Monday, July 21, 2008

Padraig Harrington Repeats Golf’s British Open Championship

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On Sunday, July 20, 2008, at Royal Birkdale, Southport, England, Padraig Harrington of Ireland defended his Golf British Open Title by winning the 137th British Open. Harrington won the Open by 4 strokes ahead of Ian Poulter of England. Harrington received the Claret Jug trophy for a second straight year.
The British Open lasted from July 17-20, 2008. The British Open also known as the Open Championship is the third tournament in a PGA Grand Slam season. Harrington won $1,498,875 for first place, Poulter won $899,325 for second place. Henrik Stenson of Sweden and Greg Norman of Australia tied for third place, both won $509,618.

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