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5:39PM

Newsday (N.Y.): American Tony Finau continues improvement at major tournaments

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Tony Finau is the baggage handler’s son from Salt Lake City who turned down a college basketball scholarship — he was a great rebounder in high school — to become a golf pro and play on the mini-tours. He got his education on the greens instead of the classrooms.

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5:36PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Shane Lowry wins British Open in its celebrated return to Emerald Isle

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — It was a triumph for a man, and no less for a land. Irishman Shane Lowry on Sunday won the first British Open played in Ireland in 68 years, clutching the famed claret jug for himself while sharing joy with his elated countrymen.

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8:55PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Irishman Shane Lowry leads British Open after brilliant 63 in third round

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The chants rolled across the fairways and down to the sea. “Ole, ole, ole, oh-lay.” An Irishman was leading the British Open, the first one held on Irish soil in 68 years. Shane Lowry’s countrymen were shouting their glee.

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5:19PM

Newsday (N.Y.): J.B. Holmes, Shane Lowry share British Open lead after 36 holes

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — This is what the Open Championship, the British Open, is supposed to be: Birdies and bogeys, big names and no-names, and halfway through practically everybody in contention.

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5:08PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods, Rory McIllroy, Phil Mickelson, miss cut at British Open

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — One last putt. That’s all Rory McIlroy needed to make the cut, to make his countrymen ecstatic, to make himself proud.

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