British Open 2012: Adam Scott Makes 2nd Consecutive Bogey, Lead Diminishes

Things are starting to (finally) get interesting in the final round of the 2012 British Open. Leader Adam Scott, who began the day with a four-shot lead over Graeme McDowell at 11-under, has now fallen to 8-under par for the tournament after recording consecutive bogies on holes No. 15 and 16 at Royal Lytham.

Ernie Els has answered the call in response to Scott's troubles, making birdie at his final hole to reach 7-under par, and is now only one shot back of the lead. Scott is currently playing no. 17 and will likely face more pressure than he ever has in his major tournament career.

Scott will need to rely on caddie Steve Williams' major tournament experience to remain calm these final two holes if he hopes to win his first career major.

For a complete live leaderboard, visit Golf.com.

For more on the tournament, stick with our 2012 British Open StoryStream. For more from around the world of golf, head over to SB Nation's golf hub page.

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