The Open 2019: McDowell hopes to feed off atmosphere at Royal Portrush

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:53
Graeme McDowell says he wants to use a "Ryder Cup-type atmosphere" to his advantage in the Open at Royal Portrush this week.
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The Open 2019: Portrush set to stay on Open rota - R&A

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 15:07
R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers says he expects Royal Portrush to remain on the Open rota "for many years to come".
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The Open can leave lasting legacy for Northern Ireland - McIlroy

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:14
The legacy of bringing The Open back to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years will be about more than golf for the country, says Rory McIlroy.
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Rain and 35mph winds on Sunday - a challenging forecast for The Open

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:27
The Open Championship at Royal Portrush starts on Thursday and the weather will play a part - Simon King has more detail on what's ahead.
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The Open 2019: 'It's the local accent' - Tiger Woods struggles to understand BBC reporter

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:04
Tiger Woods has mastered golf courses all around the world, but struggles to pick up on a Northern Irish accent during a press conference at the 2019 Open.
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'Portrush looks great but it can make you cry' - BBC presenter Dan Walker takes on Dunluce Links

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 08:19
Find out how BBC presenter Dan Walker fared when he took on the Dunluce Links - home to this week's 148th Open Championship.
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The Open 2019 diary: Phil Mickelson and a prosthetic leg

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 07:06
As the Open arrives in Northern Ireland, BBC News NI brings you news and views from Royal Portrush.
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McIlroy has Portrush pedigree as 2019 Open has hallmarks of an epic

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 06:57
The world's best players and about 215,000 spectators are ready to descend upon Royal Portrush as it hosts its first Open Championship since 1951.
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Females to the fore? What golf is doing to attract more women

Golf - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 01:11
Golf has realised it needs to make the sport more attractive to women, on and off the playing course.
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'My stutter made me scared to speak’ - Bezuidenhout back for 'revenge' at Royal Portrush

Golf - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 21:49
South Africa's Christiaan Bezuidenhout is making an emotional return to Royal Portrush, five years after failing a drugs test there as an amateur.
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'Not as sharp' Woods playing light to prolong career

Golf - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 15:18
Tiger Woods is "not as sharp" as he would like to be for this week's Open Championship but says a light schedule is vital to prolonging his career.
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The Open 2019: Winning at Portrush would mean more - McIlroy

Golf - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 14:01
Northern Ireland's world number three Rory McIlroy says winning in his native country at Portrush this weekend would mean more than winning any other Open Championship.
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Blind golf: Impairment 'won't stop me playing'

Golf - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 12:18
Nick Burr lost his sight aged 25 but is determined to make the most of it.
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McIlroy hoping for tears of joy at 'home' Open

Golf - Tue, 07/16/2019 - 09:50
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy says it would be hard not to "burst out crying" if he won the Open on home soil at Royal Portrush.
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The Open 2019: Can Tiger Woods roar at Royal Portrush?

Golf - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 22:00
If there's to be a champagne moment for Tiger Woods at Portrush something has to change, and soon.
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Defending champion Molinari dealing with Open expectations

Golf - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 16:23
Francesco Molinari believes he can cope with the expectation that surrounds being the defending champion as he seeks to retain the Claret Jug.
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Johnston happy to qualify for Open after 'hard year'

Golf - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:48
Andrew "Beef" Johnston says he is happy to qualify for The Open Championship after a hard year, in which he has experienced mental health issues.
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The Open 2019: Drone footage as former Open champion Darren Clarke plays new 7th hole at Portrush

Golf - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 15:43
Former Open champion Darren Clarke plays the seventh hole at the redeveloped Portrush course in Northern Ireland which will stage the 2019 Open Championship.
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The Open 2019: Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy tee times announced

Golf - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 14:18
Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke will hit the opening tee shot at Royal Portrush on Thursday, with Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods on opposite sides of the draw.
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Vote for your favourite Open Championship moment

Golf - Mon, 07/15/2019 - 12:17
BBC Sport commentators and pundits have picked their top 10 Open Championship moments and want you to vote for your favourite from that list.
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