The Open: Tiger lays his beady eye on yet another Claret Jug

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The Open: Tiger lays his beady eye on yet another Claret Jug

Veteran bids for a fourth Open Championship title, this time at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland

AFP

Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he is confident his body can hold up under the rigours of links golf this week as he bids for a 16th major title at The Open Championship.

The 43-year-old, who capped one of sport’s greatest-ever comebacks with victory at the Masters in April, will be playing in just his fourth tournament since winning the green jacket.

With cold, wet weather predicted for all four days as the  Open returns to Northern Ireland and Royal Portrush for the first time since 1951, Woods’s troublesome back could come under extra strain...

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