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SOUTHPORT, England (AP) The Latest on a British Open (all times local):

6:35 p.m.

Jordan Spieth is a British Open champion.

Spieth used a conspicuous fibre of holes on a behind 9 to reason off Matt Kuchar and win a third vital championship of his career. He won by 3 shots – a same domain he started a day with – after a final turn 1-under-69.

He played a final 5 holes in 5-under-par.

Spieth was behind by a shot after 13 holes when he went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to waylay a contest divided from Kuchar. The sizzling widen of play came after he done an extraordinary spook from a pushing operation after holding an unplayable chastisement shot.


6:20 p.m.

Jordan Spieth has a two-shot lead over Matt Kuchar with one hole to play after a furious behind 9 during a British Open.

Trying to win a Open for a initial time, Spieth went birdie-eagle-birdie-birdie to seize authority of a contest he had seemed to be on a verge of throwing away.

Spieth’s conspicuous widen of golf came after he done an extraordinary spook on a 13th hole after holding an unplayable distortion and personification off a pushing range.


6:00 p.m.

The large crowds during a British Open are removing utterly a uncover from Jordan Spieth.

After being on a verge of floating a Open, Spieth came behind birdie-eagle to take a one shot lead over Matt Kuchar with 3 holes to go during Royal Birkdale.

The eagle came on No. 15, where Spieth strike a immature in two, afterwards quietly sank a 50-footer for his 3. He forked to his caddie and told him to get a turn out of a hole, pumped his fist, and walked off a green.

Kuchar done birdie himself, yet a one-shot lead he hold dual holes progressing had been reversed.

Spieth led by 3 shots going into a final round, yet mislaid a lead on a 13th hole where he done a conspicuous spook after holding an unplayable distortion on a side of a silt dune.

Spieth is perplexing for his initial British Open title.


5:45 p.m.

Jordan Spieth is on a furious float during a British Open, where he’s once some-more tied for a lead.

Spieth somehow managed to make a spook on a 13th hole after holding an unplayable lie, yet he mislaid a lead to Matt Kuchar. It didn’t final long, as he roughly holed his tee shot on a subsequent hole and done a birdie putt to tie Kuchar during 8 under.

Spieth, who blew a five-shot lead during a Masters final year, seemed on a verge of throwing divided a Open, too. But a 4-footer he done on 14 brought him behind even with Kuchar as a dual battled down a widen in a final twosome.

China’s Li Haotong was in a hall dual shots out of a lead after creation birdies on a final 4 holes for a 7-under-63


5:30 p.m.

Matt Kuchar has taken a lead from Jordan Spieth during a British Open, interjection to a extravagantly erring tee shot that cost Spieth a chastisement shot and led to a spook on a 13th hole.

Spieth sliced his tee shot some-more than 60 yards right, over a high silt dune nearby a pushing range. He finished adult holding an unplayable distortion and strike his subsequent shot from a pushing range, nearby a Titleist truck.

The weird method played out in delayed suit as Spieth took some-more than 20 mins before attack his shot. The 3-iron from a operation was a blind shot that privileged a dune and finished adult in front of a fort brief of a green.

Spieth afterwards pitched adult and done a 6-foot putt for a conspicuous bogey.

Kuchar done standard on a hole to stay 8 under.

China’s Li Haotong was in a hall dual shots out of a lead after creation birdies on a final 4 holes for a 7-under-63


4:20 p.m.

There’s a tie during a tip mid by a final turn of a British Open.

A two-stroke pitch on a ninth hole evened things up, with Matt Kuchar throwing Jordan Spieth, who had started a day 3 shots ahead.

Kuchar done a 6-footer for birdie on a ninth hole, and Spieth 3-putted, blank a brief putt for par.

Spieth stumbled out of a blocks, creation bogeys on 3 of a initial 4 holes before steadying himself with a birdie on No. 5. But his spook on a ninth hole gave him a 3-over-37 for a front, while Kuchar played it even par.

China’s Li Haotong was in a hall dual shots out of a lead after creation birdies on a final 4 holes for a 7-under-63. But, aside from Kuchar, no one out on a march was within reduction than 4 shots of a lead.


3:30 p.m.

China’s Li Haotong is unexpected in a brew during a British Open.

Li birdied his final 4 holes to fire a 7-under-63 and pierce to 6 underneath in a final turn during Royal Birkdale. He was 3 behind personality Jordan Spieth.

Li, who shot an 84 in a final turn of a U.S. Open final month, strike his proceed shot to usually a few feet on a final hole to top off his round. The 63 would have tied a record for vital championship scoring if Branden Grace had not set a new record of 62 a day earlier.

Spieth, meanwhile, was stumbling early. A day after creation no bogeys in sharpened a 65 he bogeyed 3 of his initial 4 holes and saw his three-shot lead evaporate as Kuchar changed into a tie.

But Spieth rebounded on a fifth hole, putting it to 5 feet and creation birdie to recover a lead.


3:05 p.m.

Matt Kuchar is unexpected usually one cadence out of a lead in a British Open after Jordan Spieth bogeyed dual of his initial 3 holes.

A birdie from usually a feet divided on a second hole helped tighten what had been a three-shot opening between Kuchar and third turn personality Spieth. Spieth had progressing bogeyed a initial hole after attack it into low severe left of a fairway, and both players bogeyed a third.

The Open is moulding adult to be a dual male race. The nearest challengers to Spieth are another 5 shots back.

Spieth didn’t make a spook all day in a third turn as he shot a 65. But he stumbled out of a blocks after commencement a day with a three-shot lead.

2:35 p.m.

Jordan Spieth is off in hunt of his initial British Open title.

The two-time vital champion teed off Sunday underneath balmy skies and with a three-shot lead over Matt Kuchar, his personification partner. Spieth strike his tee shot into a left rough, while Kuchar separate a fairway.

Spieth has 3 rounds in a 60s, including dual 65s in this Open. He played Saturday yet creation a spook during Royal Birkdale.

Kuchar is looking for his initial vital championship title.


2:15 p.m.

Some of those perplexing to follow Jordan Spieth in a final turn of a British Open have stumbled early.

Dustin Johnson done a double spook on a initial hole. He shot 64 in a third round, yet was 8 shots behind Spieth entering Sunday’s final round.

Rory McIlroy was even by 3 holes, yet faced a staggering plea to get within cheering stretch of Spieth. He was 9 shots back.

Spieth starts a day with a three-shot lead over Matt Kuchar. Brooks Koepka and Austin Connelly are another 3 shots back.

Though conditions were mostly auspicious for a early starters, they were not sharpened a kind of low rounds seen a day before, when Branden Grace set a vital championship scoring record with a 62.


Jordan Spieth faced some-more stormy conditions during Royal Birkdale as he set out to try to win a third leg of a career Grand Slam during a British Open.

Spieth had a three-shot lead over Matt Kuchar, who is personification in a final organisation of a vital for a initial time.

Xander Schauffele put together a 65 on Sunday morning, a best turn of a early starters. The breeze was approaching to increase, yet zero like a second round.

Kuchar was a usually actor within 5 shots of Spieth.

A record throng has taken it all in. The RA says this is a top assemblage for a British Open in England, commanding a 230,000 symbol set during Royal Liverpool when Tiger Woods won in 2006.

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