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A bad swing, a big mistake and a 14 for David Duval at Portrush

David Duval lost a few golf balls on his own in the opening round of the British Open. It’s one that was found that brought him the wrong kind of …


UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019

British Open back at Royal Portrush and puts on quite a show

An emotional opening shot by Darren Clarke. A shocking one by Rory McIlroy. Tiger Woods had his worst score to start a British Open. Brooks Koepka quickly got into contention …


UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019

Under-the-radar Shane Lowry moves into spotlight at British Open

Shane Lowry shot 4-under 67 and was in second place in the first round at the British Open after benefiting from coming into the tournament somewhat under the radar. The …


Emotional and proud, Darren Clarke welcomes Open back to Portrush

Darren Clarke almost welled up when his name was announced to applause from the packed grandstand at No. 1 and the galleries lining the fairway before he hit the first …


UPDATED: Wed., July 17, 2019

Rory McIlroy knows this is not just another British Open

Rory McIlroy wants to treat this week just like any other British Open. He also knows better. The 148th Open is the first in his native Northern Ireland in 68 …


A Grip on Sports: It’s a good week to watch golf, either locally or from across the ocean

A GRIP ON SPORTS • If you love golf, this is a good week for you. Even if your love goes no further than infatuation with local courses.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

New-look Indian Canyon awaits another strong Rosauers Open field

Indian Canyon has undergone significant changes since hosting the Rosauers Open Invitational last July.


UPDATED: Tue., July 16, 2019

Tiger Woods trying to get up to speed for final major of year at British Open

Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He just didn’t …


Francesco Molinari returns claret jug, faces long odds getting it back

Golf’s oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without. Fifty-one weeks after he won the British Open and gazed at his name …


UPDATED: Sun., July 14, 2019

Golf capsules: Dylan Frittelli wins John Deere for first PGA Tour title

Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois, on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley.


UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019

Scott Parel takes advantage of Retief Goosen’s woes in Senior Players

Scott Parel took advantage of Retief Goosen’s problems to take the third-round lead in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship, the fourth of the PGA Tour Champions’ five major tournaments. Seven …


UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019

Cameron Tringale, Andrew Landry share John Deere Classic lead

Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry shared the third-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Winless on the PGA Tour, Tringale shot a 6-under 65 to match Landy at 16-under 197 …


UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019

Sei Young Kim leads Marathon Classic; Lexi Thompson 1 shot back

Sei Young Kim shot a 5-under 66 in the Marathon Classic to take a one-stroke lead over Lexi Thompson into the final round. Thompson eagled the par-5 18th for a …


Bernd Wiesberger taking 2-shot lead into Scottish Open final round

Bernd Wiesberger will take a two-shot lead into the last round of the Scottish Open after carding 6-under 65. At 20 under after three rounds, Wiesberger posted the lowest ever …


A Grip on Sports: A teary tribute, a longtime rivalry and a world record highlight a eclectic day in sports

A GRIP ON SPORTS • Let’s see, what’s going on? How about a incredibly emotional no-hitter? And a couple of other interesting thoughts, from salaries to a fast runner.


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Jim Meehan: Golf loses prominent figure with passing of longtime Esmeralda pro Bill Warner

Warner spent 37 years as the pro at Esmeralda, simultaneously running the busy city course while providing instruction to players of all levels and life lessons to young employees. Warner …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Roberto Diaz shoots 62 to take John Deere Classic lead

Roberto Diaz shot a 9-under 62 to take the first-round lead in the John Deere Classic. Playing in the final group of the day off the first tee, Diaz birdied …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Alena Sharp, Youngin Chun share Marathon Classic lead at 64

Alena Sharp of Canada and Youngin Chun of South Korea shared the Marathon Classic lead at 7-under 64, a stroke ahead of Stacy Lewis and three others at Highland Meadows …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Steve Stricker lead suspended Senior Players

Steve Stricker topped the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship leaderboard at 5 under with a half a hole to play when the first round was suspended for the day because of …


Matt Kuchar shares lead on low-scoring day at Scottish Open

Matt Kuchar shot an 8-under 63 to share the lead with three players in a low-scoring opening round at the Scottish Open. Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas, the highest-ranked players …


Jon Rahm shoots 62, wins Irish Open for second time in 3 years

Jon Rahm captured the Irish Open title for the second time in three years after shooting 8-under 62 in the final round to win by two strokes. It was the …


Shanshan Feng birdies final hole for a 1-shot win on LPGA Tour

Shanshan Feng hits 7-iron to 3 feet for a birdie on the final hole Sunday to close with a 9-under 63 and a one-shot victory over Ariya Jutanugarn in the …


Matthew Wolff finishes 3M Open with eagle to win by 1

Matthew Wolff made a 26-foot putt from the fringe for an eagle on the final hole to win the 3M Open at 21 under par, beating fellow rookie Collin Morikawa …


UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019

Sung Hyun Park takes 1-shot lead over Monday qualifier on LPGA Tour

Sung Hyun Park made nine birdies in an 11-hole stretch Friday on her way to a 10-under 62 and a one-shot lead over Monday qualifier Yealimi Noh in the Thornberry …


UPDATED: Fri., July 5, 2019

Bryson DeChambeau dominates 2nd round of 3M Open, leads at 14-under

Bryson DeChambeau dominated the second round of the 3M Open, racking up nine birdies to finish with a career-low 62 and vault into the lead at 14-under par halfway through …


Zander Lombard pushes ahead by 1 at Irish Open

Zander Lombard shot a 3-under 67 to take a one-shot lead after two rounds of the Irish Open. The 24-year-old South African, who hadn’t made a cut since early March, …


UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019

Scott Piercy leads by 2 after 1st round of 3M Open

Scott Piercy went on a late birdie binge en route to a 9-under 62 and the first-round lead at the inaugural 3M Open. Brooks Koepka, the world’s top-ranked player, is …


UPDATED: Thu., July 4, 2019

Yu Liu breaks her personal best for early lead in LPGA event

Yu Liu of China broke her personal best on the same course with a 10-under 62 that gave her a one-shot lead among early starters in the Thornberry Creek LPGA …


Padraig Harrington opens with 63 for 1-shot lead at Irish Open

Ryder Cup captain Padraig Harrington shot a 7-under 63 to take a one-shot lead over Zander Lombard in the opening round of the Irish Open. With Rory McIlroy skipping the …


Steve Stricker makes record debut and wins US Senior Open

Steve Stricker made his U.S. Senior Open debut one for the record book by closing with a 1-under 69 to set the 72-hole record and win by six shots. Stricker …