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Caddies used to carry some peculiarly-named clubs in the sport's early days

St Andrews timeshare tees up massive profit

For 775,000 it has to be one of the most expensive timeshares in the world. But for the devoted fan, the view it affords of one of golf's most hallowed sites is worth every penny.

GOLF: Transsexual to play in the British Open

THE TRANSSEXUAL golfer Mianne Bagger will be able to compete in the women's British Open at Royal Birkdale this summer.

Transsexual to play in the British Open

The transsexual golfer Mianne Bagger will be able to compete in the women's British Open at Royal Birkdale this summer.

GOLF: Wie accepts invitation to play in the British Open

THE TEENAGE prodigy Michelle Wie has accepted an invitation to play in the British Open at Royal Birkdale in July.

Karen Stupples: Overnight sensation years in the making

Mix a little Faldo, a pinch of Davies and a lot of work and you get the first home British Open winner for 13 years

Equestrianism: Friend pips Funnell in dressage to take lead

Ruth Friend, winner of the British Open Championship in August with Two Thyme, rode the same horse to overtake Pippa Funnell and hold the lead following the dressage phase of the Blenheim International Horse Trials, writes Genevieve Murphy.

'Minnie' makes a major impact after record round

It was as if a memo had been sent round informing everyone that after failing to take advantage of perfect conditions on Friday, a second opportunity yesterday should not be passed up at the Weetabix Women's British Open.

Sorenstam built in the Armstrong mould

Should Annika Sorenstam successfully defend her title at the Weetabix Women's British Open - and she has done so at all the other majors so it is hardly unknown territory - the Swedish world No 1 would join Tiger Woods with eight major championships to her credit.

Why Westwood is a major plus for Langer

Bernhard Langer, at home in Florida receiving treatment on his injured wrist, spent most of last week in front of the television watching The Open Championship. And he liked what he saw from Royal Troon. "I thought Lee Westwood emphasised that he will win a major championship," Langer said.

Precise Weir finds pragmatism pays

Mike Weir made his debut in The Open Championship at Carnoustie five years ago. The Canadian would have been forgiven for thinking he was at a US Open. He shot an 83 in the first round yet still made the cut.

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