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British Open: 5 things we learned Friday at the Open

henrik stenson, the Open, royal troon
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The weather became a factor Friday at Royal Troon, but the picture of the Open Championship became a little clearer.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 15, 2016 | 1:42 p.m.

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


Challenge Tour player holes out for eagle on final hole, shoots 59

Nicolo Ravano
@Challenge_Tour
It's very rare to see a score of 59 in an 18-hole round of golf. On Friday, it happened in the rarest fashion ever when Challenge Tour player Nicolo Ravano holed out for eagle from the fairway on the final hole for his 12-under 59.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Friday, July 15, 2016 | 12:07 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: Darren Clarke drops gum on green, picks it up, chews again

Darren Clarke
@GolfChannel
European Ryder Cup Captain Darren Clarke wasn't going to let a little grass and a little dirt get in the way of his piece of gum.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, July 15, 2016 | 11:44 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: Paul Casey 5 putts seventh hole at Royal Troon

Paul Casey
@GolfChannel
Ugh. Paul Casey turned what looked to be a routine par at Royal Troon's par-4 seventh hole into an ugly, 5-putt triple bogey in the second round of the Open Championship on Friday.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, July 15, 2016 | 7:12 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 nearly aces Royal Troon's 'Postage Stamp'

Phil Mickelson
@TheOpen
Phil Mickelson is on fire at Royal Troon. The five-time major champ missed an ace at the famed "Postage Stamp" by 2 inches, setting up a birdie for an early five-stroke lead in Round 2.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Friday, July 15, 2016 | 5:31 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: Check out Miguel Angel Jimenez hole-out and dance

Miguel Ángel Jiménez
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It's hard to believe how often the most interesting man in golf, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, holes out from the fairway or hits holes-in-one.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 2:16 p.m.

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


British Open: 7 things we learned Thursday at Royal Troon

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A perfect day of weather at Royal Troon lead to some low scores during round one of the Open Championship.
By Matt S. Craig
PGA.com

Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 9:50 a.m.

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


British Open: 5 Reasons why older players can thrive

Tom Watson
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When it comes to the British Open, it's not uncommon to see older players perform well. Why is that? Here are five reasons.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 8:48 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: Louis Oosthuizen scores ace at Royal Troon's 14th hole

Louis Oosthuizen
@TheOpen on Twitter
For the second time in three major championships this season, South Africa's Louis Oosthuizen has recorded a hole-in-one. Here's his latest from Thursday on the 14th hole at Royal Troon in the first round of the British Open.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Series: Golf Buzz

Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 7:01 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.


Colin Montgomerie buries 50-foot par putt

Colin Montgomerie
@TheOpen on Twitter
Not all par saves are created equal. With that, we present to you this fantastic 50-foot par putt Colin Montgomerie holed during the first round of the Open Championship at Royal Troon on Thursday.
By T.J. Auclair
PGA.com
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Published: Thursday, July 14, 2016 | 5:31 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.


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