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Record-breaker Berhnard Langer wins Senior British Open by 13 shots

Bernhard Langer sealed a remarkable record-breaking victory in the Senior British Open on Sunday, winning by 13 shots after leading the event in all four rounds.

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Rory McIlroy guns for No.1

Rory McIlroy.

Three-time major champion Rory McIlroy has set his sights on Adam Scott's world No.1 spot as he returns to competitive golf after his British Open triumph.

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Phil Mickelson stays in touch after second round of British Open

Phil Mickelson hits a pitch shot on the third hole during the second round of the British Open on Friday.

Hoylake, England Phil Mickelson tries to accentuate the positives despite a chequered second round in the British Open.

Adam Scott down but not out of British Open just yet

Still in it: Adam Scott looks on at the 11th hole during his second round at Royal Liverpool.

World No.1 Adam Scott lost ground to the British Open leading pack but a strong second-round finish kept him in the hunt for the Claret Jug.

Tiger Woods struggles as wind sweeps in bad luck at the British Open

Tiger Woods during his second round, on day two of the 2014 British Open Golf.

Malcolm Knox With winds at Hoylake building on Thursday afternoon and peaking on Friday morning, the British Open field was severed into two groups, one with all the luck and the other with none.

64-year-old Tom Watson shoots 73 again, makes British Open cut

When I'm 64: Tom Watson made the cut at the British Open.

Tom Smith Tom Watson always has been a favorite among fans at the British Open, and it showed again Friday.

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Rory McIlroy in command at British Open

Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy clamped a stranglehold on the British Open on Friday with a second straight round of 66 which left him four strokes clear of the field going into the weekend.

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British Open leader McIlroy under attack from charging Fowler

Rory McIlroy watches his shot from the eighth tee during the third round of the British Open on Saturday.

Hoylake, England Rory McIlroy's grip on the Open loosens as he suffers a jittery start to his second round.

British Open: Rory McIlroy responds as the challengers charge

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Malcolm Knox It took the loss of sole possession of a lead he had held since Thursday to sting Rory McIlroy into a withering response that, by the end of the third round, tightened his grip on the Open...

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Rory McIlroy soars with double eagle finish to lead British Open by six

In a strong position: Rory McIlroy will be hard to beat in the fourth round.

Allan Kelly A sensational double eagle finish from Rory McIlroy gave him a six-stroke cushion going into the final round of the British Open as he crushed a chasing pack of challengers who tried and failed to...

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Rory McIlroy stays solid as British Open glory beckons

Rory McIlroy sizes up a shot on the second green on Sunday.

Hoylake, England Rory McIlroy showed no early signs of faltering as he set out with a six-stroke lead in the final round of the British Open at Royal Liverpool on Sunday.

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Ageless Tom Watson outplays Australian John Senden during British Open final round

Tony Jimenez It is not often a 64-year-old eclipses his much younger playing partner in a major championship but it happened on Sunday when the seemingly ageless Tom Watson put one over on Australian John Senden.

Rory McIlroy joins golf's elite with two-shot British Open win

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the Claret Jug after his two-stroke victory at the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Allan Kelly Rory McIlroy joined the elite list of golfers to have won three of the four major titles at Hoylake on Sunday, but he had to battle all the way against Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler before bagging...

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Rory McIlroy wins British Open

Sweet victory: Rory McIlroy kisses the Claret Jug after his two-shot win in the Open at Royal Liverpool.

Malcolm Knox A year after missing the cut at the British Open plunged him into despair, Rory McIlroy has joined Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus as the only golfers to win three grand slam tournaments before turning...

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Nikki Campbell rings the changes in preparation for British Open

Nikki Campbell is taking a fresh approach into the British Open.

Fleta Page Nikki Campbell has tweaked her ball, her clubs and her training regime for the start of the British Open.

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Karrie Webb warns of tough British Open

Karrie Webb.

Karrie Webb is forecasting a stern examination for the field in this week's Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale.

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British Open targeted by young generation

Lydia Ko of New Zealand.

Could this be the first year that a teenager wins the women’s British Open?

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Sarah Kemp in the mix at British Open

Sarah Kemp hits her 2nd shot on the 1st hole during the first round of the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Australia's Sarah Kemp overcame difficult conditions to sit two shots behind leader Ayako Uehara in a tie for third after the opening round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Mo Martin in control at Women's British Open

Outsider: American Mo Martin has fired consecutive 69s.

Elspeth Burnside While many of the bigger names in golf struggled in the tough conditions, American Mo Martin, the world number 99, shot a second straight three under 69 to take a three-shot lead at the Women's...

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Adam Scott hopes for third time lucky after British Open near-misses

Open season: Adam Scott checks out the lay of the land at Royal Liverpool ahead of this week's British Open.

Tony Jimenez World No.1 Adam Scott has left no stone unturned in the build-up to this week's British Open as he strives to make it third time lucky after two successive near-misses at golf's oldest major...