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Watson shoots final-round 68 at British Open

Tom Watson of the US walks up to the 13th green during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tom Watson’s ball rolled on to the 18th green at Royal Liverpool on Sunday and most of the spectators in the horseshoe grandstand gave him a prolonged standing ovation. And even a few shouts of “C’mon, Tom.”

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Woods says Watson should pick him for Ryder Cup

Tiger Woods of the US plays out of the rough on the 12th hole during the final round of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Sunday July 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Even after his worst 72-hole finish in a major, Tiger Woods says he would pick himself for the U.S. Ryder Cup team.

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McIlroys set for double success at British Open

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after playing an eagle on the 16th hole during the third day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Saturday July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy might not be the only winner at the British Open on Sunday.

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Rory McIlroy turns focus to silver _ claret jug

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates after playing an eagle on the 16th hole during the third day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Saturday July 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy looked as though he had just thrown a knockout punch at the British Open, and it was only Saturday.

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McCoy claims 4,192nd winner, beats friend’s record

MARKET RASEN, England (AP) — Northern Irish jockey AP McCoy took his tally of career wins to 4,192 on Saturday, passing a record he shared with former trainer Martin Pipe.

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