British Open 2019: Updates, highlights from Round 3 at Royal Portrush
The third round of the British Open quickly turned into the Shane Lowry show.Lowry took not only a four-stroke lead into the final round of play, but also shot a single-round record of 8-under in Round 3. MORE: Watch the British Open live with fuboTV (7-day free trial)Lowry was the headliner of an all-around great round of golf on Saturday, as Tommy Fleetwood (12-under) and J.B. Holmes (10-under) find themselves in positions 1-3 heading into the final round of play.Sporting News provided live highlights of the British Open. Updates and highlights from Round 3:British Open Round 3 highlights, updates3 p.m.: Pretty good stuff from Round 3:Absolute scenes…and it’s only Saturday #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/Uu2DXmFPyG— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20192:34 p.m.: Lowry has now taken a four-stroke lead in the third round. Here’s his next-to-last birdie:[email protected] takes a 3-shot lead with his 7th birdie of the day #TheOpenLive scoring 👉https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/y33ff1N3bv— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20191:41 p.m.: Good stuff from Danny [email protected]_Willett with a 65 and the current low round of the day 👏 #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/HwmwKdjOmd— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20191:23 p.m.: Just to give you an idea of the level of play we’re seeing. …Only three bogeys between the top seven players on the leaderboard in Round 3 so far. Here’s how it looks on moving day 👇 #TheOpen #NTTDATAWallLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/tOmX0H2PNQ— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20191:10 p.m.: This is the moment @ShaneLowryGolf took the outright lead at -11 #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC pic.twitter.com/EbjUkj06YE— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201912:46 p.m.: And Lowry’ back on top of the leaderboard by himself at 11-under. The crowd is definitely in his favor.12:44 p.m.: More excellent long game out there in Round 3They’re not giving each other an inch. We have four men on -10 and all bogey-free #TheOpen #NTTDATAWallLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/I8wVIPxcjK— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201912:10 p.m.: We now have a four-way tie at 10-under with Fleetwood making a 2-foot birdie. They’re not giving each other an inch. We have four men on -10 and all bogey-free #TheOpen #NTTDATAWallLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/I8wVIPxcjK— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201911:56 a.m.: Shane Lowry back atop the leaderboard with Westwood and Holmes at 10-under.We have three players at the top of the leaderboard on -10 and all bogey-free so far in Round 3 #TheOpen #NTTDATAWallFollow live scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/gcvKoJL6ER— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201911:47 a.m.: Great golf all around in Round, especially from Fleetwood.As close as it gets! @TommyFleetwood1 putting on a chipping masterclass at 5 #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC pic.twitter.com/EbYD7czWox— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201911:33 a.m.: Wow. Dylan Frittelli is now 6-under with an incredible eagle.’Magic!’A superb eagle moves @Dylan_Frittelli to -6 #TheOpenLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/rgVe0FXGK6— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201911:19 a.m.: Westwood is joined at 9-under by Holmes for the tournament lead. This could get interesting.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 round.And here’s that third @WestwoodLee birdie, wow! #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC … pic.twitter.com/dVyEorlSrO— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201911:12 a.m.: Schauffele moving up the board [email protected] made the turn at -4 for the day and he didn’t slow down at 10 #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC pic.twitter.com/w0yhjRjcD1— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201911 a.m.: And now Tommy Fleetwood joins the leaders at 8-under.That didn’t take long! @TommyFleetwood1 joins the leaders at -8 #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC pic.twitter.com/Nt4JeNgCXm— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201910:54 a.m.: The local is getting quite a lot of support.That was some welcome for co-leader @ShaneLowryGolf #TheOpenLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/OdTfcc7cby— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201910:47 a.m.: That should make things a little interesting down the stretch.🐦Back-to-back🐦 @XSchauffele birdies the 7th and 8th to move to within 2 shots of the lead ⬆️ #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC pic.twitter.com/DkLr85lxHP— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201910:33 a.m.: A little luck never [email protected]_Willett is not only playing well, he enjoyed some luck on the way to a fourth birdie of the day #TheOpenLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/uAzrHjU3Yi— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201910:30 a.m.: Thirty minutes from teeing off.The co-leader is here ✅@ShaneLowryGolf arrives with his daughter at the @MercesBenz Player Arrival Zone #TheOpen pic.twitter.com/8CURYTmhdx— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 201910:15 a.m.: They’re going long today. [email protected]’s second birdie of the day is met by a roar from the crowd at the 4th #TheOpenLive scoring 👉https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/7Hi9ALrdTU— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20199:45 a.m.: Henrik Stenson with the loooooong birdie on No. 3 to get to 5-under.And here’s that monster putt at the 3rd for @henrikstenson #TheOpenLive coverage 👉 https://t.co/V5gkRJCUkC … pic.twitter.com/0q27tpAc1S— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20199:38 a.m.: Xander Shaufelle making moves.Another birdie on the 2nd in Round 3 and @XSchauffele is on his way ⬆️ He’s -7 for his last 13 holes #TheOpen #NTTDATAWallLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/xtsYpWgsKS— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20199:21 a.m.: What a rollercoaster of emotions that must have [email protected]_ bounces back from an opening bogey with an eagle at the 2nd #TheOpenLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/hB8kQQTK4F— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20199:20 a.m.: A nice refresher for us Americans who didn’t want to wake up at 4 a.m. to watch the start of Round 3: Here is the best of the action of Round 3 so far #TheOpenLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/kx0j1pc18u— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 20199:17 a.m.: That is a long putt. Gary McNeill’s got to like that one.’What a lovely memory that will be’Royal Portrush Head Pro Gary McNeill holes a huge putt at 17 #TheOpenLive scoring 👉 https://t.co/eQjasgPOwf pic.twitter.com/PLEVvkY3ce— The Open (@TheOpen) July 20, 2019British Open leaderboard: Live scores from Round 3LeaderboardThe Open Championship17 – 20 July 2019Pos.Player NameNationalityScoreRound 1Round 2Round 3Round 4Total1Shane LowryRepublic of Ireland-15676763722692Tommy FleetwoodEngland-9686766742753Tony FinauUSA-7687068712774Lee WestwoodEngland-6686770732784Brooks KoepkaUSA-6686967742786Rickie FowlerUSA-5706966742796Danny WillettEngland-5746765732796Robert MacIntyreScotland-5687271682796Tyrrell HattonEngland-56871716927910Patrick ReedUSA-47167717128011Justin ThomasUSA-37170687228111Jon RahmSpain-36870687528111Francesco MolinariItaly-37469726628111Tom LewisEngland-37568687028111Alex NorenSweden-36871687428116Rory SabbatiniSouth Africa-27070717128216Ryan FoxNew Zealand-26875706928216Sanghyun ParkSouth Korea-26972687328216Lucas BjerregaardDenmark-27068747028220Erik Van RooyenSouth Africa-17068727328320Matthew FitzpatrickEngland-17169707328320Henrik StensonSweden-17069687628320Jordan SpiethUSA-17067697728320Justin RoseEngland-16967687928320Lucas GloverUSA-17269717128320Doc RedmanUSA-17171717028320Cameron SmithAustralia-17066717628320Stewart CinkUSA-17468717028320Louis OosthuizenSouth Africa-17072726928330Webb SimpsonUSAPar6871717428430Kevin KisnerUSAPar7071707328432Bernd WiesbergerAustria+17071747028532Byeong Hun AnSouth Korea+17367707528532Kiradech AphibarnratThailand+16873776728532Joost LuitenNetherlands+17369717228532Andrew WilsonEngland+17667717128532Jason KokrakUSA+17469746828532Ernie ElsSouth Africa+17169727328532Dylan FrittelliSouth Africa+16869707828532Andrew PutnamUSA+17067707828541Russell KnoxScotland+27071687728641Callum ShinkwinEngland+27071757028641Kyle StanleyUSA+27567737128641Matt KucharUSA+27068697928641Benjamin HebertFrance+27369737128641Justin HardingSouth Africa+27165747628641Aaron WiseUSA+27269717428641Xander SchauffeleUSA+27465697828641Patrick CantlayUSA+27071717428641Inn-Choon HwangSouth Korea+27271707328651Charley HoffmanUSA+37073707428751Dustin JohnsonUSA+37267727628751Branden GraceSouth Africa+37071757128751Matt WallaceEngland+37370727228751Shubhankar SharmaIndia+37072776828751Bubba WatsonUSA+37271737128757Kevin StreelmanUSA+47765747228857Adam HadwinCanada+47469727328857Thorbjørn OlesenDenmark+47268777128857Ashton TurnerEngland+46974776828857Paul CaseyEngland+47270737328857Graeme McDowellNorthern Ireland+47370687728863Romain LangasqueFrance+56972707828963Jim FurykUSA+57368757328963Paul WaringEngland+57568757128963Mikko KorhonenFinland+57269717728967Sergio GarciaSpain+66873717829067Yosuke AsajiJapan+67271717629067J.B. HolmesUSA+66668698729067Thomas PietersBelgium+67268747629071Eddie PepperellEngland+87072767429272Nino BertasioItaly+97271757529372Yuki InamoriJapan+970737080293Click here or refresh the page if you can’t view the leaderboard.