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Lowry ready to get back to work after British Open win

Shane Lowry says he gets recognised a lot more after his British Open win.

Japan’s Shibuno on brink of fairytale win at British Open

Hinako Shibuno’s target for the British Open was to make the cut, now she can dream of winning her first Major title.

Woods commits to opening 2 playoff events

Woods is ranked 27th in the FedExCup standings and must be in the top 30 after the BMW Championship to qualify for the season-ending Tour Championship.

Lowry will always be a national hero in Ireland, says McIlroy

Rory McIlroy also expressed satisfaction with the way the Open was played, and sees no reason why it will not return to Portrush within the next decade.

Portrush passes British Open test and awaits swift return

The venue ticked every box for a successful British Open.

Lowry weathers storm to win British Open and 1st major

The rain and wind did not hinder Shane Lowry's victory against Tommy Fleetwood to claim the Claret Jug at the British Open today.

Lowry opens up five-shot lead early in British Open final round

Shane Lowry opens the round with some nerves but recovers to open a five-shot lead in the final round.

Lowry breaks course record to seize control at British Open

Rory McIlroy may have disappointed the huge crowds by missing the cut, but in his place, Shane Lowry has become the focus of adoration.

Korean duo An and Park on the rise at British Open

An Byeong-hun is just three off the lead held by Ireland's Shane Lowry and American J.B. Holmes.

McIlroy proud of British Open fightback, despite missing cut

Rory McIlroy is young enough to have one more good chance to win the tournament on home soil if the event comes back to Portrush soon.

Cameron Smith only Aussie to make British Open cut

Cameron Smith is the only Australian to make the halfway cut, with major champions Adam Scott and Jason Day among those headed home early.

Holmes and Lowry share lead at British Open

Ireland's Shane Lowry and American JB Holmes will play together in the last group on Saturday.

Woods to miss cut despite improved round

The 15-times major champion cards a one-under 70 but it failed to repair the damage of Thursday when he struggled with back pain and shot an ugly 78.

Emotional Lehman bids farewell to British Open

American Lehman gets a second-round five-over-par 76 that left him at 12-over for the tournament.

Holmes consolidates lead, Lowry on the charge

After his five-under 66 on opening day at Royal Portrush, Holmes gathers five more birdies to move to eight-under heading into the weekend.

Koepka ‘frustrated’ after missed putts leave him chasing at British Open

The 4-time major champion settles for a two-under 69 to reach five-under for the tournament – two strokes behind clubhouse leader Tommy Fleetwood

Holmes sets pace as McIlroy cards nightmare 79 at British Open

US's JB Holmes takes the lead at the Royal Portrush with confidence despite a bogey on the first hole.

Disastrous start leaves McIlroy fighting to make British Open cut

Rory Mcilroy's challenge faltered from the off as he struck his tee shot at the first out of bounds in posting a quadruple-bogey eight.

‘Father Time’ catching up with him, says Tiger

Tiger Woods, 43, who has battled a number of injuries in recent years, has made no attempt to hide his fear that age is catching up with him.

Lowry flying high after coming in under the radar

Despite having missed four successive cuts at the British Open since his best finish in 2014, Lowry puts himself in a strong position to make a run.

Women’s British Open needs sustainable business model to grow purse

The R&A, the ruling body for golf outside of the United States and Mexico, will take full control of the Women's Open from next year.

Grillo sinks hole-in-one at British Open

Emiliano Grillo’s hole-in-one is the first at the British Open since Louis Oosthuizen’s in 2016. 

Pain avoided, McDowell allows himself to dream a little

Having slumped down the world rankings, Graeme McDowell has been facing a real battle to earn a spot in the British Open.

British Open’s return offers sporting relief to N. Ireland

The economic benefit of golf tourism is welcome as the region braces itself from another political cloud.