Garcia Poised to Win 1st Major

Carnoustie, UNITED KINGDOM: Spanish Sergio Garcia studies his putt line on the 14th hole during the first round of the 136th British Open Golf Championship at Carnoustie, Scotland, 19 July 2007. AFP PHOTO/Carl DE SOUZA (Photo credit should read CARL DE SOUZA/AFP/Getty Images)

Carnoustie, Scotland - Sergio Garcia is within 18 holes of
his first major title.
The 27-year-old Spaniard remains the leader through three rounds
of the British Open at Carnoustie. Garcia fired a
3-under-par 68 today, leaving him three shots ahead of Steve
K.J. Choi is among six players in third place at 3-under
following a 1-over-par 72.
Stricker had the day's best round, a 7-under-par 64 that puts
him at minus-six. He set a course record for an Open and was just
one stroke off the tournament mark.
Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Stewart Cink (sink) join Choi
at 3-under, as do Paul McGinley and Paul Broadhurst.
Tiger Woods is eight strokes back following a 2-under 69.