Many analysts howled at Woods' ultra-conservative strategy across the early rounds here at big, brawny and brutish Carnoustie. He led the field in driving accuracy but routinely left himself 200-plus yards for his approach shots, relying heavily on some vintage iron play. A tap-in at the par-five 14th lifted him to the top of a Major championship leaderboard for the first time since the second round at the 2013 Masters.
Johnson and Kisner are staying in a house of seven players - five of them major champions - and share the lead at 6-under 136. It was the second straight year that No. 1 and No. 2 in the world missed the cut in a major, and Johnson became the first No. 1 player to miss the cut at the British Open since Luke Donald in 2011. He was four shots behind. Joining them was Tommy Fleetwood, who dropped three shots in two holes on the back nine on his way to a 71.
"For a while", McIlroy conceded, "I thought Tiger was going to win".
"Jeez, under those conditions, I would have taken that score today going out", said the Northern Irishman. "I doubt he's been called Zach that many times". "It didn't feel any different". And it's the first time he has had to look over his shoulder at Woods.
Schauffele birdied five, six and seven on his way to a 67, bouncing back from a bogey at the 17th with a birdie at the last to take a share of the lead going into the final day. "I feel really positive for tomorrow, and I'm going to fight for it".
And here is Woods at the halfway point of The Open at 142, even par, but wondering what might have been. He followed it up on 12 with another misadventure in the rough, leading to a momentum-killing bogey. I really did. I hit a lot of good shots.
With the leaders still on the course, Woods' deficit will stretch, but he will be in contention come Sunday.
‘It stings’, admits Tiger as British Open charge fades away
The predicted winds materialised on cue to add an extra ingredient to what was already looking like a thrilling climax. Kisner, who started the day in a three-way tie for the lead with Spieth and Schauffele, took double-bogey on No. 2.
Everton in talks over deal worth up to £50m for Richarlison
Everton are in adavanced talks with Watford to secure a deal for Brazilian winger Richarlison worth up to £40 million. Richarlison arrived at The Hornets in August 2017 from Fluminense for £11.5m after starring in the Under-20 World Cup.
Francesco Molinari Wins the 2018 Open Championship
It might be because there is so much as stake, despite a legacy from his earlier years that is already in golf's record books. He followed that with a bogey and never caught up. ( Francesco) Molinari is the guy you have got to give a lot of credit to.
From there, standing beside the burn, Woods played conservatively to the proper path, then chipped gorgeously over another portion of the winding burn and within saving distance of the hole, closing with a fine par save.
Even Scottish playing partner Russell Knox, who briefly stole the American's thunder with a superb eagle on the 14th, later described his hero Woods as a "mythical" figure. Woods hit 13 greens in regulation and made four birdies.
"We're not there yet", Woods said.
The 29-year-old said: "I didn't hit driver as much today, so I didn't have as much of a chance to hit it offline, but there were still a couple of shots out there that weren't great". Who hasn't? It's kind of a dream come true just to have the opportunity. "You've got to be fearless and aim down the left side and hope it doesn't go left out of bounds or right into the bunkers", he said.
McIlroy remained without a major victory since winning his fourth at the PGA Championship in 2014. "I'm not getting ahead of myself, I'm just in a good position", the 24-year-old Texan told the BBC.
But Woods made the most of his good fortune to make par and added: "It kept me in the fight".
"If I just clean up those two holes and play them the way I'm supposed to play them, I think I'd probably have the best round in the afternoon wave". I'm trying to see the line and trying to roll it over the line.
Tiger Woods is on the move in the British Open, edging to within a stroke of the lead on the front nine. He was surrounded by his usual entourage, but also two new, younger additions to his clan.
An ambulance arrived at the scene in eight minutes and crew assessed the boy's injuries. "We have no update on his condition". Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries should call 999 quoting incident 442s of July 21, 2018.
Many Brexit or "Leave" campaigners feel they are losing ground to voices questioning the meaning of the 2016 vote. They will also receive an update on negotiations from the European Commission's chief negotiator, Michel Barnier.
Paramedics tell CityNews the scene encompasses several blocks and a number of victims have sustained significant injuries. She tweeted: "My evening was nice until I heard shooting right out of my place on the Danforth".
Les Republicans party leader Laurent Wauquiez said the government was "trying to hide a matter of state". Benalla, who is not a police officer, was only supposed to be accompanying the police as an observer.
Nicholas Castellanos followed with a one-out grounder to third, and Goodrum was retired in a rundown between third and home. That was part of a rebuilding effort in which the Tigers would later trade Justin Verlander, Justin Upton and Ian Kinsler.
In return for trading its closer, NY will receive third base prospect Will Toffey and 26-year-old relief pitcher Bobby Wahl . Oakland's duo of Lou Trevino and Blake Treinen was already one of the best back-end tandems in baseball.
The pair's 72-hole total of 282 was good enough for top-20 finishes, but not good enough to contend for the Claret Jug. Xander Schauffele was also fine until carding bogey, bogey, double-bogey on the fifth, sixth, and seventh holes.
The meeting came a day after US President Donald Trump threatened to impose tariffs on all $500 billion Chinese exports to the US. Finance ministers and representatives from G-20 nations met in Buenos Aires this week to discuss the global economy.
However Martial's teammate Ander Herrera has urged the 2015 Golden Boy victor to stay put at Old Trafford and prove his potential. Jose Mourinho has warned Anthony Martial that he should not be expecting to leave Manchester United this summer.
Ce transfert sans entraves est le fruit d'un accord de capitulation des rebelles acculés avec le commandement militaire russe. La Grande-Bretagne, l'Allemagne et le Canada , partenaires de cette opération humanitaire se sont engagés à les accueillir.
President Donald Trump takes part in a welcoming ceremony with China's President Xi Jinping in Beijing on November 9, 2017. FILE - Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin talks with reporters outside the White House, May 21, 2018, in Washington.
Un club de L1 sur Beric — ASSE
Placé sur la liste des transferts, l'attaquant ne sera pas retenu par son club en cas d'offre supérieure à 4 millions d'euros. Selon les informations de Yahoo Sport , Robert Beric serait très proche de quitter les Verts.
Moscon booted from Tour after altercation with rider
Brailsford apologized to both Gesbert and Team Fortuneo-Samsic, and said that Moscon is "disappointed in his behavior". A statement from race organisers said Moscon had been disqualified for "particularly serious aggression".