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THE 138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Ayrshire, Scotland 16 Jul 2009 - 19 Jul 2009
Harrington has an eye on history at Turnberry
Padraig Harrington will attempt to join one of the most exclusive clubs in the history of golf this week when he defends The Open Championship title at Turnberry on Scotland’s glorious Ayrshire coast.
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Open draw throws up exciting groupings
Padraig Harrington's attempt to win The Open for the third year running, something not achieved in any of the four Majors since Peter Thomson in 1956, will get underway at 2.20pm on Thursday.
Broadhurst honoured to be hitting opening drive
Former Ryder Cup player Paul Broadhurst is honoured to be hitting the first shot of The 2009 Open Championship at Turnberry.
Harrington knows what it takes to win
Padraig Harrington admits he is struggling with his game as he attempts to win a third successive Open but if he can get into position on Sunday afternoon, he knows he can win.
Cabrera confident but cautious
Angel Cabrera admitted his confidence is high going into this week’s Open Championship following his victory in the Masters Tournament but the Argentine remains wary of Turnberry’s threat.
Woods backs Turnberry to produce worthy winner
Tiger Woods believes there will be no "faking it" at this week's Open Championship and that Turnberry will identify a worthy champion to follow Tom Watson, Greg Norman and Nick Price.
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