Open Championship 2022: Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry drive the crowd crazy with eagles

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Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry wowed the audience open championship with incredible shots during the third round on Saturday.

Lowry’s display on Old course on the street. Andrews hit the ninth and tenth holes during the tournament and before McIlroy caused the crowd to roar after throwing from the bunker.

Ireland's Shane Lowry rejoices after landing an eagle on the 10th hole during the third round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Louis.  Andrews, Scotland, Saturday 16 July 2022

Ireland’s Shane Lowry rejoices after landing an eagle on the 10th hole during the third round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Louis. Andrews, Scotland, Saturday 16 July 2022
(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Lowry was in the rough on the ninth hole when he hit the ball accurately. On the green, he picked up enough speed to hit the cup. He raised his hands in salute to the eagle. But it wasn’t finished.

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He again served 10 for the eagle. The gallery crowd cheered as he celebrated the two shots.

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A little later, McIlroy received his applause.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland clears out of the bunker on the 10th green during the third round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Louis.  Andrews, Scotland, Saturday 16 July 2022

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland clears out of the bunker on the 10th green during the third round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Louis. Andrews, Scotland, Saturday 16 July 2022
(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

He was in the bunker for his second shot on the 10th hole and somehow lifted the ball to hit the green and into the eagle’s cup. At that moment he had took the lead from Victor Hovland.

Lowry finished his third round in the fight for the lead. He had three birdies and four scarecrows during the round, but he still threw 69. He was 7 under par in the tournament.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland shoots on the fourth fairway during the third round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Louis.  Andrews, Scotland, Saturday 16 July 2022

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland shoots on the fourth fairway during the third round of the British Open at the Old Course in St. Louis. Andrews, Scotland, Saturday 16 July 2022
(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

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McIlroy still competed by the time the round ended, Lowry was in the lead with Hovland. He had three birds in front of the eagle, and saved steam the rest of the way.