McDowell proud of Open journey

Portrush native Graeme McDowell cannot wait to start his campaign at an Open Championship that he played a part in bringing back to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years.

Dunhill victory inspires Bjerregaard for The Open

Lucas Bjerregaard tees off in the Open Championship at Portrush on Thursday encouraged by his impressive victory in last year’s Alfred Dunhill Links, and his win over Tiger Woods in the quarter-final of the WGC-Dell Matchplay in February.

McIlroy relishing Open homecoming

Home hero Rory McIlroy is looking forward to soaking up the atmosphere as The Open Championship returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years but is fully focused on claiming a second Claret Jug at Royal Portrush Golf Club.