British Open | ‘Goosebumps’ for marker who played 3rd round

by | Jul 16, 2022 | Sports

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local):———2:35 p.m.As an academy professional and senior instructor at St. Andrews, Scott Herald has played at the home of golf countless times.Nothing compared to his latest round at the Old Course.Herald was informed late Friday that because of the uneven number of players — 83 — to make the cut at the British Open, he could be a marker with Richard Mansell in the first group out in the third round.“Definitely special. Goosebumps, really,” said Herald, whose tee shot at the first almost went out of bounds.He closed with a birdie.Herald tried to get into the Open through local qualifying but missed out. He says he has been a pro for 14 years, playing on the minor tours.Herald will play with Mansell again on Sunday, provided there are no withdrawals.———1:20 p.m.It’s shaping up to be a day of low scoring at a sunny St. Andrews.Kevin Kisner, out in the second group of the day, had an eagle putt from 21 yards for a 63 that would have tied the low round at a major at the home of golf.He wound up making par at No. 18 and settled for a 7-under 65. Kisner’s …

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