Rob Labritz, a 51-year-old club champion who qualified for the PGA Tour Champions this season in December,

shot his third consecutive 2-under 69 team on Saturday at the Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem,

Pennsylvania, and follows only leader Padraig Harrington. to enter the final round of 42nd U.S. Senior Open.

"I'm in the biggest place I've ever wanted to be," he told NBC after the round. "I live in a dream and there are marks up and down my leg since the war."

This is his second USGA event and the first since 1988, and Labritz, who has been a club specialist since the age of 19,

wearing a variety of hats in his day's work left little time to focus on his game, putting it all together.

"I have to be honest, the adrenaline rush in the first game and the last putt was not something I had ever felt in my life,

" said a father of three who brought his 17-month-old daughter Logan to work. round press conference. “I had to postpone the putt.