McIlroy wastes fast start, rues ‘opportunity lost’ at Open

SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Rory McIlroy swiped the air with his putter and threw back his head in disgust after under-hitting a mid-range birdie putt on the 18th green at Royal Birkdale. It was fitting. On [...]


‘Lovely legs’: Announcer still ranting about Sergio Garcia’s fiancée’s skirt

Peter Alliss risked being branded as sexist again in referring to Sergio Garcia’s fiancee’s “lovely legs” and saying her skirt didn’t belong on a golf course. The legendary BBC commentator was criticized at April’s Masters for [...]


Jordan Spieth is headed toward victory at the British Open as long as he can avoid a Sunday meltdown

As well as he’s playing, Jordan Spieth could have a grip adjustment in his future. He’s one good Sunday away from wrapping his hands around the Claret Jug. Spieth shot a 5-under-par 65 on Saturday to [...]


Chad Collins misses 59 chance, parring final 2 holes for 60

OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) — Chad Collins missed a chance for the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history and third of the season, parring the final two holes for an 11-under 60 on Friday in the [...]


2017 Open Championship: Watch Birkdale’s rough completely break Justin Thomas’ spirit

Yeah, well, his performance on the sixth hole during Friday’s second round of The Open Championship was the complete opposite of that. One day after wearing a tie while posting a 67, the young American gun [...]


Irwin: Elway faces long shot to play in 2018 Senior Open

Hale Irwin knows all about switching from the gridiron to the greens, so when he heard John Elway might try to qualify for the U.S. Senior Open next year, he just shook his head. “Good luck. [...]


Golf’s Roger Federer? Dustin Johnson thinks he’s doing ‘a pretty good job’

Dustin Johnson feels his contribution to golf leaves him with no reason to feel inferior to tennis legend Roger Federer. Swiss maestro Federer won an eighth Wimbledon title this month to further advance his status as [...]


American Lewis almost great again at U.S. Women’s Open

BEDMINSTER, New Jersey (Reuters) – On a leaderboard dominated by South Koreans and topped by China’s Shanshan Feng, American Stacy Lewis made a spirited charge to put a home country name into the mix at the [...]