Follow the best moments of day three at the Open Championship
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Follow along on Saturday as we bring you the best moments from Day 3 at The Open Championship

Best moments from Day 3 at The Open

Before we get into day three's action, here's a look at some of the key stats from Friday's play at Royal Troon

Ian Poulter has spent the first half of the week working with Sky Sports, but he's now back on the sofa enjoying the action

It's links golf. You have to take the rough with the smooth!

No surprise that a couple of these guys are right at the top of the leaderboard

Bubba again. You can't say he's not entertaining!

Fore! A touch wayward from Englishman Ryan Evans [Getty Images]


Jamie Donaldson giving catching practice to those in the grandstand to the left of the 1st fairway

Some interesting outfits on show at Troon today!

Rickie Fowler and Butch Harmon going through some final preparation. The American is currently eight behind after an early birdie [Getty Images]

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This man's stock is through the roof at the moment! Here, he explains why he's nicknamed 'Beef'

Would there be a more popular Open winner than this man?

Stenson looks like he's on a serious mission out there today. He's -3 after five and one clear of Mickelson as it stands [Getty]

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Golf, it's a capricious game, folks!

Well, it's not going to be Major number five for Rory McIlroy unless something spectacular happens tomorrow. He's in the clubhouse on level par

Another man who's not going to win this week. It's been another strong showing from tee to green, but he needs to find a way to hole more putts.

Sunday showdown beckons for Mickelson and Stenson [Getty Images]

Mickelson and Stenson poised for Sunday showdown

Nick Bonfield
Features Editor

Nick Bonfield joined Golf Monthly in 2012 after graduating from Exeter University and earning an NCTJ-accredited journalism diploma from News Associates in Wimbledon. He is responsible for managing production of the magazine, sub-editing, writing, commissioning and coordinating all features across print and online. Most of his online work is opinion-based and typically centres around the Majors and significant events in the global golfing calendar. Nick has been an avid golf fan since the age of ten and became obsessed with the professional game after watching Mike Weir and Shaun Micheel win The Masters and PGA Championship respectively in 2003. In his time with Golf Monthly, he's interviewed the likes of Rory McIlroy, Justin Rose, Jose Maria Olazabal, Henrik Stenson, Padraig Harrington, Lee Westwood and Billy Horschel and has ghost-written columns for Westwood, Wayne Riley, Matthew Southgate, Chris Wood and Eddie Pepperell. Nick is a 12-handicap golfer and his favourite courses include Old Head, Sunningdale New, Penha Longha, Valderrama and Bearwood Lakes. If you have a feature pitch for Nick, please email with 'Pitch' in the subject line. Nick is currently playing: Driver: TaylorMade M1 Fairway wood: TaylorMade RBZ Stage 2 Hybrid: Ping Crossover Irons (4-9): Nike Vapor Speed Wedges: Cleveland CBX Full Face, 56˚, Titleist Vokey SM4, 60˚ Putter: testing in progress! Ball: TaylorMade TP5x