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July 21, 2019 - 8:59 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump to playing partner Kelly Kraft, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win his second PGA Tour title. Taking advantage of Trump's putting advice and Kraft's two late bogeys, Herman edged Kraft by a stroke Sunday in the Barbasol Championship. Trump...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds and kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 21, 2019 - 3:33 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week...
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England's Tommy Fleetwood reacts after he missed a putt on the 2nd green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 3:20 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The rain was verging on torrential, the putts weren't dropping, and Tommy Fleetwood was looking thoroughly miserable on the most remote part of the soggy Dunluce Links. "Oh, Tommy," he said, his shoulders slumping as his third shot from the middle of the fairway at...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds an umbrella in heaven rain on the 8th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 2:38 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final day of this year's tournament, the first time golf's oldest major has been across the Irish Sea since 1951, was evident...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts after making a birdie on the 15th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 1:12 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day...
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Jim Herman tees off on the 10th during the third round of the Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2019 - 8:04 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. "I haven't been playing bad, I just haven't been rolling the ball very well," Herman said. "So, to...
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July 20, 2019 - 5:50 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A brief look at the third round Saturday of the British Open at Royal Portrush (all times EDT): LEADING: Shane Lowry had a 63 and set the British Open record for 54 holes at 16-under 197. TRAILING: Tommy Fleetwood (66) was four shots behind. CHASING: Brooks Koepka...
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Rickie Fowler of the United States, left talks to Xander Schauffele of the United States as they walk to the 16th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 20, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Xander Schauffele was still running hot Saturday in the British Open, and it had nothing to do with a 69 that left him 11 shots out of the lead at Royal Portrush. Schauffele accused the R&A of trying to ruin his image by not keeping private that his Callaway...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry tees off on the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The noise was unlike anything Shane Lowry had ever heard on a golf course, no surprise at the first British Open in these parts in 68 years and an Irishman atop the leaderboard at Royal Portrush. Lowry didn't get rattled Saturday. He only got better. Two straight...
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England's Lee Westwood tees off from the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 20, 2019 - 4:32 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood's relaxed approach to the British Open had its ups and downs on Saturday — up to the top of leaderboard on the front nine and down a rabbit hole on the back. The 46-year-old Englishman, who would be the second-oldest champion at golf's oldest major...
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