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British Open: Adam Scott, Shane Lowry and the surprise packages to watch for at Royal Portrush

A look ahead at who could be a surprise contender at the event in Northern Ireland, which begins on Thursday

The 148th British Open tees off at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday, with golf’s oldest major returning there for the first time in 68 years.

Brooks Koepka, Dustin Johnson and home favourite Rory McIlroy are all expected to contend for the title over the four days of action.

We look at five guys outside the favourites who could secure the season’s fourth and final major. And, with it, the famous Claret Jug.

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Updated: July 17, 2019 01:43 PM

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