Bridgestone Invitational

The Latest: Stenson leads Lefty heading to final Open round

The latest from the British Open (all times local):


7:25 p.m.

Henrik Stenson will take a one-stroke lead to the final day of the British Open.

After a riveting duel with Phil Mickelson in the last group of the third round, Stenson finished with a 3-under 68 that leaves him with a 12-under 201 total at Royal Troon on Saturday.

Mickelson gave up the lead he held after the first two rounds. A couple of bogeys on the inward nine left him with a 70 on a cool, blustery day.

That leaves Stenson leading a major all by himself for the first time. And he's never been out front going to the final round, giving him his best shot yet at becoming the...