Ryder aces wild 16th, Theegala holds onto Phoenix Open lead

  • Sahith Theegala acknowledges the gallery on the ninth hole after making a birdie during the third round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament Saturday in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

  • Sahith Theegala hits the lip of the bunker with his shot on the second hole during the third round of the Phoenix Open golf tournament Saturday, Feb. 12, 2022, in Scottsdale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Darryl Webb)

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Sam Ryder brought down the house with a hole-in-one on the stadium 16th hole Saturday in the WM Phoenix Open, where newcomer Sahith Theegala topped a leaderboard as crowded as the course.