Leaders of the pack
Americans Tom Watson (left) and Steve Marino looked to maintain the one-stroke lead they shared heading into the third round at the Turnberry Golf Club in Scotland. Watson was more successful in that respect than Marino, who had three bogeys and one double bogey in the first five holes.
Followed by fans
South Africa's Ernie Els -- and a group of fans clustered on the fifth fairway -- watched his shot from the rough on July 18, 2009.
Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson (top right) looks for his ball on the 10th hole on July 18, 2009. He had a triple bogey on the hole and shot a 7-over 77 in the round.
Falling far away
The bogey Spain's Sergio Garcia settled for on the fourth hole was the first of six he recorded in the third round. He finished the day with a 6-over 76, dropping his overall score to 5 over.
Calling a shot
Swedish golfer Fredrik Andersson Hed indicates a wayward ball on the third fairway. It was only one of many wayward shots he'd have in the third round, finishing with four bogeys and three double bogeys to just two birdies.
With one Tiger notably absent from on-course play in the third round, a spectator dressed as a tiger wandered around the Turnberry course.
Hitting more than the ball
A 9-over 79 in the third round dropped Japan's Ryuji Imada to 12 over for the tournament.
Fashion faux pas
American John Daly continued to sport loud prints at the British Open, wearing this flowered design in the third round. He shot a 2-over 72 to drop to 2 over for the tournament.
Sweden's Fredrik Jacobson hits out of the greenside bunker on the fifth hole during the third round of the British Open championship at the Turnberry Golf Club in Scotland.
Third time's not the charm
A 6-over 76 ended two-time defending champion Padraig Harrington's chances of a three-peat at the British Open.