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#British Open

# british-open - Sunday 22 August, 2021

Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire
# Review
# Review

Nordqvist wins British Open to claim third major, 13th-place finish for Maguire

Aug 22nd 2021, 8:30 PM 4,123 Views 3 Comments

The experienced 34-year-old shared the lead with playing partner Nanna Koerstz Madsen heading down the 18th, but a par was enough to secure victory.

# british-open - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Former champion hits worst British Open round for 22 years
# Unfortunate
# Unfortunate

Former champion hits worst British Open round for 22 years

Jul 18th 2019, 11:57 PM 18,135 Views 7 Comments

It was a day to forget for David Duval.

Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Woods
# Problems
# Problems

Father time takes hold on tame Tiger Woods

Jul 18th 2019, 10:44 PM 15,329 Views 11 Comments

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 Great Hunger
# The Great Hunger

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

Jul 16th 2019, 8:22 PM 16,152 Views 11 Comments

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
# Hoylake
# Hoylake

The Open returning to venue where McIlroy lifted Claret Jug

Feb 26th 2019, 3:00 PM 3,724 Views 0 Comments

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
# Eye Of The Tiger
# Eye Of The Tiger

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

Updated Jul 21st 2018, 8:25 PM 18,885 Views 12 Comments

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
# Halfway Stage
# Halfway Stage

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

Jul 20th 2018, 9:44 PM 6,171 Views 6 Comments

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
# Hope
# Hope

McIlroy bids to end American dominance as Open returns to Carnoustie

Jul 19th 2018, 8:50 AM 2,247 Views 8 Comments

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
# Ambition
# Ambition

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

Jul 18th 2018, 3:42 PM 4,643 Views 7 Comments

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

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag
# The Open
# The Open

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag

Jul 18th 2018, 11:51 AM 5,044 Views 348 Comments

On the tee from Ireland… The42 comment section!

# british-open - Thursday 3 August, 2017

In the mix! Strong start for Ireland's Leona Maguire at the Women's Open
# Up And Running
# Up And Running

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

Aug 3rd 2017, 2:30 PM 3,571 Views 0 Comments

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
# British Open
# British Open

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

Jul 20th 2017, 7:30 PM 19,051 Views 6 Comments

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
# Open Season
# Open Season

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

Mar 14th 2017, 2:20 PM 8,219 Views 15 Comments

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
# Star In The Making
# Star In The Making

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

Jul 31st 2016, 10:37 PM 6,847 Views 1 Comment

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
# Challenging Times
# Challenging Times

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

May 4th 2016, 9:34 PM 20,769 Views 12 Comments

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

# british-open - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

BBC apologises for sexist 'new kitchen' remark by golf commentator
# Back Swinging
From TheJournal.ie
# Back Swinging

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

Jul 21st 2015, 8:46 PM 50,208 Views 119 Comments

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
# Grand Job
# Grand Job

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 4:30 PM 6,332 Views 4 Comments

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
# Rory Slam
# Rory Slam

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

Jul 24th 2014, 5:31 PM 10,157 Views 5 Comments

And it’s not a hoverboard.

# british-open - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy could make his dad much, much richer tomorrow
# Big Bet
# Big Bet

Rory McIlroy could make his dad much, much richer tomorrow

Jul 19th 2014, 9:54 PM 18,541 Views 13 Comments

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

McIlroy soars with double eagle finish at Open
# Problems
# Problems

McIlroy soars with double eagle finish at Open

Jul 19th 2014, 3:00 PM 25,137 Views 26 Comments

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
# Route 66
# Route 66

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

Jul 18th 2014, 7:30 PM 19,068 Views 54 Comments

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
# Off The Charts
# Off The Charts

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

Jul 18th 2014, 3:17 PM 3,673 Views 1 Comment

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
# Weather Watch
# Weather Watch

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

Jul 18th 2014, 9:31 AM 3,394 Views 0 Comments

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
# The Open 2014
# The Open 2014

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

Jul 17th 2014, 8:00 PM 16,840 Views 22 Comments

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's Right
# Lefty's Right

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

Jul 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 1,897 Views 0 Comments

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
# Hoylake
# Hoylake

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

Jul 14th 2014, 2:16 PM 3,634 Views 2 Comments

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
# Second Round Slump
# Second Round Slump

Ruffled McIlroy eager to shake Friday feeling ahead of British Open

Jul 12th 2014, 12:09 PM 3,371 Views 1 Comment

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
# Leftie
# Leftie

Phil Mickelson wins The Open with stunning round of 66

Jul 21st 2013, 5:59 PM 10,929 Views 32 Comments

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

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

Jul 21st 2013, 12:36 PM 5,829 Views 0 Comments

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

Woods confident of Open success despite past failures
# Tiger Time?
# Tiger Time?

Woods confident of Open success despite past failures

Jul 21st 2013, 7:30 AM 1,423 Views 0 Comments

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
# Say Cheese
# Say Cheese

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

Jul 20th 2013, 11:59 PM 3,395 Views 2 Comments

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
# Take A Load Off

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

Jul 20th 2013, 9:52 PM 3,726 Views 3 Comments

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

Westwood leads the Open as Tiger and Hunter stalk close behind
# Get In The Hole
# Get In The Hole

Westwood leads the Open as Tiger and Hunter stalk close behind

Jul 20th 2013, 8:57 PM 4,094 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 20th 2013, 10:28 AM 3,072 Views 0 Comments

Ten top-40 players are toast.

# british-open - Friday 19 July, 2013

Hard-living Jimenez takes halfway lead at The Open
# Muirfield
# Muirfield

Hard-living Jimenez takes halfway lead at The Open

Jul 19th 2013, 9:09 PM 3,095 Views 2 Comments

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
# Take A Bow

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

Jul 15th 2013, 10:49 AM 1,835 Views 1 Comment

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
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

Els, Clarke, Harrington miss Scottish Open cut

Jul 12th 2013, 9:10 PM 2,230 Views 1 Comment

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
# Honour
# Honour

Watson a prime candidate for Ryder Cup job

Dec 12th 2012, 11:03 PM 343 Views 0 Comments

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

Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes
# Problems
# Problems

Darren Clarke wrestling with swing changes

Dec 12th 2012, 7:57 PM 756 Views 0 Comments

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
# Rule Change
# Rule Change

Belly up? Decision on controversial putters to be delivered today

Nov 28th 2012, 9:31 AM 567 Views 0 Comments

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

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