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Bernd Wiesberger taking 2-shot lead into Scottish Open final round

Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the last round of the Scottish Open after carding 6-under 65. At 20 under after three rounds, Wiesberger posted the lowest ever 54-hole total at the European Tour event, and the lowest of his career.

Matt Kuchar shares lead on low-scoring day at Scottish Open

Matt Kuchar shot an 8-under 63 to share the lead with three players in a low-scoring opening round at the Scottish Open. Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas, the highest-ranked players in the field, opened with 67s. That was only slightly better than the field average on a day when 118 players broke par at The Renaissance Club, which was softened by heavy early-morning rain. Kuchar made two eagles on his first nine.

Zander Lombard pushes ahead by 1 at Irish Open

Zander Lombard shot a 3-under 67 to take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Irish Open. The 24-year-old South African, who hadn’t made a cut since early March, found himself inspired at bumpy, quirky Lahinch on Ireland’s West coast. He closed with three straight birdies in the opening round for a 64, and he followed it up by playing the back nine in 3 under to post 9-under 131. Eddie Pepperell was one shot back.

Padraig Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open

Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open. With Rory McIlroy skipping the tournament, the 47-year-old Harrington quickly became a crowd favorite in his national open which he previously won in 2007. Harrington made eight birdies and a bogey at Lahinch. He closed out his round by blasting from a deep greenside bunker to 4 feet for birdie on the par-5 18th.

Russell Knox’s glorious summer of golf continues at Scottish Open

An 11-hour sleep and a hearty Scottish breakfast sparked the latest impressive round in Russell Knox’s glorious summer of golf, putting him in contention to seal back-to-back wins on the European Tour at the Scottish Open on Saturday. Knox mastered the windiest conditions of the week over the Gullane links to shoot a 4-under 66 in the third round, leaving him two strokes off leader Jens Dantorb (68) and one behind a six-way tie for second place.

Record-breaker Robert Rock leads Scottish Open, eyes Carnoustie

Robert Rock set the record for the lowest 36-hole total since the Scottish Open was launched by the European Tour in 1972 by shooting a 7-under 63 in the second round to open a two-stroke lead. Tyrrell Hatton (64) and unheralded Swede Jens Dantorp (65) were the closest challengers to Rock who is on 13-under 127. If Rock is one of the leading three players to finish in the top 10 who is not otherwise exempt for next week’s British Open he will earn a place in the field at Carnoustie.

Luke List equals course record to lead Scottish Open by 1

American golfer Luke List equaled the Gullane course record with a 7-under-par 63 to start the Scottish Open. List moved into the lead with his ninth birdie on the 15th hole and held it to finish the round ahead by one stroke.

Rory McIlroy shoots 65, leads by 3 at Wentworth

Rory McIlroy shot a 7-under 65 to move into the second-round lead at the BMW PGA Championship. So good was McIlroy’s bogey-free round at Wentworth that playing partner Alex Noren, the defending champion, called it “the best round I’ve ever seen.”

Adrian Otaegui leads Qatar Masters by 1 shot after round 2

Adrian Otaegui has carded a 6-under-par 66 to take a one-shot lead at the Qatar Masters. The Spaniard has finished his second round with three straight birdies at Doha Golf Club to move to 11 under overall and clear of four players tied for second.

Jamie Donaldson leads clubhouse in Dubai part way into 2nd round

Welsh golfer Jamie Donaldson has followed his opening 62 with a solid 3-under-par 69 to take the clubhouse lead in the weather-interrupted second round of the Dubai Desert Classic. Tee times were delayed for nearly three hours because of thick fog.

Rory McIlroy’s expectations on the rise ahead of Dubai tournament

Rory McIlroy’s expectations are on the rise. The 28-year-old Northern Irishman ended his injury-plagued 2017 season early but he shot 18-under last week and finished only four shots behind champion Tommy Fleetwood at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship. Next up is the Dubai Desert Classic