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McDowell makes the cut before home crowd at Royal Portrush

Jul. 19, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

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 Friday...

'I literally don't care': Westwood back in mix at the majors

Jul. 19, 2019 5:24 PM EDT

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 the...

British Open Glance

Jul. 19, 2019 5:18 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A brief look at the second round Friday of the British Open at Royal Portrush (all times EDT): LEADING: J.B. Holmes (68) and Shane Lowry (67) at 8-under 134. TRAILING: Tommy Fleetwood and Lee Westwood each had a 67 and were one shot behind. SO CLOSE: Rory McIlroy shot 65...

Lowry, Holmes share Open lead as McIlroy leaves with cheers

Jul. 19, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

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 watch on...

The Latest: McIlroy makes a late charge with 65

Jul. 19, 2019 3:25 PM EDT

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 out of...

Column: Another missed cut for Tiger, who's not 23 anymore

Jul. 19, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

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 repaired...

A final Open for Lehman, who won British Open 23 years ago

Jul. 19, 2019 9:56 AM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Tom Lehman took a final walk up the 18th hole in the British Open, his son on the bag and a few tears in his eyes. The 1996 Open winner, who mostly plays now on the Champions Tour, missed the cut after adding a second round 76 to his opening 78. At 60 he's run into the age...

The usual crowd support saw an unusual score for Woods

Jul. 18, 2019 6:13 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The excitement that always surrounds Tiger Woods even brought out the hired help near the fourth hole at Royal Portrush. They couldn't help his sore back, or his soaring score at the British Open. The Masters champion, a three-time winner on the links courses of the only...

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show

Jul. 18, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy. Tiger Woods had his worst score to start a British Open. Brooks Koepka quickly got into contention again. Emiliano Grillo made a 1. David Duval made a 14. The Open returned to Royal Portrush after...

British Open at a glance

Jul. 18, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A glance at the first round Thursday of the British Open at Royal Portrush: LEADING: J.B. Holmes with a 5-under 66. TRAILING: Shane Lowry had a 67, while 13 players were at 68. LOCAL FAVORITES: Rory McIlroy hit his first tee shot out of bounds and made a quadruple-bogey 8...