Viktor Hovland of Norway plays a shot on the 15th hole during Day Three of The 150th Open at St Andrews Old Course on July 16, 2022 in St Andrews, Scotland. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

150th Open Championship - day three in pics as Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland hit the front

Europeans Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland surged to the top of the leaderboard on day three of the 150th Open Championship at St Andrews.

By Scott Inglis
Sunday, 17th July 2022, 11:45 am

The two were paired together in the second last group, ahead of Cameron Young and Cameron Smith, and went toe to toe across a fascinating 18 holes.

By the time McIlroy and Hovland left the 18th together, they had hit the top and go into Sunday’s final day with a four shot lead over Young and Smith.

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