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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 - 4:32 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 tees off on 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/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 3:42 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The cheers grew louder and Shane Lowry kept getting better Saturday in the British Open. He made two straight birdies around the turn at Royal Portrush to break out of a four-way tie for the lead. The Irishman made three straight birdies toward the end of the third...
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Jasmine Suwannapura of Thailand, left, hugs teammate Cydney Clanton on the 18th green after they won the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational golf tournament, Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Midland, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 20, 2019 - 3:07 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura ran away with the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational on Saturday, shooting an 11-under 59 in best-ball play for a six-stroke victory. Clanton and Suwannapura took a five-shot lead into the final round after shooting an alternate-shot 63 on...
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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 - 2:55 pm
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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Jim Herman hits the ball from a bunker on the 18th hole during the second round of the Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Friday, July 19, 2019. (Ryan C. Hermens/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 19, 2019 - 10:26 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Jim Herman took the Barbasol Championship lead — with some help from President Donald Trump. Trump's regular golf partner while working as an assistant professional at Trump National Bedminster in New Jersey, Herman changed to a conventional putting grip and clubhead at...
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Jasmine Suwannapura (back to camera), of Thailand, hugs teammate Cydney Clanton after finishing the third round of the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational golf tournament, Friday, July 19, 2019, in Midland, Mich. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 19, 2019 - 6:20 pm
MIDLAND, Mich. (AP) — Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura shot a 7-under 63 in alternate-shot play Friday to open a five-stroke lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour's first-year team event. Clanton and Suwannapura birdied five of the last seven holes on the front nine and...
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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 - 4:52 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 - 3:45 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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Ireland's Shane Lowry acknowledges the crowd after the competed his second round on the 18th green in British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 19, 2019 - 2:13 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7 p.m. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have played in the same major 77 times as professionals. This is the first time both missed the cut. The 49-year-old Mickelson, who opened with a 76, made double bogey on the...
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July 19, 2019 - 9:56 am
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...
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