Monthly Archives: July 2019

Shane Lowry shoots course record 63 to lead The Open by four shots

He shook his head as the sounds of Ole Ole Ole rung out from the gallery. Shane Lowry called it “the most incredible day of his life”  It sounded like a Ryder Cup celebration, and it was only Saturday. He … Continue reading

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Vital statistics

On the third day of the Open Championship everyone has been applauding and marvelling at what relentless Shane Lowry has been doing. He’s now -15 6 ahead of the third place players. Every player in the top 20 has scored … Continue reading

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Xander Schauffele’s driver fails R&A test but it spurs him on to great play

On Tuesday Xander Schaufelle’s Callaway driver failed a random R&A test, which was introduced at the 2018 Open Championship. A 20% sample of the 156 field had their clubs tested to see if they complied with what is called the … Continue reading

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Rory has brilliant second round of 65, but will miss the cut

Nice tribute to Rory McIlroy’s magnificent comeback round of 65 today from fellow professional Justin Thomas “Even as a competitor and trying to beat the guy every week, sometimes I have to step back and realize how great @McIlroyRory is … Continue reading

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When they play on the Champions tour – Faceapp does its worst

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Rory meets Game of Thrones

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Ireland’s Shane Lowry holds joint lead

i A bogey finish at the 18th hole was a frustrating end to what had been an excellent day for Shane Lowry who was loudly cheered by the home fans onto every green.He played so well on the front nine … Continue reading

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“I just want to go home” says Tiger

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from his next tournament and goes home from Royal Portrush today saying he needs time off and wants to get ready for the Fedex playoffs. In 83 starts in a major its the first time that … Continue reading

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Day 2: same house, different hero

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Wise words from Tom Lehman after playing his last Open

1996 Open Champion Tom Lehman, who is 60 this year, bowed out of the Championship for the last time today with his son on the bag. He said that he told him that there was nobody in the world he … Continue reading

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