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England's Lee Westwood tees off from the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 20, 2019 - 1:32 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood's relaxed approach to the British Open had its ups and downs on Saturday — up to the top of leaderboard on the front nine and down a rabbit hole on the back. The 46-year-old Englishman, who would be the second-oldest champion at golf's oldest major...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry plays his shot from the 1st tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 11:55 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the British Open. The Irishman broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9, and then the...
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July 19, 2019 - 5:32 pm
Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward his final hole at Royal Portrush in the British Open.
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Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell reacts after hitting his shot on the 5th tee during the first round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday, July 18, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 19, 2019 - 2:40 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Graeme McDowell knows pressure, from delivering the winning point for Europe in the Ryder Cup to winning the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. All he was trying to do Friday in the British Open was make the cut. And he felt it. "Anytime you're trying to make a cut on a...
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England's Lee Westwood reacts to his tee shot on the 6th during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 19, 2019 - 2:23 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood is back for another shot at erasing his "nearly man" tag in the majors. This time at 46. And this time with his girlfriend on the bag. Westwood was tied for third at his 25th British Open and only a shot off the lead after a bogey-free, 4-under 67 in...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy reacts after completing his second round on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2019 - 2:22 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy's salvage operation began as a quest to regain respectability. Keeping his ball in play off the first tee was a good way to start. By the time he reached the back nine, it had become something very different. McIlroy was on the charge in a British Open...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy looks down after completing his second round on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2019 - 1:52 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Everyone in the massive grandstand rose to cheer and celebrate a bold performance by Rory McIlroy, who longed for such support and affection on his walk toward his final hole at Royal Portrush in the British Open. Except this was Friday. And now McIlroy can only...
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July 19, 2019 - 12:45 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A look at the key hole Friday in the second round of the British Open: Hole: 18 Par: 4 Yards: 474 Stroke average: 4.2 Ranking: 3rd Key Fact: Rory McIlroy came to the 18th needing a birdie to play on the weekend. He settled for par to finish off a 6-under 65 that...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 12th hole during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 19, 2019 - 12:24 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rory McIlroy made a charge that delighted the hometown fans, but it may not have been enough to make the cut in the British Open. A day after he imploded with a 79 that began with his first tee shot going...
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Tiger Woods of the United States waves his hat to the crowd as he completes his second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019. Woods finished at 6 over par for the two rounds. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2019 - 10:00 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — So now we know. Tiger Woods isn't done, no matter what it looked like on his slog through the only two rounds he'll play in this British Open. He's also not in danger of being put in traction anytime soon, no matter how many times he is asked about his surgically...
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