The British Open now enters Weekend play after the first two days of opponents, and it’s sans a few notable golfers.
Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy, and Gary Woodlands, amongst others, may make the cut back at 1-over. But that doesn’t indicate they’re maybe not a ton of implausible golf left to be carried out.
It seems to be a dull heat between J.B. Holmes and Shane Lowry at the best of the leaderboard, with every tied at 8-under through two rounds. They have quite a few pursuers correct on their heels with Tommy Fleetwood and Lee Westwood at 7-under moving into Round 3 play. Cameron Smith, Justin Harding and Justin Rose are two strokes behind, at 6-under.
So, will Holmes and/or Lowry distance themselves from the pack on Saturday, will any individual overtake them or will they preserve serve?
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British Open Round 3 highlights, updates
12:46: And Lowry’ once more on excessive of the leaderboard by himself at 11-under. The crowd is actually in his favor.
12:44 p.m.: More excellent prolonged sport available on the market in Round 3
12:10 p.m.: We now have a four-way tie at 10-under with Fleetwood making a 2-foot birdie.
11:56 a.m.: Shane Lowry once more atop the leaderboard with Westwood and Holmes at 10-under.
11:47 a.m.: Great golf all through in Round, notably from Fleetwood.
11:33 a.m.: Wow. Dylan Frittelli is now 6-under with an unbelievable eagle.
11:19 a.m.: Westwood is joined at 9-under by Holmes for the occasion lead. This may get fascinating.
11:15 a.m.: And Westwood now has the outright lead with a birdie on the par-3 third – his second birdie through three holes this spherical.
11:12 a.m.: Schauffele transferring up the board now.
11 a.m.: And now Tommy Fleetwood joins the leaders at 8-under.
10:54 a.m.: The native is getting numerous help.
10:47 a.m.: That must make points barely fascinating down the stretch.
10:33 a.m.: A bit luck certainly not hurts.
10:30 a.m.: Thirty minutes from teeing off.
10:15 a.m.: They’re going prolonged at this time.
9:45 a.m.: Henrik Stenson with the loooooong birdie on No. 3 to get to 5-under.
9:38 a.m.: Xander Shaufelle making strikes.
9:21 a.m.: What a rollercoaster of emotions that might want to have been.
9:20 a.m.: A pleasing refresher for us Americans who didn’t have to stand up at 4 a.m. to watch the start of Round 3: