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#The Open

# the-open - Thursday 17 July, 2014

From The42 5 outsiders who could make waves at Hoylake The Open

5 outsiders who could make waves at Hoylake

From up-and-comers in their early 20s to late-blooming veterans of the European tour.

# the-open - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From The42 McIlroy hoping to banish that Friday feeling to claim third Major Hoylake

McIlroy hoping to banish that Friday feeling to claim third Major

The Co. Down man is battling to address his strange form on the second day of competitions this year.

Adam Scott still chasing standards set by Greg Norman

The Australian is hoping to bridge a 21-year gap between Claret Jugs for his nation.

# the-open - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The42 ESPN to offer 'Tiger only' channel for the Open Championship next week Open Season

ESPN to offer 'Tiger only' channel for the Open Championship next week

It’s like the Truman Show, except with golf.

# the-open - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

From The42 Tiger Woods feels return to 'prime' form as he prepares to tee off at Congressional Slowly But Surely

Tiger Woods feels return to 'prime' form as he prepares to tee off at Congressional

The 38-year-old admitted he got a little excited when he broke 50 over nine holes.

# the-open - Tuesday 17 June, 2014

From The42 Millions to be spent before Royal Portrush can host The Open Championship Claret Jug

Millions to be spent before Royal Portrush can host The Open Championship

However, the organisers expect the economy to benefit by £70 million as a result.

# the-open - Monday 16 June, 2014

From The42 Royal Portrush confirmed as Open Championship host Open Season

Royal Portrush confirmed as Open Championship host

Decision to bring one of golf’s four Majors to Antrim is “a ringing endorsement of Northern Ireland,” Peter Robinson says.

# the-open - Friday 13 June, 2014

From The42 'It's going to be very special': McDowell thrilled that the Open is coming back to Portrush Land Of Open Dreams

'It's going to be very special': McDowell thrilled that the Open is coming back to Portrush

The Royal and Ancient is set to make the big announcement on Monday.

# the-open - Monday 22 July, 2013

From The42 Sorry tale of David Duval convinces Graeme McDowell to stick with what he knows No Panic

Sorry tale of David Duval convinces Graeme McDowell to stick with what he knows

The Portrush native refused to berate himself too much as his Open challenge faded away.

From The42 Rory McIlroy drops to third in world rankings after latest missed cut at Muirfield The Open

Rory McIlroy drops to third in world rankings after latest missed cut at Muirfield

Phil Mikelson takes second spot after his stunning Open victory.

# the-open - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From The42 Gloom to glory a short step for Mickelson Focus

Gloom to glory a short step for Mickelson

Just five weeks after yet another second-place at the US Open, Lefty has his first Claret Jug.

From The42 Phil Mickelson wins The Open with stunning round of 66 Leftie

Phil Mickelson wins The Open with stunning round of 66

A brilliant Sunday of golf earns the American his first Claret Jug and fifth major.

From The42 Westwood and Scott share Open lead as Poulter charges Major Sunday

Westwood and Scott share Open lead as Poulter charges

Tiger Woods and Adam Scott are both two over ar through the opening four holes.

From The42 Just a 450-yard drive to within six foot of the hole at the Open This post contains videos

Just a 450-yard drive to within six foot of the hole at the Open

This, from Charl Schwartzel yesterday, was more than a little special.

From The42 Woods confident of Open success despite past failures Tiger Time?

Woods confident of Open success despite past failures

The 14-time Major winner has never come from behind to claim victory.

# the-open - Saturday 20 July, 2013

From The42 5 images that sum up the wide variety of golf fans at the Open Say Cheese

5 images that sum up the wide variety of golf fans at the Open

Everything from fake tigers to Rickie Fowler look-a-likes were on display on Saturday.

From The42 Westwood leads the Open as Tiger and Hunter stalk close behind Get In The Hole

Westwood leads the Open as Tiger and Hunter stalk close behind

Lowry, Harrington and McDowell struggle but Clarke remains in touch.

From The42 Golfer putts from bunker with the ball at waist height Trick Shot

Golfer putts from bunker with the ball at waist height

Even those of us who hack their way around a golf course once a week have probably never played a shot like this.

From The42 Here are all the big-name golfers who missed the cut at the Open The Open

Here are all the big-name golfers who missed the cut at the Open

Ten top-40 players are toast.

# the-open - Friday 19 July, 2013

From The42 'If I can't shoot low, I won't be here': Age no problem for feisty Jimenez The Open

'If I can't shoot low, I won't be here': Age no problem for feisty Jimenez

‘I don’t know what’s going to happen Sunday, I don’t know what’s going to happen tomorrow…” Miguel is starting to sound like Liam Neeson to us.

From The42 Hard-living Jimenez takes halfway lead at The Open Muirfield

Hard-living Jimenez takes halfway lead at The Open

2011 champion Darren Clarke is once again carrying Ireland’s hopes as Rory McIlroy slumped to 12 over par.

From The42 Miguel Angel Jimenez does this great stretching routine before every round The Open This post contains videos

Miguel Angel Jimenez does this great stretching routine before every round

Try this before five-a-side next week.

From The42 Faldo plays down rift with McIlroy The Open

Faldo plays down rift with McIlroy

‘I’m like a big grandad here’, says the former Ryder Cup skipper as he dishes out more advice.

From The42 Quadruple bogey halts Clarke charge at The Open but Westwood birdies it up Hammer Blow

Quadruple bogey halts Clarke charge at The Open but Westwood birdies it up

Tiger Woods and Graeme McDowell set off just before 10am in pursuit of tournament leader Zach Johnson.

From The42 Watch in horror as Darren Clarke spends more time in the sand than David Hasselhoff* Enter Sandman

Watch in horror as Darren Clarke spends more time in the sand than David Hasselhoff*

*Lame joke courtesy of golfing legend Shooter McGavin.

From The42 Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne roars into Spanish Open lead Family Ties This post contains videos

Tiger Woods' niece Cheyenne roars into Spanish Open lead

The 22-year-old shot a superb round of 64 to lead the way after the first round.

# the-open - Thursday 18 July, 2013

From The42 Zach attack as Johnson leads The Open but McIlroy slumps to +8 Bad To Worse

Zach attack as Johnson leads The Open but McIlroy slumps to +8

Migual Angel Jimenéz stormed into an early lead but remains in the mix despite dropping two late shots.

From The42 Rory McIlroy blames 'too many stupid mental errors' after nightmare 79 The Open 2013

Rory McIlroy blames 'too many stupid mental errors' after nightmare 79

The Northern Irish golfer is 13 shots adrift after a day to forget at Muirfield.

From The42 Thomas Bjorn smashes a TV camera with his second shot The Open This post contains videos

Thomas Bjorn smashes a TV camera with his second shot

The Dane can look forward to getting an invoice in the post, presumably.

From The42 The Open gets underway at Muirfield Tee-Off

The Open gets underway at Muirfield

Play has started this morning with a host of the world’s best golfers eyeing the prize.

# the-open - Wednesday 17 July, 2013

From The42 WIN! A round of golf and overnight stay for 2 in TheScore.ie’s Open competition Competition

WIN! A round of golf and overnight stay for 2 in TheScore.ie’s Open competition

We want to give you free stuff (again!)

From The42 Graeme McDowell confident he has the game to win The Open Read My Lips

Graeme McDowell confident he has the game to win The Open

The Portrush golfer has two wins on Links courses so far this season.

From The42 Good to go: Woods says elbow fine, no loss of confidence ahead of Open tilt The Open

Good to go: Woods says elbow fine, no loss of confidence ahead of Open tilt

Tiger hasn’t won one of golf’s biggest events since the 2008 US Open

# the-open - Tuesday 16 July, 2013

From The42 Phil Mickelson practices his backwards chip 'trick shot' before the Open The Open 2013 This post contains videos

Phil Mickelson practices his backwards chip 'trick shot' before the Open

This is the kind of thing we do by accident all the time…

From The42 Nick Faldo's advice to Rory McIlroy ahead of The Open: 'Concentrate on golf' Under Scrutiny

Nick Faldo's advice to Rory McIlroy ahead of The Open: 'Concentrate on golf'

The six-time Major winner says the Northern Irishman can enjoy the finer things in life once he retires.

# the-open - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The42 NBC's top golf analyst blames Caroline Wozniacki for Rory McIlroy's slump Wozilroy

NBC's top golf analyst blames Caroline Wozniacki for Rory McIlroy's slump

Young love is distracting’ says Johnny Miller.

From The42 McDowell gets Woods and Oosthuizen in Open draw Golf

McDowell gets Woods and Oosthuizen in Open draw

Rory’s been drawn with Phil Mickelson and a rising star, meanwhile.

# the-open - Sunday 14 July, 2013

From The42 Phil Mickelson in the mood for Claret Jug after gutsy Scottish Open win Playoff Drama

Phil Mickelson in the mood for Claret Jug after gutsy Scottish Open win

The American stormed to the title at Castle Stuart after a nerve-jangling playoff against Branden Grace.

# the-open - Monday 31 December, 2012

From The42 Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013 Flightplan

Have boots, will travel: 6 sporting trips to take in 2013

We mark your sporting calendar and give you a couple of resolutions you may actually enjoy.

# the-open - Friday 28 December, 2012

From The42 Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012 Game On This post contains videos

Swings and Ryder bouts: Golfing review of 2012

Gareme McDowell came close, Rory McIlroy won a major by eight strokes again and Team Europe rallied from face-down on the canvas.