British Open: Lee Westwood leads Mahan, Woods by two shots heading into Sunday


APTOPIX British Open GolfGULLANE, SCOTLAND – England’s Lee Westwood is 18 holes away from his first major championship after firing a third-round 70 to move to three-under for the championship.

Westwood is two shots ahead of Tiger Woods, who carded a 72 on Saturday, and Hunter Mahan, whose round of three-under 68 moved him to minus-one overall as well.

2013 Masters champ Adam Scott is at even par through three rounds. American Phil Mickelson is at +2 for the championship.

Here are reactions from the some of the players at the top of the leader board after Saturday’s play.

(Lee Westwood says he feels confidence heading into the final round)


(Westwood says he’s not feeling the pressure)


(Westwood on the difficult conditions at Muirfield)


(Tiger Woods says he’s concentrating on his own game)


(Tiger says he’s happy to be in the mix again)


(Tiger on his round Saturday)


(Tiger on his experience in majors heading into Sunday versus Westwood’s)


(Hunter Mahan on being in the final pair in another major)


(Mahan on his effort Saturday)


(Mahan on feeling comfortable heading into Sunday)


(Adam Scott says he’s looking forward to Sunday’s round)


(Scott says Muirfield may play as a par 71 but it’s much harder than that)


(Phil Mickelson is happy with his position)


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