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Old Course can’t be tamed: DeChambeau

His charge at the 150th Open Championship on Saturday was gathering pace and he was six-under for the day and seven under overall until he four-putted from 100 feet on the massive 16th green for a double bogey.

He then found himself on the road at the Road Hole 17th, saving par with a masterful chip off the tar.

The American then birdied 18 to sign for a five-under 67, which left him six-under for the tournament and 10 shots behind 54-hole co-leaders Rory McIlroy and Viktor Hovland.

“It was definitely an adventurous few holes,” DeChambeau said of his misadventures at the 16th, 17th and 18th.

The large galleries kept up a running dialogue with the American on the tees, imploring him to take out his driver and booing when he left it in the bag.

DeChambeau plays off the road behind the 17th green. PHOTO: Getty Images.

On the 18th, he opted to try…


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