Johnson comfortable at Lytham; posts 66 on Day 3
- By Jay Coffin
- Jul 21, 2012 12:40 PM ET
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England – A week after Zach Johnson won the John Deere Classic to collect his second PGA Tour victory of the year he’s put himself in position for victory No. 3 and major championship No. 2.
Johnson, who teed off more than two hours before the leaders, shot a third-round 66 at the Open Championship to vault up the leaderboard Saturday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
After six holes Johnson was even par for the day but he played the remaining 12 in 4 under par with five birdies and a bogey, including a birdie on 18.
“Today I felt much more relaxed, much more patient and never got too ahead of myself,” Johnson said. “Had a great time with Thomas Björn, who I've really always enjoyed playing with. And I just felt comfortable out there.”
For a few moments, at least, Adam Scott seemed poised to break the major-championship scoring record Thursday at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. Read More
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