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More than 202,000 people attended the Open.

The Open Championship in numbers

Inspector Ken McVey.

Railway was the fairway to go to the Open

Wirral's warm Open welcome praised by council leaders

Wirral's warm Open welcome praised by council leaders

Crowds at The Open. Picture: Paul Heaps

Police praise Open visitors

The Open: The fourth and final day

RE-READ: The Open: The fourth and final day

The iconic yellow scoreboard.

The Open: What made it special

Rory McIlroy lifted his first Open title on Sunday

Rory celebrates by drinking red wine from Claret Jug - but now sets sights on more major success

Rory McIlroy lifts the iconic Claret Jug.

VIDEO: More than 200,000 watch as Rory McIlroy wins the Open Championship at Hoylake

Rory McIlroy started his final round with a birdie. Picture courtesy of Press Association.

Perfect Sunday start for Rory at Royal Liverpool

Day two of the Open

The Open: Day two

Tiger Woods made a poor start to his second round at Hoylake

Woods not in the driving seat at Open

George Coetzee carded a second-round 69 at Hoylake

Birthday boy George Coetzee celebrates with round of 69 at Hoylake

Adam Scott has dropped back to two under.

Windy conditions take hold at Open

First-round leader Rory McIlroy will hope the testing early-morning weather conditions will prevent anyone overtaking him before he tees off in the afternoon of the second day at Royal Liverpool

McIlroy hoping for good Friday at Hoylake

Wirral job boost as the eyes of the world fall on the borough for The Open

Wirral job boost as the eyes of the world fall on the borough for The Open

Day one: The Open gets into full swing

RE-READ: Day one: The Open gets into full swing

'Be safe in the sun' advice as Open golf fans swelter in heatwave

'Be safe in the sun' advice as Open golf fans swelter in heatwave

Rose moved from sixth to third with his success in the Scottish Open on Sunday.

Justin Rose would become world number one if he clinches Open at Hoylake

Tiger Woods got his first round of the 143rd Open Championship under way with a bogey.

Hoylake delivers perfect conditions on first day of Open Championship

Birkenhead man arrested at the Open after crashing in to security guard while trying to steal a golf buggy

Birkenhead man arrested at the Open after crashing in to security guard while trying to steal a golf buggy

Robert Karlsson carded a first-round 69. Picture courtesy of Press Association.

Karlsson sets early lead at Open as sunshine brings ideal scoring conditions

Tom Watson (centre) has managed  the William Hill shop in Hoylake since 2009.

Hoylake bookie Tom Watson dreads namesake winning Open

Vic Tolhurst outside his shop in Hoylake today. Picture: Emma Rigby

UPDATE: Break-in won't change my opinion of Hoylake, says pop-up golf shop owner

Tiger Woods claimed his third Claret Jug the last time the Open was staged at Hoylake in 2006.

VIDEO: Tiger Woods: "I want to finish first at Open"

Rory McIlroy says he hopes to lift the Claret Jug one day.

VIDEO: Rory McIlroy: "The Open is very important to me"

Wirral takes centre stage as the 'Friendly Open' gets underway. Photo: Paul Heaps

VIDEO: Wirral takes centre stage as the 'Friendly Open' gets underway

Tiger Woods won the Open at Hoylake in 2006.

Open practice for Tiger at Hoylake

Justin Rose won the Scottish Open Trophy

No home advantage for Justin Rose as he gets set for Open

Tiger Woods. Picture by Paul Heaps.

VIDEO: Tiger Woods: 'It's great to be back in Hoylake'

Tiger Woods completed 12 holes in practice on Saturday and a full round on Sunday.

Tiger handed early start at Open

Lee at the Hatton Arms on Sunday

Spotted: Open star enjoys World Cup final in Warrington pub

Golfer John Singleton.

VIDEO: Wirral factory worker prepares to make his mark at Royal Liverpool

All eyes will be on Tiger at Hoylake

All eyes will be on Tiger at Hoylake

Traffic, travel, bin collections and social care - all you need to know about the 2014 Open Championship

Traffic, travel, bin collections and social care - all you need to know about the 2014 Open Championship

Footpaths to be closed during Open Championship

Footpaths to be closed during Open Championship

Volunteers to extend warm Wirral welcome to Open Golf visitors

Volunteers to extend warm Wirral welcome to Open Golf visitors

Steve Stricker withdraws from Open

Chance to have your photograph taken with famous Open golf Claret Jug

Thornton Hall hotel

Thornton Hall is Open Golf's headquarters hotel

John Singleton during break from training. Picture: Craig Manning

VIDEO: From the factory to the fairway

Paul Dunne qualifies for The Open Championship

Twelve secure their places at Hoylake Open

Spannerman - a life-size golfer made entirely from spanners.

Bromborough engineer throws a spanner in the works for Open Golf

Rev Paul Rossiter believes the games of golf and lilfe have much in common

Hoylake church aims for holy in one with golf course overhaul for Open

New Brighton Mini Championship Golf Course owner Nick Ashfield

Primary school pupils get a taste for the Open at New Brighton's Mini-Championship golf course

Japanese players secure their places in the Open at Hoylake

More overseas players secure their places in the Open at Hoylake

New Brighton's Perch Rock lighthouse features in best-of-Wirral film

Open Golf Championship: New film promotes best of Wirral to the world

Recruitment drive to fill 1,000 temporary jobs at Hoylake Golf Championship

Recruitment drive to fill 1,000 temporary jobs at Hoylake Open Golf Championship

The championship's famous Claret Jug

VIDEO: Hi-tech innovations and a cauldron arena when Hoylake hosts Open Golf Championship

Councillor Brian Kenny.

Community projects made a reality thanks to Love Wirral grants

Wirral cabbies to be trained as 'ambassadors' for Open Golf Championship

Wirral cabbies to be trained as 'ambassadors' for Open Golf Championship

Getting to the Open Golf at Hoylake could be a lot less bother with a hover

Getting to the Open Golf at Hoylake could be a lot less bother with a hover

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