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British Open: 5 things we learned on a dramatic Sunday at Royal Troon

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The story of Sunday's epic duel between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson will be retold for years to come.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 2:06 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


British Open: Henrik Stenson walks in 51-foot birdie putt

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In a final round loaded with great moments, Henrik Stenson added another on the 15th hole when he nailed this 51-footer for birdie to take a two-shot lead over Phil Mickelson with three holes to play.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 1:00 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


British Open: Thomas Pieters angrily snaps, tosses golf club

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Thomas Pieters, disgusted with his play on the 11th hole at Royal Troon on Sunday, took a page out of Bo Jackson's playbook when he snapped his golf club over his knee and then tossed it.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 10:10 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


British Open: Phil Mickelson gives kiss to Claret Jug before first tee shot

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Before teeing off in the final round of the Open Championship as he plays for his sixth major championship victory, Phil Mickelson made it a point to go over and sneak in a kiss with the Claret Jug for some good luck.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 9:50 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


British Open: Jamie Donaldson 'goes swimming' in gorse bush

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Playing-wise, Jamie Donaldson wasn't exactly having a career day at Royal Troon on Sunday. Rather than get mad, he got silly.
By T.J. Auclair
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Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 7:51 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


Golf's new cult hero: Andrew 'Beef' Johnston

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Believe it or not, there was a time not long ago when Andrew "Beef" Johnston didn't have that distinctive beard.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Sunday, July 17, 2016 | 6:28 a.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


British Open: 5 things we learned on moving day at Royal Troon

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On moving day at the Open Championship, two men separated themselves from the back and are set for an epic Sunday dual.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 2:52 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


British Open: Andrew "Beef" Johnston moves into top five after hole-out

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Andrew "Beef" Johnston is a lot of fun off the course, but it's time to start taking him seriously on the course with his play at the Open.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 12:42 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


British Open: Protracer of wayward Rory McIlroy shot, ensuing club toss

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Rory McIlroy wasn't pleased with his second shot at the par-5 16th hole in the third round of the 145th Open Championship and proceeded to toss his club in frustration.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 12:15 p.m.

T.J. Auclair is a Senior Interactive Producer for PGA.com and has covered professional golf since 1998, traveling to over 60 major championships. You can follow him on Twitter, @tjauclair.


British Open: Bill Haas holes bunker shot at Postage Stamp

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Bill Haas is taking advantage of moving day, staying near the top of the leaderboard with shots like this hole out from the bunker at the famous "postage stamp" hole.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Saturday, July 16, 2016 | 12:10 p.m.

Matt S. Craig is a PGA.com intern and a Digital Sports Production student at Ball State University.


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