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Wednesday 6 December 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# British Open

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'Normal man' Darren Clarke celebrates his moment of glory
“There’s not many airs and graces about me,” said Darren Clarke after one of golf’s great moments yesterday.
Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open
He showed the kids a thing or two at Royal St George’s.
British Open, day 4
Can Darren Clarke bring home an unlikely Claret Jug victory? Join us as we walk the rope with him and the rest of the contenders throughout the day.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.
The Open leaderboard, day three
Stay in the loop with our regularly-updated leaderboard.
BBC pundit apologises following Northern Ireland gaffe
Mark James’s insensitive quip about the latest violence in the North forced the Beeb and him into an apology.
British Open, day three
We’re went shot-by-shot for day three at Royal St. George’s.
Swing-o-meter: how British is Rory after today's round?
Our highly scientific gizmo has been paying very close attention to how the TV commentators have been describing Rory today.
Clarke surges up leaderboard with another 68
Can the big man keep it going over the weekend?
Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon
Our team of boffins have been working their calculators into dust figuring this one out.
British Open, day two
We’re up and running for day two at Royal St. George’s. Stay with us for all the action.
The Open leaderboard, day 2
Keep in the loop with our minute-by-minute report that this leaderboard.
After a sluggish first round, where do TV commentators think he's from?
The Holywood man is back in the clubhouse with a one over par 71. So where does that leave him?
The Open leaderboard: day one
We’ll keep you in the loop no matter what you have on today.
British Open, day one
We’re up and running at Royal St George’s, stay with us for all the action.
A brief betting guide to the British Open
There is value to be had in the field, with some of the big Irish bookmakers paying out 1/4 odds up to the eighth place finisher.
A Bluffer’s Guide to … The Open Championship
The golf season’s third Major got underway in Kent this morning. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Open Championship.
The Morning Score: Thursday
The future’s bright for the Dubs, Ruby’s hurt and the transfer window swings open.
The Open favourites, and the things you never knew about them
One has never finished a book in his life, another has starred in Entourage and one may, or may not, have played in goal for Galway United…
The Open: your hole-by-hole guide to Royal St George's
We take a look at the 18 holes that stand between the world’s best golfers and the famous Claret Jug.
In numbers: The Open Championship
From zero through to 900,000, we take a look at the numbers which define The Open.
Question now is how good will Rory McIlroy be?
“All I need to do is focus on my game, and, if I can do that, I know my good golf is good enough to win plenty more tournaments,” the Holywood man said yesterday.
McIlroy looks set to become richest sports person in Britain
Player predicted to earn “unbelievable amounts of cash” by agent Chubby Chandler.
Open season: The 6 best golf movies ever
What do Big Boi, the 1913 US Open and Bill Murray have in common? They all feature in our countdown of the best movies that the golf has to offer. Have your say in our poll.
In the swing: guess who we think will win the Open...
Forget your Rorys and G-Macs, we’ve gone for an outsider for the big prize this weekend.
The Morning Score: Tuesday
Details released of the weekend’s qualifier action, Rory learns his Open draw and Dennis Bergkamp reels in the years.
McIlroy swings back at those criticising his preparation
Colin Montgomerie and others think Holywood man should have returned to action sooner.
Is Harrington right? Will Tiger's absence pile pressure on Rory?
The eyes of the golfing world will be on one young Hollywood native at next week’s British Open. Pádraig Harrington reckons McIlroy he would have welcomed Woods’ presence.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Tipp and Dublin name their sides ahead of the championship weekend action.
Crouching Tiger: Woods not coming back until fully healthy
“That’s kind of the frustrating thing about it right now is I don’t know.”
The Morning Score: Wednesday
Dooley resigns, the drama continues at Wimbledon and Dundalk are on the march.
Rory's father Gerry will hit £50,000 jackpot from bookies if his son wins the Open
Another Holywood gambler cashed in on a similar 500-to-1 bet on Rory to win any major by age 25 this weekend. Drinks are on him.
Rory: I should have attacked at Augusta
McIlroy prepares for first outing in Europe since traumatic Masters collapse – and reveals he received an encouraging text from one football legend.
In the swing: Thank you, Seve
Neil Cullen pays tribute to golf legend Severiano Ballesteros who died aged 54 last Saturday.
The Morning Score: Wednesday
United leave the door open, Ronnie’s through to round two at the Crucible, and all-round legend Brian Wilson gives us a singing lesson.
In the swing: Double delight for Scotland as Laird and Lawrie come out on top
Have the Scottish golfers hit form at the perfect moment? How will they fare at the Masters next week? Only Neil Cullen has the answers.
'The one I let get away', says frustrated McIlroy
Rory comes third as Louis Oosthuizen coasts home by seven shots.
Irish challenge fades as Casey strikes for home glory
England’s Paul Casey is the nearest challenger to Louis Oosthuizen on the final day.
McIlroy holds steady in better conditions at the Open