| Jul 20, 2014
| 1:04 PM
(Reuters) - Factbox on Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy, who won the British Open Championship at Royal Liverpool by two strokes on Sunday.
Born May 4, 1989, in Holywood, Northern Ireland.
Supplied early evidence of his golfing skills...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 9:47 AM
HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - The bad rounds don't feel as bad and the tough ones are easier to handle these days for Luke Donald but before anyone believes the Englishman has lost his hunger to win a long-awaited major – think again.
| Jul 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Phil Mickelson has been known for taking risks with golf shots, and getting rewarded as often as penalized for his creative play.
During the first round of the Scottish Open on Thursday at Royal Aberdeen, Mickelson hit his drive at relatively short par-...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Three years after virtually giving up on links golf, a more mature Rory McIlroy appears ready to give it another chance.
McIlroy tamed blustery conditions in the first round of the Scottish Open in Aberdeen to shoot a seven-under-par 64 on Thursday,...
| Jul 4, 2014
| 10:36 AM
LONDON (Reuters) - Ryder Cup mainstays Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell may be on the outside looking in on Europe's team at the moment but vice-captain Sam Torrance has no doubt that both will be in the side come September.
The top nine in the points...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 4:34 PM
As Germany's Martin Kaymer finished off his eight-stroke U.S. Open victory Sunday, one of his mentors and countrymen, Bernhard Langer, was holed up in a fishing cabin in Alaska, able to watch only on a television the entire compound shared.
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:20 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — After two rounds of solid ball-striking on a course where he feels at home, Phil Mickelson left Pinehurst No. 2 on Friday evening satisfied with the shape of his game. Well, most of it.
"I feel like I'm playing well enough to win...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 6:24 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — Fran Quinn has won in Thailand, Saskatchewan, Panama and Idaho.
He has missed cuts in odd locales too. Hey, he's 49 and he has been at this a while.
His golf odyssey continued Thursday at Pinehurst No. 2, and the Northwestern...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 4:25 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. -- The 114th U.S. Open begins Thursday morning at Pinehurst No. 2 in the sand hills of North Carolina. A 156-player field will attack a par-70 course that has so many unique challenges throughout.
As a primer for the start of the...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 4:13 PM
PINEHURST, N.C. — Bubba Watson’s welcome-to-Pinehurst moment came on the first hole Tuesday.
Playing a morning practice round on a sweltering day, Watson had 184 yards in. He chose an 8-iron — that’s not a typo — and landed...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:40 PM
PGA Tour rookie Brice Garnett opened with an eagle Friday on way to a four-under-par 66 and the second-round lead in the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas.
At seven-under 133, Garnett had a one-stroke lead over Robert Streb...