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Day, Compton share lead at Zurich Classic

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After severe storms washed out play for much of Saturday, Jason Day and Erik Compton share the lead at the Zurich Classic of New Orleans. Here's how things look heading into a marathon day at TPC Louisiana:

Leaderboard: Jason Day (-13 through 3), Erik Compton (-13 through 6), Blayne Barber (-12 through 11), David Hearn (-12 through 7), Justin Rose (-12 through 6), Jerry Kelly (-12 through 5), Justin Thomas (-11 through 5)

What it means: For much of the afternoon it seemed the third round wouldn't get off the ground, but the leaders were finally able to begin Round 3 around 6:30 p.m. local time. After completing only a handful of holes, the stage is set for a 30-plus hole shootout with 10 players currently separated by only two shots.

Round of the day: Barber started quickly, carding a 5-under 31 on the front nine. The rookie sits just one shot off the pace in search of his first victory.

Best of the rest: Compton also got off to a fast start, with birdies on four of his first five holes. After a runner-up finish at the U.S. Open last year, Compton's season has been somewhat disappointing but he's now in position to turn the tide for his maiden victory.

Biggest disappointment: Boo Weekley held a share of the lead after the opening round, but the veteran lost ground with a 2-under 70 and has played the first five holes of his third round in 1 over. Weekley opened with a bogey, and at 9 under he now trails by four shots.

Main storyline heading into Sunday: Players will need to rely on stamina, as most will have to play the better part of two rounds before a winner is crowned. With the third round resuming at 7:30 a.m. CT, the field appears to be chasing Day, who began the third round with a one-shot lead and is in search of his second win this season.