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Golf tournament held in the United Kingdom

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The Open Championship: Golf tournament held in the United Kingdom
The Open Championship, often referred to as The Open, or the British Open is the oldest golf tournament in the world, and one of the most prestigious. Founded in 1860, it was originally held annually at Prestwick Golf Club, Scotland, before evolving to being rotated between a select group of coastal links golf courses in the United Kingdom, under the authority of the R&A.

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Tiger Woods shoots four-over at first PGA Tour play-off event

Tiger Woods shoots a 75 at the Northern Trust Open in New Jersey in his first round since The Open.
BBC News - Published

WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational: Rory McIlroy leads after 62 in Memphis

Rory McIlroy bounces back from his nightmare at the Open to lead the WGC-FedEx St Jude Invitational in Memphis with an eight-under third round of 62.
BBC News - Published

Videos for The Open Championship

Shane Lowry arrives in Clara with Claret Jug for homecoming [Video]Shane Lowry arrives in Clara with Claret Jug for homecoming

Shane Lowry arrives in Clara, County Offaly with his grandmother Emmy Scanlon and wife Wendy for his homecoming after winning the British Open in Portrush.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:48Published

Lowry: I'm not ready for incredible homecoming [Video]Lowry: I'm not ready for incredible homecoming

Open Championship winner Shane Lowry says he is not ready to return to the celebrations in his home town after clinching his first major at Royal Portrush. The golfer will be visiting Clara tonight to..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

The Open Championship: Rory McIlroy returns to Northern Ireland [Video]The Open Championship: Rory McIlroy returns to Northern Ireland

Fourteen years ago, then 16-year-old McIlroy carded the lowest round ever seen at Royal Portrush at the 2005 Northern Ireland championship.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:08Published

Rory McIlroy keen to shun spotlight during bid for Open glory [Video]Rory McIlroy keen to shun spotlight during bid for Open glory

Rory McIlroy looks ahead to The Open at his home course, Royal Portrush, charting the significance of the first Open in Northern Ireland in 68 years. McIlroy, who won the 2014 Open Championship at..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Justin Rose looks to draw inspiration from England cricketers [Video]Justin Rose looks to draw inspiration from England cricketers

Justin Rose explains how he will look to draw inspiration from England's World Cup-winning cricketers during The Open at Royal Portrush.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:41Published

Tiger Woods taking care, readies for British Open [Video]Tiger Woods taking care, readies for British Open

Tiger Woods is shrugging off concerns about his lack of competitive golf heading into this week's British Open, telling reporters on Tuesday that he needs to carefully manage the remaining years of his..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:03Published

McIlroy forecasts 'tough' Open at Portrush [Video]McIlroy forecasts 'tough' Open at Portrush

Rory McIlroy says Royal Portrush will be a stiff test for golfers at the British Open.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:52Published

Woods defends his lack of golf ahead of British Open [Video]Woods defends his lack of golf ahead of British Open

SHOWS: PORTRUSH, NORTHERN IRELAND. UK (JULY 16, 2019) (PA/ IMG/R&A CHAMPIONSHIPS - SEE RESTRICTIONS BEFORE USE) 1. (SOUNDBITE) U.S. MASTERS CHAMPION TIGER WOODS SAYING: "Last year, I played too much.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:32Published

Tiger Woods: I keep reliving Masters victory [Video]Tiger Woods: I keep reliving Masters victory

Tiger Woods admits he keeps on replaying his against-the-odds Masters triumph as he winds up for The Open at Royal Portrush. The prestigious gold tournament will be held at the Northern Ireland course..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:58Published

The Open Championship in numbers [Video]The Open Championship in numbers

The 148th Open Championship takes place from July 18 at Royal Portrush. PA tee up the tournament with the key facts and figures ahead of the opening round.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:57Published

Rory McIlroy sketched in sand as 148th Open heads for Ireland [Video]Rory McIlroy sketched in sand as 148th Open heads for Ireland

Tourism Ireland has collaborated with top sand artists to create five stunning images on Downhill Strand to celebrate The 148th Open coming to Northern Ireland.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:39Published

 

The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy, Tony Finau & Lee Westwood feature in best shots of tournament

Watch a collection of the best shots from The 2019 Open Championship, featuring champion Shane Lowry, runner-up Tommy Fleetwood and a superb hole-in-one from Emiliano Grillo.
BBC News - Published

'I grew up holing putts to win The Open' - Lowry's Portrush victory realises childhood dream

Ireland's Shane Lowry says he grew up "holing putts to win The Open" after winning his first major at Royal Portrush.
BBC News - Published

The Open 2019: Five key holes that gave Shane Lowry victory at Royal Portrush

Watch the key moments in the battle between Ireland's Shane Lowry and England's Tommy Fleetwood in the final round of The Open at Royal Portrush, which led to Lowry winning his first major.
BBC News - Published

The Open 2019: Shane Lowry wins The Open by six shots ending 15-under

Shane Lowry wins The Open ending his tournament with a round of 72 to end 15-under and beat Tommy Fleetwood into second by six shots at Royal Portrush.
BBC News - Published

Ireland's Lowry wins The Open to claim first major

Ireland's Shane Lowry claimed a first major championship win of his career with a dominant six-shot victory at The Open.
BBC News - Published

'I'm not a robot' - Lowry went to bed 'thinking of holding Claret Jug'

Ireland's Shane Lowry admits he is "thinking of holding the Claret Jug" on Sunday at Royal Portrush as he takes a four-shot lead into the final round of The Open.
BBC News - Published

Lowry leads The Open by four shots after sensational course-record 63

Ireland's Shane Lowry shoots an incredible eight-under 63 to give him a four-shot lead heading into Sunday's final round of The Open.
BBC News - Published

'This is glorious stuff' - Shane Lowry lights up The Open with string of birdies at Royal Portrush

Watch highlights as Shane Lowry takes control of the 2019 Open with a string of birdies at Royal Portrush, including these three efforts at the 9th, 10th and 12th holes.
BBC News - Published

The Open 2019: Rory McIlroy makes 65 but misses out on the cut at the Open at Royal Portrush

Watch round highlights as home favourite Rory McIlroy makes a remarkable 65 but still misses the cut at the Open at Royal Portrush.
BBC News - Published

The Open 2019: Shane Lowry races up the leaderboard with a brilliant start to the second round

Watch Shane Lowry's three birdies as the Irishman makes a lightning fast start to race up the leaderboard at the Open.
BBC News - Published

The Open 2019: Tommy Fleetwood moves into contention with second-round 67

England's Tommy Fleetwood shoots a four-under-par 67 in the second round to move into contention at the Open at Royal Portrush.
BBC News - Published

Fleetwood takes clubhouse lead in Open after second-round 67

England's Tommy Fleetwood shoots a four-under-par 67 in the second round to move into contention at the Open at Royal Portrush.
BBC News - Published

The Open 2019: Jordan Spieth hits form early on to go six under par to tie for lead

The 2017 Open champion Jordan Spieth hits form early on day two of the 2019 Open Championship with three birdies and an eagle to surge up the leaderboard.
BBC News - Published

UK weather forecast: Thunderstorms and heavy rain set to sweep across country before scorching temperatures return

Golf fans at The Open will see persistent downpours lasting up to an hour, Met office says
Independent - Published

The Open 2019: Tommy Fleetwood & Brooks Koepka among best shots from day one

Watch a selection of shots from the first day of the 2019 Open Championship, featuring Tommy Fleetwood, Brooks Koepka and Masters champion Tiger Woods.
BBC News - Published

'Portrush looks great but it can make you cry' - BBC presenter Dan Walker takes on Dunluce Links

Find out how BBC presenter Dan Walker fared when he took on the Dunluce Links - home to this week's 148th Open Championship.
BBC News - Published

McIlroy has Portrush pedigree as 2019 Open has hallmarks of an epic

The world's best players and about 215,000 spectators are ready to descend upon Royal Portrush as it hosts its first Open Championship since 1951.
BBC News - Published

'Not as sharp' Woods playing light to prolong career

Tiger Woods is "not as sharp" as he would like to be for this week's Open Championship but says a light schedule is vital to prolonging his career.
BBC News - Published

Koepka grouped with Molinari as American seeks third straight US Open - tee times & preview

koepka grouped with molinari as american seeks third straight us open - tee times & preview
Defending champion Brooks Koepka is grouped with Open champion Francesco Molinari and amateur Viktor Hovland for the first two rounds of the US Open.
BBC News - Published

Men's & women's majors should pay same, says Solheim Cup captain Matthew

men's & women's majors should pay same, says solheim cup captain matthew
Making the US and the British Open equal pay tournaments for men and women could help to promote equality in golf, says Solheim Cup captain Catriona Matthew.
BBC News - Published

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