Luck of the Irish
Padraig Harrington made a testy three-footer for bogey and beat Sergio Garcia by one in a playoff for the 136th Open Championship.
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Ben Curtis fired a 65 on Sunday to move into a tie for eighth.
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U.S. Open champ Angel Cabrera struggled with three bogeys and a double bogey on the front nine. He finished 34th at three over par.
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy tossed his ball after finishing with a 72. As the only amateur to make the cut at Carnoustie, he won the silver medal, which is awarded to the top amateur.
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K.J. Choi played a steady round of even-par 71 to finish three under.
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Chris DiMarco bogeyed No. 17 and double bogeyed No. 18 to shoot 75. He was one over for the tournament.
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Australian Richard Green tied the course record at Carnoustie with a seven-under 64.
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Ernie Els, the 2002 Open champ, tied for fourth after a 69.
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A day after setting the course record, Steve Stricker's putter went cold. He finished tied for eighth.
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Defending champion Tiger Woods couldn't make a charge Sunday. He finished at two under.
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Argentina's Andres Romero had the most entertaining round of the day. He challenged Garcia and Harrington for the lead with 10 birdies, but two bogeys and two double bogeys left him in third place at six under.
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When Garcia began his final round on Sunday, he had a three-shot lead and a great opportunity to win his first major title. In the end, this chance slipped away like all the others.
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Garcia's birdie putt missed by inches on the 18th. He made par, and Harrignton made a three-footer for bogey to win by a shot.
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Garcia and Harrington exchanged pars on 16 and 17. With a two-shot lead, Harrington used a hybrid off the tee to avoid the water at 18.
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On the first playoff hole, Garcia found a bunker and failed to get up and down. Harrington made birdie to build a two-shot lead.
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Garcia's frustration was evident after he missed his putt. He and Harrington went to a four-hole playoff on Nos. 1, 16, 17 and 18.
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Garcia had a putt for par to win the Open, but it burned the left edge and stayed out. Garcia's bogey tied him with Harrington at seven under.
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Before the playoff, Harrington came to No. 18 leading Garcia by one. But his drive found the Barry Burn, as did his third shot. Harrington got up and down for a double bogey to finish at seven under.
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Heavy rain left puddles in the fairways and bunkers on Sunday. Carnoustie saw classic British Open conditions this week wet and cold and the course did not play nearly as hard as it did in 1999.