toptestmotor.com
toptestmotor.com Enero 25, 2020


Latest scores from Royal Birkdale as Jordan Spieth chases win

24 Julio 2017, 01:04 | Cornelio Vivanco

Latest scores from Royal Birkdale as Jordan Spieth chases win

World No. 1 Dustin Johnson struggled to mount a challenge on the second day in northwest England

"And I'm going to enjoy it more than I've enjoyed anything that I've accomplished in the past". Amid thousands of people, the golf course was suddenly a very lonely place.

But the 23-year-old somehow regained his composure to play the next four holes in five under par to card a remarkable closing 69 and finish 12 under par, three shots ahead of Kuchar, who also shot 69 after a bogey on the last.

He just said, hey, you broke my record (laughing).

"If you keep it in play, it's nearly hard to make a bogey out there, you know?"

"What an incredible venue, what an incredible set up".

"But I wouldn't rather be in any other position than where we're at. It's a dream come true". "But it feels good to have this in my hands".

Whenever someone does something spectacular, human nature is for us to think that it was the latest and greatest and that it's the harbinger of more spectacular things to come. I had no idea that 62 was obviously the lowest ever.

Spieth is only one win away from obtaining golf's elusive "grand slam".

He escaped from the hole with just a bogey five, giving his head a wry shake as he walked off the green, Greller grinning from ear to ear.

He littered three of his first four holes with dropped shots to lose his lead completely with a putter than couldn't look colder, but Kuchar didn't take advantage of Jordan's worst golf of the week when he had the chance. To settle a victor, the players knotted across the leaderboard would play holes No. 1, 2, 17, and 18.

He approached the tee box on No. 13 tied for the lead with Kuchar at 8-under.

He then brilliantly sank a 45-yard putt to eagle the par-five 15th and followed that with birdies on the 16th and 17th to banish any thought of a repeat of his U.S. Masters meltdown a year ago.

Spieth's 6-iron that nearly went in on the par-3 14th.

Kuchar held his composure together to make birdie and make sure he was only one back with three to play, but the deficit was back to two at the 16th as Spieth's restored trust in his putting stroke resulted in another huge putt, this time from 30 feet, dropping in the cup dead-weight and lifting him back to where he started the round - 11 under.

Kuchar had been hoping to extend that run and become the sixth champion from the last seven Opens aged 39 or older. He would go on to miss his putt with Spieth falling one back instead of a disastrous two shots behind Kuchar.

Only legends of the game - Jack Nicklaus, Tiger Woods, Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Gene Sarazen - have won all four legs of the Slam.

McIlroy got as close as three shots off the lead, but paid for losing his first ball at the 15th.

Kuchar was outright second, his best finish in a major at nine-under, with China's Li Haotong third at six-under. "I started holing everything", the Chinese said in an interview with Golf Channel. "But having been in unplayable situations before, I just asked the question, is the driving range out of bounds?"

"Zack came up and said, "You're in the history books".

Here's how to watch the final round of the 2017 British Open online.

Local hero Tommy Fleetwood has now urged the R&A to host the championship at Royal Birkdale more than every nine-ten years as it has done over recent stagings.



Otras noticias

Tendencias Ahora

Attorney General Sessions brushes off Trump criticism
The senator said Trump removing Mueller would cause Congress to put in place its own special investigation "somehow". I have the honor of serving as attorney general, it goes beyond any thought I would have ever had for myself.

Spieth Finishes Strongly To Win Open
To add a claret jug to his collection, Spieth overcame bogeys on three of his first four holes Sunday at Royal Birkdale. So disturbed was Spieth that he nearly aced the next hole, then canned a serpentine 40-foot putt for eagle on No. 15.

Are the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Planning to Have More Kids?
However, upon her arrival in Germany , Kate Middleton , who recently confirmed wanting more children, broke the protocol. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge released a new portrait of their son, Prince George , to mark his fourth birthday.

Scaramucci: Trump's Admin 'Obviously' Has A 'Communications Problem'
Trump wrote on Twitter on Saturday that leaks against the administration are a "crime" and that he has "complete power to pardon". His often fiery demeanour also lead to an unforgettable impersonation by Melissa McCarthy on NBC's Saturday Night Live .

Harry Styles and Fionn Whitehead tell KLG and Hoda about 'Dunkirk'
The astonishing pictures from the set of the original 1958 film show an actor with a freakish resemblance to Harry Styles . War is, of course, bloody and violent, and men die in horrific, hard-to-watch ways throughout the PG-13 " Dunkirk ".

Michael Phelps Got Crushed in His Simulated Races Against Sharks
The race was 100 meters, which is Phelps's jam-he's got 3 gold medals at that distance-and went down in open water, not in a pool. Marking its 29th anniversary, Discovery Channel's " Shark Week " kicks off July 23 for eight days of programming.

Mourinho's views on derby win and transfers
Lukaku has had the flawless start to his United career by scoring in the past two tour games and contributing impressive link-up play.

Clayton Kershaw leaves game with lower back tightness
The Twins are " close " to adding Braves starter Jaime Garcia in a trade, according to a report from Ken Rosenthal on Twitter. Everyone in the MLB world knows what Kershaw means to the Dodgers and he's been nothing short of spectacular this season.

Jose Mourinho assures that David De Gea is staying at Manchester United
Anthony Martial was unsafe in the opening moments, linking with Lingard and Marcus Rashford as they pushed forward with pace. In theory, that August 8 meeting will mean more than the one Sunday, on a hot July day half a world away from home.

Trump's spin doctor Anthony Scaramucci seals White House press debut with kiss
Such presidential outbursts often confounded Mr Spicer , who found himself reverting to standard Washington retorts to respond. Spicer waited until sundown-after his young staffers had left-to take matters into his own hands", the Journal wrote .