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Fowler faces McIlroy again in final group at Open

Rickie Fowler of the US acknowledges the crowd after a birdie on the 18th 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/Scott Heppell)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — From the time they faced each other in the Walker Cup, a couple of 18-year-olds with the world at their feet, Rickie Fowler figured he’d go at it again someday with Rory McIlroy in a major championship.

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Rory McIlroy looks to break slump on Freaky Friday

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland celebrates playing a birdie on the 18th to lead on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.

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Weather forces 2-tee start at British Open

Brandt Snedeker of the US walks past a digital sign showing a weather warning on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open will use a two-tee start for the first time in the tournament’s 154-year history for Saturday’s third round due to predicted heavy rain and thunderstorms.

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Open lives up to unpredictable weather reputation

Brandt Snedeker of the US walks past a digital sign showing a weather warning on the second day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Friday July 18, 2014. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — The British Open once again lived up to its unpredictable weather reputation, and doesn’t half the field at Royal Liverpool know it.

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British Open underway with all eyes on Tiger

Tiger Woods of the US plays a shot off the 4th tee during the first day of the British Open Golf championship at the Royal Liverpool golf club, Hoylake, England, Thursday July 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

HOYLAKE, England (AP) — Tiger Woods is back at the majors.

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