After collapse, Day intends to play third round


One day after collapsing on the ninth hole, Jason Day intends to play Round 3 at the U.S. Open, per Golf Channel's Todd Lewis.

Lewis reported earlier Saturday morning that Day would seek a final medical evaluation before making his decision. Day could change his mind later in the afternoon should he begin to feel worse, but the 10th-ranked player in the world currently plans to give it a go.

Just three shots back of the lead, Day, 2 under, is scheduled tee off at 1:55 p.m. local time, alongside Kevin Kisner.

Day on Friday collapsed on the ninth hole, his final hole of the round, while walking from tee to green and was later diagnosed with Benign Positional Vertigo. 

He stayed down for several minutes and was tended to by tournament officials. After being helped to his feet, Day did manage to finish his hole with a bogey but went down to one knee on two separate occasions to gather himself.

After he finished play, he was carted to the scoring area and then loaded into a van to seek medical treatment. 

This is the third time in the last year that dizziness has impacted Day at a tournament, after he was forced to withdraw from the WGC-Bridgestone last August and the AT&T Byron Nelson just a few weeks ago.