Cornish golfer Rhys Enoch is set to complete his best performance in a major competition on Sunday when he plays the final round of the US Open.

Enoch currently lies in joint 41st spot at Pebble Beach after three rounds, with just Sunday's fourth round left to go.

Enoch's current best major performance is a tied 56th finish at the Open at Carnoustie last summer, with the Truro-born player missing the cut at the same competition in his only other appearance at a major in 2014.

The Welshman, who was born in the Duchy and plays at Truro, was in trouble after Thursday’s first round, when his seven-over-par round of 78 saw him near the bottom of the 156-man field and in serious danger of missing the cut.

But he produced a superb second round score on Friday, with his five-under-par round of 66 bettered only by leader Gary Woodland who shot 65.

He followed that up with a par third round on Saturday alongside Patrick Reed to consolidate his position, and a similar round on Sunday should see the 

Enoch will begin his final round at 6.50pm on Sunday alongside 2014 US Open champion Martin Kaymer.

Twenty-three-year-old American Gary Woodland enjoys a one-shot lead over Justin Rose in his quest for a maiden major title, with his two-under-par round of 69 on Saturday taking him to 11-under-par over the three days. 

The final round is being broadcast live on Sky Sports, with coverage beginning at 7pm.

US Open Leaderboard (selected)

1 G. Woodland -11

2 J. Rose -10

T3 L. Oosthuizen -7

T3 C. Reavie -7

T3 B. Koepka -7


T41 R. Enoch +2