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TURNBERRY, Scotland — Harrington failed in his bid to become the player in more than 50 to win the British Open three times. The good news?

another 28 of these to come to,” Harrington said, to Open champions invited until they are older 60.

Harrington opened steadily a 69, but he struggled when the wind off the Ayrshire coast. The 74 was a setback the 76 knocked him out of contention and he closed a 73.

“It had to come to an end at some stage,” said. “I know I will back and compete in many Opens and win some more

It was the second time this he has gone for three in a row at a major. At the he was trying to join Tiger and Ben Hogan as the only players to win straight majors. He wasn’t at Augusta National, either.

Harrington has been slowed all from spending too much on his swing, and not enough to scoring.

He is closer, but time is running

“The key now is to be ready for the PGA, and really what I’m looking he said. “I believe my game be good and strong going that, and that’s what got to aim for.”

Harrington will be the champion at the PGA Championship, played month at Hazeltine outside

Tom Watson wondered if Harrington was a mistake by trying to shorten his The Irishman appreciated the tip, but that wasn’t the case.

never tried to shorten my he said. “That’s obviously you guys have come up to try to analyze it. I’m a great believer your swing finds its length, as Tom Watson’s swing has its natural length. It is very that he would take out and give a helping hand, but he’s got the wrong information, as people have.”

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MAGNOLIA LANE: Chris has played in two majors, and has finished in the top both times.

He was a 20-year-old last year at Royal when he tied for fifth, made him eligible for this Open. By matching the low score of the round, a 3-under 67, Wood up one shot out of the playoff and tied for

“Last year I think me an awful lot today,” he said. weird to say I’m only 21 and I’ve in two majors already. The experiences got out of the Open, they’re going to be for my career.”

This finish him a chance at a third major.

The top at the British Open are eligible for the so Wood will get his first to Augusta National.

Wood played the final with Justin Rose, was a small coincidence. Rose was the low at Royal Birkdale in 1998.

“We won a silver medal, and both of made our names in the Open, Wood said. “To play him on the last day when we both had a was pretty good.”

Rose 70 and tied for 13th.

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WATSON’S Tom Watson had at least a share of the lead in a major for the 13th one fewer than the record by Tiger Woods, one more his old rival, Jack Nicklaus.

His rate isn’t nearly as however.

Woods has won all 14 times he has had a lead, while Nicklaus was losing only to Charles in the 1971 Masters and to Watson in the British Open at Turnberry.

Watson is now 6-7. Until the last time he had failed to win a 54-hole lead was in the 1987 Open at Olympic Club, as the “Graveyard of Champions.

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ON TO ST. ANDREWS: S. Johnson and Thomas Aiken had to for the British Open this while Mathew Goggin got in as an alternate. They won’t to worry about that year.

The British Open anyone finishing among the top 10 the year. Goggin tied for while Aiken and Johnson another … behind.

Amateur champion Matteo took bogey on the last missing the top 10 by one shot.

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DOUBLE HAS LANDED: Ten years after his British Open victory, Lawrie delivered another thrill at Turnberry. He had a double — the rarest shot in golf — by out a 4-iron from 213 yards on the seventh.

“First time,” Lawrie “I’ve not holed it before at a par 5. I hit a nice 4-iron, and I saw it go in, too, was nice.”

It helped atone for the bogey he made five later at the 12th, and Lawrie up with a 68.

That wasn’t the big shot of the final round.

Levet of France, who lost a at Muirfield seven years made a hole-in-one on the 15th on his way to a 71.

Kevin Sutherland holed the fairway at No. 5, the second-toughest hole in the round, for an eagle. He was on the first of the leaderboard until taking a 9 on the 14th.

Sutherland wound up a 75.

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DIVOTS: John Daly had two bogeys and an eagle in an otherwise round of 72. He tied for 27th, his finish since a tie for 15th in at St. Andrews, where he won his Claret

Jim Nantz, the golf announcer for CBS made a cameo on the BBC when Alliss moved over to ABC for a one-hour stint. Nantz only does the Masters and PGA He is a member of the Royal Ancient. Romero made eagle on the par 5s and shot 67.

Cink’s victory Americans won the British Open times this decade.


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