The latest news about the British Open (all times local).

12:15 p.m.

Rory McIlroy has been playing well at the British Open. He has also started one well.

McIlroy opened his third round of Royal St. George’s with a 10-foot putt to make birdie at No. McIlroy moved to No. 1 overall. This was the most roared about shot at Sandwich Bay’s links.

Bryson de Chambeau opened the third round with eight consecutive pars. He was 1 over for tournament.

They are still a ways from Louis Oosthuizen’s lead of 11-under 129. This is a 36-hole British Open record.

Oosthuizen will be out with Collin Morikawa at 3.55 p.m.