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On first day, Royal Portrush puts on a show
British Open
J.B. Holmes of the United States plays his tee shot on the 5th hole during the first round of the British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Thursday. Holmes shot a 5-under 66 to take sole possession of the lead through one round. - photo by Associated Press
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy.