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#The Open

# the-open - Thursday 21 July, 2022

Harrington makes strong start to be two shots off lead at The Senior Open in Scotland
# Golf
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# Golf

Harrington makes strong start to be two shots off lead at The Senior Open in Scotland

Jul 21st 2022, 5:45 PM 3,945 Views 1 Comment

A first round 66 for last month’s US Senior Open winner.

# the-open - Sunday 17 July, 2022

As it happened: Cameron Smith denies McIlroy with super Sunday at The Open From The42
Live Jul 17th 2022, 2:30 PM

As it happened: Cameron Smith denies McIlroy with super Sunday at The Open

# the-open - Saturday 16 July, 2022

Shane Lowry annoyed and disappointed as putting problems dash Open hopes
# Emotional Day
From The42
# Emotional Day

Shane Lowry annoyed and disappointed as putting problems dash Open hopes

Jul 16th 2022, 7:36 PM 9,626 Views 0 Comments

Lowry eagled the ninth and 10th holes, only for three bogeys to drop him back down the leaderboard.

Lowry makes back-to-back eagles while Fleetwood sets early clubhouse target at the Open
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

Lowry makes back-to-back eagles while Fleetwood sets early clubhouse target at the Open

Jul 16th 2022, 6:29 PM 4,645 Views 3 Comments

It has been a day where low scoring dominates at the Open.

# the-open - Thursday 14 July, 2022

Matt Fitzpatrick blasts pace of play in 150th Open at St Andrews as a ‘joke’
# Too Slow
From The42
# Too Slow

Matt Fitzpatrick blasts pace of play in 150th Open at St Andrews as a ‘joke’

Jul 14th 2022, 10:29 PM 22,379 Views 7 Comments

Players found themselves waiting for long periods on tee boxes and also for second shots into greens.

Limping Tiger slumps to six-over on Open return, Harrington finishes three-under
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

Limping Tiger slumps to six-over on Open return, Harrington finishes three-under

Jul 14th 2022, 9:42 PM 7,950 Views 1 Comment

St Andrews is hosting the 150th Open.

Ian Poulter gets rough reception at St Andrews as injury rules out Justin Rose
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

Ian Poulter gets rough reception at St Andrews as injury rules out Justin Rose

Jul 14th 2022, 9:24 AM 15,787 Views 2 Comments

Rose pulled out of the 150th Open Championship just before his scheduled 8.14am tee time.

# the-open - Wednesday 13 July, 2022

Banning LIV players from next year's Open 'not on the agenda'
# Tread Carefully
From The42
# Tread Carefully

Banning LIV players from next year's Open 'not on the agenda'

Jul 13th 2022, 9:10 PM 3,264 Views 0 Comments

The R&A chief excutive also did not rule out changing the championship’s entry criteria.

# the-open - Sunday 10 July, 2022

'The worst two hours of my life!' - The Galway qualifier for The Open at St Andrews
# Golf
From The42
# Golf

'The worst two hours of my life!' - The Galway qualifier for The Open at St Andrews

Jul 10th 2022, 10:00 AM 41,972 Views 5 Comments

Salthill’s Ronan Mullarney makes his Major debut this week.

# the-open - Thursday 7 July, 2022

'Somebody will do it next week and it will be one of the most special weeks of their whole lives - I just hope it's me'
# Shane Lowry
From The42
# Shane Lowry

'Somebody will do it next week and it will be one of the most special weeks of their whole lives - I just hope it's me'

Jul 7th 2022, 1:48 PM 5,866 Views 2 Comments

Shane Lowry looks ahead to next week’s historic Open Championship at St Andrews.

# the-open - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Galway and Dublin golfers qualify in final spots for The Open at St Andrews
# Irish Golf
From The42
# Irish Golf

Galway and Dublin golfers qualify in final spots for The Open at St Andrews

Jun 28th 2022, 9:44 PM 8,907 Views 1 Comment

36-holes of final Qualifying took place on Tuesday across four venues.

# the-open - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

Royal Portrush will host The Open again in 2025
# Exciting
From The42
# Exciting

Royal Portrush will host The Open again in 2025

Sep 8th 2021, 11:30 AM 3,254 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry won the Claret Jug there in 2019.

# the-open - Sunday 18 July, 2021

American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut

Jul 18th 2021, 7:03 PM 28,690 Views 16 Comments

Defending champion Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 12th.

Koepka makes late charge, Lowry climbs leaderboard at the Open
# TIGHT AT THE TOP
From The42
# TIGHT AT THE TOP

Koepka makes late charge, Lowry climbs leaderboard at the Open

Jul 18th 2021, 4:14 PM 7,962 Views 4 Comments

Rory McIlroy finished at level par after shooting a 71 on Sunday.

# the-open - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Rory McIlroy throws club in frustration after losing momentum on moving day
# Gutted
From The42
# Gutted

Rory McIlroy throws club in frustration after losing momentum on moving day

Jul 17th 2021, 3:17 PM 8,832 Views 3 Comments

Ulsterman tossed his club in anger following a wayward tee shot on the 14th.

# the-open - Friday 16 July, 2021

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65
# Flying The Flag
From The42
# Flying The Flag

McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:29 PM 11,067 Views 5 Comments

‘I’m just trying to play my own game and not even look at the board,’ says McIlroy.

Louis Oosthuizen boasts two-shot lead after setting Open halfway total record
# Leader
From The42
# Leader

Louis Oosthuizen boasts two-shot lead after setting Open halfway total record

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:11 PM 7,623 Views 5 Comments

The South African added a 65 to his opening 64 for a total of 129 after the first two rounds.

Bryson DeChambeau expresses regret over 'very unprofessional' driver rant
# Open Admission
From The42
# Open Admission

Bryson DeChambeau expresses regret over 'very unprofessional' driver rant

Jul 16th 2021, 7:51 AM 9,551 Views 10 Comments

The big-hitting American endured a rollercoaster one-over-par first round at The Open yesterday.

# the-open - Thursday 15 July, 2021

Shane Lowry: 'I played pretty average, I didn't play my best golf'
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

Shane Lowry: 'I played pretty average, I didn't play my best golf'

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 5:11 PM 14,237 Views 2 Comments

Shane Lowry and Darren Clarke posted one-over 71s while Padraig Harrington hit a 72 on the opening day of The Open.

# the-open - Monday 12 July, 2021

Defending champion Shane Lowry says Open ‘bubble’ could work in his favour
# Tee-up
From The42
# Tee-up

Defending champion Shane Lowry says Open ‘bubble’ could work in his favour

Jul 12th 2021, 6:37 PM 4,057 Views 0 Comments

The Offaly man had the Claret Jug in his possession until Monday morning after last year’s Open was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Former champ Johnson to miss British Open due to coronavirus
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

Former champ Johnson to miss British Open due to coronavirus

Jul 12th 2021, 4:00 PM 3,216 Views 1 Comment

The American lifted the Claret Jug in 2015.

# the-open - Sunday 11 July, 2021

Harrington dares to dream of third Open title after encouraging top-20 finish in Scotland
# Irish Eye
From The42
# Irish Eye

Harrington dares to dream of third Open title after encouraging top-20 finish in Scotland

Jul 11th 2021, 6:50 PM 5,775 Views 4 Comments

‘I’m preparing myself to try and play my best golf,’ the Dubliner says, set for a test of ‘mental fortitude’.

Masters champion to miss The Open after testing positive for Covid-19
# Ruled Out
From The42
# Ruled Out

Masters champion to miss The Open after testing positive for Covid-19

Jul 11th 2021, 10:39 AM 9,003 Views 0 Comments

Hideki Matsuyama is symptom-free but PCR tests have continued to show positive results.

# the-open - Saturday 19 June, 2021

The Open to welcome 32,000 fans a day at Royal St George’s
# Open The Gates
From The42
# Open The Gates

The Open to welcome 32,000 fans a day at Royal St George’s

Jun 19th 2021, 1:14 PM 2,070 Views 1 Comment

The tournament starts on July 15.

# the-open - Thursday 14 May, 2020

Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?
# Let's Get Quizzical
From The42
# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?

May 14th 2020, 3:03 PM 11,932 Views 7 Comments

The US PGA championship had been scheduled to start today. What’s your knowledge of former major champions like?

# the-open - Tuesday 23 July, 2019

In Pictures: 10 of the best snaps as Lowry savours his triumphant homecoming in Clara
# It's Coming Home
From The42
# It's Coming Home

In Pictures: 10 of the best snaps as Lowry savours his triumphant homecoming in Clara

Jul 23rd 2019, 9:49 PM 27,896 Views 21 Comments

The 2019 Open winner was greeted by thousands in Offaly this evening.

'Who ever thought there would be an Open champion going home to Clara?'
# Dreaming
From The42
# Dreaming

'Who ever thought there would be an Open champion going home to Clara?'

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:36 PM 7,886 Views 3 Comments

Shane Lowry is still in dreamland after lifting the Claret Jug on Sunday.

# the-open - Monday 22 July, 2019

The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights
# Major Winner
From The42
# Major Winner

The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights

Jul 22nd 2019, 7:04 PM 22,790 Views 10 Comments

A player for the big occasion, the Clara man has hit the form of his life having endured a worrying slide down the rankings.

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph
# On The Box
From The42
# On The Box

TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph

Updated Jul 22nd 2019, 5:13 PM 23,967 Views 14 Comments

Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.

Open champion Lowry soars back to career-high world ranking
# Top 20
From The42
# Top 20

Open champion Lowry soars back to career-high world ranking

Jul 22nd 2019, 1:25 PM 16,875 Views 9 Comments

The Major winner is back inside the world’s top 20 after pocketing €1.7 million in prize money at Royal Portrush.

10 years since amateur triumph, Lowry's career comes full circle on Irish soil
# Happy As Lowry
From The42
# Happy As Lowry

10 years since amateur triumph, Lowry's career comes full circle on Irish soil

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:14 AM 8,555 Views 3 Comments

‘I don’t think I’m a much different golfer, but I feel like I’m a different person now.’

'I cried in the Carnoustie car park': Lowry's remarkable turnaround
# Major Success
From The42
# Major Success

'I cried in the Carnoustie car park': Lowry's remarkable turnaround

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:05 AM 48,193 Views 28 Comments

Lowry has enjoyed a superb year, with his Open triumph following success in Abu Dhabi back in January.

# the-open - Sunday 21 July, 2019

Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish
# So Close Yet So Far
From The42
# So Close Yet So Far

Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish

Jul 21st 2019, 10:02 PM 11,538 Views 14 Comments

The Englishman was unable to overhaul Shane Lowry but remains confident his time will come.

President Higgins leads the tributes to 'role model' Lowry
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

President Higgins leads the tributes to 'role model' Lowry

Jul 21st 2019, 7:49 PM 18,970 Views 21 Comments

In addition to lifting the Claret Jug, Lowry pockets €1,718,320 in prize money.

'My Mum and Dad sacrificed so much and I'm so happy I can give them this trophy'
# Major Moment
From The42
# Major Moment

'My Mum and Dad sacrificed so much and I'm so happy I can give them this trophy'

Jul 21st 2019, 7:06 PM 46,330 Views 37 Comments

Shane Lowry was crowned Open champion amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.

Shane Lowry weathers the storm to win The Open at Royal Portrush
# The Champion Golfer
From The42
# The Champion Golfer

Shane Lowry weathers the storm to win The Open at Royal Portrush

Jul 21st 2019, 6:09 PM 74,108 Views 145 Comments

The 32-year-old held his nerve brilliantly to claim a maiden Major title in style on the County Antrim links.

As it happened: The Open, final round From The42
Live Jul 21st 2019, 5:00 PM

As it happened: The Open, final round

# the-open - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Shane Lowry shoots 63 to take four-shot lead into final round of The Open
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

Shane Lowry shoots 63 to take four-shot lead into final round of The Open

Updated Jul 20th 2019, 7:57 PM 77,776 Views 72 Comments

Up the Faithful.

# the-open - Friday 19 July, 2019

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close
# The Open
From The42
# The Open

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close

Jul 19th 2019, 8:51 PM 19,826 Views 54 Comments

The dream is over for McIlroy despite a sensational second-day charge, with Tiger Woods also falling short.

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2
# Sugar Shane
From The42
# Sugar Shane

Shane Lowry lights up The Open and shares the lead after day 2

Jul 19th 2019, 6:32 PM 28,278 Views 21 Comments

The Offaly man showed delight and disappointment in equal measure on his final hole today, but he shares the lead with JB Holmes.

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