Morikawa stays cool as warmth increments
It may have felt as though Collin Morikawa was on the ropes with Jordan Spieth, Louis Oosterhuizen, and Jon Rahm going birdie psycho behind him, however that was not the situation.
Morikawa deftly and smoothly sank a long standard putt for a birdie on No. 14, stretching out his lead over Spieth to two strokes. Another two strokes back, at 11-under, were Oosterhuizen, with just his second birdie of the day on 14, and Rahm, who was on a streak. His birdie at 16 was his fourth in succession (and he had a falcon at No. 7).
Spieth works on Morikawa’s lead
Jordan Spieth slice Collin Morikawa’s lead to a solitary stroke, jumping on a birdie opportunity at the standard 5 fourteenth opening and bringing the British Open down to a duel over the last couple of openings.
Spieth, offering for a fourth major and his subsequent Claret Jug, cut into Morikawa’s 14-under score with his fifth birdie of the day. Morikawa, looking ready and certain regardless of being a genius golf player for a little more than two years, sank a standard putt on the thirteenth opening…