Stories tagged: British Open
SATURDAY, JULY 23, 2016, 4:46 P.M.
Sports letters to the editor: How about a little golf with your commercials?
Letters to the editor
MONDAY, JULY 18, 2016, 6:52 P.M.
Phil Mickelson’s duel with Henrik Stenson one for the ages
Turnberry had the bigger stars. Troon had the better golf.
SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 11:55 P.M.
Henrik Stenson wins duel with Phil Mickelson to claim British Open
Henrik Stenson kept hitting the best shots of his life, one after another, because there was no other way to beat Phil Mickelson in a British Open duel that ranked …
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
British Open showdown: Henrik Stenson leads Phil Mickelson by one shot
Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson delivered what everyone expects out of a major championship.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 7:22 P.M.
Rory McIlroy snaps 3-wood in two pieces at British Open
Rory McIlroy’s 3-wood already wasn’t in the best shape, so it had no chance when he chucked the club to the ground in frustration after a bad shot at the …
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 9:04 P.M.
Phil Mickelson shines in wind and rain, keeps British Open lead
Phil Mickelson wore a black rain suit that he didn’t need until he approached the far end of Royal Troon and already had stretched his lead. Henrik Stenson opened the …
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 6:32 P.M.
American Billy Horschel misses British Open cut after following 4-under 67 with 85
With his cap on backward, Billy Horschel placed his ball on the tee and smashed his drive down No. 18 without even taking a practice swing.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 2:07 P.M.
Lefty shines in wind and rain, keeps British Open lead
Phil Mickelson has nearly everything going his way at this British Open. He has control of his shots and the flight of his ball in the wind and rain. He …
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 6:54 P.M.
‘Railway’ hole derails top golfers at Troon
Bill Haas struck his drive on the 11th hole, immediately flung his arm to the right, and asked his caddie: “Am I gonna find that?”
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 6:43 P.M.
Phil Mickelson ties major record with first-round 63 at British Open
Phil Mickelson smiled and joked like a man who shot 63 in the opening round of a major championship.
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 9:42 A.M.
Led by Patrick Reed, Americans rule again at Royal Troon
On a gorgeous, sunny day along the Scottish coast, the Americans resumed their domination of Royal Troon.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016, 6:44 P.M.
Royal Troon’s Postage Stamp is a little menace
There is a noted celebrity on the course this week for the British Open at Royal Troon.
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016, 8:33 P.M.
Rory McIlroy still believes he deserves spot among Fab Four
Rory McIlroy still considers himself a full-fledged member of the Fab Four.
TUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016, 7:27 P.M.
On the Fringe: The forgotten art of the victory speech in golf
Nearly 20 years later, Justin Leonard still gets compliments for his British Open victory at Royal Troon.
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 6:50 P.M.
Woods to sit out British Open and miss another major
TROON, Scotland – Tiger Woods is out of the British Open, the first time he has sat out three majors in one year. The R&A announcement that the 14-time major …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 9:27 P.M.
Golf Notes: Woods making progress toward a return; no date set
Tiger Woods registered for the U.S. Open, which was more procedure than pronouncement. Three weeks later, he played five holes during the official opening of the golf course he designed …
TUESDAY, JULY 21, 2015
Zach Johnson shoots final-round 66, wins playoff for British Open title
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Zach Johnson cradled the silver claret jug in his arms. Jordan Spieth let it slip through his fingers. Spieth was right where he wanted to be …
UPDATED: MONDAY, JULY 20, 2015, 9:36 P.M.
Zach Johnson wins British Open in playoff
Jordan Spieth’s spirited bid for a Grand Slam was stopped Monday by Zach Johnson, who is no longer just a normal guy from Iowa. Not with a claret jug to …
SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015
Dahlberg: Brooks Koepka’s strong stance ended lunacy at British Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Brooks Koepka may not win the British Open, though a lot of people in golf believe he has the kind of talent to win a major …
SUNDAY, JULY 19, 2015
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of …
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015, 2:15 P.M.
Dahlberg: Some thanks for the player who saved the Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Brooks Koepka may not win the British Open, though a lot of people in golf believe he has the kind of talent to win a major …
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015, 2:10 P.M.
Paul Lawrie defies age, ranking to make run at the claret jug
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Paul Lawrie is the oldest guy on the British Open leaderboard, one of the lowest-ranked players left in the field, and his cold putter has turned …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015, 1:21 P.M.
Bad weather, bad golf: Tiger Woods misses another major cut
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Tiger Woods at least enjoyed that familiar walk over the Swilcan Bridge and up the 18th fairway Saturday at St. Andrews, the gray old town in …
UPDATED: SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015, 3:17 P.M.
After 10-hour wait for wind, Dustin Johnson leads British
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Even with 155 years of history, the British Open can still serve up some strange twists at St. Andrews. Dustin Johnson gave Saturday some semblance of …
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015
Danny Willett’s game hits peak at good time in British Open
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – One of the many text messages that Danny Willett received after his second round at the British Open came from his mother. She wrote: “Well done, …
SATURDAY, JULY 18, 2015
Dustin Johnson, 10 under, doesn’t finish; Tom Watson says farewell
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland – The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in …
FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015, 4:03 P.M.
British Open: A big rain, a flooded course; Irish amateur Paul Dunne in hunt
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Steve Williams was on the Old Course early Friday to check the pin positions for the second round. On his way back in, the caddie for …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015, 4:02 P.M.
Farewell: Tom Watson crosses Swilcan Bridge for final time
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Tom Watson closed out his British Open career with his worst score ever at St. Andrews. Not that it mattered.
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015, 3:04 P.M.
Dustin Johnson still in control at St. Andrews
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt Friday in …
UPDATED: FRIDAY, JULY 17, 2015, 2:50 P.M.
Emotional Nick Faldo savors 1 last ride at St. Andrews
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Nick Faldo strode onto the famed Swilcan Bridge, turned to face the applauding galleries and a phalanx of photographers, and thrust both his arms toward the …