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2016 British Open Final Round Showdown: Stenson vs Mickelson

Phil Mickelson Henrik Stenson

THE 2016 Open Championship final day loomed as a two man shootout after hopes of any Aussie challenge evaporated and Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson skipped clear of the field.

Stenson, looking for his first major, shot a third round 3-under 68 to go into the final round at Royal Troon on 12-under, one in front of Mickelson (71).

Bill Hass (69) was their closest threat back at 6-under whilst Jason Day (71) was the leading Aussie at 1-over.

Live Fox Sports coverage of the final round begins Sunday 6pm (AEST) with Jason Day due to tee off at 9.10pm with the final pair starting at 11.35pm

British Open Third Round Highlights Video

 

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Brian is the editor and founder of ASG. He is a former Sydney journalist and is now an avid "senior" golfer. Brian is a member of the Australian Golf Writers Association.

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