Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates winning the British Open Golf championship with his mother Rosie after the final round at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Peter Morrison
July 18, 2014

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) A glance at the third round Saturday of the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

LEADING: Jordan Spieth, who shot a bogey-free 65 to stand at 11-under-199.

JUST BEHIND: Matt Kuchar shot a 66 and was three shots back. U.S. Open champion Brooks Koepka and Austin Connelly were another three shots behind.

RECORD DAY: Branden Grace shot an 8-under-62 to set a record for the lowest score in a major championship. He was seven shots back.

NOTEWORTHY: Fifteen players shot 66 or better on a day when there was plenty of sun and little wind.

SHOT OF THE DAY: Grace lagged a putt from off the back of the green on 18 to 2 feet to set the record.

QUOTEWORTHY: ''I understand that leads can be squandered quickly, and I also understand how you can keep on rolling on one.'' - Jordan Spieth on playing with the lead.

TELEVISION: Sunday 4-7 a.m. (Golf Channel), 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. (NBC)

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