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Italy’s Francesco Molinari with the Claret Jug after winning the Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie Golf Links. Photograph: David Davies/PA Wire

Another Iceman cometh; for, just as others melted in the white heat of chasing the Claret Jug, Francesco Molinari coolly and calmly stuck to his task (...)

 Zach Johnson of the US reacts after making birdie on the 18th during the second round of the British Open at Carnoustie. Photograph: Andrew Yates/Reuters

Zach Johnson wears it as a badge of honour, rather than any insult, when golf fans immediately assume it is the other Johnson – as in Dustin, the worl(...)

Rory McIlroy runs up the 18th hole during the first round of the 2018 British Open at Carnoustie. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

Rory McIlroy adopted the virtue of patience to go with an aggressive game plan, a twin strategy that combined to work a treat. The Northern Irishman’(...)

Brooks Koepka plays from a bunker during a practice round ahead of the British Open at Carnoustie. Photo: David Davies/PA Wire

In the final round of the US Open last month, Brooks Koepka and Dustin Johnson – close friends and gym buddies – barely spoke a word to each. When a t(...)

A spectator sleeps in the grass as Pádraig Harrington passes by during the Scottish Open at Gullane GC  in Gullane, Scotland. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty

Rory McIlroy was out on the putting green, with caddie Harry Diamond dutifully retrieving balls, blissfully unaware that someone had taken it on hims(...)

The Open will be held at Carnoustie later this month. Photograph: Getty Images

The prize fund for this year’s Open Championship has increased by €212,000 ($250,000) to a total of €8.9 million ($10.5 million), with the winner set (...)

The Island’s  Gavin Moynihan: had just one bogey – at the third – and then birdied four and seven on the way out in 36 and the 11th, 15th and 18th at  Carnoustie. Photograph: Inpho

Dubliner Gavin Moynihan swept into top gear at Carnoustie yesterday to storm into the knock-out stages of the British Amateur Championship. The Walke(...)

 Former Ireland rugby captain Brian O’Driscoll talks with Shane Lowry  on the first hole during the final practice round prior to the 2014 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at The Old Course  at St Andrews . Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

I’ve made a promise to myself that at some stage this week I will walk up to have a look at the grave of Old Tom Morris. It is a place of homage for m(...)