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Oosthuizen moves on after Open frustration

Oosthuizen moves on after Open frustration

Louis Oosthuizen is relishing an instant return to action after suffering more major misery in the 149th Open. 22 Jul 2021
Oosthuizen rues another major near miss

Oosthuizen rues another major near miss

Louis Oosthuizen has been left to rue yet another near-miss at a major championship after finishing tied for third at The Open Championship. 19 Jul 2021
Spieth laments Open "dumb mistakes"

Spieth laments Open "dumb mistakes"

Open Championship runner-up Jordan Spieth has blamed a couple of "dumb mistakes" at the end of his third round for costing him the chance of winning a second Claret Jug. 19 Jul 2021
Smith in maroon just feels the Open blues

Smith in maroon just feels the Open blues

He had power dressed in his Sunday best light maroon but Cameron Smith's distant dream of winning The Open Championship then sank without trace at Royal St George's, as comprehensively as his beloved Queensland's State of Origin series hopes. 19 Jul 2021
Morikawa wins the Open at Sandwich

Morikawa wins the Open at Sandwich

Collin Morikawa has delivered a consummate performance to win the 149th Open Championship at Royal St George's and cement his reputation as one of golf's most dazzling young comets. 19 Jul 2021
Scott says he's tired of his “mediocre golf”

Scott says he's tired of his “mediocre golf”

Adam Scott cut a deeply frustrated figure after another mixed bag of a performance on the final day of the 149th Open Championship, admitting that he's "tired of playing mediocre golf" and that he's going to have to re-think his approach to the game. 19 Jul 2021
Oosthuizen on course for wire-to-wire Open win

Oosthuizen on course for wire-to-wire Open win

Louis Oosthuizen says he's ready to play his heart out to become British Open champion for the second time as he led for the third successive round of the 149th edition to go into Sunday's showdown with a one-shot lead. 18 Jul 2021
Smith battles but Jug's further from sight

Smith battles but Jug's further from sight

Cameron Smith reckons dinner was going to taste better after gobbling up an 18ft birdie appetiser on the last hole at Royal St George's – yet Australia's last hope of winning the 149th Open Championship concedes he'll have to produce something "very special' to bring home the Claret Jug. 18 Jul 2021
Scott fails to shift on Open moving day

Scott fails to shift on Open moving day

Adam Scott's hopes of a Greg Norman-style weekend charge at Royal St George's have failed to materialise as the former Masters champ was stymied by two double-bogeys in a disappointing third round at the 149th Open Championship. 18 Jul 2021
Lowry rues missed chance to retain Claret Jug

Lowry rues missed chance to retain Claret Jug

Shane Lowry will almost certainly be relinquishing the Claret Jug after the popular Irishman came up short in his attempt to force himself into the final day reckoning. 18 Jul 2021
McIlroy laments consistency issues at Open

McIlroy laments consistency issues at Open

Rory McIlroy has played down his club-throwing show of frustration after surrendering a promising position on day three of The Open Championship but admits he will be glad to see the back of Royal St George's. 18 Jul 2021
Molinari out of Games with injury

Molinari out of Games with injury

Former Open Champion Francesco Molinari has been ruled out of Italy's squad for the Tokyo Olympics with injury. 18 Jul 2021
My heart says I'll be World No.1 again: Jason Day

My heart says I'll be World No.1 again: Jason Day

Jason Day may have bowed out of The Open Championship in tame fashion but there was defiance in the voice of the disappointed Queenslander as he insisted at Royal St. George's that he "100 per cent" believes he'll be the world's best golfer again. 17 Jul 2021
Frustrated Leishman snaps putter in Open cut chase

Frustrated Leishman snaps putter in Open cut chase

Marc Leishman has ended up drowning his sorrows with a few beers while feeling just a wee bit embarrassed with himself after snapping his putter in half in a fit of pique at during the second round of The Open Championship. 17 Jul 2021
Smith ready to be Aussie main man at The Open

Smith ready to be Aussie main man at The Open

Cameron Smith looks the last distant hope to bring The Open Claret Jug to Australia after 28 years, with his credentials being backed in his increasingly forbidding Championship quest by his admiring mate Adam Scott. 17 Jul 2021
Oosthuizen in record-breaking mood at The Open

Oosthuizen in record-breaking mood at The Open

Louis Oosthuizen will have his Open Championship pursuers quaking after another supreme round at Royal St. George's left him halfway towards a wire-to-wire triumph that carries whiffs of his imperious 2010 victory. 17 Jul 2021
Oosthuizen takes early Open lead

Oosthuizen takes early Open lead

No stranger to coming up short in majors, Louis Oosthuizen picked up where he left off from earlier this season – in the pursuit of re-discovering first place. 16 Jul 2021
Lowry laments poor driving at The Open

Lowry laments poor driving at The Open

After two years of waiting to defend his Open Championship title, Shane Lowry finally got his chance but nerves got the better of the Irishman in a wobbly opening round of one-over 71 at Royal St. George's, England. 16 Jul 2021
Smith shines on tough Open day for Aussies

Smith shines on tough Open day for Aussies

There was no Shark-like attack on the leaderboard but Cameron Smith was a lonely terrier as he fought his way to the only under-par score by an Australian on the opening day of the 149th Open Championship at Royal St. George's. 16 Jul 2021
DeChambeau compared to angry child at Open

DeChambeau compared to angry child at Open

Big-hitting Bryson DeChambeau has been compared to an "eight-year-old that gets mad" after claiming his driver was at fault for a one-over-par first round at the 149th Open Championship at Royal St. George's. 16 Jul 2021
Traffic jam scares for Aussies at the Open

Traffic jam scares for Aussies at the Open

Lucas Herbert needed a police escort to rush him to Royal St. George's and Brad Kennedy nearly jumped out of his car to run to the course after traffic jams at The Open provided pre-championship scares for two top Australian players. 16 Jul 2021