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Where's the 'Beef'? Andrew Johnston rides to eighth place at British Open

Where's the 'Beef'? Andrew Johnston rides to eighth place at British Open

The roar could be heard for hundreds of yards on the grounds at Royal Troon in Scotland. When Andrew Johnston holed a birdie putt on the first green of the British Open on Sunday, the gallery was stirred into a frenzy.

“Beef” was off to a roaring start, and there was a glimmer of hope that he might be the Open’s next Champion Golfer of the Year.

It wasn’t to be, as Johnston struggled in shooting a 2-over-par 73 that dropped him into solo eighth place with a 3-under total.

Still, in the last 200 yards of his walk up the 18th, Johnston heard a rousing ovation and the chants of “Beef! Beef! Beef!” He took off his hat...

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