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# The Open

This year
Portmarnock has contact with R&A over hosting Open or Women's Open
The Open has never been hosted by a club outside the UK.
Four arrested after Just Stop Oil protesters disrupt second day of the Open
American golfer Billy Horschel intervened to help remove one who invaded the 17th to throw powdered orange paint on the green.
'I'm still right in there' - McIlroy optimistic after fighting finish to first round
The Northern Irishman was positive despite a frustrating start to his latest quest to reclaim the Claret Jug.
McIlroy battles back from poor start to stay within reach at Open
Séamus Power is on even par while Alex Maguire and Shane Lowry are one shot further back.
Last year
Harrington makes strong start to be two shots off lead at The Senior Open in Scotland
A first round 66 for last month’s US Senior Open winner.
Cameron Smith denies McIlroy with super Sunday at The Open
Cameron Smith lit up St Andrews with a brilliant 64 to win the 150th Open Championship.
Shane Lowry annoyed and disappointed as putting problems dash Open hopes
Lowry eagled the ninth and 10th holes, only for three bogeys to drop him back down the leaderboard.
Lowry makes back-to-back eagles while Fleetwood sets early clubhouse target at the Open
It has been a day where low scoring dominates at the Open.
Matt Fitzpatrick blasts pace of play in 150th Open at St Andrews as a ‘joke’
Players found themselves waiting for long periods on tee boxes and also for second shots into greens.
Limping Tiger slumps to six-over on Open return, Harrington finishes three-under
St Andrews is hosting the 150th Open.
Ian Poulter gets rough reception at St Andrews as injury rules out Justin Rose
Rose pulled out of the 150th Open Championship just before his scheduled 8.14am tee time.
Banning LIV players from next year's Open 'not on the agenda'
The R&A chief excutive also did not rule out changing the championship’s entry criteria.
'The worst two hours of my life!' - The Galway qualifier for The Open at St Andrews
Salthill’s Ronan Mullarney makes his Major debut this week.
'Somebody will do it next week and it will be one of the most special weeks of their whole lives - I just hope it's me'
Shane Lowry looks ahead to next week’s historic Open Championship at St Andrews.
Galway and Dublin golfers qualify in final spots for The Open at St Andrews
36-holes of final Qualifying took place on Tuesday across four venues.
All time
Royal Portrush will host The Open again in 2025
Shane Lowry won the Claret Jug there in 2019.
American Collin Morikawa seals thrilling two-shot victory on Open debut
Defending champion Shane Lowry finished in a tie for 12th.
Koepka makes late charge, Lowry climbs leaderboard at the Open
Rory McIlroy finished at level par after shooting a 71 on Sunday.
Rory McIlroy throws club in frustration after losing momentum on moving day
Ulsterman tossed his club in anger following a wayward tee shot on the 14th.
McIlroy relieved just to make the cut at the Open, Lowry in contenion after stunning 65
‘I’m just trying to play my own game and not even look at the board,’ says McIlroy.
Louis Oosthuizen boasts two-shot lead after setting Open halfway total record
The South African added a 65 to his opening 64 for a total of 129 after the first two rounds.
Bryson DeChambeau expresses regret over 'very unprofessional' driver rant
The big-hitting American endured a rollercoaster one-over-par first round at The Open yesterday.
Shane Lowry: 'I played pretty average, I didn't play my best golf'
Shane Lowry and Darren Clarke posted one-over 71s while Padraig Harrington hit a 72 on the opening day of The Open.
Defending champion Shane Lowry says Open ‘bubble’ could work in his favour
The Offaly man had the Claret Jug in his possession until Monday morning after last year’s Open was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Former champ Johnson to miss British Open due to coronavirus
The American lifted the Claret Jug in 2015.
Harrington dares to dream of third Open title after encouraging top-20 finish in Scotland
‘I’m preparing myself to try and play my best golf,’ the Dubliner says, set for a test of ‘mental fortitude’.
Masters champion to miss The Open after testing positive for Covid-19
Hideki Matsuyama is symptom-free but PCR tests have continued to show positive results.
The Open to welcome 32,000 fans a day at Royal St George’s
The tournament starts on July 15.
Quiz: Can you recognise these past golf major winners?
The US PGA championship had been scheduled to start today. What’s your knowledge of former major champions like?
In Pictures: 10 of the best snaps as Lowry savours his triumphant homecoming in Clara
The 2019 Open winner was greeted by thousands in Offaly this evening.
'Who ever thought there would be an Open champion going home to Clara?'
Shane Lowry is still in dreamland after lifting the Claret Jug on Sunday.
The people's champion: Dream season propels Shane Lowry to rarefied heights
A player for the big occasion, the Clara man has hit the form of his life having endured a worrying slide down the rankings.
TV Wrap - Shane Lowry reminds us why we love sport in stunning Open triumph
Elsewhere, a Sky commentator claimed Lowry as British while Rory McIlroy was left on the verge of tears after a cruel return to Royal Portrush.
Open champion Lowry soars back to career-high world ranking
The Major winner is back inside the world’s top 20 after pocketing €1.7 million in prize money at Royal Portrush.
10 years since amateur triumph, Lowry's career comes full circle on Irish soil
‘I don’t think I’m a much different golfer, but I feel like I’m a different person now.’
'I cried in the Carnoustie car park': Lowry's remarkable turnaround
Lowry has enjoyed a superb year, with his Open triumph following success in Abu Dhabi back in January.
Fleetwood rues missed chances after another second-place Major finish
The Englishman was unable to overhaul Shane Lowry but remains confident his time will come.
President Higgins leads the tributes to 'role model' Lowry
In addition to lifting the Claret Jug, Lowry pockets €1,718,320 in prize money.
'My Mum and Dad sacrificed so much and I'm so happy I can give them this trophy'
Shane Lowry was crowned Open champion amid emotional scenes at Royal Portrush.
Shane Lowry weathers the storm to win The Open at Royal Portrush
The 32-year-old held his nerve brilliantly to claim a maiden Major title in style on the County Antrim links.