Torrential, biblical rain expected after lunch


SANDWICH, England – The third round of the Open Championship is underway, with Matthew Millar going off alone in the first tee time.

Other pairings of note include Rickie Fowler and Rory McIlroy at 7:35 a.m. ET, amateur Tom Lewis and Phil Mickelson at 8:50 a.m. ET, Tom Lehman and Davis Love III at 9:25 a.m. ET and Lucas Glover and Darren Clarke going off in the final pairing at 10:05 a.m. ET.

Those going off early will have a distinct advantage with the weather. Right now, it’s windy, chilly and drizzling rain. After lunchtime here at Royal St. George’s many local television reports have said the rain will reach “torrential” and “biblical” levels.