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Rory McIlroy watches his shot from the17th tee during his third round 68, on day three of the 2014 British Open Golf Championship.  (Credit: PETER MUHLY/AFP/Getty Images)

McIlroy Pushes Lead At British Open To 6

McIlroy put a stranglehold on his third major championship by shooting a 4-under 68 Saturday.

07/19/2014

Rory McIlroy. (Getty Images)

McIlroy Builds 4-Shot Lead At British Open

Tiger Woods fell out of contention with a 77.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

Edoardo Molinari of Italy hits his shot on the 3rd hole during the second round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 18, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

7 Facts About The British Open

Known as the oldest golf tournament in the world, the 143rd British Open is currently underway. A winner will be awarded the trophy on Sunday, July 20th.

07/18/2014

Rory McIlroy. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

McIlroy Sets Pace At Open As Woods Lurks

Rory McIlroy leads the British Open by one stroke after a bogey-free 66.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Ernie Els. (Paul Ellis/AFP/Getty Images)

Watch: Ernie Els’ Putting Fail

Umm, that’s the wrong side of the putter, Ernie.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Rory McIlroy. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

McIlroy, Woods Off To Fast Starts At British Open

Rory McIlory fired a six-under 66 in the first round, and Tiger Woods return to major competition with a 69.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2014

Jordan Spieth. (Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

New Generation Emerging At Golf’s Oldest Major

Tiger Woods “motivated an entire generation behind him,” Charles Howell III says.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2014

(Photo Credit:Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

10 Best John Daly Outfits

No one crushes golf balls in style like John Daly.

07/16/2014

Tiger Woods. (Getty Images)

Woods Aims To Repeat At Revamped Royal Liverpool

Tiger Woods won the 2006 British Open by hitting just one driver at Royal Liverpool.

CBS Chicago–07/15/2014

Tiger Woods. (Getty Images)

Woods Says He’s Ahead Of Schedule, Pain-Free

Tiger Woods returns to competition Thursday at Congressional.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2014

Tiger Woods. (Getty Images)

Woods Withdraws From U.S. Open With Back Injury

It will be the sixth major Tiger Woods has missed in the past six years.

CBS Chicago–05/28/2014

Phil Mickelson of the United States holds the Claret Jug as he answers questions after winning the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Why Don’t I Root Harder For Mickelson?

After completing his sparkling final round at what would be his first victory at the Open Championship, Phil Mickelson admitted that he had a difficult time explaining how he felt about one of the best performances of his brilliant career.

670 The Score–07/21/2013

Phil Mickelson of the United States reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the final round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 21, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Mickelson Wins Open For 1st Time With Brilliant Finish

Phil Mickelson has won the British Open with a spectacular finish. Mickelson shot a 5-under 66 Sunday to match the best round of the tournament and win his first claret jug.

07/21/2013

Lee Westwood of England acknowledges the crowd on the 7th hole during the third round of the 142nd Open Championship at Muirfield on July 20, 2013 in Gullane, Scotland. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Westwood Leads Woods Going To Final Round Of Open

Lee Westwood is positioned to win the first major title of his career.

07/20/2013

Charl Schwartzel. (Credit: Getty Images)

Video: Charl Schwartzel Breaks Club During British Open

Much like Rory McIlroy, Charl Schwartzel struggled with the 15th hole at Muirfield in the opening round of the British Open.

670 The Score–07/18/2013

Zach Johnson at Muirfield during the first round of the 2013 British Open. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

Zach Johnson Shakes Off Defeat, Leads British Open

Zach Johnson holds the British Open lead after Thursday’s opening round.

CBS Chicago–07/18/2013

Tiger Woods during the first round of the British Open. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Silverman: British Open Stands Out Among All Major Championships

There’s something special about the British Open.

670 The Score–07/18/2013

Ernie Els of South Africa reacts to a birdie putt on the 18th green during the final round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club on July 22, 2012 in Lytham St Annes, England.  (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Ernie Els Wins Stunning Open When Scott Collapses

Ernie Els has won his fourth major championship in an astonishing finish, rallying to beat Adam Scott in the British Open when the Aussie bogeyed the last four holes.

07/22/2012

Brandt Snedeker of the United States watches his tee shot on the fifth tee during the third round of the 141st Open Championship at Royal Lytham St. Annes Golf Club on July 21, 2012. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Snedeker Hopes For Happier Ending At British Open

The last time Brandt Snedeker had this kind of a round when it really mattered, he sobbed into a towel after blowing his chance at a green jacket at the Masters.

07/21/2012

Tigers Woods. (Stuart Franklin/Getty Images)

Tiger Lurking At British Open After Shooting Another 67

Amid plenty of wayward swings, Brandt Snedeker and Adam Scott were steady as can be at the British Open. And look who’s lurking right behind them: a fist-pumping Tiger Woods.

CBS Chicago–07/20/2012

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