Thu, August 19, 2010

British Open Golf Championship 2010

South African Oosthuizen wins British Open

South African Louis Oosthuizen won the British Open on Sunday, capturing his first major title by seven strokes on the famed Old Course at St. Andrews of Scotland. Full story

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The British Open

The Open is played on the weekend of the third Friday in July. It is the third major to take place each year, following The Masters and the U.S. Open, but before the PGA Championship.

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