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A Royal Reprieve: Royal Portrush

The Open is returning to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years. Skipping two generations, the people of Portrush thought they would never see the glint of the Claret Jug again

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 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

Willett takes clubhouse lead at St Andrews

England's Danny Willett holds the clubhouse lead at the 2015 [British] Open, while high winds continue to delay the completion of the championship's second round

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