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Golf: the Open

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Often known as "moving day", the third round is when the leaderboard really begins to take shape and the race for the Claret Jug gets serious.
A year ago Sergio Garcia flew the flag for Spain and for the European Tour when he led the field into the final round of the 136th Open at Carnoustie. His performance, and eye-catching orange and red outfit, lit up a grey Saturday and offered genuine hope of a European Tour member triumphing in the event for the first time since Ernie Els at
Muirf ield in 2002 - and indeed becoming the first European-born player to win any major since Scotland's Paul Lawrie won the Open at Carnoustie itself eight years ago.
Gary Lineker presents live coverage from Royal Birkdale, with commentary by Peter Alliss , Ken Brown and Andrew Cotter. Coverage continues on BBC2. Includes News; Weather at 12.00.
Digital viewers can see live coverage from Royal Birkdale, 9am to 7pm, followed by highlights through the night

Contributors

Unknown: Sergio Garcia
Unknown: Ernie Els
Unknown: Paul Lawrie
Unknown: Gary Lineker
Commentary By: Peter Alliss
Commentary By: Ken Brown
Commentary By: Andrew Cotter.

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