Golf

9:08AM Poulter off and running Ian Poulter is getting his round started, and finds the first fairway safely. Just an iron off the tee which suggests there is some wind at his back so it should be a fairly gentle start for the players this morning.  Make the most of it, because when they turn
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PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on first round of The British Open (all times local): 7:45 a.m. Darren Clarke considered the opening tee shot on home soil to be an honor. That doesn’t mean it was ceremonial. The 50-year-old Clarke, whose game was honed at Royal Portrush as a junior, birdied the opening
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MIDLAND, Mich. — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour’s first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country Club. “We really got it going, kind of
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Los Angeles (AFP) – Canadian duo Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp took the first round lead at the LPGA Tour’s inaugural Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational tournament on Wednesday with a five-under-par 65. In the first ever two-player team event in LPGA Tour history, Henderson and Sharp recovered from a dropped shot on the opening
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Despite competing on home soil in Northern Ireland, Rory McIlroy said there’s no added pressure to win this week’s Open Championship at Royal Portrush. “I’m just treating this like any other Open Championship,” he said Wednesday, per SkySports.com. “I’ve played well here for the last few years, and I’ve played well on this golf course.
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PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A brief look at the 148th British Open, which starts Thursday: Site: Royal Portrush. Length: 7,344. Par: 71. Field: 156 players. Playoff (if necessary): 3 holes, aggregate score. Prize money: $10.75 million. Winner’s share: $1,935,000. Defending champion: Francesco Molinari. Last time at Royal Portrush: Max Faulkner built a six-shot lead
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