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Adam Scott vows to pace Rory McIlroy

Adam Scott has vowed to elevate his game to ensure a rampant Rory McIlroy is not the only name in golf.

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

Lang may he reign supreme: Bernhard Langer holds his winner's medal aloft after winning the senior British Open.

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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Stage set for tight British Open golf tournament

Tiger Woods returns to the major scene at the British Open.

The stage is set for the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool Golf club, with title contenders keeping one eye on back-from-injury Tiger Woods and another on the ever-changing weather conditions.

Mo Martin wins Women's British Open

Martin's previous best finish on the LPGA Tour was third.

Elspeth Burnside Mo Martin arrived at the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale as a little-known American but has left as golf's newest major champion after a one-shot triumph.

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Canberra's Nikki Campbell top Aussie at British Open

Nikki Campbell finished equal 38th at the  the Ladies British Open.

Jon Tuxworth Canberra golfer Nikki Campbell finished the best of the Australians at the Ladies British Open, finishing in a tie for 38th in the major at Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

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Marc Leishman makes strong start at British Open

Marc Leishman at Hoylake.

Australian Marc Leishman was among the early pacesetters as the 143rd British Open began in glorious conditions at Royal Liverpool on Thursday.

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Marc Leishman off to strong start at British Open

Eyes on the ball: Marc Leishman during his opening round at the British Open.

Liam FitzGibbon Australian Marc Leishman has made the most of glorious conditions at Royal Liverpool to put himself in the early mix at the British Open.

Man charged following buggy crash at British Open

A 44-year-old man, Jason Holland of Merseyside, was charged with common assault and a motoring offence on Thursday after allegeldy taking a golf buggy for an illicit spin at Hoylake on Wednesday.

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Gunslinging Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods steal Hoylake show in British Open golf

Tiger Woods carded an impressive opening round 69 at Hoylake.

Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday.

18 over par: the Aussie's horror round at the British Open

Worst round in 15 years: Bryden Macpherson of Australia hits his tee shot on the 11th hole.

Liam FitzGibbon Young Australian golfer Bryden Macpherson has endured a British Open nightmare, producing the tournament's worst round in 15 years.

British Open: Adam Scott may rue the putts that got away

Scott struggled with his broomstick putter.

Malcolm Knox Adam Scott's putter once again proved his biggest problem as the British Open got under way at Hoylake.

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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.

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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.