The home fans were rooting for Shane Lowry at Royal Portrush on Saturday and he delivered in spectacular fashion.
It was another day of high drama at Royal Portrush and we bring you some quirkier lines from round three of 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.
A stunning blemish-free third round sent Shane Lowry four shots ahead of Tommy Fleetwood with one round to play at The Open.
Despite failing to qualify for the weekend at Royal Portrush, Rory McIlroy felt there were positives to take out of The Open.
It has been three years since Shane Lowry missed the chance to win the U.S. Open but he is adamant that will not affect his Open challenge.
J.B. Holmes endured a poor run of form on the PGA Tour and it caused him to wonder if his playing days were numbered.
Ricky Elliott's knowledge of Royal Portrush was an invaluable source of information for Brooks Koepka in round one of The Open.
It was not the start he envisaged at The Open and Rory McIlroy concedes he got too many basics wrong at Royal Portrush on Thursday.