Francesco Molinari never blinks and steals star-filled British Open

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Nobody apparently got injured, and Woods went on to make a bogey on the hole, so we should all be thankful that wasn't a whole lot worse.

Eddie Pepperell says he was a "little hung over" during his round of 4-under 67 that has left him one shot off the lead at the British Open. "It was weird. I don't know if it caught something or what happened". At 42, 15 months after a fusion back surgery he has credited with rehabilitating him, he said, "It's been a few years since I felt like this".

It's unclear right now what time Woods will tee off tomorrow, but it's a solid bet he won't be in one of the final groups.

Woods has not played in the Open since 2015 due to injury and is without a victory since 2013, while the last of his 14 major titles to date came a decade ago in the US Open. The flop didn't reach the green, and he needed three putts from just off the putting surface and in the end, it was his first double bogey of the week.

The 14-time major champion got into a bit of trouble by finding greenside bunkers on both the 8 and 9 holes, but he was able to get up and down both times to preserve momentum.

Even as Tiger Woods was piecing together a level round, and late starters like Kisner and Jordan Spieth were still on the course, the cut figured to be about 3-over, plus or minus one shot. "Who hasn't?" Spieth said after seizing upon a calm Carnoustie for a 6-under 65 to tie for the lead with Kevin Kisner and Xander Schauffele.

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The 147th Open Championship provided all of the thrills any golf fan could ask for in a major, but when a leaderboard full of major winners started to slide, only Francesco Molinari was able to string together pars and hang on at the top.

It could also lead to early players leapfrogging over the group of players - and there are seven in all - tied with Woods for sixth place and making it even more hard to move up the leaderboard.

Molinari teamed up with his brother Edoardo in the Ryder Cup in 2010 and scored a half point against Woods to secure outright victory in his singles match in the 2012 competition in Chicago, dubbed the "Miracle of Medinah" after Europe fought back to win from a seemingly impossible position. Adam Hadwin, the only Canadian in the field, shot a 1-under on Friday to make the cut at +1.

Kevin Kisner has dropped out of the lead at the British Open after a double bogey and a bogey in his first three holes.

He missed the green with his approach but his recovery game was dialled in and he saved par in style.

But despite leading the field in driving accuracy heading into the final round, he could not find the burned-out short grass at the 11th and 12th holes, and it cost him dearly. Spieth set the tone in the afternoon when he decided on the way to the first tee to hit driver on the 396-yard hole.

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Tommy Fleetwood also started his round at 5-under, like Woods, and birdied the first to a massive ovation.

Spieth is crumbling and Tiger is atop the leaderboard.

Woods began his charge with a birdie at the fourth and picked up another shot at the sixth.

Molinari, ranked 15th in the world, had been tipped by a number of experts before the tournament as a player to watch at Carnoustie - and he proved them right with an assured display over the four days. But 69 was the low score among the first 22 players out in Sunday's final round as the breeze was blowing 15-20 miles per hour.

That dropped Woods from 7 under par to 4 under par and scrambling to get back into the tournament.

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Woods made the most of his good fortune to make par. But even the appeal of Spieth was no match for seeing Woods, in his traditional red shirt, in the mix at a major.

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