The 2017 British Open: Round 3

Nightshift Sports: 

Round Three of the British Open (or as they call it in the U.K. ..”The Open”) is over. One name remains constant at the very top of the leader board: American Jordan Spieth. Spieth shot a 5 under par 65 to finish round 3 with an overall score of 11 under par and a 3 shot lead over fellow American Matt Kuchar. Spieth played like Spieth can play,  all day,  and continued to extend his lead. He is the favorite going into Sunday’s finish.
The day was ideal for scoring–the exact opposite of yesterday’s trial by wind and rain–and all the players took advantage of the conditions, but no one did a more impressive job than Branden Grace of South Africa, who shot the first 62 ever recorded in Major tournament golf play. That score was good enough to move Grace into a tie for fifth.
Use our direct link to the Official website for The Open to get all the news, analysis, and background on the 2017 edition of golf’s oldest major. The link will take you directly to the leaderboard and will also show you highlight clips of most of the top players.
The final round for The Open is tomorrow. The six hour time difference means you need to get up early to enjoy the finish in real time. There are not many sports spectating events as good as watching the final round of The Open early on a Sunday morning, so enjoy.
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