PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):
The leaders at the British Open have started their third rounds.
Shane Lowry of Ireland and J.B. Holmes of the United States are both at 8 under and will play together in the final pairing on Saturday.
Lowry shot 4-under 67s on both days. Holmes shot a 5-under 66 on Thursday and followed that with a 3-under 68 on Friday.
The pair finished the first two rounds one stroke ahead of Tommy Fleetwood and Lee Westwood.
Gary McNeill was simply making up the numbers in the third round of the British Open. He still had