Senior Open: Stephen Dodd two clear of Jerry Kelly as Darren Clarke and Bernhard Langer slip back

Stephen Dodd charged up the leaderboard to take a two-shot lead into the final round of The Senior Open presented by Rolex. Latest leaderboard The Senior Open presented by Rolex The Welshman equalled the course record at Sunningdale and tied the lowest round in Senior Open history with an eight-under 62, mixing nine birdies with a lone bogey on the par-70 layout to get to 10 under and pull clear of nearest challenger Jerry Kelly. Overnight leader Darren Clarke fell […]

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Jon Rahm becomes latest big name to pull out of FedEx Cup event a week before Olympics

Jon Rahm claims US Open We use your sign-up to provide content in ways you’ve consented to and to improve our understanding of you. This may include adverts from us and 3rd parties based on our understanding. You can unsubscribe at any time. More info World-number one golfer Jon Rahm has withdrawn from the WGC FedEx St Jude Invitational at TPC Southwind. The decision comes after the Spaniard – who finished tied-third in last week’s Open Championship – previously committed […]

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The 149th Open: Shane Lowry, Ian Poulter and Sky Scope technology among the best of The Open Zone

The Sky Sports Open Zone has become a signature part of The Open in recent times, with the world’s top players once again returning for this year’s contest at Royal St George’s. The facility – located on the practice grounds at the Kent venue – was the home of Sky Sports’ round-the-clock coverage of the final men’s major of the year, with many of those in the field coming into the studio to offer their unique insights and provide plenty […]

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The Open: Jon Rahm back above Dustin Johnson as world No 1 after strong finish at Royal St George’s

Jon Rahm has returned back to world No 1 after a strong finish to The 149th Open, while Rory McIlroy has fallen to his lowest position since 2009. The Spaniard, looking for back-to-back major titles, made four consecutive birdies on the back nine on his way to a final-round 66 at Royal St George’s, ending on 11 under and four strokes behind new Champion Golfer of the Year Collin Morikawa. Rahm’s tied-third finish completed top-10s in all four majors in […]

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The 149th Open: Five of the most prominent talking points from the week at Royal St George’s

Five talking points from The 149th Open at Royal St George’s, featuring some heart-warming feelgood stories and a number of Open records – some cherished, some questionable! The Open feelgood factor One of the annual features at The Open is the volume of feelgood stories generated by the Championship, both during tournament week and in the build-up. There are always a few journeymen pros who may be down on their luck before getting to live the dream of competing on […]

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Morikawa is the one to catch now after brilliant triumph at The Open

MARTIN SAMUEL: Collin Morikawa is the one to catch now after a record-breaking second major at just 24, but then so were Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth not long ago… It’s a bloody hard game, golf Collin Morikawa won his second major tournament at just his eighth attempt The last two golfers to do that quicker were Gene Sarazen and Bobby Jones Morikawa saw off Jordan Spieth, who was once the next big thing in the sport However, his third […]

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The 149th Open: Collin Morikawa savours historic major win, and vowed to push for more

Collin Morikawa was struggling to comprehend the magnitude of his “special” Open triumph after creating golfing history with his two-shot victory at Royal St George’s. Morikawa defied his lack of experience on links courses to hold off Jordan Spieth and celebrate his debut in the Championship with victory, becoming the first golfer to win two different majors at the first attempt following his PGA win last year. With playing-partner and overnight leader Louis Oosthuizen struggling to find the form that […]

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The 149th Open: Fatigue hits Lee Westwood after busy schedule on the PGA Tour

Lee Westwood admitted his busy schedule in the United States this year has “taken its toll” and revealed he will trim down his starts on both main Tours. Westwood chose to base himself on the PGA Tour earlier this year, where he put in some big performances at Bay Hill and TPC Sawgrass, posting consecutive runner-up finishes in Florida to earn vast prize money and valuable world ranking points. But, after a closing 72 left him at two over par […]

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Rory McIlroy's Royal St George's comeback fails

Rory McIlroy’s Royal St George’s comeback fails to ignite as majestic front nine gives 32-year-old hope only for mistakes to end his unlikely bid for glory at The Open Rory McIlroy’s hopes of a Royal St George’s comeback were dashed on day three The Northern Irishman started brilliantly, posting a card of 31 at four-under-par But after a bad missed putt on the 11th, McIlroy’s game could not recover Whatever he does on Sunday, Rory McIlroy will depart the 149th […]

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Can Louis Oosthuizen get it done this time with a loaded leaderboard chasing at The Open?

Senior college football writer Author of seven books on college football Graduate of the University of Georgia Once again, South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen finds himself in contention at a major championship. Oosthuizen’s 36-hole total of 129 at The Open at Royal St. George’s is the second-best scoring total through two rounds at a major in history; Brooks Koepka’s 36-hole total at the 2019 PGA Championship was 128. If Oosthuizen is going to win The Open for a second time, and […]

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