Most noticeable was a hole-out eagle from the greenside bunker at the par-5 17th.
"Everything was strong", he said. But if his ball-striking and putting remain strong, he should hold serve and win his third major title. "It's just about keeping it consistent".
He is now hoping to have set himself up to survive what are expected to be gruelling wet and windy conditions on Friday, although plenty other leading players will be thinking likewise.
"I don't know what's better for golf, (but) from my opinion, it's very exciting when you've got to beat that many great players with that much confidence".
Poulter spent last year's British Open in a TV commentary booth.
"A lot of the younger guys are physically gifted, but they don't have the experience with links golf", said Padraig Harrington, who won his second consecutive Open - and from the "bad side of the draw" - at Royal Birkdale in 2008.
England's Ian Poulter is also at 2 under on the back nine, while another half dozen players were at 1 under on a day where birdies were at a premium. Avoid the nasty weather, and a player will have a considerable advantage over others who catch the worst of the wind and rain.
England's Rose says he is determined to "embrace" whatever happens with the weather and make a "non-issue" of it in his mind. It doesn't faze me.
Some might watch Spieth and see chance as an overriding factor in his success, especially so when he makes bunker shots like the one which ultimately sealed the most recent of his victories in CT. You get excited to play golf.
A pair of Englishmen had the early lead in their home tournament. His best finish at the British Open was a tie for ninth in 2012.
"Good guess", Koepka said. It's like make hay while the sun is shining.
"Certainly if I was a betting man, certainly not going to rule out Jordan Spieth", he said. "I hit a hybrid 328 yards though as it was straight downwind". Because you feel like you're hitting so much club. Koepka also got up-and-down from a greenside bunker on 18.
"I thought today's round was extremely important, as they all are", Spieth said, atop the leaderboard at a major for the first time since last year's Masters.
Six holes into his Open, Rory McIlroy was 5-over par and looking like he wanted to be anywhere else but at Birkdale.
"Sometimes you have to figures things out on the course and that is what he did today" was his explanation after the round. "Everybody's body is different, Tiger hurt his back and he hurt his knee, he should have realised he had a weakness there and taken it easy on those type of exercises but don't condemn weight training and exercises". And when he moved it, it was over the line of his ball. "Everyone up there hadn't won a major - Rickie (Fowler), Justin (Thomas), Hideki (Matsuyama)".
While experienced and highly-ranked major winners like Spieth, McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Scott and Jason Day are realistic chances to add to their major haul, the recent trend has been for first-timers to emerge and claim their maiden title on Sunday afternoon. O'Meara's opening drive on the notoriously tough first hole at Royal Birkdale rode the wind into the gorse bushes on the right.
The conflict has killed more than 8,000 people and displaced 3mn since the coalition intervened in 2015. The officials said the toll is expected to rise, with several women and children in critical condition.
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OnePlus, the startup phone company behind the well-reviewed OnePlus 5, appears to have an issue with another sequence of numbers. Unfortunately, some OnePlus 5 owners are discovering that dialing 911 isn't giving them a direct line to emergency services.
A ban on citizens from six Muslim-majority countries - Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen - remains in place. Last week, the USA government revised its security directive, including requirements that must be met within 120 days.
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Ryan Giggs says it will be a battle between Manchester City and Manchester United for the Premier League title this season. Much more is expected of both Manchester City and United this season in what is set to be another gripping title race.
Rutherford can be an important piece of Chicago's efforts going forward, and either way, Fraizer was not in their long-term plans. But like we said, Todd Frazier isn't scared of the big stage and could end up thriving in the Bronx.
Following this rescue mission, almost 150 students rescued were sent to camps, while the rest were handed over to their guardians. Following heavy shelling in the area, all schools in Nowshera and Manjakote sector have been closed till further orders.
If children fail to prove purchase of the properties in London, public office holder will be held accountable, Justice Azmat said. Hussain Nawaz, while speaking to media blamed JIT once again for not including these documents in the report.
Palestinian rioters clashed with Israeli police on Tuesday night in Jerusalem's Old City for the second night in a row . According to WAFA, Abbas has made several contacts with world powers to discuss the ongoing Jerusalem tension.
Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 2-0 in the other game, thanks to goals b y Dominic Solanke and Divock Origi. He can play on the right or the left and so he can replace [Arjen] Robben or [Franck] Ribery.
OJ Simpson to be freed from prison
Simpson told the board that he is sorry "that things turned out the way they did" and had no intent to commit a crime. Bruce Fromong said he and Simpson have been friends for nearly 27 years and that Simpson is not a threat.
England beat SA to reach Women's Cricket World Cup final
The Proteas skipper was lethal and affected a brilliant direct hit to run out the well set Taylor with a direct hit. It was the 18-year-old opener's fourth half-century of the tournament and came off 81 balls, including six fours.
Redskins, Cousins headed toward expensive contract deadline
San Francisco is the one place that makes the most sense because of Cousins' established relationship with coach Kyle Shanahan . Behind Cousins they have Colt McCoy (who played really well in five starts in 2014) and Nate Sudfeld (who is worthless).
USA stocks end flat to open heavy earnings week
Expectations of solidly higher earnings , along with fairly low interest rates, have propelled stocks to multiple records in 2017. Advancing issues outnumbered declining ones on the NYSE by a 1.28-to-1 ratio; on Nasdaq , a 1.09-to-1 ratio favored advancers.
Teen arrested after five acid attacks in London in 90 minutes
While the first victim was being treated, the pair are believed to have carried out four more attacks just 15-25 minutes apart. Both Khan and her cousin Jameel Muhktar are Muslim, and police say that they are investigating the attack as a hate crime.
Ed Sheeran quits Twitter after 'Game of Thrones' scorn
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