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#The Open

# the-open - Friday 21 July, 2017

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Matt Kuchar looks to be the biggest threat to the American at Royal Birkdale.

'This was definitely the round that got me back into the Championship'

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Spieth and Koepka are among the afternoon starters at Royal Birkdale.

# the-open - Thursday 20 July, 2017

# the-open - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

# the-open - Monday 17 July, 2017

Out-of-form McIlroy paired with world number one Johnson for the Open Championship

The pairings and tee-times were released today.

# the-open - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

'Broken record' McIlroy confident of finding form ahead of the Open

McIlroy goes in search of that elusive spark at this week’s Scottish Open.

# the-open - Sunday 17 July, 2016

Open champ Stenson dedicates victory to friend who lost battle with cancer last week

“He was one of the real good guys back in Dubai.”

Henrik Stenson wins duel with Mickelson on enthralling final day of The Open

The Swede claimed his first major in a tense final round battle.

Final round 67 for McIlroy not enough to touch front-runners at The Open

Phil Mickelson is hot on the heels on Henrik Stenson.

# the-open - Saturday 16 July, 2016

Shoot-out Sunday! Stenson takes one shot lead over Mickelson into final round of Open

A thrilling final round at Royal Troon is in store.

Rory McIlroy smashes 3-wood to pieces at tail end of frustrating round

Cheer up, Rory. There’s always the Olymp… oh.

# the-open - Thursday 14 July, 2016

Agonising! Phil Mickelson came so close to first-ever 62 in 157 years of Major history

We have a clear leader after the first round of The Open.

# the-open - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Paul Dunne hoping the magic of the Open can bring the best out of him again

The Wicklow golfer is preparing for his third Open and first as a professional.

Caddie in hospital after being hit on head by Vijay Singh's tee-shot at the Open

William Ciplinski is in a stable condition in hospital.

# the-open - Monday 11 July, 2016

Lowry to tee off with Spieth and Rose in opening round of The Open

Rory McIlroy has been drawn with Danny Willett and Rickie Fowler, while Padraig Harrington is alongside Jamie Donaldson and Louis Oosthuizen.

# the-open - Sunday 10 July, 2016

'This one's for you, Dad' - Monty ready for Open swansong on the course where it all began

The veteran golfer is hoping for one last hurrah at Royal Troon.

# the-open - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Tiger Woods withdraws from Open

“It’s not fun. It’s a tough road. I know I’m getting better. I’m progressing, but still I’m just not quite ready to be out here.”

# the-open - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

He's Dunne It Again! Ireland's 2015 bolter clinches place at this year's Open

Paul Dunne is off to Troon after winning the Woburn qualifier for the third year in a row.

# the-open - Friday 20 May, 2016

McIlroy blasts 'stuffy' Muirfield's men-only vote

The former world number one says the R&A were right to strip the venue of their Open status.

# the-open - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Muirfield still won't let women in so loses right to host The Open

R&A remove Scottish course from rotation following controversial vote.

# the-open - Monday 26 October, 2015

'We're proud to be representing the island of Ireland by hosting the British Open'

After coming through tougher times, Royal Portrush is primed to front a new era for Irish golf. The42 meets the man at the centre of the club’s successful bid to stage the game’s most illustrious tournament.

# the-open - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

The Open will be played in Northern Ireland in 2019

Royal Portrush has been named as host for the 148th Open Championship.

# the-open - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

It's another big week for Paul Dunne at St Andrews as he makes his professional debut

There are 11 Irishmen in the field at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships this week.

BBC drop a bombshell by giving up its Open coverage to Sky Sports a year early

The broadcaster is looking to save money.

# the-open - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

Paul Dunne’s brush with Open glory earns him place at prestigious event in America

The Greystones golfer is heading to the US Amateur Championships.

# the-open - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Paul Dunne installed as one of the early contenders for BBC SPOTY award

If you believe everything the bookies say that is.

# the-open - Thursday 23 July, 2015

'The face of the wedge was shaking and I remember thinking I was going to miss the ball'

Paul Dunne looks back on a memorable week at St Andrews.

# the-open - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being

Jordan Spieth also had some lovely words for the young amateur.

# the-open - Monday 20 July, 2015

13 of our favourite images from this year's Open at St. Andrews

It was a fantastic five days of golf.

We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport

Here’s everything you might have missed in the sporting world.

Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff

The American got the better of Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman this evening.

As it happened: The Open three-way playoff between Johnson, Leishman and Ooshuizen

Don’t miss a trick as we followed all the action on what promised to be a dramatic evening at St Andrews.

'That's a tough lie': Phil Mickelson just landed a horrible tee shot on this 1st floor balcony

Great place to watch The Open, not a good place to play The Open.

Paul Dunne has a good head on his shoulders, he knows how to handle this situation -- Maguire

The world number one amateur also found herself in contention among the pros recently.

Here’s why Ireland’s Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later

A longstanding rule means the amateur won’t win any prize money for his exploits.

'The sporting story of a lifetime' - Paul Dunne is grabbing headlines around the world

He’s on the front and back pages this morning.

An unmissable day of golf awaits and here's your ticket for an afternoon on the couch

Make sure there’s enough ink in that printer.

# the-open - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Paul Dunne felt 'at home, comfortable' while forcing his way in to Open Championship lead

“It was just a good day, I felt comfortable and hope for the same tomorrow.”

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