It will likely take one of the great laps of his career to get the job done with Collin Morikawa, Jordan Spieth and Jon Rahm to continue him to the final 18 holes in Sandwich, England. If successful, Oosthuizen would become the first golfer to go end-to-end at an Open since Rory McIlroy in 2014 and only the 28th to win that event on multiple occasions, joining names like Greg Norman, Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Bobby Jones. , Tiger Woods, Tom Watson and Jack Nicklaus.
Oosthuizen – the 18, 36 and 54 hole leader – has been spectacular all week (and all major season), but Morikawa and Spieth have been almost as good and sat down one and there, respectively. Add in a rampaging Rahm – he’s going to do it all on Sunday because he has nothing to lose by finishing fifth or eighth – and the final round should be quite a spectacle, as it has been for most of the past decade. at this event.
Here’s another Sunday before the long, cold march to the next major (the 2022 Masters is nine months away). CBS Sports will update this story with scores and highlights from The Open below. Check out the live scores at the top of this story, a more detailed standings, round 4 start times, and our full viewer guide.