On two days of tough scoring, we take a look at the worst score on each of the holes at Portrush.

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Big Numbers Aplenty At Royal Portrush

The 2019 Open Championship at Royal Portrush is in full swing and the main thing we should acknowledge here is how tough the course is playing.

The conditions have not been too bad in terms of wind and rain as of yet but the players in the field have already run up some big scores. So for a bit of fun we have looked at the worst scores on each of the 18 holes and created a cumulative score just to show you how tough the course is.

Bear in mind the par for the Dunluce Links is 71 and at the bottom is the worst score total.

Without further ado let’s start, surprisingly, with Rory McIlroy.

1 – Par 4 – 8 scored by Rory McIlroy

2 – Par 5 – 7 scored by several players

3 – Par 3 – 5 scored by Gunn Charoekul

4 – Par 4 – 8 scored Shugo Imahura

5 – Par 4 – 8 scored by David Duval

6 – Par 3 – 6 scored by Joaquin Niemann

David Duval Has 13

7 – Par 5 – 14 scored by David Duval

8 – Par 4 – 6 scored by several players

9 – Par 4 – 7 scored by Austin Connelly

Front-nine cumulative score – 69 (33 over par)

10 – Par 4 – 6 scored by Ian Poulter, Byeong Hun An and Patton Kizzire

11 – Par 4 – 8 scored by Garrick Porteous

12 – Par 5 –  7 scored by Rafa Cabrera-Bello

13 – Par 3 – 5 scored by several players

14 – Par 4 – 8 scored by Jorge Campillo

15 – Par 4 – 7 scored by Kevin Streelman

16 – Par 3 – 5 scored by several players

17 – Par 4 – 7 scored by David Duval and Joost Luiten

18 – Par 4 – 7 scored by Graeme McDowell

Back-nine cumulative score – 60 (25 over par)

Total score – 129 strokes (58 over par)

We are sure to see yet more higher scores as the first days action goes on and we will update this page regularly to reflect just how tough scoring is today.

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