Sport: Sharp Swat

Few storytellers could top the one Ireland's Harry Bradshaw, 35, former Irish Open golf champion, could tell last week. It happened to him at Sandwich, England, in the second round of the British Open championship.

Bradshaw's drive off the fifth tee landed in the bottom half of a broken bottle lying in the rough. He studied the impossible lie, gulped and selected a niblick. One mighty swat sent glass splinters flying, but the ball trickled only a few feet. That stroke cost him the British Open.

Bradshaw finished the 72 holes in 283 strokes...

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