Adam Scott Leads Woods, Snedeker in Third Round of British Open

Adam Scott leads Tiger Woods and Brandt Snedeker by four strokes in the third round of golf’s British Open.

Scott is 2 under par through nine holes today and 11 under for the tournament at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in northwest England. The Australian took the lead with consecutive birdies at the seventh and eighth holes.

Snedeker, who led by one entering play today, is tied with Woods at 7 under. The American is 3 over par in his round after making his first four bogeys of the tournament.

Woods is 1 under through 10 holes today. He made two early bogeys, but rebounded with three birdies over four holes to reach 7 under.

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