Morgan Pressel holed a 20-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole Sunday morning to take a one-shot lead into the Women's British Open final round.
Pressel went 41 consecutive holes without a bogey on the Old Course at St. Andrews until her amazing streak ended with a bogey on the 15th hole. She dropped another shot on the 16th, but finished strong for a 1-under 71.
She was at 9-under 207, one shot clear of Stacy Lewis, who had a 69.
Inbee Park's bid for a record fourth straight professional major in one season is all but over. Park essentially said that when walking off the 18th green with a 2-over 74, which left her nine shots behind. Asked about staging a big rally in the afternoon, she called that ''almost impossible.''
Then, she made double bogey on the first hole of the final round.
The third round was suspended Saturday because of 40 mph wind gusts. Pressel was among 20 players who had to play 36 holes on Sunday. It was calm when play resumed Sunday morning, but as the final g...