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Lyle apologizes for bringing up incident

Updated: July 14, 2009, 6:31 PM ET
By Jason Sobel | ESPN.com

TURNBERRY, Scotland -- It wouldn't be an Open Championship without a little controversy drummed up by the British tabloids, and the latest tiff involves two of this country's most heralded golfers.

Tuesday, just two days before the start of the British Open, Sandy Lyle apologized to Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie for bringing up a 4-year-old incident in which his fellow Scot was accused of cheating.

Earlier this year, Montgomerie was named as Europe's next Ryder Cup captain, ...

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