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USA Owning the Leaderboard at 2018 British Open

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    The Open Leaderboard (live)

    6 of the top 10 are from the US. After 2 rounds, 1st place belongs to a -6 tie between Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner, both Americans. Spieth is tied for 11th at -3. And even Tiger Woods is sorta still in play at EVEN after 2.

    It's been since 1992 since an Englishmen has won at The Open. While USA and interestingly enough South African and Northern Ireland golfers have dominated the top spot, since 2010.

    Zach Johnson seems like the safe bet for this year, and my prediction to win it all. But Spieth did win last year, and being only 3 shots back with half the tournament still to go... it's really anyone's tournament as no one is running away with it.

    Also Tommy Fleetwood, from England, is tied for 3rd at -5 under. So the 16 year drought could be broken this year.

    Lastly, Rory is at -4 and did win in 2014. Since it's been bad weather at the course so far (and he has a nack for playing well in bad weather), he has a real shot at another championship.

    Any predictions?

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    Lots of movement for Day 3. Tiger Woods is one shot away from the lead! So is Spieth. Those are the guys I'm rooting for the most.
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    It's a great one! It's really nice to see Tiger get some good airtime. He's been through the dirt the past few years. Nothing shuts up the media like playing well, especially if you were the champ at one point.
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    Finished with the US getting 7 of the top 11 spots. But when it was all said and done, an Italian won. Francesco Molinari. That's the first time that's happened at The Open.

    Both Spieth and Tiger had their chances, and both briefly held the lead or were tied for it. But for whatever reason day 3 brought all the low scores and the final day was a lot of misfires for almost everyone. Spieth was probably the most disappointing, shooting +5 on the day.

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    SFriedman Wrote:

    Finished with the US getting 7 of the top 11 spots. But when it was all said and done, an Italian won. Francesco Molinari. That's the first time that's happened at The Open.

    Both Spieth and Tiger had their chances, and both briefly held the lead or were tied for it. But for whatever reason day 3 brought all the low scores and the final day was a lot of misfires for almost everyone. Spieth was probably the most disappointing, shooting +5 on the day.

    I could have guessed Tiger wouldn't keep the momentum going for too long, not because he lost the talent, but because any sort of pressure seems to be his perpetual weakness now. But that's pretty surprising about Spieth.

    Congrats to Molinari. He played really well.