Tommy Fleetwood and the chasing pack were in need of something special to chase down Shane Lowry in the last nine holes of The Open.
Having slept on a four-shot lead over Tommy Fleetwood, Shane Lowry is the clear favourite to win The Open.
The weather was set to be a factor in the final round of The Open, where Shane Lowry was hoping to finish the job and win the Claret Jug.
A stunning blemish-free third round sent Shane Lowry four shots ahead of Tommy Fleetwood with one round to play at The Open.
Tommy Fleetwood will have to go some to chase down Shane Lowry and we profile the Open contenders ahead of Sunday's play in Portrush.
Shane Lowry has blown a four-shot lead in the final round of a major before, but he hopes for a different outcome on Sunday at The Open.
Shane Lowry holds a four-shot advantage over Tommy Fleetwood, who does not anticipate stormy conditions affecting the leader's performance.
The home fans were rooting for Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush on Saturday and he delivered in spectacular fashion.
Having lit up the Ryder Cup together in France last year, the two halves of the 'Moliwood' duo might soon both adorn the famous Claret Jug.
The 'Moliwood' duo provided one of the Ryder Cup's great stories and Tommy Fleetwood wants to match Francesco Molinari's major-winning feat.