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  • 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...
  • Ben Crane stays in the lead at weather-delayed St. Jude Classic

    Ben Crane stays in the lead at weather-delayed St. Jude Classic
    Ben Crane went more than 28 hours between competitive shots due to weather delays, and he had a four-stroke lead Saturday when another storm stopped play again at the St. Jude Classic. Crane birdied his first hole and was 13 under overall through six...
  • With one golf major in hand, Donald Trump looks for more

    With one golf major in hand, Donald Trump looks for more
    Now that Donald Trump has finally landed a major golf championship at one of his courses, it seems that he wants more. The PGA of America announced on Thursday afternoon that Trump National in Bedminster, N.J., will host the 2022 PGA Championship....
  • Jordan Spieth wants to make U.S. Open a family affair

    The thing you immediately notice about Jordan Spieth is that you are noticing more than his golf. Of course, he is a ball-striker supreme. You have to be to be ranked No. 10 in the world before you are old enough to legally have a beer in most states....
  • On 25th anniversary of U.S. Open repeat, Strange still waits for next member of an exclusive club

    On 25th anniversary of U.S. Open repeat, Strange still waits for next member of an exclusive club
    Since Curtis Strange repeated as U.S. Open champion 25 years ago, the first to do so since Ben Hogan in 1951, many of golf's elite have attempted to join their company. Tiger Woods, Hale Irwin, Ernie Els and Payne Stewart headline the 18-strong group,...
  • 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...