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  • Rory McIlroy's golf ball from British Open being auctioned

    Thanks to a little help from Twitter, the golf ball that Rory McIlroy used to win the British Open this month has gone up for sale. Bidding on the Nike RZN Black "RORS" ball started at $1,000 and had worked its way to $3,137 by Monday morning. "In the...
  • 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,...
  • McIlroy climbs to second in world golf rankings

    McIlroy climbs to second in world golf rankings
    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...
  • Golf-Nicklaus and Woods hail McIlroy's Open victory

    HOYLAKE, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest...
  • Rory McIlroy shoots 78 at Scottish Open; Phil Mickelson five back

    Rory McIlroy shoots 78 at Scottish Open; Phil Mickelson five back
    Rory McIlroy followed his course-record 64 with a horrific seven-over-par 78 on Friday in the second round of the blustery Scottish Open to fall to even par at Royal Aberdeen. Phil Mickelson, the defending champion, shot a two-over 73 in the second...
  • 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...
  • Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot

    Justin Rose shares lead in Scotland; Inbee Park takes British top spot
    Justin Rose set up a chance to capture back-to-back titles by shooting a five-under-par 66 in the Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen on Saturday to move into a share of the lead with Marc Warren after three rounds. Rose and Warren, who had a 67, are at...
  • With International Crown, the future will be here in Owings Mills

    With International Crown, the future will be here in Owings Mills
    [Editor's note: Cristie Kerr, a member of Team USA in the inaugural LPGA International Crown, to be played July 24-27 at Caves Valley Golf Club, will be blogging for The Baltimore Sun about her experience.] Hello from across the pond! We have...
  • Tiger Woods proclaims himself 'good enough' to play

    Tiger Woods proclaims himself 'good enough' to play
    For anyone wondering about that surgically repaired back, Tiger Woods offered a straightforward update on his medical condition. "I can play competitive golf again," he said. Woods spoke to reporters on Tuesday before the Quicken Loans National at...
  • Wednesday's multi-sport local and college roundup: Huge seventh inning carries Pilots past Blowfish, to 16-7 record

    Baseball: Coastal Plain League: The Peninsula Pilots (16-7) scored eight runs in the seventh inning to erase a five-run deficit and beat the Columbia Blowfish 8-5 in South Carolina. Southeast Missouri State’s Ryan Lenaburg got the win by...