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  Tuesday, 30 July, 2002, 17:08 GMT 18:08 UK
David Duval celebrates victory Duval storms to Open glory
American David Duval charges to a three-shot victory in The Open with a masterful display of links golf at Lytham.
Ian Woosnam was Caddies split on Woosie blunder
A caddie teacher blames Miles Byrne for the Open mistake, but writer Lawrence Donegan says Ian Woosnam is as much to blame.
Bernhard Langer Langer hopeful of Ryder Cup spot
Bernhard Langer fancies his chances of clinching a Ryder Cup place after his impressive display at The Open.
Woosnam sticks by caddie
Ian Woosnam says he will not sack Miles Byrne after a blunder cost the Welshman a chance of winning The Open.
Yanks for the memories
It used to be the one major that gave Europeans a head start, but the Open has become the exclusive preserve of America.
The calm after the storm
BBC Sport Online's Kitrina Douglas experiences the eerie silence of Royal Lytham after the exit of the masses.
Mistake proves costly for Woosie
The BBC's golf correspondent Tony Adamson believes the extra club in Ian Woosnam's golf bag cost him The Open.
'Woosie, it happened to me too'
Following Ian Woosnam's nightmare, Phillip Parkin explains how his son's putter got him disqualified from the Italian Open.
Duval and Monty on the up
David Duval and Colin Montgomerie move up in the rankings after their performances at The Open.
Woods blames wayward driving
Tiger Woods ponders the end of his Open reign and says his poor form on the first three days cost him dear.
Duval's relief at Open triumph
American David Duval tells of his delight after winning The Open on a dramatic final day at Lytham.
Grady: Duval deserved it
BBC golfing pundit Wayne Grady gives his verdict on the dramatic highs and lows of the final round of The Open.
Monty: 'I lost it on Friday'
Colin Montgomerie blames his putting for missing his Open title chance on a terrible day for the Scots at Lytham.
Lytham diary: Day Four
BBC Sport Online's Stuart Roach reviews the stories of the final day at Royal Lytham.
Lytham final day clockwatch
How David Duval won it - all the action on an eventful fourth day in the 130th Open Championship.
Clarke puts on brave face
Darren Clarke describes his joint third place behind David Duval at the Open as a "good result".
Dixon v Singh: Fantasy matchplay
Dave Dixon plays second fiddle to Vijay Singh as the amateur's Open adventure draws to a close.
No longer the nearly man
David Duval, who has lived in the shadow of Tiger Woods for so long, can at last take the limelight.
Monty blows his major chance
Colin Montgomerie's failure to win The Open leaves the Scot still searching for his first Major victory.
Woosnam on way back
Ian Woosnam's joint-third in The Open at Royal Lytham marks an unexpected return to form.
Clarke earmarked for glory
BBC Sport Online profiles the career of Northern Ireland golfing star Darren Clarke after his near-miss in The Open.
Fourth round Monty watch
All the action, hole-by-hole, as Colin Montgomerie misses out on another Major at Royal Lytham.
Fourth round Tiger watch
Hole-by-hole account of how Tiger Woods lost his grip on the title in the final round of The Open.
Four share Open lead
Ian Woosnam and Bernhard Langer shoot to the top of the leaderboard at Lytham - but it's a bad day for Tiger Woods.
Lytham diary: Day Three
BBC Sport Online's Stuart Roach reviews the highs and lows of day three at Royal Lytham.
Monty: Don't count me out
Colin Montgomerie says he is still in the hunt for Open glory going into Sunday's final round.
To seize the day
BBC Sport's Peter Alliss reckons The Open title is very much up for grabs after the extraordinary events on Saturday.
Woosnam rolls back the years
Ian Woosnam hits a superb third-round 67 in The Open to claim a share of the lead at Royal Lytham.
Rose has a place in Open history
Justin Rose fails to relight the fires of Birkdale 1998, but enjoys a fantastic reception from the Royal Lytham crowd.
Practice makes perfect
BBC Sport's Rob Bonnet soaks in the atmosphere at The Open as he watches the world's best golfers fine tune their swing.
Third round Monty watch
All the hole-by-hole action as Colin Montgomerie remains in contention in The Open at Lytham.
Third round Tiger watch
All the action, hole by hole, from Tiger Woods' unsuccessful bid to climb the leaderboard at Royal Lytham.
Monty plays mind games
Colin Montgomerie says he has the mental strength to maintain his lead after the second round of the Open.
Monty one shot clear
Colin Montgomerie holds a narrow lead after the second round of The Open at Royal Lytham.
Lytham bites back at champions
Royal Lytham has had its revenge over the last four men to win The Open over the course.
Faldo misses Open cut
Three-time winner Nick Faldo is out of The Open after missing the cut by two strokes.
Another good day for battling Monty
BBC Sport's Ken Brown is impressed as Colin Montgomerie hangs on to his lead at The Open.
Smyth all smiles after 65
Irish veteran Des Smyth shoots up the Open leaderboard after a six-under-par second round at Lytham.
Woosnam eyes first Open win
Ian Woosnam leads the Welsh challenge at the Open on two-under-par and Phil Price also makes the cut on one-over-par.
Trio challenge at Lytham
Jesper Parnevik, Greg Owen and Joe Ogilvie are all pleased to be challenging for the lead at the halfway point of The Open.
Hole-in-one for Lickliter
Frank Lickliter claims the first hole-in-one of the 2001 Open Championship - but John Daly crashes out.
All quiet on the first tee
BBC Sport Online's Kitrina Douglas experiences the unusual calm that surrounds the players as they tee off.
Monty's battle of the bulge
BBC Sport Online wonders if Colin Montgomerie's return to form is related to the return of his more familiar physical form.
Second round Tiger watch
All the action, hole by hole, as Tiger Woods steps up his Open challenge with a three under par 68 on day two at Lytham.
Monty holds three shot advantage
Colin Montgomerie's six-under-par 65 sets the standard on the opening day at The Open.
Brown salutes marvellous Monty
BBC Sport's Ken Brown reflects on a remarkable round of golf from Open leader Colin Montgomerie.
Montgomerie the main man again
Colin Montgomerie has more to prove as he defends his three-shot lead in the second round of The Open.
Tiger: It's tough out there
World number one Tiger Woods is satisfied with his opening level-par round despite finding the bunker four times.
Monty: I enjoy being the underdog
Colin Montgomerie is delighted after his six-under-par opening round 65 puts him in a superb position at the Open.
Maggert's albatross joy
American Jeff Maggert joins an elite band of players to have made an albatross two at The Open.
Patience pays for Clarke
Darren Clarke's waiting game reaps two closing birdies and a first round one-under-par 70 at The Open.
Woosnam rides his luck
Ian Woosnam is relieved to finish just one shot over par after the first round of The Open at Royal Lytham.
First round Tiger watch
All the action, hole by hole, as Tiger Woods begins his defence of The Open with a level-par 71.
Duval against the world
David Duval single-handedly flies America's Ryder Cup flag at Lytham, but still withstands the European cavalry charge.
Caddy ready to pack his bags
If amateur hero Dave Dixon turns pro, his caddy Shaun Harris won't be joining him.
Cejka bends the rules
Golf's governors may reconsider their qualifying rules after Alex Cejka highlights a flaw in The Open system.
The crunch for Monty
BBC Sport Online's Kitrina Douglas wonders if Colin Montgomerie can save his bacon in her latest Open diary.
Beware the big game hunters
From hunting to helicopters, golf stars at The Open have some unusual ways of spending their spare time.
Dixon in demand
David Dixon becomes the only amateur to survive the half-way cut as a 390-yard drive at the 18th lights up a remarkable round of golf.
Paying The Open price
BBC Sport Online's Kitrina Douglas watches her wallet suffer at Royal Lytham.
Jones legend lives on at 17
A plaque commemorating Bobby Jones' 1926 Open victory is a lasting reminder of the perils of hole number 17.
A Question of Golf
BBC Sport presenter Hazel Irvine fronts a special golf edition of A Question of Sport from Lytham's 19th hole.
The main attractions
BBC Sport Online's Stuart Roach takes a sideways glance at golf's leading lights currently illuminating Lytham.
Swing thing at Lytham
BBC Sport Online's Kitrina Douglas looks at players honing their swinging skills at The Open.


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David Duval, the new Open championVictor crowned
David Duval receives the Claret Jug

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Send us your verdict on The Open

BBC Sport Online presents a slideshow of David Duval's triumph in The Open
Duval wins The Open


America's finest have won six of the last seven Open Championships
The US Open?


Ian Woosnam suffers Open agony
Golf's weirdest rules


David Duval profile
Out of Tiger's shadow


Tony Adamson believes Ian Woosnam had a chance of winning the Open
Ryder Cup problems


Padriag Harrington and Colin Montgomerie head our golfing masterclass
Improve your golf


Ian Woosnam's caddie problem in imagesWoosie's woe
Images of Ian Woosnam's caddie paddy

BBC Sport's Rob Bonnet soaks in the atmosphere at The Open as he watches the world's best golfers fine tune their swing.Perfect view
Rob Bonnet soaks up the Open atmosphere

Win golfing goodies in our Open competitionGolfing goodies
Are you a winner in our golfing give away?

Scotland's Colin Montgomerie is aiming for victoryOpen action
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Lytham winners
Players who have tamed the Lancashire Links

Open country
The 14 Open venues since 1860

How to get there
Travel details for going to watch The Open

Open honours list
Who won the Claret Jug, and when?
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