British Open: Scott takes solid lead, Tiger still alive Adam Scott has never had a better chance to end that long wait for a major championship — mostly because of that long putter. Scott stayed in the game early with two key par saves, pulled away with three birdies around the turn and was solid at the end yesterday for a 2-under 68 that gave him a four-shot lead going into the final round at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. British Open 2012: Scott Positioning Himself for First Major Victory Adam Scott is doing everything he needs to do to position himself to win the 2012 British Open. British Open 2012: Tiger Woods Rallies, But Still Faces Deficit Entering Final Round (PHOTOS) Tiger Woods looks at his scorecard on the sixth green at Royal Lytham & St Annes during the third round of the British Open, Saturday, July 21, 2012. British Open 2012: Brandt Snedeker struggles, and Adam Scott takes the lead Scott started with six straight pars before birdies at the seventh and eighth holes made him the first player to reach 11 on a glorious day at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. British Open: Adam Scott builds four-shot lead, closes in on first major title LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — The ball tumbled over the edge of a pot bunker and appeared to put Adam Scott in the worst spot he had been all day at the British Open. All he saw was opportunity. From the wet sand right of the 17th green, Scott had to clear two more pot bunkers to reach the green, with the flag only five paces from the edge. Scott was thinking about birdie, not trying to save par ... Photos: British Open Golf Day 3 Day 3 of the 2012 British Open Golf Championship at Royal Lytham and St. Annes in Lytham, England, on July 21, 2012. British Open leaders heading into final round Leader board Scott leads British Open by four, but heat is on Four former major champions are giving chase. British Open-Key Hole LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) -- A glance at the key hole Saturday at the British Open: BRITISH OPEN NOTEBOOK: Not a chance for the English The week began with hopes of the first English winner of a British Open in England since Tony Jacklin at Royal Lytham and St. Annes. Barring a minor miracle, that won't happen today.
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