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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 19, 2019 - 3:24 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rory McIlroy made a charge that delighted the hometown fans, but it may not have been enough to make the cut in the British Open. A day after he imploded with a 79 that began with his first tee shot going...
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England's Lee Westwood reacts to his tee shot on the 6th during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 19, 2019 - 11:34 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood is back for another shot at erasing his "nearly man" tag in the majors. This time at 46. And this time with his girlfriend on the bag. Westwood was tied for third at his 25th British Open after shooting a bogey-free, 4-under 67 in the second round on...
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July 19, 2019 - 9:56 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tom Lehman took a final walk up the 18th hole in the British Open, his son on the bag and a few tears in his eyes. The 1996 Open winner, who mostly plays now on the Champions Tour, missed the cut after adding a second round 76 to his opening 78. At 60 he's run into...
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Paula Creamer of California, left, high-fives her playing partner Morgan Pressel of Florida, right, as they play in the second round of the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational golf tournament on Thursday, July 18, 2019 at Midland Country Club in Midland, Mich. (Katy Kildee/Midland Daily News via AP)
July 18, 2019 - 10:56 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Morgan Pressel and Paula Creamer shot a best-ball 6-under 64 on Thursday for a share of the second-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Stephanie Meadowand Giulia Molinaro had a 61, and Frenchwomen Celine Boutier and Karine...
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Tiger Woods of the United States celebrates after getting a birdie on the 16th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 18, 2019 - 3:19 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on first round of The British Open (all times local): 8:15 p.m. Tiger Woods puffed out his cheeks and looked glum after bogeying the last hole for a 7-over 78, his worst opening round at a British Open. His highest first-round score at golf's oldest...
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Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke smiles as he speaks to colleagues don the practice range ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. Clarke will hit the first ball at the start of the Open Thursday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 18, 2019 - 1:57 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Darren Clarke never hit a tee shot at Royal Portrush quite like this. The silver claret jug on display next to him, Clarke hit the opening tee shot Thursday as the British Open returned to Irish soil for the first time in 68 years. And then it got even better for...
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July 17, 2019 - 6:30 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy walks across the 5th green during a practice round ahead of the start of the British Open golf championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The British Open starts Thursday. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 17, 2019 - 12:32 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — On the final day of practice for the final major of the year, Rory McIlroy ripped a shot out of the light rough and began walking toward the green when he stopped in the middle of the fairway for a quick interview with Sky Sports. That's normal for McIlroy at any...
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2018 Open winner Francesco Molinari of Italy talks to the media during a press conference at Royal Portrush Golf Club, Northern Ireland, Monday, July 15, 2019. The148th Open Golf Championship begins on July 18. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 15, 2019 - 1:51 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Golf's oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without. Fifty-one weeks after he won the British Open and gazed at his name etched on the silver claret jug, he had to return it. Getting it back won't be easy. "...
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Dylan Frittelli holds the trophy after winning the John Deere Classic golf tournament, Sunday, July 14, 2019, at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
July 14, 2019 - 6:37 pm
SILVIS, Ill. (AP) — While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title. Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley. The South African earned a spot next week in the British Open,...
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