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  • Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68

    Rory McIlroy closing in on wire-to-wire win in British Open after 68
    Making two eagles on the last three holes, Rory McIlroy shot another dazzling round at the British Open here Saturday and threatens to turn this into the second consecutive wire-to-wire affair in a major golf tournament. German Martin Kaymer won that...
  • Everyone's chasing Rory McIlroy at the British Open

    Everyone's chasing Rory McIlroy at the British Open
    The nearly flawless magic of Rory McIlroy somewhat overshadowed an extraordinary Friday of golf at the British Open, on Hoylake's Royal Liverpool links. McIlroy, the young Northern Irishman with a silky swing and a flair for going low in major...
  • Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

    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...
  • Woods drawn with Stenson and Cabrera at Hoylake

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Former world number one 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-...
  • Henrik Stenson's quick wit puts some swing in his British Open outing

    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...
  • Watching the royals at the British Open

    Watching the royals at the British Open
    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...
  • Rory McIlroy conducts electricity with thrilling third-round finish

    The young maestro was coming. Something special was hanging in the air. And so the fans, thousands of them, squeezed into the stands around the 18th hole at Royal Liverpool on Saturday afternoon. They knew they needed to be there, to embrace it, to be...
  • British Open: A day later, Bryden Macpherson can joke about his 90

    British Open: A day later, Bryden Macpherson can joke about his 90
    An event such as the British Open can create heroes among the unheralded. There is Bryden Macpherson, for example. The 23-year-old Australian and former University of Georgia player, exempt into this event because he was fourth at the 2013...
  • Mickelson stays in touch despite curate's egg of a round

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson tried to accentuate the positives despite a chequered British Open second round on Friday that featured "a terrible putt," a "couple of loose shots" and a lost ball. The defending champion is safely through to...
  • I can't let McIlroy get away, says Scott after 68

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - World number one Adam Scott was happy to keep championship leader Rory McIlroy in his sights as the Australian opened up with a four-under 68 in the British Open first round on Thursday. Most of the day's better scores came in...
  • Rose feeling chipper after two moments of brilliance

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - World number three Justin Rose moved into contention at the British Open with two successive chip-ins igniting his challenge on Friday during a two-under second round 70. The Englishman was plodding along in unspectacular...