| Aug 13, 2014
| 8:47 AM
No one could blame Rory McIlroy for needing a rest.
The golfer from Northern Ireland is coming off a hectic summer in which he won the British Open, the PGA Championship and WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, capturing the No. 1 spot in the world rankings....
| Jul 8, 2014
| 1:14 PM
For the second consecutive year, Steve Stricker has pulled out of the British Open.
The 47-year-old still ranks among the Top 20 golfers in the world but has been cutting back on his schedule over the past year or so to spend more time with family. When...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 1:34 PM
This time there was no freaky Friday for Rory McIlroy as a majestic second round gave him a four-shot stranglehold on the British Open at a sweltering Royal Liverpool course.
Several second round blow-outs this season, the most recent at the Scottish...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 4:48 PM
HOYLAKE, England — From a little hill directly behind the 14th green at this year's British Open, we sit in the gorse and wait for the greats.
First would come the Aging King. Two groups later, the Apparent Heir. The excitement builds along the...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 2:38 PM
There is a major championship golf trophy with a spot on it just awaiting the name Henrik Stenson. Maybe it will be the one they engrave here Sunday at the end of the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool.
Statistical evidence speaks to that. So does...
| May 31, 2014
| 2:26 PM
If golf star Phil Mickelson is concerned by a federal probe into possible insider trading involving him, billionaire investor Carl Icahn and Las Vegas gambler William Walters, he did not show it on Saturday.
As he hit a few practice balls before his...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 8:38 PM
Tiger Woods showed signs of a positive recovery Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational.
Not just from back surgery, but from making bogeys.
Woods bounced back with birdies all three times that he made mistakes, opening with a two-under-par 68 on a...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:13 AM
— Former World No. 1 Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and second-ranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday.
The trio will tee off at 9:04 a.m. local time...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
HOYLAKE, England, July 14 — United States captain Tom Watson has given a strong hint that Tiger Woods must qualify for next month's FedExCup playoff series in order to secure a place in his team for the Ryder Cup in September.
Former world number...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:59 PM
British Open week began here Monday with casual practice rounds and casual chatter. As is only fair, last year's champion, Phil Mickelson, got to chatter the most.
He said he was not discouraged about playing poorly ever since he won that title at...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:01 PM
World No. 1 Adam Scott has left no stone unturned in the build-up to this week's British Open as he strives to make it third time lucky after two successive near-misses at golf's oldest major championship.
The Australian finished tied third behind winner...