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#The Open

# the-open - Monday 20 July, 2015

As it happened: The Open three-way playoff between Johnson, Leishman and Ooshuizen
# Liveblog
# Liveblog

As it happened: The Open three-way playoff between Johnson, Leishman and Ooshuizen

Jul 20th 2015, 6:55 PM 88,389 Views 24 Comments

Don’t miss a trick as we followed all the action on what promised to be a dramatic evening at St Andrews.

'That's a tough lie': Phil Mickelson just landed a horrible tee shot on this 1st floor balcony
# Room 130
# Room 130

'That's a tough lie': Phil Mickelson just landed a horrible tee shot on this 1st floor balcony

Jul 20th 2015, 1:47 PM 8,366 Views 5 Comments

Great place to watch The Open, not a good place to play The Open.

Paul Dunne has a good head on his shoulders, he knows how to handle this situation -- Maguire
# Amateur Hour
# Amateur Hour

Paul Dunne has a good head on his shoulders, he knows how to handle this situation -- Maguire

Jul 20th 2015, 12:22 PM 5,295 Views 0 Comments

The world number one amateur also found herself in contention among the pros recently.

Here's why Ireland's Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later
# Show Me The Money
# Show Me The Money

Here's why Ireland's Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later

Jul 20th 2015, 11:08 AM 33,697 Views 26 Comments

A longstanding rule means the amateur won’t win any prize money for his exploits.

'The sporting story of a lifetime' - Paul Dunne is grabbing headlines around the world
# The Open
# The Open

'The sporting story of a lifetime' - Paul Dunne is grabbing headlines around the world

Jul 20th 2015, 9:44 AM 8,890 Views 12 Comments

He’s on the front and back pages this morning.

An unmissable day of golf awaits and here's your ticket for an afternoon on the couch
# Sick Day
# Sick Day

An unmissable day of golf awaits and here's your ticket for an afternoon on the couch

Jul 20th 2015, 7:19 AM 8,417 Views 3 Comments

Make sure there’s enough ink in that printer.

# the-open - Sunday 19 July, 2015

Paul Dunne felt 'at home, comfortable' while forcing his way in to Open Championship lead
# Tasting Claret
# Tasting Claret

Paul Dunne felt 'at home, comfortable' while forcing his way in to Open Championship lead

Jul 19th 2015, 9:35 PM 28,213 Views 52 Comments

“It was just a good day, I felt comfortable and hope for the same tomorrow.”

With one round left, Ireland's Paul Dunne is joint-leader of the Open at St Andrews
# Amateur Hour
# Amateur Hour

With one round left, Ireland's Paul Dunne is joint-leader of the Open at St Andrews

Jul 19th 2015, 6:15 PM 53,065 Views 78 Comments

What an incredible day of golf it’s been.

Graeme McDowell has started the third round of the Open with four birdies
# Moving Day
# Moving Day

Graeme McDowell has started the third round of the Open with four birdies

Jul 19th 2015, 8:56 AM 7,572 Views 0 Comments

The winds aren’t as strong as yesterday but it’s set to be a damp day at St Andrews.

# the-open - Saturday 18 July, 2015

We've just had the first hole-in-one at the Open for three years
# Mashed Potato
# Mashed Potato

We've just had the first hole-in-one at the Open for three years

Jul 18th 2015, 7:54 PM 9,253 Views 2 Comments

It’s the first ace at the championship since 2012.

Play at St Andrews to resume after 5pm but The Open will have a Monday finish
# Long Weekend
# Long Weekend

Play at St Andrews to resume after 5pm but The Open will have a Monday finish

Jul 18th 2015, 2:00 PM 24,851 Views 22 Comments

The Open will now have a Monday finish for just the second time in its history.

The difference between Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods right now is jarring
# The Open
# The Open

The difference between Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods right now is jarring

Jul 18th 2015, 11:24 AM 7,805 Views 4 Comments

Oh, Eldrick.

# the-open - Friday 17 July, 2015

Have you ever seen three golfers in the same group hit identical tee shots before?
# Threeball
# Threeball

Have you ever seen three golfers in the same group hit identical tee shots before?

Jul 17th 2015, 2:34 PM 6,408 Views 8 Comments

There were some strange goings on at St Andrews

Here's the scariest part of what's wrong with Tiger Woods right now
# Out Of Bounds
# Out Of Bounds

Here's the scariest part of what's wrong with Tiger Woods right now

Jul 17th 2015, 10:36 AM 10,681 Views 14 Comments

There’s just no way of telling which part of his game is going to be terrible any given week

# the-open - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Dustin Johnson grabs the lead at the Open as Spieth tucks in behind pace-setters
# The Open
# The Open

Dustin Johnson grabs the lead at the Open as Spieth tucks in behind pace-setters

Jul 16th 2015, 7:00 PM 10,850 Views 5 Comments

It was another forgettable day for Tiger Woods meanwhile.

Irish amateur Paul Dunne is off to a sensational start at the Open
# Dunne Deal
# Dunne Deal

Irish amateur Paul Dunne is off to a sensational start at the Open

Jul 16th 2015, 9:04 AM 20,542 Views 9 Comments

Greystones amateur shoots four birdies in a blistering start.

Been there, Dunne that - Irish amateur primed for second tilt at the Open
# Major Moment
# Major Moment

Been there, Dunne that - Irish amateur primed for second tilt at the Open

Jul 16th 2015, 12:05 AM 5,632 Views 2 Comments

Paul Dunne leads the Irish challenge at St Andrews.

# the-open - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Golf analyst destroys the theory that Tiger Woods has a chance of winning the Open
# Opinion
# Opinion

Golf analyst destroys the theory that Tiger Woods has a chance of winning the Open

Jul 15th 2015, 2:08 PM 7,105 Views 3 Comments

There is some cautious optimism about the American golfer’s chances ahead of the event.

Jordan Spieth's caddy has made more money than most PGA Tour players this year
# In THe Money
# In THe Money

Jordan Spieth's caddy has made more money than most PGA Tour players this year

Jul 15th 2015, 10:09 AM 7,551 Views 2 Comments

There’s a lot of money to be made if you’re holding Jordan Spieth’s bag.

# the-open - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Aer Lingus delivered this PGA Tour player to The Open... but not his clubs
# Lost Luggage
# Lost Luggage

Aer Lingus delivered this PGA Tour player to The Open... but not his clubs

Jul 14th 2015, 7:49 AM 13,410 Views 3 Comments

Oops.

'It's not what I was expecting' - Tiger Woods is shocked by St. Andrews ahead of The Open
# Low Scoring
# Low Scoring

'It's not what I was expecting' - Tiger Woods is shocked by St. Andrews ahead of The Open

Jul 14th 2015, 12:10 AM 11,764 Views 3 Comments

And many commentators expect super low scoring as a result.

# the-open - Monday 13 July, 2015

Shane Lowry explains why he thrives on tough golf courses
# Open Season
# Open Season

Shane Lowry explains why he thrives on tough golf courses

Jul 13th 2015, 8:31 PM 7,978 Views 7 Comments

Lowry tees up at St Andrews this week in search of his first Major.

# the-open - Sunday 12 July, 2015

Fowler and Spieth primed for St Andrews after dramatic wins on either side of Atlantic
# In Form
# In Form

Fowler and Spieth primed for St Andrews after dramatic wins on either side of Atlantic

Jul 12th 2015, 10:37 PM 6,942 Views 0 Comments

The American pair are hitting peak form just at the right time.

Watch out world, Jordan Spieth is in ominous form ahead of the Open
# On Fire
# On Fire

Watch out world, Jordan Spieth is in ominous form ahead of the Open

Jul 12th 2015, 1:25 PM 5,527 Views 4 Comments

The American was in sparkling form during the third round of his warm-up tournament.

# the-open - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Rory McIlroy will not play at the Open next week
# Game Over
# Game Over

Rory McIlroy will not play at the Open next week

Jul 8th 2015, 4:46 PM 16,644 Views 21 Comments

Defending champion forced to pull out with ankle injury.

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

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

Jul 8th 2015, 9:40 AM 11,758 Views 6 Comments

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

# the-open - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Lowry: 'I don't mind people talking about me winning a Major - I just won't listen to it!'
# Major Moment
# Major Moment

Lowry: 'I don't mind people talking about me winning a Major - I just won't listen to it!'

Jul 7th 2015, 10:30 PM 5,882 Views 4 Comments

Lowry firmly focused on winning the Scottish Open this week before he turns his attention to St Andrews.

Spieth: The Open won't be the same without the best player in the world
# Missing U
# Missing U

Spieth: The Open won't be the same without the best player in the world

Jul 7th 2015, 11:54 AM 4,699 Views 9 Comments

“I obviously wish he was there.” Awwww…

# the-open - Monday 6 July, 2015

'He likes playing football, what's wrong with that?' - Lowry defends McIlroy's kickabout
# Bad Timing
# Bad Timing

'He likes playing football, what's wrong with that?' - Lowry defends McIlroy's kickabout

Jul 6th 2015, 1:51 PM 11,743 Views 15 Comments

World number one a massive doubt for The Open following football injury.

11 stages of grief after McIlroy's untimely football injury
# Process
# Process

11 stages of grief after McIlroy's untimely football injury

Jul 6th 2015, 11:54 AM 7,995 Views 1 Comment

Kiss that Claret Jug goodbye, Rors.

Football game puts Rory McIlroy's Open defence in doubt
# Injury
# Injury

Football game puts Rory McIlroy's Open defence in doubt

Jul 6th 2015, 11:08 AM 29,168 Views 33 Comments

The world number one says he’s ‘working hard to get back as soon as he can.’

# the-open - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Irish amateur Paul Dunne produces stunning round to qualify for The Open
# Double Up
# Double Up

Irish amateur Paul Dunne produces stunning round to qualify for The Open

Jul 1st 2015, 10:21 AM 5,205 Views 2 Comments

It is his second time to qualify.

# the-open - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky
# Major News
# Major News

After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky

Feb 3rd 2015, 1:32 PM 11,269 Views 36 Comments

The oldest of golf’s four majors won’t be broadcast live on free-to-air television from 2017.

# the-open - Monday 21 July, 2014

Opinion: Rory's Open win showed that the Tiger Woods era is over
# Just Did It
# Just Did It

Opinion: Rory's Open win showed that the Tiger Woods era is over

Jul 21st 2014, 6:08 PM 13,883 Views 24 Comments

Of the players that made the cut, only three finished with worse scores than Woods.

# the-open - Sunday 20 July, 2014

Untouchable McIlroy holds his nerve to claim third major with the Open Championship
# Wire To Wire
# Wire To Wire

Untouchable McIlroy holds his nerve to claim third major with the Open Championship

Jul 20th 2014, 6:40 PM 28,743 Views 83 Comments

The Co. Down man’s lead was never less than two shots while shooting 71 on his final round at Hoylake today.

Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire
# Final Round
# Final Round

Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire

Jul 20th 2014, 5:23 PM 22,496 Views 21 Comments

Shane Lowry was the clubhouse leader until Australia’s Marc Leishmann equalled his score to go -12.

# the-open - Saturday 19 July, 2014

McIlroy's patience rewarded but work still to be done to secure Open title
# Reaction
# Reaction

McIlroy's patience rewarded but work still to be done to secure Open title

Jul 19th 2014, 6:25 PM 5,425 Views 1 Comment

The former world number one is six shots clear of the field.

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds 'inner peace' at Hoylake
# The Open
# The Open

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds 'inner peace' at Hoylake

Jul 19th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,894 Views 5 Comments

‘It was just another really solid round of golf and I’ll need two more of those again’ said the Northern Irishman.

# the-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 19,053 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 3,666 Views 1 Comment

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