Biggest golf crowd ever attends third round of Phoenix Open

By Kyle Porter | Golf Writer

The biggest crowd in golf history. (USATSI)
The biggest crowd in golf history. (USATSI)

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According to Jim Nantz on the CBS broadcast a new record for most fans at a golf tournament -- on the PGA Tour or otherwise -- was set on Saturday at the Phoenix Open.

189,722 fans attended the show on Saturday to watch Bubba Watson take a two-stroke lead heading to the final round.

The old record was 179,022 and was set on Saturday of last year's Phoenix Open.

The biggest party in golf.

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