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Articles by Rex Hoggard

Jul 21, 2014 10:55 AM ET

HOYLAKE, England – The peaks and valleys have been as predictable as the incoming tide off the Dee Estuary.

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Jul 21, 2014 9:00 AM ET

HOYLAKE, England – As Rory McIlroy’s swing coach Michael Bannon surveyed the scene on Hoylake’s 18th green late Sunday it wasn’t his prize pupil’s two-stroke victory or his near-flawles

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Jul 21, 2014 7:43 AM ET

HOYLAKE, England – Padraig Harrington let his kids put ladybirds in the claret jug. Phil Mickelson went a little more highbrow, drinking a $40,000 bottle of wine out of the ancient chalice.

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Jul 20, 2014 3:16 PM ET

HOYLAKE, England – Much was made of the bet Gerry McIlroy, the father of 2014 Open champion Rory, made 10 years ago that his son would win the claret jug by the time he was 25.

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Jul 20, 2014 3:05 PM ET

HOYLAKE, England – Both performances were brilliant, by any measure, but after that broad stroke the comparisons wear thin rather quickly.

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Jul 20, 2014 10:29 AM ET

HOYLAKE, England – For 40 years Ivor Robson has been the voice that moved the Open Championship.

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Jul 19, 2014 1:44 PM ET

HOYLAKE, England – It couldn’t have been a better start for Dustin Johnson, who began Saturday’s third round at Hoylake four strokes behind Rory McIlroy.

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Jul 19, 2014 1:32 PM ET

HOYLAKE, England – Rory McIlroy isn’t the only member of his family eyeing a big payday on Sunday at Hoylake.

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Jul 19, 2014 1:01 PM ET

HOYLAKE, England – A historic Saturday at the Open Championship – the byproduct of a surprising, perhaps even questionable, break with 143 years of tradition by the R&A – quickly gave way to w

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Jul 19, 2014 9:50 AM ET

HOYLAKE, England – Many will attribute Darren Clarke’s solid play this week to his return to the Open Championship, the event that is most important to the Northern Irishman, but in truth it has m

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