Claret Jug

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 Pádraig Harrington and Shane Lowry share a laugh on the seventh hole during a final practice round ahead of the British Open at Royal St George’s in Sandwich, Kent. Photograph:  Oisín Keniry/Getty Images

Old habits die hard and all of that. In the case of Darren Clarke and Rory McIlroy, the ritual has traditionally involved an early-morning practice ro(...)

Shane Lowry and Francesco Molinari   during a practice round for The 149th Open at Royal St George’s in Sandwich, England. Photograph:  Warren Little/R&A via Getty Images

For pretty much the past two years, the old Claret Jug has been a part of Shane Lowry’s family. Yesterday, it escaped the bubble the Champion Golfer (...)

Pádraig Harrington on the 14th tee during the second round of the British Open at in 2002. Photograph: Harry How/Getty Images

The legendary National Hunt jockey AP McCoy used to have a great quote about complacency. “There is no place for arrogance or complacency in racing be(...)