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  • Rory McIlroy takes a break from busy schedule

    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....
  • Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again

    Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again
    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...
  • McIlroy in control at British Open; Woods survives

    McIlroy in control at British Open; Woods survives
    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...
  • 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...
  • Henrik Stenson's quick wit puts some swing in his British Open outing

     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...
  • Phil Mickelson 'cooperating' with insider trading investigation

    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...
  • Golf: Marc Leishman leads at Firestone with a 64

    Golf: Marc Leishman leads at Firestone with a 64
    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...
  • Woods, Stenson and Cabrera grouped at British Open

    — 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...
  • Tiger must qualify for FedEx to ensure Ryder Cup selection, US skipper says

    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...
  • Defending champ Phil Mickelson eager to uncork new British Open effort

     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...
  • Scott hopes for third time lucky after two British Open near-misses

    Scott hopes for third time lucky after two British Open near-misses
    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...