|Updated: 7/20 4:01 pm
||Published: 7/20 3:56 pm
GULLANE, Scotland (AP) - After his disappointing fade down the stretch of the U.S. Open, Hunter Mahan guaranteed he'd be ready the next time he went off in the final pair on the last day of a major.
He won't have to wait long to prove it.
The Texan left the British Open late Saturday afternoon as one of only three golfers with a red number alongside his name, a good measure of how Muirfield has manhandled the world's best. Mahan's 3-under 68 was tied for best round of the day, and left him two strokes behind third-round leader and Sunday playing partner Lee Westwood.
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