Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

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22 Jul 2018, 00:48 IST
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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — The Newest on the British Open (all instances native):

Eight:10 p.m.

People Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner share the lead on 9-under par heading into the ultimate spherical of the British Open, with Tiger Woods 4 photographs again in his bid for a primary main title in 10 years.

Schauffele and Kisner are going for his or her first victory in a serious, whereas Spieth is in search of his fourth and to be the primary back-to-back British Open champion in 10 years.

Schauffele will probably be within the final pairing with Spieth after rolling in a protracted birdie putt on No. 18 for a Four-under 67.

Kisner, who led after the primary spherical and was a co-leader after the second spherical, parred his final 4 holes for a 68.

One other American, Kevin Chappell, is alone in fourth place, two photographs behind after a 67.

Woods shot 66 and is in a tie for sixth place with six extra gamers, together with Rory McIlroy (70) and Tommy Fleetwood (71).

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7 p.m.

Jordan Spieth has shot a 6-under 65 and is tied for the lead in his bid to change into the primary back-to-back British Open champion in 10 years.

Spieth started the third spherical by driving the 396-yard opening gap and making the 10-foot eagle putt. He did not make a bogey and took the lead with a 12-foot birdie putt on the par-Three 16th, a gap the place he made bogey every of the earlier two rounds.

Spieth was at 9-under 204.

Kevin Kisner additionally was at 9 below with three holes remaining.

If Spieth stays within the lead, he can be the primary defending champion to guide going into the ultimate spherical since Tiger Woods at Hoylake in 2006.

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5:15 p.m.

Tiger Woods has shot a 5-under 66 within the third spherical of the British Open and is in competition to win his first main in additional than 10 years.

He scrambled for par on the powerful 18th gap at Carnoustie, after his tee shot landed on the financial institution of the Barry Burn and bounced proper into the thick tough. He laid up, pitched to a few ft, and made a par.

At 5 below general, Woods was two photographs off the lead.

The final of his 14 majors got here on the U.S. Open in 2008.

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Four:55 p.m.

Brooks Koepka is unlikely to be celebrating back-to-back main victories on the British Open on Sunday.

The U.S. Open champion began the third spherical 5 photographs off the lead however is Four over for the day after three bogeys on the entrance 9 and a double-bogey on the par-Four 12th.

Koepka is Three over for the event, 10 photographs off the lead.

Additionally taking part in himself out of competition on a day that includes loads of birdies is Jason Day, who additionally made 6 at No. 12 and is 1 over after 15 holes. He’s even par general.

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Four:15 p.m.

Tiger Woods is again on high of the leaderboard at a serious championship.

With a tap-in birdie on the par-5 14th gap, Woods joined Jordan Spieth, Tommy Fleetwood and three others in a share of the lead on the British Open.

The 14-time main champion is 6 below for his third spherical.

Spieth, the defending champion, has additionally made a robust begin to his third spherical, eagling the primary gap after driving onto the inexperienced, after which rolling in a birdie at No. Four. He missed an Eight-footer on No. 5 for the outright lead.

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Three:10 p.m.

Tiger Woods is making a little bit of a transfer within the British Open, sinking a protracted putt on the ninth gap for a gap Three-under 33 on the entrance 9.

Woods made a 40-footer on the ninth for his third birdie towards no bogeys on the entrance 9 to get to Three-under par for the event. He was three photographs behind the leaders, who had but to tee off within the afternoon at Carnoustie.

Scoring situations have been ideally suited on a heat day with little wind and greens softened by rain the day earlier than. There already was a 64 on the board by Justin Rose and a 65 by Yusaku Miyazato.

Woods started the day six photographs again. The three-time British Open champion is looking for his first win of the yr and his first main championship since successful the U.S. Open in 2008.

Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner shared the in a single day lead at 6-under par.

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1:30 p.m.

Justin Rose tied the bottom rating ever within the British Open at Carnoustie, taking pictures a 7-under 64 to maneuver onto the early leaderboard on a day when scoring situations have been ideally suited.

Rose, who wanted to make an 18-foot birdie putt on the 18th gap simply to make the lower a day earlier, began his spherical with a birdie on the primary gap and completed it with birdies on each 17 and 18. He did not make a bogey on the usually powerful Carnoustie hyperlinks.

The spherical ties the low at Carnoustie shot within the ultimate spherical in 2007 by Steve Stricker and Richard Inexperienced.

Rose completed practically three hours earlier than the leaders teed off, and was at Four below for the event, two photographs off the lead held by Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner.

Tiger Woods is out on the course, making a par on the primary gap. He’s even par for the event.

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12:45 p.m.

Greater than three hours earlier than the co-leaders tee off, Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner have slightly extra firm.

In gentle situations that enable for low scoring, Chris Wooden of England already is 6 below for the day by 11 holes and is at Four-under par, simply two photographs off the lead.

Justin Rose, who made the lower with an 18-foot birdie putt on the ultimate gap of the second spherical, is 5 below by 15 holes and a couple of below for the event. Masters champion Patrick Reed was proper there with him till lacking a 6-foot par putt on the 16th gap, dropping him to Four below for the third spherical and 1 below for the event.

Tiger Woods was on the vary, getting ready to tee off on the weekend on the British Open for the primary time since 2014 at Hoylake.

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11:20 a.m.

Carnoustie remains to be ready on the one factor that defines a robust take a look at on the British Open: the wind.

The third spherical started with little greater than a light breeze, and several other gamers have been taking benefit. Masters champion Patrick Reed ran off three straight birdies beginning at No. 5 and has made the flip at Three below. That makes Reed even par for the championship, six photographs behind.

Justin Rose, who made a birdie on the 18th gap Friday to make the lower, was 2 below by Eight holes.

It wasn’t simple on everybody. Former champion Henrik Stenson hit right into a dry burn on the fourth gap. Together with his proper leg flexed on the turf and his left leg within the Three-foot deep ditch, he managed to get the ball out, however nonetheless made double bogey.

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10 a.m.

Justin Rose has began his third spherical of the British Open a lot sooner than he would have appreciated.

However no less than he is nonetheless taking part in.

Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas, Nos. 1 and a couple of on this planet, missed the lower. Rose is No. Three and practically joined them till he made an 18-foot birdie putt on the final gap to make the lower on the quantity.

He was 9 photographs behind Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner, who shared the lead at Carnoustie on 6-under 136.

They don’t tee off till mid-afternoon, one shot forward of Tommy Fleetwood, Pat Perez and Xander Schauffele.

Rose started by smashing driver into the left tough, though he was in a position to hit wedge to six ft for birdie.

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