Els Mickelson lead off third round


SHEBOYGAN, Wis. – Ernie Els just got the third round of the PGA Championship started with a tee shot at the first hole in his 11:50 a.m. (CT) grouping with Shaun Micheel and Peter Hanson.

Play just began with threesomes going off the first and 10th tees.

Phil Mickelson got the action started on the 10th tee the same time Els was teeing off. He's grouped with Robert Karlsson and Simon Dyson.

Tiger Woods will go off the first tee with Steve Elkington and Francesco Molinari at 12:30 p.m. (CT) in the third round of the PGA Championships.

Matt Kuchar, the leader at 8-under 136, is off at 1:40 p.m. with Nick Watney (-7) and Jim Furyk (-6).