A four-hole run in which Jordan Spieth gained five shots moved the 2017 Open champion into contention at Royal Portrush.
Back-to-back birdies saw Tyrrell Hatton join overnight leader J.B. Holmes at the top of the Open Championship leaderboard.
If Rory McIlroy keeps a diary, he may leave the entry for July 18 blank. Omnisport's reporters, though, had plenty to jot down.
It was a day to remember for Ryan Fox at Royal Portrush on Thursday as he made history during his opening round at The Open.
On a day where Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods struggled, J.B. Holmes emerged as the surprise round-one leader at The Open Championship.
Ricky Elliott's knowledge of Royal Portrush was an invaluable source of information for Brooks Koepka in round one of The Open.
It was a day to forget for Tiger Woods as he started the 2019 Open Championship with a 78.
On a day when some of the sport's biggest names struggled, J.B. Holmes carded a fine 66 at Royal Portrush.
There is no room for the dream narrative in sport, as Rory McIlroy found to his detriment at Royal Portrush.
Brooks Koepka enjoyed a solid start at The Open, while Jon Rahm was on the charge during his first round at Royal Portrush.
It was a fine morning for Tommy Fleetwood, who set the clubhouse benchmark at the Open Championship.
Lee Westwood surged up the leaderboard and Shane Lowry was in fine touch early in his second round at The Open.
J.B. Holmes endured a poor run of form on the PGA Tour and it caused him to wonder if his playing days were numbered.
Rory McIlroy gave it his best shot to make the cut at The Open, but ultimately he fell narrowly short at Royal Portrush.
Having seen J.B. Holmes set the clubhouse target at eight under, Shane Lowry joined him in the lead at Royal Portrush.
It has been three years since Shane Lowry missed the chance to win the U.S. Open but he is adamant that will not affect his Open challenge.
Jim Herman secured a one-stroke win at the Barbasol Championship for his second PGA Tour victory.
Having lit up the Ryder Cup together in France last year, the two halves of the 'Moliwood' duo might soon both adorn the famous Claret Jug.
Shane Lowry has blown a four-shot lead in the final round of a major before, but he hopes for a different outcome on Sunday at The Open.
Saturday at The Open was proving to be favourable for scoring as Tommy Fleetwood made an early move at Royal Portrush.