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TROON, Scotland – Henrik Stenson takes a one-stroke lead into the final round of the British Open, looking to become the first male golfer from Sweden to win a major golf championship.
On another cool, rainy day at Royal Troon, it looks like a two-man showdown. Stenson leads at 12-under 201, while 46-year-old American Phil Mickelson is at 202.
The next player on the leaderboard is Bill Haas, six shots back.
Four Swedish golfers have won female major titles, led by Annika Sorenstam with 10 championships. No one has done it on the men's side.
Stenson is aiming to change that at age 40. This is the first time he's ever taken a lead into the final round of a major.
Mickelson hopes to become the second-oldest major champion in British Open history.