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Old Country Summer

With what is usually a pretty dismal winter, the Brits like to make the most of their summer when it arrives and while it lasts. But when those summer rays do beam down, things have a habit of falling into place in the Old Country.

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The cold blood of Carnoustie

Carnoustie is the longest of The Open golf courses, it is the most northerly and with often unrelenting, icy winds whipping off the North Sea, it has staged some of the toughest championships the game has seen.

All ready at Royal Troon

It will be good at Royal Troon tomorrow, because once the first round of The Open begins the focus will be on the third major of the year, rather than on who is not playing in the Olympics in September.

The major set: major venues in 2016

Three of golf’s most venerable venues; Oakmont, Royal Troon and Baltusrol will play Major host in 2016, we chart the highlights and drink in the history

The annals of calamity

Fans are used to celebrating golfing feats that inspire and enthrall, but every hacker will empathize over some of the Majors’ most horribly played holes

Woods misses cut in The Open

Tiger Woods has missed the cut in the U.S. Open and [British] Open in the same season for the first time in his career

Hole-in-one for Brooks in The Open

England's Daniel Brooks missed the cut in The Open, but he can take away the memory of a hole-in-one to mark his majors debut

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