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#The Open

# the-open - Thursday 19 July, 2018

From The42 Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent Carnoustie

Kisner leads scorched Open Championship after day of mixed fortunes for Irish contingent

With Dustin Johnson falling way down the field, Brooks Koepka was the real hero of the day.

From The42 McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem Up And Down

McIlroy two-under and in contention at The Open despite persistent putting problem

Padraig Harrington endured a tough back nine to finish with 76.

From The42 Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles Opening Day

Steady start for Dunne in first round of The Open, Lowry +3 and 2011 champion Clarke struggles

The action is underway at Carnoustie.

# the-open - Wednesday 18 July, 2018

From The42 Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend? Crystal Ball Gazing This post contains a poll

Poll: Who do you think will win the 2018 Open Championship this weekend?

The first round tees off at Carnoustie tomorrow.

From The42 Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag The Open

Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win a The42 goody bag

On the tee from Ireland… The42 comment section!

# the-open - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

From The42 Woods: The Open is my best chance to win another Major Links Golf

Woods: The Open is my best chance to win another Major

The 42-year-old makes his first appearance at the tournament in three years this week.

# the-open - Friday 21 July, 2017

From The42 Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open Day Two

Spieth copes best in grim conditions to lead British Open

Matt Kuchar looks to be the biggest threat to the American at Royal Birkdale.

From The42 'This was definitely the round that got me back into the Championship' Fightback

'This was definitely the round that got me back into the Championship'

Rory McIlroy happy with how his Open bid is progressing.

From The42 Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention The Open

Overnight leader Kuchar in strong position as McIlroy marches into contention

Spieth and Koepka are among the afternoon starters at Royal Birkdale.

# the-open - Thursday 20 July, 2017

From The42 Cardigans, ties and hi-tops: Thomas and Day have got people talking at the Open Fashion Forward

# the-open - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From The42 Conquer our annual Open Championship tipping contest and win The42 swag Lucky Dip

# the-open - Monday 17 July, 2017

From The42 Out-of-form McIlroy paired with world number one Johnson for the Open Championship Tee Times

Out-of-form McIlroy paired with world number one Johnson for the Open Championship

The pairings and tee-times were released today.

# the-open - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From The42 'Broken record' McIlroy confident of finding form ahead of the Open Working Hard

'Broken record' McIlroy confident of finding form ahead of the Open

McIlroy goes in search of that elusive spark at this week’s Scottish Open.

# the-open - Sunday 17 July, 2016

From The42 Open champ Stenson dedicates victory to friend who lost battle with cancer last week Claret Jug

Open champ Stenson dedicates victory to friend who lost battle with cancer last week

“He was one of the real good guys back in Dubai.”

From The42 Henrik Stenson wins duel with Mickelson on enthralling final day of The Open The Ice Man Cometh

Henrik Stenson wins duel with Mickelson on enthralling final day of The Open

The Swede claimed his first major in a tense final round battle.

From The42 Final round 67 for McIlroy not enough to touch front-runners at The Open Sunday Service

Final round 67 for McIlroy not enough to touch front-runners at The Open

Phil Mickelson is hot on the heels on Henrik Stenson.

# the-open - Saturday 16 July, 2016

From The42 Shoot-out Sunday! Stenson takes one shot lead over Mickelson into final round of Open Troon Thriller

Shoot-out Sunday! Stenson takes one shot lead over Mickelson into final round of Open

A thrilling final round at Royal Troon is in store.

From The42 Rory McIlroy smashes 3-wood to pieces at tail end of frustrating round Mad Mc

Rory McIlroy smashes 3-wood to pieces at tail end of frustrating round

Cheer up, Rory. There’s always the Olymp… oh.

# the-open - Thursday 14 July, 2016

From The42 Agonising! Phil Mickelson came so close to first-ever 62 in 157 years of Major history Magic From Lefty

Agonising! Phil Mickelson came so close to first-ever 62 in 157 years of Major history

We have a clear leader after the first round of The Open.

# the-open - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Paul Dunne hoping the magic of the Open can bring the best out of him again

The Wicklow golfer is preparing for his third Open and first as a professional.

From The42 Caddie in hospital after being hit on head by Vijay Singh's tee-shot at the Open FOOOOOORRREEEE

Caddie in hospital after being hit on head by Vijay Singh's tee-shot at the Open

William Ciplinski is in a stable condition in hospital.

# the-open - Monday 11 July, 2016

From The42 Lowry to tee off with Spieth and Rose in opening round of The Open Tee Times

Lowry to tee off with Spieth and Rose in opening round of The Open

Rory McIlroy has been drawn with Danny Willett and Rickie Fowler, while Padraig Harrington is alongside Jamie Donaldson and Louis Oosthuizen.

# the-open - Sunday 10 July, 2016

From The42 'This one's for you, Dad' - Monty ready for Open swansong on the course where it all began The Open

'This one's for you, Dad' - Monty ready for Open swansong on the course where it all began

The veteran golfer is hoping for one last hurrah at Royal Troon.

# the-open - Saturday 2 July, 2016

From The42 Tiger Woods withdraws from Open Eldrick

Tiger Woods withdraws from Open

“It’s not fun. It’s a tough road. I know I’m getting better. I’m progressing, but still I’m just not quite ready to be out here.”

# the-open - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

From The42 He's Dunne It Again! Ireland's 2015 bolter clinches place at this year's Open Open Season

He's Dunne It Again! Ireland's 2015 bolter clinches place at this year's Open

Paul Dunne is off to Troon after winning the Woburn qualifier for the third year in a row.

# the-open - Friday 20 May, 2016

From The42 McIlroy blasts 'stuffy' Muirfield's men-only vote Wrong Decision

McIlroy blasts 'stuffy' Muirfield's men-only vote

The former world number one says the R&A were right to strip the venue of their Open status.

# the-open - Thursday 19 May, 2016

From The42 Muirfield still won't let women in so loses right to host The Open Boys Only

Muirfield still won't let women in so loses right to host The Open

R&A remove Scottish course from rotation following controversial vote.

# the-open - Monday 26 October, 2015

From The42 'We're proud to be representing the island of Ireland by hosting the British Open' Open Season

'We're proud to be representing the island of Ireland by hosting the British Open'

After coming through tougher times, Royal Portrush is primed to front a new era for Irish golf. The42 meets the man at the centre of the club’s successful bid to stage the game’s most illustrious tournament.

# the-open - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

From The42 The Open will be played in Northern Ireland in 2019 Major Moment

The Open will be played in Northern Ireland in 2019

Royal Portrush has been named as host for the 148th Open Championship.

# the-open - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

From The42 It's another big week for Paul Dunne at St Andrews as he makes his professional debut Pro Debut

It's another big week for Paul Dunne at St Andrews as he makes his professional debut

There are 11 Irishmen in the field at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championships this week.

From The42 BBC drop a bombshell by giving up its Open coverage to Sky Sports a year early TV Wars

BBC drop a bombshell by giving up its Open coverage to Sky Sports a year early

The broadcaster is looking to save money.

# the-open - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne's brush with Open glory earns him place at prestigious event in America Amateur Hour

Paul Dunne's brush with Open glory earns him place at prestigious event in America

The Greystones golfer is heading to the US Amateur Championships.

# the-open - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne installed as one of the early contenders for BBC SPOTY award Long Shot

Paul Dunne installed as one of the early contenders for BBC SPOTY award

If you believe everything the bookies say that is.

# the-open - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From The42 'The face of the wedge was shaking and I remember thinking I was going to miss the ball' Nerves Of Steel

'The face of the wedge was shaking and I remember thinking I was going to miss the ball'

Paul Dunne looks back on a memorable week at St Andrews.

# the-open - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being On The Up

Paul Dunne surges up the world rankings but he's remaining amateur for the time being

Jordan Spieth also had some lovely words for the young amateur.

# the-open - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The42 13 of our favourite images from this year's Open at St. Andrews The Gallery

13 of our favourite images from this year's Open at St. Andrews

It was a fantastic five days of golf.

From The42 We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport Monday

We’ll Leave it There So: Open drama, money showers and all today’s sport

Here’s everything you might have missed in the sporting world.

From The42 Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff Winner Alright

Zach Johnson wins The Open after dramatic playoff

The American got the better of Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman this evening.

From The42 As it happened: The Open three-way playoff between Johnson, Leishman and Ooshuizen Liveblog

As it happened: The Open three-way playoff between Johnson, Leishman and Ooshuizen

Don’t miss a trick as we followed all the action on what promised to be a dramatic evening at St Andrews.