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#The Open Championship

# 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.

# the-open-championship - 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-championship - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

# the-open-championship - Sunday 13 September, 2015

Paul Dunne: Walker Cup win even better than my Open Championship adventure

Dunne secured the vital half point for Great Britain and Ireland

# the-open-championship - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week Pics Of The Week This post contains images

Plenty of agony and ecstasy in our 10 favourite sports pics from this week

Some stunning photography from the last week in sport.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Montgomerie fears long road to recovery for McIlroy

Rory McIlroy’s ankle injury may have a knock-on effect that spoils the remainder of his season.

# the-open-championship - 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.

Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff

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

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.

# the-open-championship - Saturday 18 July, 2015

Johnson battles conditions to lead while Tiger misses another major cut

After a hectic day, Dustin Johnson holds the second round lead.

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Need some advice for the office sweepstake? Here's 6 players to watch out for at the Open

Ahead of the third major of the year, we look at the players who will fancy their chances of securing the Claret Jug.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

# the-open-championship - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

The golf world is not impressed with Jordan Spieth's Open preparation

The American is playing a small event in Illinois just four day’s before St. Andrews.

# the-open-championship - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Ireland's Kevin Phelan narrowly misses out on Joburg Open title but pockets €80,000

The Waterford man finished in a tie for second.

# the-open-championship - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Rickie Fowler, Rory McIlroy rivalry just beginning

The two 25-year-olds will be on opposite sides as Europe prepares to defend the trophy against United States at Gleneagles.

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