Lee Westwood Leads the British Open After Three Rounds

Andrew Redington/Getty Images(GULLANE, Scotland) --  If Tiger Woods wants to win his first major championship in five years, he'll have to go through Lee Westwood.

Westwood birdied the 17th hole and will take a two-shot lead into the final day of the British Open Championship at Muirfield.  Overall, he shot a 70 to finish at 3-under 210 while playing alongside Woods.

Woods shot a 72 on Saturday and is currently tied for second with Hunter Mahan, whose 3-under-par 68 put him in the final group for the second straight major.

"It was a grind," Woods said afterwards.  "With this golf course and the way it's changed every day, different conditions ... it will be interesting to see what they do (Sunday)."

Miguel Angel Jiminez was the leader after 36 holes but faded fast Saturday, shooting a 6-over 77 to take himself out of contention.

Play will wrap up on Sunday and a 2013 champion will be crowned.

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