Lytham St Annes, England – Australian Adam Scott, chasing his first victory in a major, powered four strokes clear of the field after the third round of the British Open on Saturday.
The world No 13 carded a two-under 68 to finish with an 11-under total of 199 on a warm summer's day at Royal Lytham & St Annes.
Britain's Graeme McDowell, the 2010 U.S. Open champion, carded a 67 to share second place with overnight leader Brandt Snedeker (73) on 203.
Former world No 1 Tiger Woods (70) was in fourth position on 204, one ahead of triple major winner Ernie Els and Zach Johnson, the 2007 U.S. Masters champion. – Reuters