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Saturday, July 16, 2016
By Doug Ferguson TROON, Scotland (AP) — Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson went toe-to-toe for four hours Saturday in the British Open, trading pivotal par saves and four lead changes in the cold wind and occasional rain at Royal Troon.
By Matt S. Craig 1. It's a two man race Even though Phil Mickelson shot a 63 in the first round and Henrik Stenson fired a 65 in the second, it still felt like it could be anyone's tournament to win coming into Saturday.
By Matt S. Craig Just hours after posting the greatest Instagram video in the history of the app, Andrew "Beef" Johnston found himself in contention at the Open Championship.
By T.J. Auclair Like a lot of players this week, Rory McIlroy was on the wrong end of the draw at Royal Troon in the 145th Open Championship. But, just as you'd expect, he's been grinding away nonetheless.
By Matt S. Craig It's moving day at the Open Championship, and Bill Haas is moving.
By T.J. Auclair Tony Finau hit one of the best shots of the day at Royal Troon's famed par-3 eighth -- the Postage Stamp -- in the third round of the Open Championship on Saturday... that is until it wasn't.
By Matt S. Craig Whether it's the beard, the nickname, or the infectious smile, Andrew "Beef" Johnston is a fan favorite.
By Matt S. Craig 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.
By T.J. Auclair 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:
By Doug Ferguson TROON, Scotland (AP) - The way Rory McIlroy is hitting the ball, he doesn't feel as though he should be eight shots behind 36-hole leader Phil Mickelson in the British Open. Blame that on the weather.
By T.J. Auclair "Don't follow a bad shot with another bad shot. That was always my philosophy."
By T.J. Auclair 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.
Friday, July 15, 2016
By Matt S. Craig If I was a spectator at this year's Open Championship at Royal Troon, I would camp out at the eighth hole all day.
By Rachel Lenzi TOLEDO, Ohio - The thought of passing up participating in one of the world's biggest sporting events didn't cross Stacy Lewis' mind until she saw her male counterparts second-guessing their own participation.
By T.J. Auclair We take this short break from Open Championship coverage to show you arguably the most dramatic way to card a 59 imaginable.
By T.J. Auclair 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.
By Bob Denney Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York, went a step beyond serving as host to a dramatic 49th PGA Professional Championship.
By T.J. Auclair 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.
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