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Donald, Westwood Carry Brit Hopes

sport.co.uk

More than ever the pressure will be on Englishmen Luke Donald and Lee Westwood when the British Open gets underway at Royal Lytham and St Annes next Thursday.

The world No.1 and world No.3 have yet to win a single Major title between them and both are increasingly burdened with their failures as each of the year's four Grand Slam tournaments pass them by.

This time they head to the classic Lancashire links course south of Blackpool in the knowledge that no Englishman has won the Open since Nick Faldo at Muirfield, Scotland in 1992.

No Englishman has won the Open on...

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