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QUICK TAKE: Pursuers Face A Tall Sunday Task View More
Matt Kuchar during the third round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. (Photo credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

QUICK TAKE: Pursuers Face A Tall Sunday Task

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | In case what Jordan Spieth did over the first 53 holes of the Open Championship hadn’t sufficiently made the point of who is in charge at Royal Birkdale, he hammered it home a final time with a 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole early Saturday evening….

WATCH: Spieth Continues ‘Phenomenal’ Run View More
Jordan Spieth during the third round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. (Photo credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

WATCH: Spieth Continues ‘Phenomenal’ Run

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Jordan Spieth hated his second at the 18th but loved his third, a curling 20-footer which dropped for a birdie and the 65 which left him on 11-under-par 199 and three clear of Matt Kuchar going into the final round of the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale….

OPINION: Lowest Round Great, But Not Greatest View More
Branden Grace of South Africa during the third round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale (Photo credit: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

OPINION: Lowest Round Great, But Not Greatest

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND – The inevitable arrived mid-afternoon Saturday at Royal Birkdale in the form of Branden Grace. In the third round of the 442nd major championship, Grace became the first player to shoot 62 and that was remarkable for any number of reasons, not the least of which is Grace…

NEWS: Grace Enters Historic Zone With 62 View More
Branden Grace of South Africa acknowledges the crowd on the 18th green after shooting a 62, the lowest round in major history during the third round of the Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. (Photo credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

NEWS: Grace Enters Historic Zone With 62

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | The scene was set for record breaking long before Branden Grace handed in the first 62 in the long history of major championship golf. Where, on Friday morning, the early players did not exactly inspire the later starters with their wind-tossed pars, bogeys and worse, the situation…

WATCH: Spieth Leads By Two At Halfway Mark View More
Jordan Spieth takes shelter beneath his umbrella during a wet and windy second round at Royal Birkdale. (REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)

WATCH: Spieth Leads By Two At Halfway Mark

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | Jordan Spieth had a second great day on the links to finish on 6-under par and two ahead of Matt Kuchar at the halfway stage of the 146th Open at Royal Birkdale. One more American, Brooks Koepka, is a shot further back, only he is not on…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth On Song In Tough Conditions View More
Jordan Spieth carries a two-shot lead into the weekend at Royal Birkdale. (REUTERS/Phil Noble)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth On Song In Tough Conditions

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | With Jordan Spieth, it seems there’s always another highlight. When Spieth is on – and through 36 holes of the Open Championship at weather-stained Royal Birkdale he has been locked in – he seems to play golf the way lightning plays with the night sky. Crackling. Sudden….