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Old 07-18-18, 04:24 PM
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The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Event: 147th Open Championship.

Dates: July 19-22.

Site: Carnoustie Golf Links.

Length: 7,402 yards.

Par: 71.

The course: Carnoustie opened in 1842 with 10 holes laid out by Allan Robertson. Old Tom Morris expanded it to 18 holes in 1867. It has hosted seven British Opens. While the North Sea is not visible from the course, the links is exposed and susceptible to wind. The final four holes measure 1,679 yards and require 15 shots for par.

Field: 156 players (152 pros, 4 amateurs).

Playoff (if necessary): 4 holes, aggregate score.

Prize money: $10.5 million.

Winner's share: $1,890,000.

Defending champion: Jordan Spieth.

Last year: Jordan Spieth picked up the third leg of the career Grand Slam in a most unlikely fashion. He lost a three-shot lead in the final round at Royal Birkdale and began his comeback with a bogey on the 13th hole, when he took an unplayable lie by dropping the ball on the practice range. He followed with a short birdie on the 14th, a 50-foot eagle putt on the 15th, a 30-foot birdie on the 16th and a 7-foot birdie on the 17th. He closed with a 69 for a three-shot victory over Matt Kuchar. Branden Grace set the major championship scoring record with a 62 in the third round.

TV:
Thursday/Friday: Golf Channel -- 1:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday/Sunday:
Golf Channel -- 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.
NBC -- 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

1st/2nd Round tee times: http://www.golf.com/tour-news/2018/0...-viewers-guide
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Old 07-20-18, 05:49 PM
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Pretty good leaderboard after 2 rounds as nobody is running away with it so it should be an interesting weekend.
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Old 07-21-18, 08:30 AM
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Looking like a great scoring day today. Justin Rose shot 64.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

What a drive by Spieth to open on 1...drove the green on a par-4.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

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What a drive by Spieth to open on 1...drove the green on a par-4.
And the curl in eagle. What a start.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Spieth on his game today. Got his putter working.

Tomorrow looks windy. Loaded leaderboard.
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I got Spieth tomorrow.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

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Tomorrow looks windy. Loaded leaderboard.
This should be fun. Wind looks nasty. Great contrast from yesterday.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Now getting interesting.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

My god - how did Schauffeee get that out. Cam maybe helped.
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If Tiger continues to be the only one not really making any mistakes, he is gonna win this thing.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Go Tiger!
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

No name Pepperell might steal this thing. -5 looks great right now.
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Yeah, that would be crazy if he won posting his score before the leaders even hit the course.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

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Go Tiger!
Go somebody!

Who wants to win this fucking thing? Don't let that no name win at -5 hours ago.
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Maybe Molinari will just par his way to the win.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Rory makes things interesting.

Just make -6 hold.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

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Rory makes things interesting.

Just make -6 hold.
Justin Rose looks like he'll beat that - at least post it
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Congrats to Molinari on his 1st Major.

He played very consistent golf, which isn't easy to do at Carnoustie.
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Don't bogey on the weekend...you win.
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

Who brings a baby to the British open?
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Re: The 2018 Open Championship, or British Open for us across the pond, July 19-22

That putt by Tiger was very unlike Tiger of old that used to hit the back of the cup.
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