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Tiger Woods during a practice round at Royal Portrush. He texted Brookes Koepka in the hope of sharing a practice round with the latter’s caddie Ricky Elliott. He is yet to receive a reply. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty Images

The pathways taken to greatness have varied for Tiger Woods and Brooks Koepka: one a child prodigy who had his “Hello world!” introduction to professi(...)

  Shane Lowry during preview day three of the British Open Championship   at Carnoustie Golf Links, Angus. Photograph:  : David Davies/PA

The Trackman device on the practice range is a source of statistical information, but – sometimes – can be a distraction too: as he went about his bus(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden celebrates victory with caddie Garath Lord after the winning putt at Royal Troon. Photograph: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Henrik Stenson’s celebration to mark his Open Championship win may be deemed lavish in certain contexts. In respect of golf, it will be pretty underst(...)

The leaderboard during the third round on day three of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Play got under way as scheduled on the third day of the Open Championship despite officials making last-minute adjustments to the course at Royal Troo(...)

The Open begins at Royal Troon on Thursday. Photograph: Getty Images

Honorary member Colin Montgomerie will hit the first shot of the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon on Thursday. Montgomerie, who is making his f(...)

Luke Donald will be in action at the Scottish Open this week. Photograph: Inpho

Luke Donald will play at next week’s Open at Royal Troon following the withdrawal of South African Jaco van Zyl. Donald comes in for what will be his(...)

Zach Johnson of the US is being congratulated by his wife after winning the British Open Golf Championship. Photograph: EPA

The BBC have apologised for commentator Peter Alliss’ sexist comment about the wife of Open winner Zach Johnson, describing it as “inappropriate”. All(...)