Morikawa makes flip at Open Championship main Spieth by 3 pictures | CBC Sports activities

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Collin Morikawa made it to the flip with a three-shot lead on the Open Championship on Sunday in Sandwich, England.

He made it three straight birdies at Royal St. George’s with putts from six toes at No. 8 and round 15 toes at No. 9 and was at 14 beneath.

Louis Oosthuizen had but to make a birdie in his remaining spherical and was 2 over for the day, 4 strokes behind Morikawa. He began with a two-stroke lead.

Oosthuizen was overtaken by Jordan Spieth, who rolled in back-to-back birdies across the flip and was in second place, three pictures behind Morikawa.

Dustin Johnson birdied the final gap for a 67 and was 7 beneath for the match.

Corey Conners of Listowel, Ont., and Hamilton-born Mackenzie Hughes have been 5 and 6 pictures off the tempo, respectively, on the flip.

WATCH l Conners, Hughes soar up leaderboard in Spherical 3:

Listowel, Ont., native Corey Conners and fellow Canadian Mackenzie Hughes are 4 and 5 pictures again respectively heading into the British Open remaining spherical. 1:32

Oosthuizen fell out of the lead on the British Open for the primary time because the twelfth gap of the second spherical.

He bogeyed the par-5 seventh gap after going from one greenside bunker to a different and leaving himself an ungainly place to get close to the pin. He two-putted from distance and fell two pictures behind Morikawa.

Saved par with 10-foot-putt

Morikawa had a tap-in birdie at a gap the place Spieth and Conners had simply made eagle.

Earlier, Oosthuizen made his first bogey on the entrance 9 all week on the British Open.

He missed the inexperienced quick and proper of the fourth gap and took the protected route by taking part in nicely past the flag to make use of the slope. He nonetheless had 25 toes for par and missed.

Morikawa additionally missed the inexperienced however saved his par with a 10-foot putt.

Spieth spent his first hour making robust par putts. He lastly missed on the fourth gap and stays three pictures behind.

The concept for Sunday at Royal St. George’s is to get by means of the opening 5 holes with out an excessive amount of injury. Many of the scoring within the remaining spherical has began on the sixth.

WATCH l Oosthuizen enters Sunday clinging to 1-shot lead:

South African golfer Louis Oosthuizen finishes the third spherical with a one-shot benefit over Collin Morikawa at 12-under par. 2:53

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