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9:11PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Phil Mickelson, Tiger Woods both make cut

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

HOYLAKE, England — Phil Mickelson called it a "crazy" round. He was talking about his own play at Royal Liverpool on Friday, but the word very much could have applied to his rival, Tiger Woods.

Mickelson had an eagle on the 528-yard, par-5 fifth hole, lost a ball on the par-5 10th but still made par, and birdied the par-5 18th for a 2-under-par 70 and a 36-hole total of par 144 in the British Open.

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9:24PM

Newsday (N.Y.): Rory McIlroy shoots 66, Tiger Woods 3 shots back at British Open

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy did what he was supposed to do in the opening round of the British Open: Take the lead.

Now can he avoid doing what everyone expects him to do — fall apart in the second round?

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9:52AM

Bleacher Report: Confident Tiger Woods Defies Doubters with Impressive Day 1 at 2014 British Open

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HOYLAKE, England — Oh, we of little faith. That will teach us. Doubt the Great Tiger, even after back surgery, even after not winning a major in six years. Dummies.

That’s what Mr. Woods implied, which for him was just as clear as if he spelled it out, d-u-m-m-i-e-s.

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12:29PM

Bleacher Report: Tiger Woods Buzz Is Back in Full Force Despite Doubts at 2014 British Open

By Art Spander
Featured Columnist

HOYLAKE, England — Suddenly golf is more than a four-letter word. It’s an attraction, a mystery, a sport so significant ESPN is providing live coverage on its website of every shot hit by the man who’s the cause of it all: Tiger Woods.

Tiger in the Open Championship, in a major for the first time this year, held on the course at Royal Liverpool, where he won in 2006. The Return of the Tiger, film at 11.

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9:58AM

Newsday (N.Y.): Tiger Woods returns to site of great triumph

By Art Spander
Special to Newsday

HOYLAKE, England — The timing is perfect. The World Cup finally exits the sporting stage and starting Thursday ready to step on are Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy — and for the first time this year in a major championship — Tiger Woods.

We're in Beatles Country, for those with a nostalgic bent, across the Mersey River from their city, at a golf course formally named Royal Liverpool but known more familiarly by its location, Hoylake, the town where the River Dee Estuary flows into the Irish Sea.

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