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#The Open

# the-open - Thursday 20 December, 2012

From The42 An insight into Padraig Harrington’s golfing obsession Harri

An insight into Padraig Harrington’s golfing obsession

A new biography of the three-time Major winner sees Paul McGinley, Bob Torrance and Jean Van De Velde amongst those who provides their thoughts on the Dublin golfer.

# the-open - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

From The42 'I've been there' -- McIlroy backs Scott to bounce back Recovery

'I've been there' -- McIlroy backs Scott to bounce back

Holywood man Rory McIlroy experienced a similar disappointment to Adam Scott’s Open collapse.

# the-open - Monday 30 July, 2012

From The42 Right said Fred: Couples clinches British Seniors Open Still Got It

Right said Fred: Couples clinches British Seniors Open

The gentleman of American golf held his nerve while Bernhard Langer went all Kiawah Island.

# the-open - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The42 In the swing: route back to the top anything but Easy for Ernie Els The Open 2012

In the swing: route back to the top anything but Easy for Ernie Els

Neil Cullen watched the South African take an unlikely Claret Jug victory from the grandstand at Royal Lytham on Sunday evening.

# the-open - Monday 23 July, 2012

From The42 What's in the bag? R&A to examine legality of long putter The Right Equipment

What's in the bag? R&A to examine legality of long putter

Padraig Harrington has been a vocal critic of the extended club used by both Adam Scott and Ernie Els this week.

From The42 Dejected McDowell vows to learn from Open disappointment The Open 2012

Dejected McDowell vows to learn from Open disappointment

A five-over-par 75 yesterday saw G-Mac drop to a tie for fifth, five shots behind eventual winner Ernie Els of South Africa.

# the-open - Sunday 22 July, 2012

From The42 Carlos Tevez caddies for Andres Romero at the Open Come Again

Carlos Tevez caddies for Andres Romero at the Open

It seems that Carlito took his golfing holiday back in Argentina a little more seriously than we’d thought.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here’s nine things to know before you tuck into your Sunday breakfast.

# the-open - Saturday 21 July, 2012

From The42 The Open 2012: Scott seizes four-stroke lead at Open Leaderboard

The Open 2012: Scott seizes four-stroke lead at Open

Graeme McDowell, the 2010 US Open champion and runner-up at last month’s US Open, fired a 67 to stand second alongside Snedeker on 203.

From The42 The Open 2012: McIlroy, Westwood still struggling at Open The Open 2012

The Open 2012: McIlroy, Westwood still struggling at Open

Rory McIlroy won’t win his second Major this weekend. And Lee Westwood sure won’t win his first.

# the-open - Friday 20 July, 2012

From The42 The Open 2012: Tiger, Scott chase Open pace-setter Snedeker The Open 2012

The Open 2012: Tiger, Scott chase Open pace-setter Snedeker

Rory McIlroy struggled to a 75 to stand on 142 with Belgian Nicolas Colsaerts, who fired a 77 after an opening 65, and Padraig Harrington, with bogeys on three of the last four holes to shoot 72.

From The42 The Open: McIlroy and Harrington in danger of missing cut as Snedeker storms into the lead The Open 2012

The Open: McIlroy and Harrington in danger of missing cut as Snedeker storms into the lead

The Northern Irish golfer is struggling to find the fairway while Padraig Harrington has moved into the red.

# the-open - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From The42 British Open: Woods and McDowell in the mix as Adam Scott leads the field The Open 2012

British Open: Woods and McDowell in the mix as Adam Scott leads the field

Tiger has kept the galleries rapt but Rory McIlroy is putting together a solid round to catch the championship leading Aussie.

From The42 The Morning Score: Thursday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Thursday

The 141st Open Championship is under way and we’ve got four more stories to kick-start your day.

# the-open - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The42 Here's your 'whoa, Usain Bolt has really let himself go' pic of the day The Open
From The42 Humbled McIlroy ready to cope with poor conditions The Open 2012

Humbled McIlroy ready to cope with poor conditions

The Holywood star says his comments about not enjoying poor conditions were ‘pure frustration’ at last year’s Open and he’s ready to go this weekend.

From The42 The Morning Score: Wednesday Early Doors

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Rovers facing an uphill struggle in Lithuania, doping at the Tour de France plus lots and lots of money for our favourite languid Swede.

# the-open - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

From The42 Here we are again: These were the 5 best Opens at Royal Lytham & St Annes The Open 2012

Here we are again: These were the 5 best Opens at Royal Lytham & St Annes

Seve to Jacklin to Gary Player. There’s a lot of history around this old course.

# the-open - Friday 13 July, 2012

From The42 McIlroy out to eat his own words at Open Championship Humble Pie

McIlroy out to eat his own words at Open Championship

Last year he trudged off saying: “I’d rather play when it’s 80 degrees and sunny and not much wind.”

# the-open - Thursday 12 July, 2012

From The42 Clarke hopes form will turn for Open The Open

Clarke hopes form will turn for Open

The 43-year-old has since struggled for consistency since his Major win last summer. But the Irishman remains hopeful ahead of his title defence.

# the-open - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

From The42 Fit: Westwood 'getting on with it' for Open chase Major Problem

Fit: Westwood 'getting on with it' for Open chase

The Englishman is nursing groin and knee injuries, but he’s not one to complain.

# the-open - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The42 Phil Mickelson signs up as late entry for Scottish Open before major challenge Lefty

Phil Mickelson signs up as late entry for Scottish Open before major challenge

After missing the cut at the weekend, the three-time Masters winner is heading for Scotland to get some links practice in.

# the-open - Saturday 31 December, 2011

From The42 Clarke, McIlroy 'proud' and 'humble' after being named on New Year Honour list Golfing Royalty

Clarke, McIlroy 'proud' and 'humble' after being named on New Year Honour list

The Northern Irish golfers were recognised for their services to golf in 2011 as both picked up their maiden Major wins.

# the-open - Thursday 29 December, 2011

From The42 The sporting year in review: July Oh My My My July

The sporting year in review: July

First-time Major winner Darren Clarke created some of the biggest headlines in July but he certainly wasn’t the only talking point.

# the-open - Monday 18 July, 2011

From The42 'Normal man' Darren Clarke celebrates his moment of glory Come On Clarkey This post contains videos

'Normal man' Darren Clarke celebrates his moment of glory

“There’s not many airs and graces about me,” said Darren Clarke after one of golf’s great moments yesterday.

# the-open - Sunday 17 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Sunday

In your Sunday Fix: A certain ginger-haired former media executive is arrested; the cost of smoking to Ireland’s economy; Come on Clarkey! and Hackgate: The Movie.

From The42 Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open Winning

Darren Clarke wins his first major at the British Open

He showed the kids a thing or two at Royal St George’s.

# the-open - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix This post contains images

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

# the-open - Friday 15 July, 2011

From The42 Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon Weird Science

Chart of the week: Golfers at the Open named Simon

Our team of boffins have been working their calculators into dust figuring this one out.

From The42 The Open leaderboard, day 2 Movers And Shakers

The Open leaderboard, day 2

Keep in the loop with our minute-by-minute report that this leaderboard.

# the-open - Thursday 14 July, 2011

From The42 The weekly YouTube chart: because we're wearing bicycle shorts all week Going Viral

The weekly YouTube chart: because we're wearing bicycle shorts all week

The Tour, the Open and Joe Canning. What else do you need?

From The42 A Bluffer’s Guide to … The Open Championship Open Glory

A Bluffer’s Guide to … The Open Championship

The golf season’s third Major got underway in Kent this morning. Here’s everything you need to know about this year’s Open Championship.

# the-open - Wednesday 13 July, 2011

From The42 In numbers: The Open Championship Maths Class

In numbers: The Open Championship

From zero through to 900,000, we take a look at the numbers which define The Open.

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