Hoylake, United Kingdom: With the nasty weather holding off and Royal Liverpool essentially defenseless, everyone took aim at Rory McIlroy.
The British Open began with an unprecedented two-tee start Saturday, with the authorities hoping to get the third round completed even with the threat of severe thunderstorms. (Also read: Sick Anirban Lahiri bows out)
When McIlroy teed off with a four-stroke lead shortly before lunchtime, there was only a light sprinkle and hardly any wind. Not surprisingly, the world's best players attacked the softened greens with fearless abandon.