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# the-open - Friday 28 December, 2012

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012
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# Game On

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012

Dec 28th 2012, 6:05 PM 607 Views 0 Comments

Gareme McDowell came close, Rory McIlroy won a major by eight strokes again and Team Europe rallied from face-down on the canvas.

# the-open - Thursday 20 December, 2012

An insight into Padraig Harrington’s golfing obsession
# Harri
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# Harri

An insight into Padraig Harrington’s golfing obsession

Dec 20th 2012, 8:16 AM 2,468 Views 2 Comments

A new biography of the three-time Major winner sees Paul McGinley, Bob Torrance and Jean Van De Velde amongst those who provides their thoughts on the Dublin golfer.

# the-open - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

'I've been there' -- McIlroy backs Scott to bounce back
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# Recovery

'I've been there' -- McIlroy backs Scott to bounce back

Aug 1st 2012, 12:02 PM 380 Views 0 Comments

Holywood man Rory McIlroy experienced a similar disappointment to Adam Scott’s Open collapse.

# the-open - Monday 30 July, 2012

Right said Fred: Couples clinches British Seniors Open
# Still Got It
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# Still Got It

Right said Fred: Couples clinches British Seniors Open

Jul 30th 2012, 12:31 PM 439 Views 0 Comments

The gentleman of American golf held his nerve while Bernhard Langer went all Kiawah Island.

# the-open - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

In the swing: route back to the top anything but Easy for Ernie Els
# The Open 2012
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# The Open 2012

In the swing: route back to the top anything but Easy for Ernie Els

Jul 24th 2012, 11:46 AM 269 Views 0 Comments

Neil Cullen watched the South African take an unlikely Claret Jug victory from the grandstand at Royal Lytham on Sunday evening.

# the-open - Monday 23 July, 2012

What's in the bag? R&A to examine legality of long putter
# The Right Equipment
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# The Right Equipment

What's in the bag? R&A to examine legality of long putter

Jul 23rd 2012, 4:16 PM 952 Views 1 Comment

Padraig Harrington has been a vocal critic of the extended club used by both Adam Scott and Ernie Els this week.

Dejected McDowell vows to learn from Open disappointment
# The Open 2012
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# The Open 2012

Dejected McDowell vows to learn from Open disappointment

Jul 23rd 2012, 10:50 AM 2,539 Views 1 Comment

A five-over-par 75 yesterday saw G-Mac drop to a tie for fifth, five shots behind eventual winner Ernie Els of South Africa.

# the-open - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Carlos Tevez caddies for Andres Romero at the Open
# Come Again
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# Come Again

Carlos Tevez caddies for Andres Romero at the Open

Jul 22nd 2012, 12:06 PM 1,553 Views 0 Comments

It seems that Carlito took his golfing holiday back in Argentina a little more seriously than we’d thought.

# the-open - Saturday 21 July, 2012

The Open 2012: Scott seizes four-stroke lead at Open
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# Leaderboard

The Open 2012: Scott seizes four-stroke lead at Open

Jul 21st 2012, 7:22 PM 3,964 Views 0 Comments

Graeme McDowell, the 2010 US Open champion and runner-up at last month’s US Open, fired a 67 to stand second alongside Snedeker on 203.

The Open 2012: McIlroy, Westwood still struggling at Open
# The Open 2012
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# The Open 2012

The Open 2012: McIlroy, Westwood still struggling at Open

Jul 21st 2012, 2:10 PM 1,935 Views 2 Comments

Rory McIlroy won’t win his second Major this weekend. And Lee Westwood sure won’t win his first.

# the-open - Friday 20 July, 2012

The Open 2012: Tiger, Scott chase Open pace-setter Snedeker
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# The Open 2012

The Open 2012: Tiger, Scott chase Open pace-setter Snedeker

Jul 20th 2012, 5:36 PM 2,965 Views 0 Comments

Rory McIlroy struggled to a 75 to stand on 142 with Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts, who fired a 77 after an opening 65, and Padraig Harrington, with bogeys on three of the last four holes to shoot 72.

The Open: McIlroy and Harrington in danger of missing cut as Snedeker storms into the lead
# The Open 2012
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# The Open 2012

The Open: McIlroy and Harrington in danger of missing cut as Snedeker storms into the lead

Jul 20th 2012, 3:20 PM 5,253 Views 29 Comments

The Northern Irish golfer is struggling to find the fairway while Padraig Harrington has moved into the red.

# the-open - Thursday 19 July, 2012

British Open: Woods and McDowell in the mix as Adam Scott leads the field
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# The Open 2012

British Open: Woods and McDowell in the mix as Adam Scott leads the field

Jul 19th 2012, 5:59 PM 4,899 Views 7 Comments

Tiger has kept the galleries rapt but Rory McIlroy is putting together a solid round to catch the championship leading Aussie.

The Morning Score: Thursday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

Jul 19th 2012, 9:01 AM 359 Views 0 Comments

The 141st Open Championship is under way and we’ve got four more stories to kick-start your day.

# the-open - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Here's your 'whoa, Usain Bolt has really let himself go' pic of the day
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# The Open

Here's your 'whoa, Usain Bolt has really let himself go' pic of the day

Jul 18th 2012, 3:51 PM 1,278 Views 0 Comments

Oh, it’s only Lee.

Humbled McIlroy ready to cope with poor conditions
# The Open 2012
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# The Open 2012

Humbled McIlroy ready to cope with poor conditions

Jul 18th 2012, 9:20 AM 415 Views 0 Comments

The Holywood star says his comments about not enjoying poor conditions were ‘pure frustration’ at last year’s Open and he’s ready to go this weekend.

The Morning Score: Wednesday
# Early Doors
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# Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Jul 18th 2012, 9:05 AM 277 Views 0 Comments

Rovers facing an uphill struggle in Lithuania, doping at the Tour de France plus lots and lots of money for our favourite languid Swede.

# the-open - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Here we are again: These were the 5 best Opens at Royal Lytham & St Annes
# The Open 2012
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# The Open 2012

Here we are again: These were the 5 best Opens at Royal Lytham & St Annes

Jul 17th 2012, 2:05 PM 2,459 Views 1 Comment

Seve to Jacklin to Gary Player. There’s a lot of history around this old course.

# the-open - Friday 13 July, 2012

McIlroy out to eat his own words at Open Championship
# Humble Pie
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# Humble Pie

McIlroy out to eat his own words at Open Championship

Jul 13th 2012, 3:52 PM 803 Views 0 Comments

Last year he trudged off saying: “I’d rather play when it’s 80 degrees and sunny and not much wind.”

# the-open - Thursday 12 July, 2012

Clarke hopes form will turn for Open
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Clarke hopes form will turn for Open

Jul 12th 2012, 11:07 AM 208 Views 0 Comments

The 43-year-old has since struggled for consistency since his Major win last summer. But the Irishman remains hopeful ahead of his title defence.

# the-open - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Fit: Westwood 'getting on with it' for Open chase
# Major Problem
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# Major Problem

Fit: Westwood 'getting on with it' for Open chase

Jul 11th 2012, 10:55 AM 186 Views 0 Comments

The Englishman is nursing groin and knee injuries, but he’s not one to complain.

# the-open - Monday 9 July, 2012

Phil Mickelson signs up as late entry for Scottish Open before major challenge
# Lefty
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# Lefty

Phil Mickelson signs up as late entry for Scottish Open before major challenge

Jul 9th 2012, 2:11 PM 343 Views 0 Comments

After missing the cut at the weekend, the three-time Masters winner is heading for Scotland to get some links practice in.

# the-open - Saturday 31 December, 2011

Clarke, McIlroy 'proud' and 'humble' after being named on New Year Honour list
# Golfing Royalty
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# Golfing Royalty

Clarke, McIlroy 'proud' and 'humble' after being named on New Year Honour list

Dec 31st 2011, 10:52 AM 2,186 Views 38 Comments

The Northern Irish golfers were recognised for their services to golf in 2011 as both picked up their maiden Major wins.

# the-open - Thursday 29 December, 2011

The sporting year in review: July
# Oh My My My July
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# Oh My My My July

The sporting year in review: July

Dec 29th 2011, 9:01 AM 341 Views 0 Comments

First-time Major winner Darren Clarke created some of the biggest headlines in July but he certainly wasn’t the only talking point.

# the-open - Monday 18 July, 2011

'Normal man' Darren Clarke celebrates his moment of glory
# Come On Clarkey
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# Come On Clarkey

'Normal man' Darren Clarke celebrates his moment of glory

Jul 18th 2011, 8:04 AM 1,382 Views 3 Comments

“There’s not many airs and graces about me,” said Darren Clarke after one of golf’s great moments yesterday.

# the-open - Sunday 17 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Jul 17th 2011, 7:17 PM 1,494 Views 4 Comments

In your Sunday Fix: A certain ginger-haired former media executive is arrested; the cost of smoking to Ireland’s economy; Come on Clarkey! and Hackgate: The Movie.

Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open
# Winning
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# Winning

Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open

Jul 17th 2011, 6:34 PM 510 Views 17 Comments

He showed the kids a thing or two at Royal St George’s.

# the-open - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 16th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,816 Views 4 Comments

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 - Friday 15 July, 2011

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon
# Weird Science
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# Weird Science

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon

Jul 15th 2011, 10:30 AM 197 Views 0 Comments

Our team of boffins have been working their calculators into dust figuring this one out.

The Open leaderboard, day 2
# Movers And Shakers
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# Movers And Shakers

The Open leaderboard, day 2

Jul 15th 2011, 9:32 AM 392 Views 1 Comment

Keep in the loop with our minute-by-minute report that this leaderboard.

# the-open - Thursday 14 July, 2011

The weekly YouTube chart: because we're wearing bicycle shorts all week
# Going Viral
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# Going Viral

The weekly YouTube chart: because we're wearing bicycle shorts all week

Jul 14th 2011, 4:14 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

The Tour, the Open and Joe Canning. What else do you need?

A Bluffer’s Guide to … The Open Championship
# Open Glory
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# Open Glory

A Bluffer’s Guide to … The Open Championship

Jul 14th 2011, 8:03 AM 216 Views 0 Comments

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-open - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

In numbers: The Open Championship
# Maths Class
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# Maths Class

In numbers: The Open Championship

Jul 13th 2011, 11:35 AM 331 Views 0 Comments

From zero through to 900,000, we take a look at the numbers which define The Open.

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