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#The Open

# the-open - Wednesday 8 September, 2021

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

Royal Portrush will host The Open again in 2025

Sep 8th 2021, 11:30 AM 3,222 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
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# History Maker

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

Jul 18th 2021, 7:03 PM 28,664 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
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# TIGHT AT THE TOP

Koepka makes late charge, Lowry climbs leaderboard at the Open

Jul 18th 2021, 4:14 PM 7,943 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
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# Gutted

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

Jul 17th 2021, 3:17 PM 8,808 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
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# 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 11,034 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
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# Leader

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

Updated Jul 16th 2021, 8:11 PM 7,585 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
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# Open Admission

Bryson DeChambeau expresses regret over 'very unprofessional' driver rant

Jul 16th 2021, 7:51 AM 9,534 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
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# The Open

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

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 5:11 PM 14,221 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
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# Tee-up

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

Jul 12th 2021, 6:37 PM 4,036 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
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# The Open

Former champ Johnson to miss British Open due to coronavirus

Jul 12th 2021, 4:00 PM 3,204 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 5,755 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
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# Ruled Out

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

Jul 11th 2021, 10:39 AM 8,982 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
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# Open The Gates

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

Jun 19th 2021, 1:14 PM 2,061 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
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# Let's Get Quizzical

Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?

May 14th 2020, 3:03 PM 11,900 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
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# 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 27,818 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
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# Dreaming

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

Jul 23rd 2019, 4:36 PM 7,870 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 22,734 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
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# On The Box

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

Updated Jul 22nd 2019, 5:13 PM 23,954 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
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# Top 20

Open champion Lowry soars back to career-high world ranking

Jul 22nd 2019, 1:25 PM 16,863 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
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# Happy As Lowry

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:14 AM 8,544 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
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# Major Success

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

Jul 22nd 2019, 8:05 AM 48,175 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
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# So Close Yet So Far

Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish

Jul 21st 2019, 10:02 PM 11,522 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
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# The Open

President Higgins leads the tributes to 'role model' Lowry

Jul 21st 2019, 7:49 PM 18,960 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
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# 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 46,318 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
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# The Champion Golfer

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

Jul 21st 2019, 6:09 PM 74,084 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
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# The Open

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

Updated Jul 20th 2019, 7:57 PM 77,759 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
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# The Open

Emotional McIlroy misses Open cut at Portrush after coming agonisingly close

Jul 19th 2019, 8:51 PM 19,809 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
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# Sugar Shane

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

Jul 19th 2019, 6:32 PM 28,263 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.

Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open
# Portrush
From The42
# Portrush

Dream start for Lowry after Koepka hits second-round 69 at The Open

Jul 19th 2019, 2:29 PM 25,342 Views 27 Comments

Lowry has gone on a birdie blitz with four in his opening six holes today.

# the-open - Thursday 18 July, 2019

McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush
# 79
From The42
# 79

McIlroy's Open hopes in tatters after disastrous first round at Portrush

Updated Jul 18th 2019, 4:01 PM 64,638 Views 124 Comments

The home favourite’s dream day quickly turned into a nightmare.

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship
# The Open
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# The Open

Picture perfect Portrush and leaderboard latest - Clarke tees off 148th Open Championship

Jul 18th 2019, 9:21 AM 9,281 Views 0 Comments

Royal Portrush plays host to the Open Championship for the first time in 68 years, with Darren Clarke teeing off the action earlier.

# the-open - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

The Open: 5 outsiders who could challenge for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush
# Dark Horses
From The42
# Dark Horses

The Open: 5 outsiders who could challenge for the Claret Jug at Royal Portrush

Jul 17th 2019, 5:11 PM 7,266 Views 11 Comments

The 148th British Open gets underway on Thursday morning.

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush
# Memory Lane
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# Memory Lane

Remembering 16-year-old Rory McIlroy's record-breaking round at Royal Portrush

Jul 17th 2019, 7:00 AM 25,914 Views 17 Comments

The teen sensation stunned the world with his 61 in Antrim.

# the-open - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

Koepka gains the inside track on Royal Portrush from Irish caddie
# The Open
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# The Open

Koepka gains the inside track on Royal Portrush from Irish caddie

Jul 16th 2019, 1:02 PM 5,618 Views 2 Comments

Ricky Elliott has been on the American’s bag for six years and will be able to provide some local knowledge this week.

'It would mean the world': McIlroy out to end Major drought at Portrush
# Home Soil
From The42
# Home Soil

'It would mean the world': McIlroy out to end Major drought at Portrush

Jul 16th 2019, 8:47 AM 2,808 Views 4 Comments

The Northern Irishman is the bookmakers’ favourite to get his hands back on the Claret Jug this week.

# the-open - Monday 15 July, 2019

Woods among the afternoon starters as The Open arrives at Royal Portrush
# Tee Times
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# Tee Times

Woods among the afternoon starters as The Open arrives at Royal Portrush

Jul 15th 2019, 1:39 PM 4,153 Views 0 Comments

The tee times for the first two rounds of this week’s Major in Northern Ireland have been announced.

McIlroy satisfied by Scottish Open display as Royal Portrush looms
# Happy Out
From The42
# Happy Out

McIlroy satisfied by Scottish Open display as Royal Portrush looms

Jul 15th 2019, 9:29 AM 4,416 Views 1 Comment

Despite finishing nine shots back from Bernd Wiesberger, the 30-year-old got some valuable links practice in ahead of The Open.

# the-open - Sunday 9 June, 2019

McDowell secures Open berth at Royal Portrush with monster putt on the 18th hole in Canada
# Clutch
From The42
# Clutch

McDowell secures Open berth at Royal Portrush with monster putt on the 18th hole in Canada

Jun 9th 2019, 10:56 PM 10,503 Views 6 Comments

The Northern Irishman avoided a bogey on the last to book a place at his ‘home Open’.

# the-open - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

No Masters complacency from Open champion Molinari
# Contender
From The42
# Contender

No Masters complacency from Open champion Molinari

Apr 9th 2019, 11:00 PM 2,857 Views 0 Comments

The Italian is adamant he will not let his recent success contribute to a complacent performance in Augusta.

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