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Some things to know about new Open Champion Collin Morikawa

Apart from the remarkable fact that he has won two major championships on his debut, here are a few randoms. Collin is a Taylor Made player but he has a Titelist wedge which pays homage to his love of breakfast … Continue reading

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Planes over Royal St Georges

Nice tribute from pilots at nearby RAF Manston as two World War II spitfires flew over the course. Another plane has been circling over the course all week. It’s the aerial cameraman from Sky Spiorts. While some of the overhead … Continue reading

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The Fake Pundit

A week ago, at the Scottish Open, Collin Morikawa was pranked by the European Tour media team, and now he’s leading The Open

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Bryson intends to live and learn

After a tumultuous week at The Open, Bryson DeChambeau said this

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Women and Girls in Golf Week returns August 16-22

For the fourth year Women and Girls in Golf Week will return from August 16-22. This will take place at the same time as the AIG Womens Open at Carnoustie. This successful week online aims to promote female participation in … Continue reading

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What’s been different about the galleries at this year’s Open?

While we’re used to galleries of 100,000 a day, 32,000 fans a day have been glad to get in at all, even though its been stop start with the covid and security checks. But there’s definitely been a difference this … Continue reading

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American broadcaster slightly wrong on The Open venues geography

American broadcaster NBC put up this map with Royal Lytham and St Annes placed in Leeds. Two great courses there – former Ryder Cup venue Moortown, and Alister Mackenzie designed Allwoodley, but no where near the sea.

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Matthias Schmid is low amateur

23 year old Matthias Schmid is the low amateur of this year’s Open Championship. On Friday he had a magnificent round of 65 to tie Tom Lewis for the all time lowest round at The Open by an amateur. He … Continue reading

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Final round scoreboards ready for 2.35

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Star of the day: Rory gets the crowds going

Although he tossed his club in frustration on the 13th, and the finish of his round wasnt what had been what had promised, I walked all the holes with Rory yesterday and it was one of the best experiences on … Continue reading

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