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McIlroy & Hovland tied at the top
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July 16, 2022
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Open Championship 2022 R3

July 14-17
St. Andrews Links (Old Course), Fife, Scotland
Round 1, Round 2, Round 4

Open Championship 2022 R3 - McIlroy & Hovland tied at the top
Rory McIlroy (Charlie Crowhurst/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

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Playing partners Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland and Viktor Hovland of Norway both closed with 66s to take a four-shot lead at 16-under into the final day of The Open Championship at St. Andrews.

Open Championship 2022 R3

"I don't think there's any other place that would top it," said Hovland.

"It's pretty crazy from where I grew up and so far away from playing the PGA TOUR, DP World Tour, for that matter Major Championships. Just to be here is very special but to have a chance to win one, I have to pinch myself, but that doesn't mean I'm going to hold back tomorrow."

Open Championship 2022 R3 - McIlroy & Hovland tied at the top
Viktor Hovland (Charlie Crowhurst/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Open Championship 2022 R3

Hovland has never yet won a major while a win on Sunday would be McIlroy's fifth and his second Open title.

“It would mean everything because of what I have been through the last few years, trying to get the fifth one," said McIlroy.

“I have a lot of belief in myself, I know I can do it again. I just need to go out in my own little world and shoot a good score that I know I can do around here.

"I think it's appreciating the moment as well and appreciating the fact that it's unbelievably cool to have a chance to win The Open at St Andrews. It's what dreams are made of and I'm going to try to make a dream come true tomorrow."

Open Championship 2022 R3

Australian Smith carded a 73 to reach 12-under and shares third place with first-round leader Cameron Young (71)of the USA.

South Korea's Si Woo Kim (67) is tied at 11-under alongside American Scottie Scheffler (69).

Open Championship 2022 R3

Pos.PlayerTo ParR1R2R3Total
T1Rory McIlroy-16666866200
T1Viktor Hovland-16686666200
T3Cameron Young-12646971204
T3Cameron Smith-12676473204
T5Si Woo Kim-11696967205
T5Scottie Scheffler-11686869205
7Dustin Johnson-10686771206
T8Tommy Fleetwood-9726966207
T8Matt Fitzpatrick-9726669207
T8Adam Scott-9726570207
T11Jordan Spieth-8716968208
T11Patrick Cantlay-8706771208
T13Kevin Kisner-7747065209
T13Thomas Pieters-7756767209
T13Brian Harman-7736868209
T13Shane Lowry-7726869209
T13Tyrrell Hatton-7706673209
T18Trey Mullinax-6717366210
T18Francesco Molinari-6737166210
T18Bryson DeChambeau-6697467210
T18Russell Henley-6707268210
T18Dylan Frittelli-6707169210
T18Aaron Wise-6726771210
T24Dean Burmester-5717367211
T24Anthony Quayle-5746968211
T24Ian Poulter-5697270211
T24Will Zalatoris-5736771211
T24Nicolai Hojgaard-5736771211
T24Victor Perez-5716971211
T24Jon Rahm-5736771211
T24Xander Schauffele-5697072211
T24Lucas Herbert-5706873211
T24Min Woo Lee-5696973211
T24Sahith Theegala-5696874211
T35Richard Mansell-4737168212
T35Christiaan Bezuidenhout-4737168212
T35Chris Kirk-4756869212
T35Billy Horschel-4736970212
T35Filippo Celli-4746771212
T35Brad Kennedy-4687272212
T35Joohyung Kim-4697172212
T35Harold Varner III-4736772212
T35Lee Westwood-4687173212
T35David Carey-4726773212
T35Abraham Ancer-4716873212
T35Sadom Kaewkanjana-4716774212
T35Talor Gooch-4686975212
T48Robert MacIntyre-3707469213
T48John Parry-3697470213
T48Adrian Meronk-3756870213
T48Corey Conners-3717171213
T48Sergio Garcia-3756672213
T48Thriston Lawrence-3697173213
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T64Robert Dinwiddie-1677771215
T64Sebastián Muñoz-1737171215
T64Danny Willett-1697373215
T64Barclay Brown (a)-1687077215
T69Jordan L SmithPar737172216
T69Aaron Jarvis (a)Par756972216
T69Joaquin NiemannPar697473216
T69Cameron TringalePar717174216
T69Laurie CanterPar727074216
T69Patrick ReedPar726876216
T75Adri Arnaus+1747073217
T75Garrick Higgo+1726976217
T77Sungjae Im+2717374218
T77Sam Burns+2726977218
T77David Law+2726977218
80Hideki Matsuyama+3717276219
81Wyndham Clark+4717376220
82Jamie Rutherford+5737078221
83Sam Bairstow (a)+7727279223
CUTHenrik Stenson+17570145
CUTJustin Harding+17471145
CUTLouis Oosthuizen+17174145
CUTKeith Mitchell+17669145
CUTMax Homa+17372145
CUTWebb Simpson+17174145
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