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  Golf The British Open - CBS SportsLine.com
For only the third time in history, the winners of the Masters and U.S. Open titles have both finished over par in the same year.
It was arguably the biggest choke in golf history when Jean Van de Velde blew the 1999 British Open.
Look back at some historic clips from the British Open, then tune in starting Thursday for two full days of coverage from golf's oldest major, coming to you live from Carnoustie Golf Links.
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  British Open - MSN Encarta
British Open, two annual golf tournaments, one for men and one for women, that are each among the sport’s top four events in the world for each gender.
The Women’s British Open, held in July or August, is always separate from the men’s event and at a different course.
Golf was invented in Scotland, sometime during the 14th or 15th century, and the men’s British Open is the oldest major golf tournament in existence.
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 British Open Tickets at StubHub!
This year, British Open golf tickets are available for the tournament at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, and PGA golf tickets like this are sought-after by aficionados of PGA golf tickets from all over the world, making these sports tickets a truly international event, both in terms of the players and the galleries.
British Open golf tickets have been used by true golf-loving fans since the tournament was first played in 1860, making these PGA golf tickets as old and long-desired as any sports tickets on the market.
British Open tickets are sports tickets that allow you to not only bask in all of this history and to see today's greatest players, but you can also enjoy all that the UK has to offer while you're there.
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  The Open Championship - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Open Championship (sometimes, especially in the United States, colloquially referred to as the British Open, perhaps to distinguish it from the US and other national opens), is the oldest of the four major championships in men's golf.
The Open Championship is played in July, and is the third major to take place each year, after The Masters Tournament and the U.S. Open, but before the PGA Championship.
While he was far from being the first American Open Champion, he was the first of their compatriots that many Americans saw win the tournament on television, and his charismatic success is often credited with persuading leading American golfers to make the "British Open" a routine part of their schedule, rather than an optional extra.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/British_Open_(golf)   (2261 words)

 British Open Tickets Pro Golf Tickets
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The British Open, Golf's oldest national championship was played for the first time in October of 1860, when eight men played three rounds over the 12-hole course at the Prestwick Golf Club in Scotland.
The next year, the British Open event was declared "open to the whole world," and the event has been known simply as the Open Championship ever since.
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 British Open Tickets - Get British Open Ticket Information
Up until 1894, the Open was held strictly at Prestwick's prestigious course, but they decided to add more courses to expand the attention given to the event.
The British Open continues to be one of the premier golfing events and is considered one of the PGA's four "majors."
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 British Open - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The British Open is the title or popular name of a number of sporting tournaments:
The Open Championship, one of golf's major championships is often referred to as the British Open, especially in the United States.
The Wimbledon Championships are a Grand Slam tennis tournament held in the United Kingdom.
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 Riassunto scommesse British Open di golf 2004
Le ultimissime quote della Centrebet sui British Open di golf 2004 erano disponibili per i nostri clienti sul nostro sito in rete sicuro.
I British open di golf 2004 si sono disputati presso il Royal Troon Golf Club a Ayrshire in Scozia tra il 15 e 18 luglio 2004.
I British open di golf, semplicemente conosciuti come 'I campionati all'aperto' vantano una vecchia e ricca storia che risale al 1860 quando otto giocatori si sfidarono per la prima volta.
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 British Open- Tiger's Open Emotions Shared by Many - AOL Sports   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DiMarco played in The British Open because it was his mother who drove him to golf tournaments as a kid, who inspired him to play golf and to keep playing golf.
During the run-up to the U.S. Open at Winged Foot there were two stories talked about constantly: Phil Mickelson’s attempt to win a third straight major and Woods coming back after the death of his dad to try to win The Open on Father’s Day.
He’s never liked The British Open much - he’s got one top 10 in 13 tries - so the real test of his recovery from the Open collapse will come next month at the PGA Championship.
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 British Open Tickets at Sportingevent-Tickets.Net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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First televised within 1954, the US Open is considered the premier golf tournament within the United States.
British open tickets are available on behalf of sale online 24 hours a particular day.
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 British Open --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A contest between boats representing nations, the trophy is open to challenge by any boat under 40 feet (12 metres) in length, all parts of which have been produced in the country represented.
His victories included the British Open (1946), the Canadian Open (1938, 1940, 1941), the PGA Championship (1942, 1949, 1951), and the Masters (1949, 1952, 1954).
Among his victories were the British Open (1959, 1968, 1974), the Masters (1961, 1974, 1978), the Professional Golfers' Association title (1962, 1972), and the United States Open (1965).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9016529?tocId=9016529&query=golf&ct=eb   (1008 words)

 British Open Golf Vacations Tours AtlanticGolf British Open   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Royal Liverpool bought 10 acres of land next to the course and the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral agreed to the construction of a new practice ground on the nearby municipal course.
The course was also the venue for The Open in 1930 when Bobby Jones achieved the seemingly impossible record of victories in the Amateur and Open Championships of Britain and America in one season.
The event was inspired by the Earl of Eglinton and Colonel James Fairlie and at their instigation the members of Prestwick contributed funds for an extravagant belt of red leather adorned with silver buckle and decorations.
www.atlanticgolf.com /british_open.htm   (690 words)

 2003 International British Open Minigolf Tournament
Nearby Sandwich may have hosted the Open golf Championship earlier in the year, but Clambers in Hastings was again the venue for crazy golf's equivalent, the British Open International Minigolf tournament.
No British player had ever won the Open, although two Hastings players - Tim Davies and John McIver - were tipped to lead a strong home challenge this year.
Robert Smith of St Leonards was the leading British junior breaking the junior course record with a 38 in the final round.
www.miniaturegolfer.com /bmga_bo_report_2003.html   (880 words)

 2006 British Open Tickets - Low Prices - TicketTrader   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
British Open tickets for sale for the 2006 British Open Championship to be held at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake, England.
British Open tickets may be purchased conveniently online through our guaranteed safe and secure server at up to 10 percent lower prices than other golf ticket brokers for the sold-out British Open.
British Open ticket prices listed on our website are based on supply and demand and may be sold for more than face value.
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 Hashim to take part in British Open   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Exactly 50 years after winning the first of his record seven British Open Squash titles, Hashim will be competing in the over-60 category of the championships to be held from June 3 to 10.
He won his first British Open title in the spring of 1951 shortly after arriving in London from his hometown Peshawar.
British squash officials are thrilled to have Hashim back in the open.
www.arabnews.com /?page=8§ion=0&article=2317&d=22&m=6&y=2001   (635 words)

 2005 British Open Golf Betting Review
Of course, Centrebet's British Open golf betting odds make it possible for you to bet on the golfer's name that the RandA's top silversmith engraves on the Claret Jug at the end of the competition, but there are many more options from which to choose.
You can almost guarantee that British and Irish golfers grew up playing on coastal links, whereas sea breezes and savage bunkers scare the living daylights out of those who honed their skills on planned courses far from the coast.
Centrebet also usually provides a comprehensive British Open betting form guide during the week before the Open, to assist punters to assess the form.
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 The British Open   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
By far the oldest major golf tournament, the British Open inaugural event was on Oct. 17, 1860, at the Prestwick Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland.
Although the Open wasn't held in 1871, it was resumed in 1872 with a new trophy, the Championship Challenge Cup.
The first American golfer to win the British Open was Jock Hutchison, in 1921, but Hutchison was a native of St. Andrew's, Scotland, who had come to the United States as a teen-ager.
www.rauzulusstreet.com /features/britishopen.html   (308 words)

 British Open Championship Golf for PC Review - PC British Open Championship Golf Review
British Open Championship Golf is a unique entry into the world of golf sims that is sadly brought down by a few flaws.
From the camera towers to the VIP tents, this IS the British Open experience, and it's a competitive golf experience second to none.
British Open captures them beautifully, with every bunker and hill modeled to perfection.
www.gamespot.com /pc/sports/britishopenchampionshipgolf/review.html   (1005 words)

 The Golf Travel Co.: England Golf Vacation Packages - 2006 British Open
The oldest of the four major championships, the British Open, provides the perfect compliment to a golf vacation to the UK or Ireland.
Attend the Open only, or combine watching the final two rounds of the Open, with pre, or post, play over the finest links in the UK or Ireland.
The Open will return to Royal Liverpool (Hoylake) in 2006 for the first time in 39 years.
www.e-golftravel.com /england/british-open.htm   (291 words)

 The Golf Channel - British Open Articles
But the British Open was being played 35 years before the U.S. Open.
But the British Open has been accepting a cast from around the world since the turn of the century.
He had promised his father he would play ‘all over the world,’ and the British Open was certainly one of the foremost championships anywhere.
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 British Open Tickets & 2007 Golf Tournament in Carnoustie, Scotland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
We would be happy to provide you with British Open tickets for every round of the golf tournament.
We are not affiliated with the PGA the British Open Golf Tournament or their box office.
British Open tickets are generally delivered a week before the tournament begins via Fed Ex.
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 British Open Tickets : British Open Golf Ticket @ BuySellTix
England is alive with excitement and British Open tickets are more sought after than an audience with the queen.
The oldest of the four major professional men's golf tournaments, the British Open is hosted each year by a prestigious golf club within Great Britain.
Occasionally British Open ticket holders see a relative unknown win, as in the case of 2004 and 2003, when it was won by Todd Hamilton and Ben Curtis, respectively.
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 The Sporting Day: The 2006 British Open
And so it is with golf’s British Open, the most traditional and sentimental sporting event on the calendar.
But this commentator…well, he hopes Royal Liverpool fights on because it is courses like this that have built the British Open to its current stature and if one tournament respects its history, it is the British Open.
His British Open record is also not wonderful, with his only top thirty finish in the last half-decade being his 2004 third.
www.puntingace.com /jackstockton/british_open.html   (596 words)

 British Racketlon
Also organising the English Open Racketlon Championship to be held on the first weekend of October 2003 at the David Lloyd Racket Club (Heston).
Also, watch out for the English Open Racketlon Championship to be held on the first weekend of October 2003.
The British Open is the 2nd event on the tour.
www.leverstock.net /britishopenracketlon.htm   (1453 words)

 GOLFONLINE - Tiger Still Leads British Open
Former U.S. Open winner Jim Furyk, who played alongside Garcia, also had a share of the lead during the third round thanks to five birdies over his first 10 holes.
The last British Open winner at Royal Liverpool was Cabrera's fellow Argentine Roberto de Vicenzo in 1967.
Former British Open champion Mark Calcavecchia and Adam Scott are one stroke back at minus-nine.
www.golfonline.com /golfonline/tours/britishopen/article/0,17742,1217980,00.html   (1258 words)

 GolfDigest.com - The Skinny: British Open   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Colin Montgomerie: Sure, the Scot was a solid second at the U.S. Open and doesn't have to face the pressure this year of trying to win a British Open in his native country.
Of course, you could counter that winning the British would put Ogilvy closer to elite status, and that his career is not complete enough to discount saying that he could ever be mentioned in the same breath of the divine dozen.
Reporters jumped on Woods' words when he said he hadn't seen the course, indicating that he would go into the British Open with a big blind spot in his mind, not once figuring Woods still had time for a close-up inspection.
www.golfdigest.com /majors/britishopen/index.ssf?/majors/britishopen/20060719skinny.html   (1169 words)

 It's the "BRITISH Open," not "The Open" Tim McDonald
Of course it is the Open, not the british open, or even the English Open, the amateur competition.
It might be nice of the British to change the name in recognition of the fact that there are other Open Championships--but as it has been noted, the Americans have the Masters and the World Series.
Additionally, the fact that the PGA Tour officially recognises 'The Open Championship' as the 'British Open' just shows that they simply couldn't give a shit about British golf, but care more about turning the Tour into a business whose sole aim is to make as much money as possible.
www.travelgolf.com /blogs/tim.mcdonald/2006/07/20/it_s_the_british_open_not_the_open   (2072 words)

 British Open 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As the opening day of first round action in the 2005 Dunlop British Open Squash Championships neared its conclusion at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, a power cut caused by a fire in the building's plant room resulted in play being abandoned for the day with three matches unresolved.
In today's (Monday) men's qualifying finals of the Dunlop British Open Squash Championships at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, the 25-year-old Surrey champion surpassed sibling Tim Garner's achievement by claiming a place in the main draw of the world's most famous event for the first time in four attempts.
English players dominated the action in today's (Sunday) opening day of qualifying in the Dunlop British Open Squash Championships at the National Squash Centre in Manchester, with Guernsey junior Chris Simpson pulling off the biggest upset in the men's event to claim one of six English slots in the men's qualifying finals.
www.squashplayer.co.uk /britishopen   (3514 words)

 British Open Golf Tickets - Buy / Sell British Open Golf Tickets
British Open Golf Tickets to see the best in golf at the British Open at the Royal Troon Golf Club in Ayrshire, Scotland.
British Open Golf Ticket prices and availability are subject to change at any time.
British Open Golf Ticket deliveries are guaranteed no later than the day before the event unless stated otherwise, however every effort will be made to deliver British Open Golf tickets as early as possible.
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 Mickelson seeks British Open success formula - USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Mickelson has played in the Open Championship as a pro since 1994, and has finished in the top 10 only once, in 2004, with a third-place finish.
He came to the 2006 British Open still suffering from post-traumatic U.S. Open syndrome and wasn't a factor, then suffered a similar fate at the PGA Championship at Medinah, finishing tied for 16th after winning the year before.
At the Scottish Open, he lamented that he has "not played as well out of the United States as I would have liked, and especially in Scotland, the home of golf.
www.usatoday.com /sports/columnist/brennan/2007-07-17-brennan-mickelson_N.htm?csp=34   (0 words)

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