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‘It Stings’, Admits Tiger As British Open Charge Fades Away

Tiger Woods at one moment looked like completing an astonishing fairytale comeback when he led the British Open in the final round on Sunday but ultimately came up short, posting a level par 71 to finish five-under for the tournament. However, the 42-year-old 14-time major winner had his rivals rattled when he grabbed the lead thanks to two birdies on …

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Exceptional Bogey-Free Round Gives Francesco Molinari His First Major

Francesco Molinari is your 2018 Open Champion at Carnoustie. After three generous rounds of conditions, the winds picked up in Scotland on Sunday, setting the stage for drama and carnage. The overnight leaders in Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner were well-placed, but Kisner started with a double bogey and another dropped shot within his first three holes. He would …

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Rory McIlroy Struggling Early In The Final Round Of The Open

It’s Major Sunday at Carnoustie, but high winds have made conditions their most difficult all week. Twelve players were within four shots of the lead heading into today’s final round, and that has already been cut down to seven. Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele, and Kevin Kisner began the round on nine under. The former duo are in the final group, …

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Spieth aims to retain British Open title but Woods lurks

Jordan Spieth is hoping to join the elite group of golfers to have retained the British Open title as he goes into the final round at Carnoustie on Sunday in a share of the lead. The American star sits level on nine under par alongside compatriots Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner as he aims for a repeat of his victory …

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Tee Times For A Wonderfully Poised Final Round Of The Open

With his sensational third round of 65, defending champion Jordan Spieth looks great ahead of Open Sunday. Despite leading on -9, a host of young upstarts, superstars and the old guard are ready and waiting to pounce if Spieth gets off to a poor start. There are 79 players in the field though, and interest remains throughout it. Wicklow’s Paul …

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Jordan Spieth Headlines American Trio In Lead Of The Open

American trio Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner are tied for the lead after a thrilling third round at the British Open on Saturday. Reigning champion Spieth boosted his chances of retaining the Claret Jug with a six-under-par 65 to move to nine-under overall at Carnoustie. But Schauffele, who at 24 is the same age as Spieth, joined his …

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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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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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