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Jordan Spieth is headed toward victory at the British Open as long as he can avoid a Sunday meltdown

Jordan Spieth is headed toward victory at the British Open as long as he can avoid a Sunday meltdown

As well as he’s playing, Jordan Spieth could have a grip adjustment in his future.

He’s one good Sunday away from wrapping his hands around the Claret Jug.

Spieth shot a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday to create some distance from the field at 11 under heading into the final round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

History awaits. Spieth, who turns 24 next week, could join Jack Nicklaus as the only players to win three legs of a Grand Slam at age 23. Spieth won the Masters and U.S. Open in 2015 and has a three-shot lead over Matt Kuchar, who in turn has a three-shot lead over third-place Austin Connelly and Brooks Koepka.

The London-based oddsmaker Ladbrokes has...

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