Tringale shot a 7-under 65 on the North Course, with six birdies, an eagle on the par-5 fifth hole and a bogey on the par-4 18th.

First-round leader Billy Horschel dropped into a five-way tie for 12th, five shots off the lead with a 1-over 73 on the South Course.

Xander Schauffele, a San Diego State and Scripps Ranch High School graduate and 2021 Olympic gold medalist, shot a par-72 on the South Course to fall nine shots off the lead at 4-under 140 in a 12-way tie for 50th.

The field was reduced to the top 70 players and ties following conclusion of the second round. Phil Mickelson, who was born and raised in San Diego and now lives in Rancho Santa Fe, was among the players missing the cut, which was at 3-under 141.

Mickelson shot a 1-under 71 on the North Course for a two-round total of 3-over 147.

The final two rounds will be played on the South Course. The winner will receive $1.512 million.

Watch the final day on CBS 8. 

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