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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) -- Justin Rose held a three-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters when bad weather stopped play Friday during the second round.
British Open: Andrew "Beef" Johnston's niece critiques his beard
Whether it's the beard, the nickname, or the infectious smile, Andrew "Beef" Johnston is a fan favorite.
16 Jul 2016 - 11:56am - 0 Comments
British Open: Matt Jones in another major predicament
We've already seen this week the perils of your ball finding the bottom of one of the deep bunkers at Royal Troon. But Matt Jones showed us on Saturday that sometimes narrowly missing the bunker can be just as bad or even a worse position.
16 Jul 2016 - 9:57am - 0 Comments
British Open: World No. 1 Jason Day shanks shot at Royal Troon
Need something to make you feel better about your own golf game? We've got you covered. Check out the world's No. 1-ranked player -- Jason Day -- hitting a shank on the 12th hole at Royal Troon in the third round of the 145th Open Championship on Saturday:
16 Jul 2016 - 9:02am - 0 Comments
British Open: Brandt Snedeker chip goes sideways into TV tower
"Don't follow a bad shot with another bad shot. That was always my philosophy."
16 Jul 2016 - 5:58am - 0 Comments
British Open: Bubba Watson's sprinklerhead bank shot
On the par-5 fourth hole at Royal Troon on Saturday morning in the third round of the Open Championship, Bubba Watson was the beneficiary of one of the all-time great bounces you'll ever see.
16 Jul 2016 - 5:30am - 0 Comments
British Open: The highlights and lowlights of the "postage stamp" hole
If I was a spectator at this year's Open Championship at Royal Troon, I would camp out at the eighth hole all day.
15 Jul 2016 - 2:01pm - 0 Comments
British Open: 5 things we learned Friday at the Open
1. Stenson makes a charge
15 Jul 2016 - 1:42pm - 0 Comments
Challenge Tour player holes out for eagle on final hole, shoots 59
We take this short break from Open Championship coverage to show you arguably the most dramatic way to card a 59 imaginable.
15 Jul 2016 - 12:07pm - 0 Comments
British Open: Darren Clarke drops gum on green, picks it up, chews again
Evidently no one in Darren Clarke's Friday threesome could spare a piece of gum for the 2016 European Ryder Cup Captain and 2011 Open Champion. As he stroked a putt on the par-5 14th hole, the gum Clarke was chewing jumped out of his mouth and fell onto the green.
15 Jul 2016 - 11:44am - 0 Comments
British Open: Paul Casey 5 putts seventh hole at Royal Troon
After shooting a disappointing 6-over 77 in Round 1 of the Open Championship, England's Paul Casey really needed to get something going in Round 2. It looked as if he was going to do just that. After a bogey at the second, Casey rattled off three consecutive birdies.
15 Jul 2016 - 7:12am - 0 Comments
British Open: Phil Mickelson nearly aces Royal Troon's 'Postage Stamp'
One day removed from nearly setting a new major championship, 18-hole scoring record, Phil Mickelson is showing no signs of slowing down at Royal Troon in the 145th Open Championship.
15 Jul 2016 - 5:31am - 0 Comments
British Open: Check out Miguel Angel Jimenez hole-out and dance
If hole-outs are supposed to be all luck, someone forgot to tell Miguel Ángel Jiménez. It's ridiculous how often he either nails one from the fairway or drills a hole-in-one. 
14 Jul 2016 - 2:16pm - 0 Comments
British Open: Louis Oosthuizen scores ace at Royal Troon's 14th hole
Louis Oosthuizen is making holes in one at majors a "thing." Back in April in the final round of the Masters, the 2010 British Open Champion did this on the par-3 16th -- a unique, bank-shot ace:  
14 Jul 2016 - 7:01am - 0 Comments
Colin Montgomerie buries 50-foot par putt
This week is a home game for Colin Montgomerie.
14 Jul 2016 - 5:31am - 0 Comments
Patrick Reed holes out for early eagle at Royal Troon
Something about golf in Scotland just seems to bring out the best in Patrick Reed.
14 Jul 2016 - 4:21am - 0 Comments
Rory McIlroy can't escape postage stamp bunker
There's two things we know for certain about Royal Troon. First, you do not want to miss the green on the 8th hole. Second, it's pretty difficult to hit the green on the 8th hole.
13 Jul 2016 - 9:15am - 0 Comments
Mercedes-Benz unveils luxury golf cart
What do you want your golf cart to be able to do?
13 Jul 2016 - 8:39am - 0 Comments
PGA Hall of Famer Rudolph Habjan passes at 84
Rudolph "Hubby" Habjan, a PGA Hall of Famer and mainstay of Illinois golf, passed away peacefully July 5th at the age of 84. 
13 Jul 2016 - 8:26am - 0 Comments
Open Championship: The 7 most intriguing pairings at Royal Troon
The season's third major championship -- The Open Championship -- is upon us this week from Royal Troon in Troon, Scotland. This week will mark the ninth time that Royal Troon will hosts the game's oldest major.
11 Jul 2016 - 11:43am - 0 Comments