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#British Open

# british-open - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Former champion hits worst British Open round for 22 years

It was a day to forget for David Duval.

Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Woods

The American captured the world’s attention by winning his 15th major at the Masters in April.

# british-open - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'The first day and a half was tough' - Mickelson after losing 15lbs in six-day fast ahead of Open

The 49-year-old says he only drank water and a ‘special coffee blend’ throughout the diet.

# british-open - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

The Open returning to venue where McIlroy lifted Claret Jug

Royal Liverpool will host the event in 2022, it has been announced today.

# british-open - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Champion Spieth in three-way tie for the lead as Woods and McIlroy remain in Open contention

On a day of low scoring at Carnoustie, Tiger Woods set the clubhouse lead in a bid to win his first major in a decade.

# british-open - Friday 20 July, 2018

Confident McIlroy in contention as housemates Kisner and Johnson set British Open pace

Rory McIlroy is in a strong position at the British Open after shooting a second-round 69 on Friday.

# british-open - Thursday 19 July, 2018

McIlroy bids to end American dominance as Open returns to Carnoustie

The Holywood native is aiming to overcome a four-year drought without a major victory.

# british-open - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Old devil-may-care attitude could reap major reward, says McIlroy

The 29-year-old’s last triumph in a major dates back to 2014.

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# british-open - Thursday 3 August, 2017

In the mix! Strong start for Ireland's Leona Maguire at the Women's Open

The Cavan native carded three-under in the opening round, while Olivia Mehaffey is also in action at Kingsbarns.

# british-open - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Spieth joint leader after first round of The Open as McIlroy bounces back with late rally

The Irish contingent are further down the leaderboard.

# british-open - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members

The vote for change cleared the required two-thirds majority this time around.

# british-open - Sunday 31 July, 2016

Leona Maguire completes memorable week by winning prestigious amateur award at the Open

The Cavan native continues to impress on the world stage.

# british-open - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Stewart Cink to take indefinite break from golf to care for cancer-stricken wife

The American has described the news as being a ‘startling and unexpected revelation’.

# british-open - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From BBC apologises for sexist 'new kitchen' remark by golf commentator Back Swinging

BBC apologises for sexist 'new kitchen' remark by golf commentator

The broadcaster has said that the comment was “inappropriate”.

# british-open - Monday 22 June, 2015

Jordan Spieth is just 25/1 to win the Grand Slam - here's why it's VERY unlikely

History has not been kind on golfers who’ve won the first two Majors in a calendar year.

# british-open - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy has a secret weapon to win next year's Masters

And it’s not a hoverboard.

# british-open - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy could make his dad much, much richer tomorrow

Gerry McIlroy could cash in on a long-standing bet.

McIlroy soars with double eagle finish at Open

Torrential rain drenched the players as they arrived for third round action at Royal Liverpool.

# british-open - Friday 18 July, 2014

Thank birdies it's Friday as Rory McIlroy leads The Open way

The Northern Irishman dropped a shot on the first but bounced back in luminous style.

Wrong fairway on the first, eagle on the second as Sergio hunts Rory

The Spaniard recovered from a dreadful start to dispatch an eagle from way, way back.

The weather could be Rory McIlroy's best friend at the Open today

Adam Scott and Shane Lowry will both have to deal with some strong winds and rain in Hoylake this morning.

# british-open - Thursday 17 July, 2014

It's Route 66 for Rory! McIlroy leads Open Championship after blistering start

McIlroy now hoping to avoid another “Freaky Friday” and continue his challenge for a third Major.

# british-open - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

44-year-old Open champion Phil Mickelson believes his best is yet to come

Lefty is seeking his sixth Major win at Hoylake this week.

# british-open - Monday 14 July, 2014

Here are the groups and tee times for the first round of The Open

There’s an early start for Tiger Woods on Thursday while Rory McIlroy goes out with Hideki Matsuyama and Jordan Spieth.

# british-open - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Ruffled McIlroy eager to shake Friday feeling ahead of British Open

The Northern Irishman shot a 64 on Thursday and a 78 the following afternoon.

# british-open - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Phil Mickelson wins The Open with stunning round of 66

A brilliant Sunday of golf earns the American his first Claret Jug and fifth major.

Just a 450-yard drive to within six foot of the hole at the Open This post contains videos

Just a 450-yard drive to within six foot of the hole at the Open

This, from Charl Schwartzel yesterday, was more than a little special.

Woods confident of Open success despite past failures

The 14-time Major winner has never come from behind to claim victory.

# british-open - Saturday 20 July, 2013

5 images that sum up the wide variety of golf fans at the Open

Everything from fake tigers to Rickie Fowler look-a-likes were on display on Saturday.

Forget the hovercraft, a Skate Caddy is the next big thing in golf Take A Load Off This post contains videos

Forget the hovercraft, a Skate Caddy is the next big thing in golf

The easiest way around a golf course we’ve ever seen.

Westwood leads the Open as Tiger and Hunter stalk close behind

Lowry, Harrington and McDowell struggle but Clarke remains in touch.

Here are all the big-name golfers who missed the cut at the Open

Ten top-40 players are toast.

# british-open - Friday 19 July, 2013

Hard-living Jimenez takes halfway lead at The Open

2011 champion Darren Clarke is once again carrying Ireland’s hopes as Rory McIlroy slumped to 12 over par.

# british-open - Monday 15 July, 2013

This incredible shot inspired 19-year-old Jordan Spieth to win the John Deere Classic Take A Bow This post contains videos

This incredible shot inspired 19-year-old Jordan Spieth to win the John Deere Classic

He is the first teenager to win a PGA Tour event since 1931.

# british-open - Friday 12 July, 2013

Els, Clarke, Harrington miss Scottish Open cut

Four former British Open champions in total have prematurely exited the competition.

# british-open - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Watson a prime candidate for Ryder Cup job

The eight-time major champion could be set to be awarded the coveted position, according to reports.

Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes

The Northern Irishman says he is “starting to feel a lot better” about his game.

# british-open - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Belly up? Decision on controversial putters to be delivered today

Keegan Bradley, Ernie Els and Adam Scott have the consolation champagne on ice.

# british-open - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Westwood's 61 catches Oosthuizen at HSBC

Meanwhile, Ian Poulter and Bill Haas are four shots off the lead along with Ernie Els

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