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#The Open

# the-open - Friday 20 July, 2018

Rollercoaster Open round is no fun ride for Tiger
# Eldrick
# Eldrick

Rollercoaster Open round is no fun ride for Tiger

Jul 20th 2018, 4:40 PM 3,941 Views 0 Comments

Kevin Kisner is motoring nicely meanwhile.

# the-open - Thursday 19 July, 2018

Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent
# Carnoustie
# Carnoustie

Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent

Jul 19th 2018, 8:44 PM 16,377 Views 13 Comments

With Dustin Johnson falling way down the field, Brooks Koepka was the real hero of the day.

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem
# Up And Down
# Up And Down

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem

Updated Jul 19th 2018, 7:40 PM 6,564 Views 8 Comments

Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.

Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles
# Opening Day
# Opening Day

Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles

Updated Jul 19th 2018, 3:19 PM 6,882 Views 5 Comments

The action is underway at Carnoustie.

# the-open - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend?
# Crystal Ball Gazing
# Crystal Ball Gazing

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend?

Jul 18th 2018, 7:31 PM 7,720 Views 18 Comments

The first round tees off at Carnoustie tomorrow.

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 5,028 Views 348 Comments

On the tee from Ireland… The42 comment section!

# the-open - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Woods: The Open is my best chance to win another Major
# Links Golf
# Links Golf

Woods: The Open is my best chance to win another Major

Jul 17th 2018, 1:34 PM 3,333 Views 3 Comments

The 42-year-old makes his first appearance at the tournament in three years this week.

# the-open - Friday 21 July, 2017

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open
# Day Two
# Day Two

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Jul 21st 2017, 10:08 PM 7,926 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Fightback
# Fightback

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

Jul 21st 2017, 7:36 PM 7,357 Views 13 Comments

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention
# The Open
# The Open

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Jul 21st 2017, 11:37 AM 32,958 Views 44 Comments

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

# the-open - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Cardigans, ties and hi-tops: Thomas and Day have got people talking at the Open
# Fashion Forward
# Fashion Forward

Cardigans, ties and hi-tops: Thomas and Day have got people talking at the Open

Jul 20th 2017, 5:22 PM 7,054 Views 6 Comments

Dress to impress.

# the-open - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win The42 swag
# Lucky Dip
# Lucky Dip

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win The42 swag

Jul 19th 2017, 1:31 PM 3,852 Views 248 Comments

Do you have what it takes?

# the-open - Monday 17 July, 2017

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

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

Jul 17th 2017, 2:29 PM 3,990 Views 6 Comments

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
# Working Hard
# Working Hard

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

Jul 12th 2017, 4:46 PM 4,678 Views 5 Comments

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
# Claret Jug
# Claret Jug

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

Jul 17th 2016, 9:58 PM 30,163 Views 16 Comments

“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 Ice Man Cometh
# The Ice Man Cometh

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

Jul 17th 2016, 6:32 PM 22,127 Views 19 Comments

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
# Sunday Service
# Sunday Service

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

Jul 17th 2016, 4:40 PM 14,012 Views 10 Comments

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
# Troon Thriller
# Troon Thriller

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

Jul 16th 2016, 7:51 PM 6,393 Views 5 Comments

A thrilling final round at Royal Troon is in store.

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

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

Jul 16th 2016, 5:28 PM 16,600 Views 49 Comments

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
# Magic From Lefty
# Magic From Lefty

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

Jul 14th 2016, 9:40 PM 12,650 Views 5 Comments

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
# Been There Dunne That
# Been There Dunne That

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

Jul 13th 2016, 2:42 PM 2,233 Views 0 Comments

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
# FOOOOOORRREEEE
# FOOOOOORRREEEE

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

Jul 13th 2016, 8:20 AM 9,602 Views 5 Comments

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
# Tee Times
# Tee Times

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

Jul 11th 2016, 8:15 PM 4,899 Views 4 Comments

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 Open
# The Open

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

Jul 10th 2016, 1:22 PM 5,146 Views 4 Comments

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

# the-open - Saturday 2 July, 2016

Tiger Woods withdraws from Open
# Eldrick
# Eldrick

Tiger Woods withdraws from Open

Jul 2nd 2016, 12:16 AM 6,431 Views 7 Comments

“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
# Open Season
# Open Season

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

Jun 28th 2016, 9:24 PM 9,835 Views 12 Comments

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
# Wrong Decision
# Wrong Decision

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

May 20th 2016, 9:06 AM 6,648 Views 6 Comments

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
# Boys Only
# Boys Only

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

May 19th 2016, 12:47 PM 24,040 Views 70 Comments

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'
# Open Season
# Open Season

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

Oct 26th 2015, 8:00 AM 17,744 Views 32 Comments

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
# Major Moment
# Major Moment

The Open will be played in Northern Ireland in 2019

Oct 20th 2015, 10:39 AM 9,298 Views 13 Comments

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
# Pro Debut
# Pro Debut

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

Sep 30th 2015, 1:15 PM 4,039 Views 1 Comment

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
# TV Wars
# TV Wars

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

Sep 30th 2015, 9:34 AM 8,638 Views 14 Comments

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
# Amateur Hour
# Amateur Hour

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

Aug 4th 2015, 7:00 AM 7,598 Views 1 Comment

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
# Long Shot
# Long Shot

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

Jul 30th 2015, 3:44 PM 6,410 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Nerves Of Steel
# Nerves Of Steel

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

Jul 23rd 2015, 10:22 PM 11,213 Views 1 Comment

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
# On The Up
# On The Up

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

Jul 21st 2015, 4:03 PM 10,754 Views 3 Comments

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
# The Gallery
# The Gallery

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

Jul 20th 2015, 9:04 PM 8,343 Views 3 Comments

It was a fantastic five days of golf.

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

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

Jul 20th 2015, 8:05 PM 12,171 Views 0 Comments

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

Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff
# Winner Alright
# Winner Alright

Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff

Jul 20th 2015, 7:58 PM 27,302 Views 22 Comments

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