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Oosthuizen Leading the Way Over Morikawa by One, Demonstrating His Continued Dominance

The Open Championship has progressed through three rounds, and at the conclusion of the third round, Louis Oosthuizen remains in the lead. The seasoned South African, a former Open champion at St. Andrews over a decade ago, maintains his position ahead of the competition. The day began with Oosthuizen holding a two-shot advantage over Colin Morikawa, his playing partner, but ultimately ended with the South African leading the American by just a single stroke.

 

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With only a handful of holes remaining in the round, Oosthuizen found himself level with Morikawa and closely pursued by Jordan Spieth. Despite the pressure, he maintained his composure, securing a challenging par on the 15th hole and a birdie on the 16th to finish with a score of -1 69. Morikawa posted a score of -2 68 after trailing by as many as four strokes at one point. Spieth, who had a strong start, faltered towards the end with consecutive bogeys, finishing the round behind by three shots. While there are other contenders in the mix, these three players currently stand out as the frontrunners to claim the coveted Claret Jug.

 

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