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The Open Day Two: Big Names Out, Rahm Meltdown, Betting Watch

It’s all happening at Carnoustie in Scotland, which is providing a tough test for the world’s best without any of the shenanigans seen at the U.S. Open. After 36 holes, there are still dozens of players that could lift the Claret Jug come Sunday evening. American’s Kevin Kisner and 2015 champion Zach Johnson are rooming together this week, and both …

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Some Mixed Fortunes For The Irish At The Open Championship

The Open at Carnoustie has seen some of the top players in the world flourish, while offering a few surprises. Zach Johnson, Tommy Fleetwood and Jordan Spieth are at the business end of proceedings, but Dustin Johnson, Hideki Matsuyama and Branden Grace won’t be here for the weekend. The Irish contingent are also facing mixed results at the difficult links …

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Tiger Woods Battles To Stay In Open Contention After Second 71

Although the top end of the leaderboard at The Open Championship sees the likes of Tommy Fleetwood and Rory McIlroy setting Carnoustie alight, all eyes were evidently on one man. VIEWERSHIP: Thursday’s RD1 coverage of @TheOpen on @GolfChannel pic.twitter.com/Omu4k9HNRo — Golf Channel PR (@GolfChannelPR) July 20, 2018 Golf coverage pecking order1. Tiger Woods 2. Tiger Woods 3. Tiger Woods 4. …

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McIlroy On The Charge As He Closes In On Open Leaders

Rory McIlroy shot a second successive 69 on Day Two of the Open Championship at Carnoustie to leave him just one shot behind the leader Kevin Kisner who is due out on the course at 12.53 pm.  The morning competitors had to deal with some heavy rain at the Scottish venue and McIlroy got off to a very solid start as …

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Zach Johnson And Rory McIlroy Close In On Open Leader Kevin Kisner

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND - JULY 20: Zach Johnson of the United States reacts to his birdie on the 4th during round two of the Open Championship at Carnoustie Golf Club on July 20, 2018 in Carnoustie, Scotland. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/R&A/R&A via Getty Images)

Zach Johnson came out firing on all cylinders in the pouring rain at Carnoustie on Friday as the 2015 British Open champion moved to within one shot of overnight leader Kevin Kisner. The 42-year-old American, sporting his trademark dark glasses even in the overcast conditions, bogeyed the first but then rattled in three quick birdies to move to four under par …

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Tiger Woods Finds Open Return A Pain In The Neck

Tiger Woods’ much-anticipated return to the British Open after a two-year hiatus sparkled early on before ending in a level-par 71 at Carnoustie on Thursday. The 42-year-old three-time Open champion — who due to back issues had missed the last two editions — admitted afterwards he was suffering from a sore neck but insisted it had not affected his round …

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The Open: Tee Times For The Irish Hopefuls On Day 2

After an absorbing opening round of The Open at Carnoustie, USA’s Kevin Kisner leads the tournament on -5.  Rory McIlroy is the best of the Irish challenge as he posted an opening round of 69 to leave him on -2 going into Day Two, just three shots behind Kisner. Paul Dunne is by no means out of contention just yet and …

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Paul Dunne Shoots Promising Round, As Kisner Sets Early Pace

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American Kevin Kisner put down an early marker at the British Open as a five-under-par first round of 66 gave him the clubhouse lead on Thursday. Kisner narrowly outlasted South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen, who shot a four-under-par 67 after his first round. Ireland’s Paul Dunne finished his first round at level par 71. Shane Lowry shot a disappointing +3 on …

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Four Key Holes That Could Decide This Year’s Open Championship

We analyse four key holes at Carnoustie where the third major of the golf season, The British Open, tees off on Thursday. The following four should have a major (pun intended) bearing on the outcome of this year’s championship. _____ Hole: No. 6 Distance:580 Yards Par: Five Known as “Hogan’s Alley” after the legendary American Ben Hogan who won the 1953 …

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The Open: Tee Times For The Irish Challengers On Day 1

The Irish contingent has descended on Carnoustie ahead of the most eagerly anticipated golf tournament this side of the Atlantic, The Open Championship. The Open kicks off on Thursday at the site of one of Padraig Harrington’s greatest triumphs. Harrington will be looking to add a third Claret Jug to his illustrious list of achievements but has found form difficult …

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