Saturday, March 19th, 2016


NBC Sports Group Notable Quotes
Arnold Palmer Invitational presented by MasterCard
Third Round, Saturday, March 19, 2016
Bay Hill Club & Lodge
Orlando, Fla.

**Tee times for Saturday’s third round were moved up to avoid inclement weather. Third round coverage from today is airing currently on NBC until 6 p.m. ET**

On Jason Day, leader at 15-under par (2-under par 70 on Saturday)
Johnny Miller – “He has that innate ability to score around the greens, he has his good swing now and good shot making. He has got a lot of upside.”

Dan Hicks – “You get the feeling if Jason Day can stay healthy in his career, the sky is the limit.”

Johnny Miller – “His putting has been sensational”

 On Henrik Stenson, T2 at 13-under par (2-under par 70 on Saturday), and his up-and-down par on 18 from the greenside bunker

On his greenside bunker shot from a plugged lie to within 8 feet of the hole
Miller – “I would put that in the sensational range. Semi-crazy and sensational.”

Miller – “That was crazy good. He made it look easy.”

On his 8-foot putt for par to finish at 13-under par for the championship
Miller – “This is a pressure putt. When you make a great chip or save, and you have a putt to finish it off, there always is extra pressure because you think, ‘I can steal one if I can make this one.’”

Hicks – “What a 4 for Stenson to close it out.”

Hicks – “Jason Day is going to be the outright leader after each of the first three rounds, but Henrik Stenson continues to chase, and chase hard.”

On Troy Merritt, T2 at 13-under par (5-under par 67 on Saturday)
Miller – Through the years we’ve had some great champions winning but you also have some guys that you hardly knew. You’ve had Every the last two years, and who knows, maybe Merritt, who is in second place, and Chappell, maybe they will get their win.”

On Justin Rose, T5 at 11-under par (1-under par 71 on Saturday)

On lipping out a 4-foot putt for par on 17
Miller – “That was a surprise.”

David Feherty – “That’s the one that gave most of us the microphone.”

Miller – “It’s not the missing that is the problem, it’s the remembering.”

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