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  • McIlroy's win gives father $170,000 on 500-1 bet

    McIlroy's win gives father $170,000 on 500-1 bet
    Rory McIlroy’s father won 100,000 pounds ($170,000) when his son captured the British Open for his third major golf title Sunday. Gerry McIlroy placed a 200-pound bet at 500-1 odds in 2004 on his son, then 15, winning the golf tournament within 10...
  • British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note

    British Open notes: Tiger Woods finishes tournament on a low note
    The sad saga of Tiger Woods at this British Open ended Sunday with a 5-foot putt for par on the 18th hole. In his prime, the only question for him on a hole like that would have been whether he made his eagle putt. Now, he had shot three-over-par 75 for...
  • Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open

    Rory McIlroy fends off Rickie Fowler, Sergio Garcia to win British Open
    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. The 25-...
  • Rory McIlroy maintains a steady hand to grab first British Open title

    Rory McIlroy maintains a steady hand to grab first British Open title
    On Saturday, Rory McIlroy was Mr. Sensational. On Sunday, he was Mr. Steady. Each Rory was perfectly timed. McIlroy is the new British Open champion. He is 25, a prodigy from Northern Ireland who once shot 61 when he was 16. Lots of people knew then,...
  • Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic

    Defending champion Jonas Blixt leads the Greenbrier Classic
    Defending champion Jonas Blixt shot a six-under-par 64 on Thursday to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va. Six of Blixt's eight birdies came on putts of 10 feet or less on the Old White...
  • Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut

    Rory McIlroy fades in Scotland; Michelle Wie misses British cut
    Rory McIlroy surrendered the lead at the Scottish Open with his latest second-round meltdown on Friday, leaving three little-known players tied for first place on a day when brutal winds played havoc with the field at Aberdeen. Kristoffer Broberg of...
  • Tiger Woods will not seek Ryder Cup spot because of ailing back

    Tiger Woods will not seek Ryder Cup spot because of ailing back
    Tiger Woods announced Wednesday evening on his website that he will not seek a spot on the Ryder Cup team because he needs time to rest and rehabilitate his injured back. "I've been told by my doctors and trainer that my back muscles need to be...
  • Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane: They shoot left but swing right

    Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane: They shoot left but swing right
    Jonathan Toews brushes his teeth with his right hand. He throws a baseball right-handed. He plays golf as a righty, though not particularly well. But in the sport in which he earns his paycheck, the Blackhawks star blasts pucks from the left side....
  • Three tied for PGA lead at 65

    Three tied for PGA lead at 65
    Ryan Palmer wanted to set the record straight. "I think Tiger photo-bombed me, personally," Palmer said Thursday. Tongue placed firmly in cheek, the PGA Tour journeyman referred to a lighthearted photo from Woods' Wednesday practice round that went...
  • Tiger Woods misses cut at PGA Championship

    Tiger Woods missed the cut at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Ky., on Friday after shooting three-over-par 74 for the second day in a row. This is the fourth time Woods, who has 14 major titles, has missed the cut at a major...
  • Rory McIlroy moves into PGA lead with 67

    Rory McIlroy moves into PGA lead with 67
    First-round co-leader Ryan Palmer had just slogged his way through a gritty round of one-under-par 70 to sit at seven under through 36 holes of the PGA Championship. He had danced through Friday's off-and-on raindrops to close with back-to-back birdies...