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# Open season

Last year
Another major near-miss leaves McIlroy longing for St Andrews
The four-time major winner still yearns for his first major victory since 2014.
All time
Covid vaccine portal now open to everyone aged 18 or over
The Cabinet meets this morning to discuss the reopening of indoor dining,
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.
Woods turns attention to first visit to Portrush after strong US Open finish
The Masters champion will take time off before heading to Northern Ireland for next month’s Open.
Leinster deploy both Leavy and JVDF as they open Champions Cup defence against Wasps
Leo Cullen’s had close to a full-strength squad to choose from for the RDS curtain-raiser.
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.
British Open back on agenda for Muirfield as golf club passes move to allow female members
The vote for change cleared the required two-thirds majority this time around.
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?
He's Dunne It Again! Ireland's 2015 bolter clinches place at this year's Open
Paul Dunne is off to Troon after winning the Woburn qualifier for the third year in a row.
'We're proud to be representing the island of Ireland by hosting the British Open'
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.
Gatland willing to start without Warburton after Tipuric's 'best performance in a Welsh jersey'
There’s only room for one lucky seven at a time the starting line-up.
Another Irish golfer is hoping to follow Paul Dunne's lead and take the Open by storm
Stephanie Meadow wants to put a disappointing run of form to one side at Turnberry.
Shane Lowry explains why he thrives on tough golf courses
Lowry tees up at St Andrews this week in search of his first Major.
ESPN to offer 'Tiger only' channel for the Open Championship next week
It’s like the Truman Show, except with golf.
Royal Portrush confirmed as Open Championship host
Decision to bring one of golf’s four Majors to Antrim is “a ringing endorsement of Northern Ireland,” Peter Robinson says.
McIlroy commits to 2012 Irish Open
Horizon confirm that next year’s tournament is “an integral part” of the world number two’s calendar.
In pictures: Djoko joy at US Open
Last night’s US Open final was not only a classic battle – it threw up some good photos too. Check out the best of them here.
Dream draws for Niland and Sorensen at US Open
Conor Niland and Louk Sorensen both booked their places in the first round at Flushing Meadows yesterday.
Niland off the mark at US Open qualifiers
Limerick man won his first round qualifier at Flushing Meadows 6-1 6-4.
Singh on song in Killarney
The Indian challenger has opened up a two-shot lead after the opening day of play at the Irish Open.
In the swing: Open season in Killarney, but where's the love?
What does the Irish Open need to do to return to its former glory? Neil Cullen takes a look.
Honour roll: ten years of highs and lows at the US Open
Whoever wins this year’s joust at Congressional Country Club will be joining illustrious company.
Carefree McIlroy stuns Congressional with record-breaking round
Twenty-two-year old becomes the first golfer in US Open history to reach 13-under par.
"Dream start" as McDowell launches US Open defence
The 2010 Champion posted a one-under par round of 70 on the opening day at the Congressional Country Club.
Crème de la crème of tennis set for French Open semis
Nadal looking forward to watching Djokovic vs. Federer – “the best player of today against the best player in history.”