The White House honors Charlie Sifford with Medal of Freedom for his courageous and successful career in the game of golf and paving the way for future generations.
I was up early because I wanted to walk all 18 holes at Royal St. George’s and in doing so follow the threesome of Steve Stricker, Lee Westwood and Charl Schwartzel, which teed off at 9:10 a.m.
19 Jul 2011 - 2:09pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- The smile remained fixed on Phil Mickelson's face long after the circumstances of the day should have wiped it off.
17 Jul 2011 - 5:30pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- Darren Clarke gave little Northern Ireland another big championship Sunday at the Open Championship.
17 Jul 2011 - 1:49pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- Darren Clarke gave Northern Ireland another major championship Sunday.
17 Jul 2011 - 1:08pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- Tom Lewis of England finished as the leading amateur in the Open Championship on Sunday, capturing the silver medal and completing a memorable week at Royal St. George's.
17 Jul 2011 - 11:24am - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England -- Two crafty veteran Europeans and two exciting young Americans make for a fascinating last couple of pairings for the final round of the 140th Open Championship. How did the Ryder Cup break out?
16 Jul 2011 - 3:42pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- Rory McIlroy says he hasn't given up hope of winning the Open Championship despite slipping nine shots off the lead after a rain-soaked third round at Royal St. George's.
16 Jul 2011 - 2:13pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- Gary Woodland was in the right rough on the 13th hole as he stared at the green, trying to figure out how to play his next shot. Then he broke into a big smile, and it had nothing to do with anything at Royal St. George's on Saturday.
16 Jul 2011 - 1:44pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England -- It was a day for Watson pars. Fortunately for Tom Watson, he made a ton of them.
16 Jul 2011 - 1:19pm - 0 Comments
SANDWICH, England (AP) -- A player from Northern Ireland charged up the leaderboard at the Open Championship. Just not the one you might expect.
15 Jul 2011 - 4:34pm - 0 Comments
Summer returned to this corner of Kent on Friday morning. Apparently autumn is making an early appearance this weekend. Darren Clarke cannot wait. Clarke added a second successive 68 and held the clubhouse lead alongside America's Lucas Glover at 4-under par.
15 Jul 2011 - 1:36pm - 0 Comments
Lee Westwood was full of bluster and confidence on the eve of the Open Championship, claiming he had the patience required to conquer Royal St. George's and capture that elusive first major.
15 Jul 2011 - 11:15am - 0 Comments
PGA Professional Ted Bishop shares daily thoughts from Sandwich, England on the Open Championship, the English culture and his unique perspective and experiences while on hand for the season's third major.
14 Jul 2011 - 10:52pm - 0 Comments
Tom Lewis shares a name with one of the Open Championship's greatest champions. The kid sure lived up to it Thursday.
14 Jul 2011 - 4:36pm - 0 Comments
Tom Lewis lives in Welwyn Garden City, the hometown of Sir Nick Faldo, three-time Open champion, and was named after Tom Watson, the five-time Open winner.
14 Jul 2011 - 4:06pm - 0 Comments
Thomas Bjorn was not quite the last man into the 140th Open Championship. Ricky Barnes made it in on Thursday afternoon, while Bjorn had all of two days to prepare after finding out on Monday evening that Vijay Singh had been forced to withdraw.
14 Jul 2011 - 3:31pm - 0 Comments
The PGA team got up early yesterday and met for breakfast at 6:30 a.m. Joining us in the hotel dining room were three of the players we've seen quite a bit already this week - Camilo Villegas, Matt Kuchar and Paul Casey.
13 Jul 2011 - 11:58am - 0 Comments
Some players who make the field in the Open Championship do so by their world ranking, last year's finish in this tournament or a few various other exemptions - but most play their way into the British Open through local or national qualifiers at various courses around the United Kingdom.
12 Jul 2011 - 10:12am - 1 Comments
Coincidence I guess, but a good one. I flew to England in seat 1 on Delta Flight No. 1 from JFK to London's Heathrow, ready to experience the number one week of my golf year. This is Open Championship week - the British Open for all us Yanks.
11 Jul 2011 - 11:28am - 1 Comments
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