2012 British Open Leaderboard: Tiger Triple-Bogeys No. 6 To Fall Seven Shots Back

Tiger Woods' British Open hopes may have gone up in smoke after he wound up in a deep greenside pot bunker on hole No. 6, leading to a triple-bogey and dropping him to 3-under par, six shots back of leader Adam Scott.

Scott, who began the day at 11-under, just bogeyed No. 6, dropping him to 9-under par. Graeme McDowell, Scott's playing partner, wound up in the aforementioned 'Tiger Bunker' on No. 6 leading to a bogey and dropping McDowell to 5-under par overall.

Despite Scott's bogey on the sixth hole, he owns a four-shot lead over Brandt Snedeker after the American posted a double-bogey on No. 7. Snedeker just yanked his drive on the par-4 eighth hole to the left rough, so he's in danger of dropping even further.

The 'pack' behind Scott has yet to make a move today, so the Australian can perhaps play conservatively with the knowledge that he doesn't need to go low today.

For constant British Open updates Sunday, stick with this StoryStream. Check out SBNation's dedicated golf hub for all news and analysis.

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