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The Open 2019 LIVE: JB Holmes and Shane Lowry share lead heading into third round - latest updates and leaderboard

Follow the latest updates live from the 148th Open Championship as the third day of final major of the year gets underway.

Ireland’s Shane Lowry takes a share of the lead into the third round as he eyes a first major title.

Lowry carded a second consecutive 67 at Royal Portrush to join American JB Holmes on eight under par, with Tommy Fleetwood – who could follow Ryder Cup partner Francesco Molinari in lifting the Claret Jug – and Lee Westwood a shot behind. Follow the live action below:

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Good morning and welcome to The Independent's live coverage from the third round of The Open!

We'll bring you all the latest updates and analysis from 9.30am, so make sure to tune in!

Saturday tee times

0835—Paul Waring 

0845—Francesco Molinari, Jason Kokrak 

0855—Graeme McDowell, Bubba Watson 

0905—Charley Hoffman, Ashton Turner 

0915—Yosuke Asaji, Andrew Wilson 

0925—Yuki Inamori, Matt Wallace 

0935—Nino Bertasio, Tom Lewis 

0945—Adam Hadwin, Ryan Fox 

1000—Innchoon Hwang, Benjamin Hebert 

1010—Paul Casey, Kyle Stanley 

1020—Eddie Pepperell, Doc Redman 

1030—Kevin Streelman, and Joost Luiten 

1040—Shubhankar Sharma, Louis Oosthuizen 

1050—Stewart Cink, Callum Shinkwin 

1100—Jim Furyk, Kevin Kisner 

1110—Bernd Wiesberger, Russell Knox 

1120—Kiradech Aphibarnrat, Mikko Korhonen 

1135—Sergio Garcia, Branden Grace 

1145—Romain Langasque, Sang Hyun Park 

1155—Patrick Cantlay, Lucas Glover 

1205—Danny Willett, Aaron Wise 

1215—Justin Thomas, Bob MacIntryre 

1225—Matt Fitzpatrick, Ernie Els 

1235—Thorbjorn Olesen, Thomas Pieters 

1245—Rory Sabbatini, Byeong Hun An 

1255—Rickie Fowler, Xander Schauffele 

1310—Henrik Stenson, Webb Simpson 

1320—Alex Noren, Dustin Johnson 

1330—Tyrrell Hatton, Matt Kuchar 

1340—Jon Rahm, Patrick Reed 

1350—Lucas Bjerregaard, Tony Finau 

1400—Erik Van Rooyen, Dylan Frittelli 

1410—Andrew Putnam, Jordan Spieth 

1420—Brooks Koepka, Justin Rose 

1430—Justin Harding, Cameron Smith 

1440—Lee Westwood, Tommy Fleetwood 

1450—Shane Lowry, J.B. Holmes 

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