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U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson closes Open Championship with 4-under 68
Tom Watson, the 2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain, never ceases to amaze. In 2009, at the age of 59, he very nearly won the Open Championship for a sixth time, coming up just short in a playoff to Stewart Cink.
20 Jul 2014 - 8:00am - 0 Comments
What Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler looked like way back when
Good buddies Rory McIlroy and Rickie Fowler have both been playing golf since they were tykes. They first squared off against each other in the 2007 Walker Cup, when they were 18, and now are frequent practice partners down in South Florida.
19 Jul 2014 - 11:39pm - 0 Comments
Dad stands to cash in if Rory McIlroy wins Open Championship
If Rory McIlroy goes ahead and wins the Open Championship on Sunday, he'll pocket a cool $1.67 million.   And his dad and three of his friends will split a fairly substantial prize of their own.   No, there isn't a
19 Jul 2014 - 9:03pm - 0 Comments
Tom Watson doesn't want Tom Watson to win the Open
On Friday, Tom Watson became the oldest player ever to make the cut in the Open Championship.
19 Jul 2014 - 12:38pm - 0 Comments
Hockey star T.J. Oshie falls victim to the dreaded four-putt at American Century Championship
If you're choosing teams for a pick-up hockey game and St. Louis Blues star and U.S. Olympic hero T.J. Oshie is available, you'd make him your first selection.
19 Jul 2014 - 10:10am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy looking to join elite list at Open Championship
Rory McIlroy is hoping to do something this week that has only been done six times in the long history of the Open Championship -- win from start to finish.
19 Jul 2014 - 6:39am - 0 Comments
Players pay respects as beloved coach Bob Torrance dies at age 82
The buoyant mood at the Open Championship was broken a bit on Friday when European Tour star Sam Torrance revealed that his father, longtime golf coach Bob Torrance, had died at age 82.   "Sad day my dad just passed away peacefully in his sleep,"
18 Jul 2014 - 10:33pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods makes crucial birdie to sneak inside cutline
Tiger Woods waited until the final hole in his second round of the Open Championship on Friday to make his first birdie of the day. Better late than never and it came just in the nick of time.
18 Jul 2014 - 2:07pm - 0 Comments
Rickie Fowler -- once again -- positioned for a major run
Rickie Fowler is the only player in the world with top-5 finishes in each of the season's first two majors. If the 25-year-old keeps plugging along the way he is at Royal Liverpool this week, there's a very good chance he'll make it 3-for-3 at the Open Championship.
18 Jul 2014 - 1:35pm - 0 Comments
John Daly makes impressive back-nine charge
John Daly's choice of apparel -- which has included Sponge Bob Square Pants-themed trousers -- has been getting a lot of attention this week at Royal Liverpool. On the back nine Friday, however, Daly's impressive play stood out more than his clothing.
18 Jul 2014 - 10:22am - 0 Comments
Sergio Garcia holes out for eagle
The start to Sergio Garcia's second round of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool was a bit of a roller coaster on Friday. His opening tee shot went so far left, it nearly found the adjacent 18th fairway. He would bogey the hole.
18 Jul 2014 - 9:50am - 0 Comments
Defending Open champ Phil Mickelson bounces back with 2-under 70
Listening to Phil Mickelson following an opening-round, 2-over 74 on Thursday in the first round of the Open Championship, you could tell he was a frustrated man.
18 Jul 2014 - 9:19am - 0 Comments
Green Bay Packers linebacker A.J. Hawk tackles fan on golf course
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18 Jul 2014 - 7:40am - 0 Comments
Can golfers name all four Beatles?
As the senior member of the PGA.com production team, I feel like I'm not surprised at much anymore.
17 Jul 2014 - 7:46pm - 0 Comments
Adam Scott fires late 4-under 68 to get in the mix
Adam Scott, the No. 1 ranked player in the world, has some unfinished business when it comes to the Open Championship.
17 Jul 2014 - 2:36pm - 0 Comments
Ernie Els three-putt on first hole will make you cringe
Ernie Els is a four-time major champion. Two of those victories have come in the Open Championship, most recently just two years ago. For that very reason, the Big Easy -- even at age 44 -- is always a player to look out for at the majors.
17 Jul 2014 - 2:08pm - 0 Comments
Video: Henrik Stenson breaks club over knee
Henrik Stenson -- the No. 2-ranked player in the world -- is often a fun-loving guy. But, like all of us, he sometimes gets a little annoyed on the golf course.
17 Jul 2014 - 9:53am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy takes early clubhouse lead with 6-under 66
Rory McIlroy got off to a dream start Thursday in the first round of the Open Championship. The two-time major winner fired a bogey-free, 6-under 66 to take the early clubhouse lead at Royal Liverpool.
17 Jul 2014 - 9:26am - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods off to solid start with 3-under 69
All eyes were on Tiger Woods at Royal Liverpool as the Open Championship teed off on Thursday.
17 Jul 2014 - 8:44am - 0 Comments