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The Open Championship 1998 Home Page
omearaopen.jpg (8754 bytes)O'Meara overcomes Watts in playoff
Mark O'Meara became the first player to win the Masters and Open Championship in the same year since 1990 when he beat fellow American Brian Watts by two-shots in a four-hole playoff at the Open Championship on Sunday. ( continued...)
Fairy tale ending for Rose
In fairy tales, 17-year-old amateur golfers take the British Open by storm, threaten to win it and chip in from 45 yards in front of thousands of cheering fans at the 18th hole. (continued...)
Tiger roars too late
Tiger Woods produced a spectacular finish at the Open Championship on Sunday, but it was all to no avail. (continued...)


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The 127th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale 16th - 19th July.



First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Final Round

First Round
Second Round
Third Round
Final Round

Watts stays strong to open two-shot lead
Amateur days are numbered for Justin Rose
Woods thankful the suffering ended
English Rose blooms at Birkdale but its tough for Tiger and his friends
Montgomerie misses the cut again
Justin Rose talks about turning pro
Testing coditions for second round
Open gets underway amid tight security
Faldo's elbow passes the playing test
All eyes turn to Westwood
Westwood joins Woods as Open favourites
Cook withdraws
Entries after second qualifying round
Scores from the first qualifying rounds
Howell spared qualifying
Mize heads qualifying field
Stadler, Darcy pull out
Nicklaus pulls out
Prince Andrew at Royal Birkdale

Mize and Stadler to qualify

Prize money boosted to 1.75m

R&A ponders buggy dilemma
Martin given exemption
Open  goes to Muirfield in 2002
Record entries