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The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth leads by two shots

World number three Jordan Spieth leads The Open but England's Ian Poulter and Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy are in the hunt.

The Open 2017: Rory McIlroy shoots a two-under-par 68 to repair damage from day one

Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy shoots a two-under-par 68 in his second round at The Open at Royal Birkdale to leave him one under for the championship.

Open winner Stenson burgled during opening round

Defending Open champion Henrik Stenson's rental home was burgled as he played his first round at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

The Open 2017: Lee Westwood holes from the rough to make eagle

England's Lee Westwood holes his second shot from the rough for eagle on the par-four fifth hole during his second round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Open 2017: American Matt Kuchar chips in for birdie

Watch American Matt Kuchar chip in for a birdie on the second hole during his second round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

'That's almost cheating!' - watch best shots from first round

Watch a selection of the best shots from day one of The Open at Royal Birkdale, featuring Jordan Spieth, Dustin Johnson & Matt Kuchar.

The Open 2017: 'Oh my lord' - Ken Brown given fright by Andrew 'Beef' Johnston

Ken Brown is given a fright by Andrew 'Beef' Johnston as he surveys the bunkers surrounding the seventh hole at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Open 2017: Rory McIlroy on his first round recovery and his caddie pep talk

Rory McIlroy believes he is "back" in contention for The Open after a pep talk helps him recover from a disastrous start to his first round.

The Open 2017 tee times for third round at Royal Birkdale

Tee times for Saturday's third round of the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.

Spieth, Koepka & Kuchar share early lead at Open - report & video

Jordan Spieth, Brooks Koepka and Matt Kuchar shoot 65 to share the first-round lead on five under at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

Watch O'Meara's 'snowman' eight on first hole

Watch 1998 Open champion Mark O'Meara shoot a four-over-par 'snowman' on the first hole of his opening round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Open 2017: Andrew 'Beef' Johnston holes his chip at the sixth

Andrew 'Beef' Johnston holes his chip at the sixth hole in his first round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Open 2017: Ian Poulter's best shots - first round

Watch a collection of Ian Poulter's best shots from his first round of The Open at Royal Birkdale as he records a score of 67.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes The Open, the conclusion of the Women's Cricket World Cup and action from the World Para-athletics Championships in London

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The Open 2017: Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson & Jordan Spieth feature in shots of the day

Watch a selection of the best shots from day two of The Open at Royal Birkdale, featuring Brooks Koepka, Henrik Stenson and leader Jordan Spieth.

The Open 2017: Chris Wood hits stunning eagle on 18th

Englishman Chris Wood holes a stunning eagle from the fairway on the 18th hole to move to three over par at The Open.

The Open 2017: Gary Woodland’s eagle at the fifth

USA's Gary Woodland holes his second shot on the par-four fifth hole for an eagle during his second round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Open 2017: England's Richard Bland hits a birdie to close in on lead

Englishman Richard Bland is off to a flying start with a birdie on two as he moves up to four-under-par, within one of the lead, during his second round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.

Highlights: Matt Kuchar's impressive front nine

Watch highlights from Matt Kuchar's first nine holes as the American picks up five birdies in his opening round at The Open at Royal Birkdale to hold a share of the clubhouse lead.

The Open 2017: Rory McIlroy 'proud of hanging in there'

Rory McIlroy says he is "proud" of himself for "hanging in there" after fighting back from five over par to finish the day one over.

The Open 2017: Hoffman holes out from rough to claim eagle

Charley Hoffman holes out from the rough on the first to claim an eagle at the start his opening round of The Open at Royal Birkdale.

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth cards 65 to lead at Royal Birkdale

Watch Jordan Spieth card a five-under-par 65 in his opening round at The Open at Royal Birkdale to hold a share of the clubhouse lead.

The Open 2017: Stuart Manley takes clubhouse lead with eagle-birdie finish

Welshman Stuart Manley takes the clubhouse lead at The Open on two under par with an eagle-birdie finish in his first ever major championship appearance.

Can home players end Birkdale drought? Open challengers from UK and abroad

Will Royal Birkdale crown its first Open champion from these shores? BBC Sport looks at the players to watch and surveys the crucial holes.

The Open 2017: 28 Englishmen bid to win 146th Open on home soil

BBC Sport takes a closer look at the outsiders in the English field looking for a memorable week at Royal Birkdale.

Men's golf rankings

Who leads the way in the world rankings and the European Tour Race to Dubai?

Women's golf rankings

Who leads the international rankings in women's golf?



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