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Looking Back At Carnoustie’s Top Three Open Championships

Carnoustie or “Car-Nasty” as it is referred to by some stellar golfers who have suffered on the course hosts The Open for the eighth time this week. Such are the unique challenges thrown up by the Scottish links golf course that in the wake of the 1999 Open it inspired a phrase “The Carnoustie effect.” Its definition is: “That degree …

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The Open Championship: Preview And Tips

The 147th edition of the British Open Championship is nearly here, bringing with it the promise of high drama, world class talent and perhaps, a new Major Champion. Preview Nestled in the Eastern district of Angus in Scotland, Carnoustie is as far removed from the subtropical climates of Florida and Georgia as it gets. So many of the world’s top …

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Watch: Mickelson Produces Insane Flop Shot Over Brave Volunteer

It’s Open week and Phil Mickelson is already producing the goods in front of the cameras. The 2013 Champion produced this inch-perfect flop shot over fellow pro Gary Evans during practice for the tournament at Carnoustie which begins on Thursday. Evans flinched slightly but did well to keep his composure in what was surely a nerve-wracking situation regardless of who …

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2018 Open Championship Preview And Betting Tips

The 2018 Open Championship is upon us, and it provides untold intrigue for both observers and punters. As is often the case in modern Major golf, there’s no stand-out candidate for players and bettors to fear at Carnoustie this week. It’s as wide open as ever, and when you add a course that could play almost as tough as Shinnecock …

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Tiger Woods: The Open My Best Chance Of Adding To Majors Haul

American superstar Tiger Woods returns to The Open after three years saying said on Tuesday that it is his best long-term chance to add to his 14 Major victories. The 42-year-old — whose dominance of the sport ended with the emergence of his serial infidelity in 2010 and, from 2014, serial back problems which led to several operations  — told …

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Spieth & Rose Grouped Together As Open Tee Times Announced

Jordan Spieth has been grouped with Justin Rose and Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat as he looks to retain his Open Championship at Carnoustie on Thursday. Spieth earned his third Major at Royal Birkdale last year, winning by three shots from compatriot Matt Kuchar. The trio will begin their tournament at 9:58 am on Thursday morning. Rory McIlroy who is also looking …

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VIDEO: Graeme McDowell Constructs The Perfect Golfer

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Graeme McDowell, speaking exclusively to Pundit Arena, selects the aspects of his competitors’ games that he would use to construct the perfect golfer. McDowell talks Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods among others. The full Graeme McDowell interview goes live on Pundit Arena on Monday, July 16th. Also read: ‘A Morning Spent In Portrush With Graeme McDowell‘.

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Watch: Rickie Fowler Is Right In Contention At The Scottish Open

One of the enduring questions in golf concerns when Rickie Fowler will finally win a Major championship. Eight top five finishes in those big tournaments, including a best finish of sole second at this year’s Masters have teased both the fans and Fowler himself. The American’s chances at Carnoustie next week look pretty good though, judging by his showing in …

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Exclusive: A Morning Spent In Portrush With Graeme McDowell

It was a warm Sunday afternoon, the heatwave was showing no sign of relenting and the north of Ireland in all its splendour opened up as I slalomed through its winding roads en route to the beautiful Portrush. Serene, soothing, smooth. How Sundays are meant to be. A little over 60 miles west, the Scottish golfer Russell Knox was in the midst …

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