Kevin Kisner takes helicopter from Tour Championship to Athens for Georgia-Mississippi State game

Georgia alum Kevin Kisner planned ahead.

He just didn't know he would finish Saturday tied for second place in the PGA Tour's Tour Championship at 10-under after carding the lowest score in Round 3, a 6-under 64.

On Friday evening, Kisner turned to Twitter to try to find a helicopter that could take him from East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta to Saturday evening's showdown between No. 11 Georgia and No. 17 Mississippi State in Athens, Georgia -- after he finished his third round, of course.

When you're three shots off the lead at the Tour Championship, but have equally pressing concerns on Saturday.

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Moving into contending position didn't stop Kisner from following through on his plan, as he hopped into a helicopter that Justin Thomas -- tied for fourth at the Tour Championship after three rounds, and an Alabama alum, to boot -- helped arrange, per the Golf Channel.

Not only did Kisner make it to the game, but he got a pretty decent view, as ESPN's Mark Schlabach noted:

Kisner was expected to take the helicopter back to Atlanta (about a 25-minute ride) on Saturday night after the game.

He'll be in the last pairing for Sunday's final round, teeing off at 1:50 p.m. ET with Paul Casey, who leads the tournament by two strokes.

--David DeChant