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Rose's US Open win is victory for English golf

...and one from Germany's Martin Kaymer. The last British player to win a major was Paul Lawrie at Carnoustie in the 1999 British Open.That the lot fell to Rose should not have been a surprise. A year ago, he led the PGA Tour in greens hit in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-06-17/roses-us-open-win-victory-en
Oosthuizen storms to front

...snow-capped mountains.Ramsay began his round with a one-stroke lead and was quickly joined at 12 under by Lawrie, the 1999 British Open champion who carded an early eagle.Despite missing birdie chances at Nos. 5 and 6, Ramsay completed the front...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-09-02/oosthuizen-storms-front
Garcia on an upswing

...said of his 6-under-par 65 on Thursday that was 24 strokes better than the 89 he posted in the first round of the 1999 British Open at Carnoustie. The quip was an unusual one for the Spaniard who has been reluctant to revisit his agonizing first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/07/20/gol_136508.shtml
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Van de Velde wins Madeira Open by a stroke

...birdie on the last hole for a 66. Van de Velde had a three-shot lead going to the last hole at Carnoustie in the 1999 British Open when his 2-iron ricocheted off the bleachers and into a stream, leading to triple bogey. He wound up losing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/27/gol_73947.shtml
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One that got away

...reminiscent of the astonishing triple bogey that Jean Van de Velde made to blow a three-shot lead on the final hole of the 1999 British Open at Carnoustie. Mickelson took a two-shot lead with a short birdie putt on No. 14 and seemed in relative control...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/19/gol_85899.shtml
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Golf Glance

...Velde won the Madeira Island Open, finishing with a double bogey for a one-stroke victory over Lee Slattery. In the 1999 British Open, Van de Velde had a three-shot lead going to the last hole at Carnoustie, but made a triple bogey and wound...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/03/29/gol_74461.shtml
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La Costa Resort, PGA will go separate ways

...value to me." MAJOR TASK: Colin Montgomerie is aware that a European has not won a major since Paul Lawrie at the 1999 British Open, and he thinks he knows why. "Tiger takes two of them," he said. "So only leaves two for everyone else...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/22/gol_58711.shtml
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Longshot winners in the majors

...Paul Lawrie shot 67 in the final round at Carnoustie, then two of the purest iron shots in the playoff, to win the 1999 British Open. And be sure to remember Curtis as more than an unknown. While Bjorn botched the bunker shots, while Woods...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/23/gol_381898.shtml
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Toms wins despite sloppy finish

...was good enough to host a major championship. The final hole looked more like Jean Van de Velde at Carnoustie in the 1999 British Open, when he made a comical triple bogey on the 18th hole and lost in a three-man playoff. Toms still got to hold...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/12/gol_372368.shtml
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Relucatant change paying off for Tway

...need to carry that over to tomorrow." Pampling is getting further removed from his infamy of missing the cut at the 1999 British Open after taking the first-round lead. He made a 15-foot eagle putt on his 10th hole, the par-5 first, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/08/gol_368290.shtml
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