McIlroy leads by six shots after Day Three of Open Championship

McIlroy july 14

Rory McIlroy has a commanding lead heading into tomorrow's final round at the Open Championship.

Two eagles in his last 3 holes has helped him to a 6 shot lead after Day 3.

He carded a 4 under par 68 today, to end the day on 16 under par.

Rickie Fowler is his closest challengers on 10 under.

Meanwhile, Darren Clarke hit an excellent 67 today to end the day on 5 under par, while Graeme McDowell carded a 68 to finish the day on 4 under. Denis Kirwan reports.

Shane Lowry shot a 70 to end the day on 3 under par.