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This week in golf: TV schedule, tee times, info

Here's a look at what's happening in professional golf this week, and how you can watch it.

'Little fat lad with the glasses' grabs claret jug

Instructor Pete Cowen told an epic story following Shane Lowry's victory at The 148th Open at Royal Portrush.

By the numbers: Portrush a worthy Open host

Here is a breakdown of how Royal Portrush played last week during the 148th playing of The Open.

Report: Tiger to play skins event in Japan

A skins event involving Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy is coming to Japan later this year, according to an ESPN report.

Lowry joins prestigious list of Irish major winners

The success of Irish golf over the past decade wasn’t always necessarily kind to Shane Lowry. But after Sunday, he won't have to answer anymore questions of when it will finally be his time.

Lowry couldn't forget 'shank' guy on first hole

Shane Lowry couldn’t stop thinking of Andrew Morris this week, and not for any reason that will excite Mr. Morris.

For Lowry, nothing like sharing win w/ daughter

Shane Lowry shared his Open victory with everyone from his caddie to his family to his peers. But there was nothing like the hug he got from his daughter.

Lowry didn't know if he was good enough to win

A year ago this week, Shane Lowry slumped into a chair following a first-round 74 at Carnoustie and cried.

Brutal conditions make Lowry a 'proper' Open champ

The forecast that called for wind gusts to 35 mph and “outbreaks of heavy rain” arrived on schedule to turn the final round of The Open into a wind-whipped test of wills. Shane Lowry didn't flinch.

Fowler's ball goes OB off official: 'That sucks'

Rickie Fowler’s first swing of the day Sunday at The Open landed out of bounds. But before it did, it hit a course official.

Watch: Sh*nk! Stenson snaps club over knee

Luckily, Henrik Stenson only had one hole to go in his Open Championship when his frustration met one of his golf clubs.

Quotes of the week: Big names feeling mighty low at The Open

From big names missing the cut at The Open Championship at Royal Portrush to Tiger Woods not getting a text back, here are the top quotes of the week.

Clanton, Suwannapura (best-ball 59) win Dow title

The duo of Cydney Clanton and Jasmine Suwannapura teamed to shoot a better-ball 59 and win the inaugural Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational Saturday in Midland, Mich.

Fleetwood, Lowry's closest pursuer, ready for Sunday

Tommy Fleetwood, Ryder Cup hero, for Europe, in Europe, will not be the rooting favorite Sunday at Royal Portrush during the final round of The Open.

Fowler to wear orange despite Irish divide

Traditional symbols are important in Northern Ireland, and it prompted some to ask Rickie Fowler if he planned to wear his traditional Sunday orange outfit for the final round at Royal Portrush.