Lawrie sinks double-eagle with 4 iron
TURNBERRY, Scotland -- Former champion Paul Lawrie recorded a rare double-eagle 2 at the par 5 seventh hole in Sunday's final round of the British Open.
The Scot, who won the 1999 Open at Carnoustie, struck a 4 iron from 213 yards and watched as the ball bounced up on to the green and rolled into the cup.
"The wind was a little off the left and I just hit a nice three-quarter 4 iron," a smiling Lawrie told reporters. "I saw it go in which was kind of nice.
"It was lovely, ...
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138th OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP
Stewart Cink might seem the villain after foiling Tom Watson's run at a sixth Claret Jug at the British Open. In time, though, the six-time PGA Tour winner will receive his due. Bob Harig
When: Thursday-Sunday, July 16-19
Where: Turnberry's Ailsa Course, Scotland
Yardage/Par: 7,204 yards; par 70
2009 champion: Stewart Cink