| Jul 20, 2014
| 4:45 PM
On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low.
McIlroy shot 71 and it was low enough.
| Jul 21, 2014
| 6:58 AM
Rory McIlroy climbed to number two in the world golf rankings on Monday following his victory in the 143rd British Open on Sunday. The Northern Irishman rose from eighth to second behind Australian Adam Scott, who retained top place after finishing tied...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:51 AM
HOYLAKE, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career.
The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:53 AM
The world golf rankings look a little different this week -- no Rory McIlroy in the Top 10 -- and there are more changes to come.
An injured Tiger Woods is expected to surrender his grip on No. 1 in the next few weeks with the likes of Adam Scott and...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 7:35 PM
All those red numbers atop the scoreboard after Thursday's first round do not bode well for golfers in this year's U.S. Open.
Especially for poor Martin Kaymer, the German who won the 2010 PGA and who did the unthinkable here. He dismantled a U.S....
| Jun 15, 2014
| 8:05 PM
If Saturday was moving day, Sunday was mixing day.
Pinehurst No. 2 will host the U.S. Women's Open this week, so several members of that field practiced Sunday on the same green as the men. Rather than lead to a battle of the sexes, the mixed practice...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 2:51 AM
Jack Nicklaus played in an astonishing 154 consecutive major championships for which he was eligible. Next week’s U.S. Open will be the sixth major Tiger Woods has missed in the last six years.
If Woods is to have any hope of surpassing Nicklaus&...
| Jun 11, 2014
Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:45 PM
David Toms, Hideki Matsuyama, Chad Campbell and Chris Stroud shared the third-round lead of the Crowne Plaza Invitational at seven-under-par 203 on Saturday at Colonial, where plenty of others also are in contention.
There were 13 players within two...
| May 25, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Adam Scott was a late entry into the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial because he wanted to play while ranked No. 1 in the world.
Scott will stay on top after a comeback victory at Hogan's Alley in Fort Worth, Texas. He made a seven-foot birdie putt...
| May 18, 2014
WILLIAMSBURG — United States Golf Association suits are either marketing geniuses or delusional mad scientists. We'll know which in about a month, when their grand experiment produces either unprecedented exposure for their signature championships...