The claret jug awaits the winner of the British Open.  (Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

Rory McIlroy bids for fifth major as round 3 rolls on at St. Andrews

After two rounds, here’s what we know about this year’s British Open in St Andrews: The old course isn’t showing the teeth it has in previous years. Scores have been low, with leader Cameron Smith posting the lowest course relative to par in the Open’s 150-year history. And with conditions expected to remain benign for much of the weekend, it is unlikely that the weather will play a major role in this weekend’s tournament.

First-round leader Cameron Young is still in the mix right behind Smith. Rory McIlroy, still on the hunt for his next prime after a drought that has now spanned nearly eight years, is right in the hunt as Victor Hovland. Dustin Johnson, who caused so much trouble by jumping from the PGA Tour to LIV golf, is also a long way from the lead after two rounds. There’s still a lot left to play golf, but many of the sport’s best are already preparing to charge for the claret jug.

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The claret jug awaits the winner of the British Open.  (Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

The claret jug awaits the winner of the British Open. (Ross Parker/SNS Group via Getty Images)

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