Was This Tiger Woods’ Final Journey to St. Andrews?
Observe all of the motion from the third spherical of The Open at St Andrews.
Cameron Smith took a two-shot lead into the weekend after a powerful spherical of 64 yesterday as the sphere made the many of the gentle circumstances on the Previous Course. The Australian set a brand new document for the bottom objectives on the semi-final stage however is totally out of sight of numerous prime names in sizzling pursuit. First spherical chief Cameron Younger is the closest challenger however Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland are three photographs off -10. Dustin Johnson is additional behind and shall be joined by world No. 1 Scottie Scheffler this afternoon. Different notable names in competition embody Tyrrell Hatton and Matt Fitzpatrick.
One man who will not be taking part in this weekend is Tiger Woods after the 46-year-old missed out on an emotional spherical yesterday and admitted he might not play one other spherical at The Open. Phil Mickelson additionally missed the lower after taking part in with 9 gamers however there was loads of success for a few of his LIV teammates, with Johnson becoming a member of in on the lead with Talor Gooch, whereas Sadom Kaewkanjana, Abraham Ancer and Lee . Westwood had been all within the prime 20 initially of the sport.
Observe all of the motion and scores from St Andrews under:
The Open 2022: Rory McIlroy closes in on Viktor Hovland
Rory McIlroy to 6 ft six, a birdie developing and an opportunity to maneuver inside one in all Hovland at -13.
Cam Smith (-12) can solely attain the five-hour mark, 10 footer slides when yesterday discovered a house deep within the cup.
Cameron Younger is as much as -12, a quiet two days for the American after thundering right here on Thursday to steer.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 17:08
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 17:03
Cam Smith (-12) with simply an eagle developing, after a sluggish begin, will get one stroke again to take the solo lead.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:57
Three birdies in a row, Hovland leads The Open at -13. McIlroy two again at -11.
Smith at -12 and able to make a comeback on the par 5.
It is all occurring across the Previous Course!
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:54
The Open 2022: Rory McIlroy hopes to land the primary fowl of the third spherical
McIlroy misses the eagle, however he quickly makes a birdie on the fifth to succeed in -11.
Hovland eyeing eagle as properly, which means the hole may nonetheless be two to the Northern Irishman.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:52
Hovland (-12) on the fifth, tries to chop the fifth in half and that is an excellent effort, eagle putt coming.
Younger (-11) makes 4 makes an attempt to remain 11-under, that is 4 in a row.
McIlroy (-10) follows his fellow Norwegian with a powerful second. Each males trying up on the eagle.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:50
The Open 2022: Viktor Hovland is tied for the lead
Hovland’s brief putt is sizzling, one other from 30 ft and he is in a tie for the lead.
It is a mega putt, up and over the hill to the correct of the outlet after which slinking again from proper to left. Two-under 4. -12.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:35
The Open 2022: Tommy Fleetwood clubhouse chief at -9 after spherical of 66
GREAT! Fleetwood with an important putt, the rocket is in 18 for birdie, 66 and he’s the clubhouse chief on -9 and solely three behind proper now.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:28
Open 2022: Cam Smith settles for second
It is Smith’s par (-12) on the second, he’ll be seeking to sit back now after a bogey on one.
Hovland (-11) is already one wtihin and degree with DJ (-11) only one again.
Cantlay (-9) strikes as properly with -2 to 5.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:24
Scheffler strikes, fowl on third after connecting with a number of legs, good.
The American is just three behind now.
McIlroy’s birdie strive on two is simply brief, he sits -10, however solely two behind.
Dustin Johnson with a strong shot of his type on three, an opportunity to attain inside one Smith.
Jack Rathborn16 July 2022 16:11