British Open Golf

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 - 2:22 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 Tommy Fleetwood reacts after he saves parr on the 15th green 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 - 1:41 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Only one player can realistically prevent the biggest golfing party ever seen on the Emerald Isle from exploding into life at Royal Portrush on Sunday. Tommy Fleetwood is ready for the challenge. "I know what it's going to be like," said Fleetwood, who will start...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry plays his shot from the 1st tee 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 - 11:55 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the British Open. The Irishman broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9, and then the...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy looks down after completing his second round on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward his final hole at Royal Portrush in the British Open. Except this was Friday. And now McIlroy can only...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry acknowledges the crowd after the competed his second round on the 18th green in British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 19, 2019 - 11:13 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7 p.m. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have played in the same major 77 times as professionals. This is the first time both missed the cut. The 49-year-old Mickelson, who opened with a 76, made double bogey on the...
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July 19, 2019 - 6:56 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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Tiger Woods of the United States plays his tee shot on the 5th hole 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 - 3:12 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The excitement that always surrounds Tiger Woods even brought out the hired help near the fourth hole at Royal Portrush. They couldn't help his sore back, or his soaring score at the British Open. The Masters champion, a three-time winner on the links courses of...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy reacts after missing a shot on then 5th green during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 18, 2019 - 2:02 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy. Tiger Woods had his worst score to start a British Open. Brooks Koepka quickly got into contention again. Emiliano Grillo made a 1. David Duval made a 14. The Open returned to Royal...
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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 - 12:19 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 tees of the 4th hole during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 18, 2019 - 5:23 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — It was about 6:30 a.m. when Darren Clarke, sporting a gray beard to match his swept-back gray hair, walked onto the first tee at Royal Portrush to hit the opening shot of a British Open he never thought would happen. He almost welled up when his name was announced...
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