A year after being reduced to tears by the state of his game at Carnoustie, Shane Lowry claimed his first major title in commanding fashion in the 148th Open at Royal Portrush.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry exorcised the ghosts of Oakmont to claim his first major title in commanding fashion in the 148th Open at Royal Portrush.
Ireland’s Shane Lowry had one hand on the Claret Jug as he defied miserable conditions to close in on a first major title in the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush.
Francesco Molinari signed off his year as Open champion in style with a bogey-free five-under round of 66 at Royal Portrush.
Early starters on the final day of The Open at Royal Portrush made the most of the best of the weather as conditions began to turn a full three hours before the leaders teed off.
Cloudy and relatively calm conditions greeted the early starters on the final day of The Open at Royal Portrush but the forecast was not so favourable for leader Shane Lowry and his main challengers.
Tyrrell Hatton, Tommy Fleetwood and Lee Westwood led the Royal Portrush charge for a first English winner at The Open since Nick Faldo in 1992.
Justin Rose is reigning Olympic champion, a major winner and currently the world’s fourth-best golfer but England’s Cricket World Cup triumph means there is only one sport being played in his back garden.
American Gary Woodland combined raw power and a sublime touch to see off the challenge of defending champion Brooks Koepka and claim his first major title in the 119th US Open.
American Gary Woodland struggled to put into words the feeling of winning his first major title on Father’s Day after holding off the challenge of defending champion Brooks Koepka to win the 119th US Open.
Tiger Woods recovered from a nightmare start to card his lowest round of the week as the battle for the US Open title intensified at Pebble Beach.