Kevin Garside

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Rory McIlroy and the Claret Jug

The Open 2014: Tweets show Rory McIlroy celebrating with the Claret Jug - but he will soon turn his attention to The Masters - the major he really wants

Only the third golfer to have won three majors by his age, the Northern Irishman will be desperate to collect the missing major at Augusta next year

Rory McIlroy is congratulated by his mother, Rose, on the 18th green. ‘I was trying not to cry,’ he said

The Open 2014: Rory McIlroy 'happy I got enough of a cushion as a lot of guys were coming at me’

The Northern Irishman saw his six-shot lead in the morning cut down to two-strokes but he managed to hold on to win his third major

Rory McIlroy and the Claret Jug

The Open 2014: Masterful Rory McIlroy triumphs at Royal Liverpool to win his third major

Northern Irishman sees off Garcia and Fowler by two shots

Tyson Fury faces Derek Chisora on Saturday night

Boxing: Tyson Fury fails to understand that a boxer and a fighter are two different things

A meeting with Wladimir Klitschko might enlighten him

Tiger Woods struggled on day three at the Open

The Open 2014: Toothless Tiger Woods struggles to get back in swing

Former world Number One has not been at his best since returning from back surgery

Rory McIlroy delights the packed stands with a scintillating second shot at the 18th

The Open 2014 leaderboard: Rory McIlroy soars ahead on the wings of eagles

Northern Irishman takes six-stroke lead into today’s final round after threes at the 16th and 18th snuff out dogged challenge of Fowler, writes Kevin Garside at Royal Liverpool

George Coetzee is hoping for some Liverpool season tickets if he wins The Open

The Open 2014: Liverpool supporter George Coetzee’s birthday surprise

Title contender hoping for 'a couple of season tickets' to Anfield if he wins the tournament

Tiger Woods goes searching for his ball in the rough after a stray drive on the first hole of the day

The Open 2014 leaderboard: Rory McIlroy banishes Friday fears and leaves the rest desperate to catch up

Northern Irishman's fears were unfounded in Liverpool

Ashley Chesters’ two-under 70 left him trailing only Rory McIlroy as best from the UK

The Open 2014: Amateur Ashley Chesters keeps the British flag flying

Ashley Chesters, a 24-year-old amateur from Shropshire, took up the UK challenge after Rory McIlroy, eclipsing a cluster of players with far bigger reputations.

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waves to the gallery during the first round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 17, 2014 in Hoylake, England.

The Open 2014 leaderboard: Rory McIlroy wary of another Friday meltdown after masterly display

McIlroy holds a one-shot lead after day one

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