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Fifty years to the day that man landed on the moon, the first golf shot was played there a few years later

Astronaut Alan Sheperd from Apollo 14 shanked his first shot 40 yards into a crater before lofting his second shot 200 yards on February 6, 1971  

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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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Around the Open – live music

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