Narrow escape for spectators as Tiger Woods goes astray at Carnoustie

The 14-time major winner had fans ducking for cover on the second hole.

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Zach Johnson trusts in his game after claiming lead at Carnoustie

The 42-year-old has never led a major after 36 holes.

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Stephanie Meadow one off the lead after bogey-free round

Royal Portrush’s Stephanie Meadow posted a bogey-free 66 (-6) in the first round of the Danielle Downey Credit Union Classic to put herself one behind leader ...

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Tommy Fleetwood surges into contention at Carnoustie

The 27-year-old carded six birdies in a flawless second round of 65.

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Rory McIlroy pleased to make another 69 despite more conservative play

Rory McIlroy has moved towards the top of The Open leaderboard as conditions worsened at Carnoustie for the second round of this third major championship of the ...

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Rory McIlroy finds momentum at The Open

Rory moves into contention – and Fleetwood also masters different conditions.

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Conditions kick in as Rory McIlroy tees off at Carnoustie

Northern Irishman starts his round as drizzle falls.

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Going with the flow is easy, finding it is the hard part

When an athlete’s body and mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something challenging, such as shooting 60 in the final round ...

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Willett puts his back woes behind him

Danny Willett has learned to take the rough with the smooth since he upset the golfing world by winning the 2016 Masters.

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Lowry: Double bogey such a kick in the you-know-whats

Another tournament, another day of frustration with a sport Shane Lowry is rapidly falling out of love with.

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If McIlroy can find putting inspiration, he’ll fear no one

Rory McIlroy is still very much in his prime but such was the impact of his early days on tour, where he thrilled, intimidated, entertained, and entranced, he is ...

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Vegas’ hangover on course after visa nightmare

Venezuelan Jhonattan Vegas had to battle visa problems and a delayed flight through the US, which saw him land in Glasgow three hours before his tee time.

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Kisner leads in battle of wits at Carnoustie

On a day of contrasting approaches as to the best way to attack this toughest of Open Championship courses, Rory McIlroy believes his aggressive game plan is one ...

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McIlroy: Aggressive approach shows I’m no robot

Rory McIlroy got his Open campaign off to an aggressive and successful start at Carnoustie to refute Butch Harmon’s criticism of the four-time major winner ...

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Sergio Garcia climbs into Barry Burn during frustrating first round

The Spaniard managed to loft the ball out after driving into the famous water hazard but still finished the day four over par.

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Open Championship day one recap as Kisner and McIlroy enjoy strong starts

The American led the Open Championship after round one while McIlroy put himself in contention for a second Claret Jug.

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Kevin Kisner leads the way at the Open as Rory McIlroy also impresses

Kisner has a one-shot advantage going into day two at Carnoustie.

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Rory McIlroy responds to Butch Harmon’s comments about his putting

McIlroy is a four-time major winner.

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Kevin Kisner enjoys a strong first day at the Open Championship

American hoping to follow in the footsteps of his housemates in Scotland

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My caddie won me The Open: Padraig Harrington relives his 2007 glory

The Open Championship is back at Carnoustie - the course Padraig Harrington famously got his hands on the Claret Jug for the first time in 2007.

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Watch: Gary Player may be the fittest 82-year-old ever

Gary Player may be 82-year-olds, but he seems to have the fitness of someone half his age.

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'I made mistakes': Shane Lowry left disappointed after opening round at The Open

Shane Lowry was left kicking himself after a disappointing opening round at The Open which he felt was entirely self-inflicted.

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South African debutant Erik van Rooyen is early pace-setter at Open Championship

Former champion Sandy Lyle had the honour of hitting the first tee shot in his final Open.

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Woods hopes to keep his Tiger feet dry at Carnoustie

The American has not played in the Open since 2015.

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R&A: We’ll take dim view if Lefty repeats moving ball stunt

R&A officials have hinted that Phil Mickelson would have been disqualified had he attempted his hitting-a-moving-ball stunt at The Open.

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How Carnoustie turned nasty to torture golf's greats

Kevin Markham looks back at Carnoustie’s previous hostings of the Open Championship

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Rory McIlroy accepts major streak was above his ‘normal level’

Rory McIlroy is relishing the possibility of arriving at Royal Portrush for next year’s Open with the Claret Jug back in his possession.

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Patient Paul Dunne poised to put on Open performance

Paul Dunne will tee off this morning in his fourth Open Championship knowing there is a great performance in him, but he is determined to stay patient until it surfaces. ...

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Jordan Spieth ready to ‘ride the wind’ and leave it to the imagination

There is something special about an Open Championship that makes everyone in the field believe they can lift the famous Claret Jug on Sunday evening.

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How the United States has dominated golf in the last 12 months

Koepka, Spieth, Thomas and Reed have won the last five majors.

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McIlroy aims to harness teen spirit at Carnoustie

The 29-year-old made his Open debut at the course as an amateur in 2007.

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Watch Phil Mickelson hit a ball over a fellow golfer’s head from a metre away

Is it more impressive from Mickelson or the man willing to stand in front of him?

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Irishman joins American TV network thanks to hilarious impressions

Irish impressionist Conor Moore has landed a gig with America's largest TV network.

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Back in the hunt, it could be Tiger time again

After three years away from The Open due to a series of back surgeries, Tiger Woods really could not have picked a better time to make his return to the game’s ...

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Open Championship Diary: Koepka reminisces on rookie European adventures

Brooks Koepka may have collected more than €1.8m for his US Open victory at Shinnecock Hills a month ago but the world number four revealed yesterday that he ...

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Shane Lowry out to settle score after three missed cuts

Three missed cuts in his last three Open Championship appearances have not rendered Shane Lowry a bad player of links golf and the Irishman is relishing the opportunity ...

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Few 'home' comforts as players crash and Burn at at Carnoustie's 18th

They call the 18th hole “Home”. Talk to those professionals who have to negotiate the 499-yard par four at the end of a tough day on the most difficult ...

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Dustin Johnson enjoying rivalry with Brooks Koepka ahead of the Open

This year’s 147th Open is at Carnoustie.

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Age and course no barrier for Tiger Woods as he targets Open glory

The 14-time major winner cannot be overlooked as a Carnoustie contender.

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Tommy Fleetwood: Course-record experience of Carnoustie has no relevance

European number one Tommy Fleetwood may hold the course record at Carnoustie but he is under no illusions that the 63 he shot at last October’s Alfred Dunhill ...

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Ballyliffin putting woes tune Rory up for Open tilt

Rory McIlroy is confident he has fixed the putting problems that sank his Irish Open hopes a fortnight ago as he launches his bid for a fifth major title of his ...

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Double Open champion Pádraig Harrington: He who dares wins at Carnoustie

When Pádraig Harrington lifted the Claret Jug for the first time 11 years ago he joined a select band of Carnoustie Open champions.

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Stars wary of 'Carnasty' surprise at Open Championship

Tommy Fleetwood has heard about the Carnoustie horror stories of Opens past, Pádraig Harrington and Phil Mickelson have witnessed some of them, and they all ...

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Defending champ Jordan Spieth: I want that jug back

Defending champion Jordan Spieth admitted he was more than a little taken aback by his reaction as he returned the Claret Jug to the R&A at Carnoustie yesterday.

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Carnoustie Country: An in-depth look at the 'most challenging links in the world'

Carnoustie is more than just a golf course, writes Kevin Markham.

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‘The course will take a few weeks of rainfall to recover’

Ten weeks of drought posed a major challenge to Irish golf course. Kevin Markham interviewed two greenkeepers to assess how course conditions have been impacted. ...

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Great Britain & Ireland team call-up for Kinsale's John Murphy

Kinsale’s John Murphy has been selected to represent Great Britain and Ireland for the first time to play the Continent of Europe in the 2018 St Andrews Links ...

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Tiger Woods: If you get intimidated by me that’s your issue

A short video has been posted on social media showing Woods speaking to spectators at a golf clinic.

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Padraig Harrington sure Rory McIlroy will be back in the winner's circle soon

Padraig Harrington claims it is only a matter of time before Rory McIlroy starts winning majors again despite rivals having caught him up.

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Irish contenders learn pairings and tee times for Open's return to Carnoustie

Padraig Harrington won at Carnoustie in 2007 and is the last player to win back-to-back titles.

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