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English factory worker to tee it up at British Open

HOYLAKE, England - John Singleton had just finished up a practice round along the Irish Sea when four young girls approached him from the other side of the fence."Are you famous?" one of them asked."I'm playing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-16/english-factory-worker-tee-i
McIlroy, Woods happy with British Open play

...he looked more like the player who went 18 under the last time golf's oldest major was held at this course along the Irish Sea."I felt good about a lot of things I did out there," said Woods, who played the back nine in 4-under 33. "Especially...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-17/mcilroy-woods-happy-british-
Zach Johnson is among John Deere Classic leaders

...June. Both shot 71.Only nine players broke par, all but two of them in the relative calm of a sunny morning along the Irish Sea.EUROPEAN TOUR: In Aberdeen, Scotland, Rory McIlroy tamed blustery conditions on Day 1 of the Scottish Open to shoot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-07-10/zach-johnson-among-john-deer
Dublin offers loads for visitors to see, hear for free

...the rest of Ireland, so pack hard-soled boots and a rainproof windbreaker.The commuter DART rail service hugs the Irish Sea coastline and can drop you at popular trailheads with ocean views.The longest recommended hike is a three-hour loop around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/life-style/2013-02-28/dublin-offers-loads-visi
British Open's Lytham is mighty for its size

...of any links course in the Open rotation, and it is the only course that does not offer a glimpse of the water ? the Irish Sea in this case. Then there are the bunkers ? now under debate as to whether there are 206 or 205 of them.Els recently...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-16/british-opens-lytham-mighty-
Lytham isn't suited for 'Bubba Golf'

...at Lytham is being in the short grass.There are a few holes, such as the 336-yard 16th hole with the wind from the Irish Sea at the players' back, where they might be tempted to go for the green. Some of them tried on a more pleasant afternoon...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-16/lytham-isnt-suited-bubba-gol
Ernie Els wins British Open after Adam Scott's late collapse

...That's why we're out here. You win. You lose. It was my time for some reason."The wind finally arrived off the Irish Sea and ushered in pure chaos - a mental blunder by Woods that led to triple bogey on the sixth hole, a lost ball by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-07-22/ernie-els-wins-british-open-
Lengthened course out to show its teeth

...Pebble Beach. It curves around the rugged Ayrshire coast, with nearly half of the holes positioned along a section of the Irish Sea known as the Firth of Clyde. The landmark is a 100-foot lighthouse that was built in 1873 and sits off the ninth fairway...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/07/12/gol_540593.shtml
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Norman gets invitation to Masters if he wants it

...winning a major," Choi said. "I'm not really that far away." PADDY'S FASHION: With a cool breeze gusting off the Irish Sea, most players went with a couple of layers of clothing - or at least a long-sleeve shirt. Not Padraig Harrington...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/21/gol_466482.shtml
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Norman is 1 shot off Choi's lead

...K.J. Choi rolled in a 25-foot birdie on the final hole for 3-under-par 67 in more gloom and wind along the Irish Sea, giving him his first lead in a major championship. It will be the second consecutive year he plays in the final group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/19/gol_466300.shtml
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