| Jul 21, 2014
| 9:22 AM
In the late hours after Rory McIlroy won the British Open, the golfer from Northern Ireland knew just how to celebrate.
"I'm going to enjoy it and let it sink in tonight in the company of my friends and family," he said.
McIlroy later posted a...
| 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 20, 2014
| 2:43 PM
HOYLAKE, England — 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...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Tom Watson, the legendary 64-year-old golfer who will captain the U.S. Ryder Cup team, needs to finish in the top 10 of the British Open this year or next to keep his exemption for golf's grandest tournament.
Since the five-time British Open champion...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 9:55 AM
As Rory McIlroy gets set to play in the Irish Open this week, an important element of his golf game is clearly lacking.
On Tuesday morning, the golfer from Northern Ireland tweeted about a less-than-favorable experience with United Airlines...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 9:10 AM
It was almost two years ago that Rory McIlroy sent shock waves through Ireland by saying he felt more British than Irish and might just represent Britain when golf makes its Olympic debut at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
Now, it seems, he has changed...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
CROMWELL —Twenty-one years ago Friday, Lee Janzen channeled his inner Tom Watson and feathered a 30-foot chip to history on the 16th hole at Baltusrol. Twenty-one years ago Friday, Janzen's drive on 17 hit a tree branch, bounced back on the...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:13 PM
CROMWELL — There is an old line about how there are two Olympics. The one you see on NBC and the one that's actually happening.
That thought crossed my mind in the past 48 hours of the Travelers Championship as one golf name kept popping up and...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 6:09 PM
BETHESDA -- As David Feherty walked up the fourth fairway Sunday following third-round leader Patrick Reed to a tee shot that landed in the right rough, the CBS golf analyst said to a reporter doing the same: “Congressional [Country Club] finally...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Keegan Bradley strolled across the Pinehurst practice green Wednesday and noticed Zach Johnson using a putting aid.
Resting in Johnson's sternum was a rod called the Pendulum Putting Pro, which helps players maintain proper shaft angle and posture....