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#The Open

# the-open - Monday 20 July, 2015

From The42 'That's a tough lie': Phil Mickelson just landed a horrible tee shot on this 1st floor balcony Room 130

'That's a tough lie': Phil Mickelson just landed a horrible tee shot on this 1st floor balcony

Great place to watch The Open, not a good place to play The Open.

From The42 Paul Dunne has a good head on his shoulders, he knows how to handle this situation -- Maguire Amateur Hour

Paul Dunne has a good head on his shoulders, he knows how to handle this situation -- Maguire

The world number one amateur also found herself in contention among the pros recently.

From The42 Here's why Ireland's Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later Show Me The Money

Here's why Ireland's Paul Dunne would miss out on €1.6 million if he wins the Open later

A longstanding rule means the amateur won’t win any prize money for his exploits.

From The42 'The sporting story of a lifetime' - Paul Dunne is grabbing headlines around the world The Open

'The sporting story of a lifetime' - Paul Dunne is grabbing headlines around the world

He’s on the front and back pages this morning.

From The42 An unmissable day of golf awaits and here's your ticket for an afternoon on the couch Sick Day

An unmissable day of golf awaits and here's your ticket for an afternoon on the couch

Make sure there’s enough ink in that printer.

# the-open - Sunday 19 July, 2015

From The42 Paul Dunne felt 'at home, comfortable' while forcing his way in to Open Championship lead Tasting Claret

Paul Dunne felt 'at home, comfortable' while forcing his way in to Open Championship lead

“It was just a good day, I felt comfortable and hope for the same tomorrow.”

From The42 With one round left, Ireland's Paul Dunne is joint-leader of the Open at St Andrews Amateur Hour

With one round left, Ireland's Paul Dunne is joint-leader of the Open at St Andrews

What an incredible day of golf it’s been.

From The42 Graeme McDowell has started the third round of the Open with four birdies Moving Day

Graeme McDowell has started the third round of the Open with four birdies

The winds aren’t as strong as yesterday but it’s set to be a damp day at St Andrews.

# the-open - Saturday 18 July, 2015

From The42 We've just had the first hole-in-one at the Open for three years Mashed Potato

We've just had the first hole-in-one at the Open for three years

It’s the first ace at the championship since 2012.

From The42 Play at St Andrews to resume after 5pm but The Open will have a Monday finish Long Weekend

Play at St Andrews to resume after 5pm but The Open will have a Monday finish

The Open will now have a Monday finish for just the second time in its history.

From The42 The difference between Jordan Spieth and Tiger Woods right now is jarring The Open

# the-open - Friday 17 July, 2015

From The42 Have you ever seen three golfers in the same group hit identical tee shots before? Threeball

Have you ever seen three golfers in the same group hit identical tee shots before?

There were some strange goings on at St Andrews

From The42 Here's the scariest part of what's wrong with Tiger Woods right now Out Of Bounds

Here's the scariest part of what's wrong with Tiger Woods right now

There’s just no way of telling which part of his game is going to be terrible any given week

# the-open - Thursday 16 July, 2015

From The42 Dustin Johnson grabs the lead at the Open as Spieth tucks in behind pace-setters The Open

Dustin Johnson grabs the lead at the Open as Spieth tucks in behind pace-setters

It was another forgettable day for Tiger Woods meanwhile.

From The42 Irish amateur Paul Dunne is off to a sensational start at the Open Dunne Deal

Irish amateur Paul Dunne is off to a sensational start at the Open

Greystones amateur shoots four birdies in a blistering start.

From The42 Been there, Dunne that - Irish amateur primed for second tilt at the Open Major Moment

Been there, Dunne that - Irish amateur primed for second tilt at the Open

Paul Dunne leads the Irish challenge at St Andrews.

# the-open - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

From The42 Golf analyst destroys the theory that Tiger Woods has a chance of winning the Open Opinion

Golf analyst destroys the theory that Tiger Woods has a chance of winning the Open

There is some cautious optimism about the American golfer’s chances ahead of the event.

From The42 Jordan Spieth's caddy has made more money than most PGA Tour players this year In THe Money

Jordan Spieth's caddy has made more money than most PGA Tour players this year

There’s a lot of money to be made if you’re holding Jordan Spieth’s bag.

# the-open - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The42 Aer Lingus delivered this PGA Tour player to The Open... but not his clubs Lost Luggage
From The42 'It's not what I was expecting' - Tiger Woods is shocked by St. Andrews ahead of The Open Low Scoring

'It's not what I was expecting' - Tiger Woods is shocked by St. Andrews ahead of The Open

And many commentators expect super low scoring as a result.

# the-open - Monday 13 July, 2015

From The42 Shane Lowry explains why he thrives on tough golf courses Open Season

Shane Lowry explains why he thrives on tough golf courses

Lowry tees up at St Andrews this week in search of his first Major.

# the-open - Sunday 12 July, 2015

From The42 Fowler and Spieth primed for St Andrews after dramatic wins on either side of Atlantic In Form

Fowler and Spieth primed for St Andrews after dramatic wins on either side of Atlantic

The American pair are hitting peak form just at the right time.

From The42 Watch out world, Jordan Spieth is in ominous form ahead of the Open On Fire

Watch out world, Jordan Spieth is in ominous form ahead of the Open

The American was in sparkling form during the third round of his warm-up tournament.

# the-open - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

From The42 Rory McIlroy will not play at the Open next week Game Over

Rory McIlroy will not play at the Open next week

Defending champion forced to pull out with ankle injury.

From The42 The golf world is not impressed with Jordan Spieth's Open preparation Upset

The golf world is not impressed with Jordan Spieth's Open preparation

The American is playing a small event in Illinois just four day’s before St. Andrews.

# the-open - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

From The42 Lowry: 'I don't mind people talking about me winning a Major - I just won't listen to it!' Major Moment

Lowry: 'I don't mind people talking about me winning a Major - I just won't listen to it!'

Lowry firmly focused on winning the Scottish Open this week before he turns his attention to St Andrews.

From The42 Spieth: The Open won't be the same without the best player in the world Missing U

Spieth: The Open won't be the same without the best player in the world

“I obviously wish he was there.” Awwww…

# the-open - Monday 6 July, 2015

From The42 'He likes playing football, what's wrong with that?' - Lowry defends McIlroy's kickabout Bad Timing

'He likes playing football, what's wrong with that?' - Lowry defends McIlroy's kickabout

World number one a massive doubt for The Open following football injury.

From The42 11 stages of grief after McIlroy's untimely football injury Process

11 stages of grief after McIlroy's untimely football injury

Kiss that Claret Jug goodbye, Rors.

From The42 Football game puts Rory McIlroy's Open defence in doubt Injury

Football game puts Rory McIlroy's Open defence in doubt

The world number one says he’s ‘working hard to get back as soon as he can.’

# the-open - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The42 Irish amateur Paul Dunne produces stunning round to qualify for The Open Double Up

Irish amateur Paul Dunne produces stunning round to qualify for The Open

It is his second time to qualify.

# the-open - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From The42 After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky Major News

After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky

The oldest of golf’s four majors won’t be broadcast live on free-to-air television from 2017.

# the-open - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The42 Opinion: Rory's Open win showed that the Tiger Woods era is over Just Did It

Opinion: Rory's Open win showed that the Tiger Woods era is over

Of the players that made the cut, only three finished with worse scores than Woods.

# the-open - Sunday 20 July, 2014

From The42 Untouchable McIlroy holds his nerve to claim third major with the Open Championship Wire To Wire

Untouchable McIlroy holds his nerve to claim third major with the Open Championship

The Co. Down man’s lead was never less than two shots while shooting 71 on his final round at Hoylake today.

From The42 Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire Final Round

Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire

Shane Lowry was the clubhouse leader until Australia’s Marc Leishmann equalled his score to go -12.

# the-open - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From The42 McIlroy's patience rewarded but work still to be done to secure Open title Reaction

McIlroy's patience rewarded but work still to be done to secure Open title

The former world number one is six shots clear of the field.

From The42 McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds 'inner peace' at Hoylake The Open

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds 'inner peace' at Hoylake

‘It was just another really solid round of golf and I’ll need two more of those again’ said the Northern Irishman.

# the-open - Friday 18 July, 2014

From The42 Thank birdies it's Friday as Rory McIlroy leads The Open way Route 66

Thank birdies it's Friday as Rory McIlroy leads The Open way

The Northern Irishman dropped a shot on the first but bounced back in luminous style.

From The42 Wrong fairway on the first, eagle on the second as Sergio hunts Rory Off The Charts

Wrong fairway on the first, eagle on the second as Sergio hunts Rory

The Spaniard recovered from a dreadful start to dispatch an eagle from way, way back.

'On Friday you know what you can do': McIlroy hoping to block out that Friday feeling

Day two of competition has been the Co. Down man’s downfall all season long. Can he keep his score down today?