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#The Open Championship

# the-open-championship - Thursday 25 July, 2019

McIlroy tells Lowry: 'You'll always be a national hero'

Rory says the Clara man’s win at Royal Portrush was a ‘fairytale ending.’

# the-open-championship - Monday 22 July, 2019

'I cried in the Carnoustie car park': Lowry's remarkable turnaround

Lowry has enjoyed a superb year, with his Open triumph following success in Abu Dhabi back in January.

# the-open-championship - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Shane Lowry: I think I'm ready for Open finale

The Offaly man has blown a four-shot lead in the final round of a major before, but he hopes for a different outcome on Sunday at The Open.

G-Mac happy with early efforts as conditions set to offer low-scoring opportunities at Portrush

Co-leader Shane Lowry is set to tee off in the next hour.

# the-open-championship - Friday 19 July, 2019

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2

The Offaly man showed delight and disappointment in equal measure on his final hole today, but he shares the lead with JB Holmes.

# the-open-championship - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Reality stings for Rory McIlroy on Portrush homecoming

It was not the start he envisaged at The Open and the star concedes he got too many basics wrong.

Lowry reveals pub pep talk with coach sparked storming Open start

Lowry has put himself right in contention at Portrush.

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship

Royal Portrush plays host to the Open Championship for the first time in 68 years, with Darren Clarke teeing off the action earlier.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

McIlroy says Olympics U-turn fuelled by fear of regret

The Northern Irishman is on home soil for this week’s 148th Open Championship.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

'It's too condensed' - Rose questions scheduling changes for 2019 majors

The decision to play all four major tournaments in consecutive months is one the Englishman disagrees with.

# the-open-championship - Monday 15 July, 2019

Clarke: 'Portrush hosting The Open is a sign of how far Northern Ireland has come'

After being awarded the honour of hitting the opening tee shot, Clarke spoke about what Royal Portrush hosting the Major means to him.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Rory McIlroy targets Scottish Open boost before turning attention to Portrush

The four-time major winner is determined to save all talk of Royal Portrush and The Open for next week.

McIlroy proud to have 'played some small part' in bringing The Open to Portrush Open Season This post contains videos

McIlroy proud to have 'played some small part' in bringing The Open to Portrush

The home favourite is relishing a crack at the County Antrim links next week.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

John Daly withdraws from The Open after cart request is denied

The two-time major winner was allowed a cart at the USPGA Championship in New York, but his request at Portrush has been rejected.

# the-open-championship - Sunday 22 July, 2018

'A little ticked off at myself for sure:' Woods laments missed opportunity at The Open

A 15th major win proved elusive for Tiger Woods at Carnoustie.

Open champion Molinari: Beating Woods wasn't about being ruthless

Playing with Tiger Woods can be a distraction for some, but Francesco Molinari faced the challenge head on to win at Carnoustie.

Molinari shoots blemish-free final round in Carnoustie to become first ever Italian major winner

Francesco Molinari has captured his first major.

# the-open-championship - Friday 20 July, 2018

McIlroy well-placed for the weekend and determined to go down swinging

“Sunday at Augusta was a big learning curve,” says the 29-year-old aiming for a second Claret Jug this weekend.

Zach Johnson sets British Open pace as Fleetwood and McIlroy fire

McIlroy shot his second successive 69 to go to four-under for the tournament, two shots off the clubhouse lead.

# the-open-championship - Monday 16 July, 2018

'It's got harder' - Harrington backs McIlroy to break four-year Majors drought

Ahead of The Open this week, the Dublin brushed off suggestions that Rory is underachieving.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

McDowell withdraws from Open qualifying after clubs get left in 'black hole known as CDG'

Air France have been blamed by the golf star after his clubs never made it to England for today’s Open qualifier.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'The thinking man's golfer': Five-time Open winner Thomson dies RIP

'The thinking man's golfer': Five-time Open winner Thomson dies

The Australian golfing great was 88.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Tiger's back! Woods confirms 20th Open Championship appearance this summer

Having missed the last two Opens, the three-time champion will compete for the Claret Jug at Carnoustie in July.

# the-open-championship - Monday 24 July, 2017

'Today took as much out of me as any day that I've ever played golf'

After spurning a five-stroke lead on the back nine at the 2016 Masters, Jordan Spieth was heading for a similar crash on Sunday – before turning it around.

# the-open-championship - Saturday 22 July, 2017

McIlroy fades away as Jordan Spieth's faultless Open performance continues

The American is three shots clear of Matt Kuchar ahead of tomorrow’s final round.

Hail Branden, full of Grace! South African blitzes The Open with the first 62 in major history Remarkable This post contains videos

Hail Branden, full of Grace! South African blitzes The Open with the first 62 in major history

There was a landmark moment at Royal Birkdale today.

# the-open-championship - Friday 21 July, 2017

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

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

# the-open-championship - Thursday 20 July, 2017

'My caddy said, 'You're Rory McIlroy, what the 'f*** are you doing?''

JP Fitzgerald had a motivational speech to help the world number four turn his first round at the Open Championship around.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'It's a good time to back me' - McIlroy tips 20/1 shot McIlroy for Open win

The 146th Open is set to be fiercely contested, but McIlroy reckons he is the best bet to lift the Claret Jug.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Out-of-sorts McIlroy must sort out putting 'nemesis,' says Greg Norman

Rory McIlroy failed to make the cut in three of the last four tournaments he has entered and Norman sees a lot of room for improvement on the greens.

Gary Player backs Rory McIlroy to turn things around at the Open

“I think Rory’s got a great chance this week.”

# the-open-championship - Monday 17 July, 2017

Sergio Garcia focused on landing a second major days before his wedding

The Masters champ has had a few near misses with the Claret Jug.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

'I won't be having cups of tea with the members': McIlroy condemns 'horrendous' Muirfield

The world number three is furious the Edinburgh club took so long to allow female members.

# the-open-championship - Monday 20 February, 2017

The Open Championship is heading back to Royal St George's

Sandwich has played host to 14 previous Open Championships and will get the honour again in three years.

# the-open-championship - Friday 15 July, 2016

Mickelson still the man to catch at The Open after his second round but Stenson closing in

Former Open champion Phil Mickelson followed up his magnificent opening-day 63 at Royal Troon with a 69 in more challenging conditions.

The Open and its golfers pay their respects to victims of the Nice attack

France’s Clement Sordet wore a hat with “Pray for Nice” written on it, while the French flag flew at half-mast and organisers offered players black ribbons.

'I want to cry. That stings' - Mickelson reflects after flirting with major history Cruelly Denied This post contains videos

'I want to cry. That stings' - Mickelson reflects after flirting with major history

He came agonisingly close to the first 62 at The Open and Phil Mickelson could not hide his disappointment.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Tips for Troon: 5 players worth an each-way punt at the Open this week

Underdogs regularly prevail at the tournament but who has the best chance of challenging this year?

# the-open-championship - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Dustin Johnson prepares for the Open by playing some of Ireland's best links courses DJ

Dustin Johnson prepares for the Open by playing some of Ireland's best links courses

The world number two heads to Royal Troon as one of the favourites.

# the-open-championship - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Royal Troon accepts women members

Royal Troon accepts women members

The 2016 Open Championship host, the Royal Troon Golf Club, has voted to accept women members.

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