Laurel Valley

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Rory McIlroy and Andy Sullivan were edged out by Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler in a seesaw foursomes clash. Photograph: Getty

On leaving the ninth green, just after Rickie Fowler had audaciously holed-out from greenside rough for a birdie which put the USA ahead, Rory McIlroy(...)

Christy O’Connor Jnr gives the British Senior Open Trophy a kiss after winning the event in 1999 at Royal Portrush, Co Derry. Photograph: William Cherry/Pacemaker

Christy O’Connor jnr wasn’t just a great, trailblazing golfer – he was a character. One of the stories O’Connor often related was of how he once sat o(...)