Brittany Lincicome has always wanted to know how her game would stack up on the PGA Tour and she will finally get her chance at this week’s Barbasol Championship in Kentucky.
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More than half of the 156-man field have a realistic chance of winning the British Open, Rory McIlroy said on Wednesday as players prepared for probably the firmest major championship conditions in a generation.
Gary Player has a hunch it will be Rickie Fowler’s week at the British Open but his “big wish” is for Tiger Woods to end a 10-year major drought by holding aloft the Claret Jug for the fourth time.
Adam Scott has made a deal with himself to be a bit tougher if he gets another chance to win the British Open and hopes caddie Fanny Sunesson can help him across the finish line at Carnoustie this week.
Rory McIlroy says it is unrealistic to expect him to continue winning majors at the same rate as early in his career, but it is not for the want of trying that he has been treading water the past few years.
British Open organizers the R&A have hinted a similar incident to the Phil Mickelson controversy from last month’s U.S. Open could lead to disqualification in golf’s oldest major at Carnoustie this week.
Asian Tour Order of Merit champion Gavin Green is hopeful of making his nation proud as he prepares for his debut at a major tournament at this week’s British Open.
Tiger Woods is still looking for that elusive 15th victory in a major tournament, and if it’s going to come this week at The Open Championship, he’s going to have to conquer the greens.
There was a spell not so long ago when Tiger Woods, in the depths of despair over recurring back problems, felt he would never again grace the fairways of a British Open.
Tiger Woods says the British Open represents his best chance of winning another major championship, and with some “cleaner golf” this might be the week be breaks his decade-plus major drought.
Former champion Todd Hamilton believes the unusual conditions prevalent at this week’s British Open could prompt a “quirky winner”, maybe even the first 50-something to land a major championship victory.
The cream of the world’s golfers can expect a fiery Carnoustie this week but the Scottish links is unlikely to live up to its Car-nasty nickname of old.
Marc Leishman has an outstanding recent record in the British Open, but he knows he’ll be playing second fiddle to Rory McIlroy when he plays with the Northern Irishman in the first two rounds this week.
Sergio Garcia says he has no lasting scars from his heart-breaking previous encounters at Carnoustie as he prepares to battle for a second major at the Scottish golf course in this week’s British Open tournament.
Golf will never be completely drug free according to retired South African golfer Gary Player who has also questioned why it took so long for the British Open to implement blood testing as part of its anti-doping regulations.
Balls are rolling so far at bone-dry Carnoustie that it will “drive some people batty” at the British Open this week, former champion David Duval said after a practice round on Monday.
Britain’s Tommy Fleetwood brought Carnoustie to its knees with a nine-under 63 at the Dunhill Links Championship in autumnal October but he said the memories of his course-record will count for little at this week’s British Open.
Jordan Spieth hopes the imagination required to play bone-dry Carnoustie will bring out his best as he defends his title at the British Open this week.
Tiger Woods, back at the British Open this week for the first time since 2015, will begin his campaign in Thursday’s opening round at Carnoustie in a three-ball with Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama and Russell Knox of Scotland.
Tiger Woods is heading back to The Open for the first time since 2015, and even snuck in a few practice holes at Carnoustie Links in Scotland on Saturday before Sunday’s round.
Former Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo overcame a four-point deficit to win the American Century Championship by three points on Sunday in Lake Tahoe, Calif.
Thidapa Suwannapura hardly could believe it after she outlasted Brittany Lincicome in a sudden-death playoff to win the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.
American Michael Kim cruised to his first PGA Tour victory and a trip to the British Open with a runaway win in the John Deere Classic on Sunday.
Ian Poulter has denied verbally abusing a marshal at the Scottish Open on Sunday, after the volunteer wrote a letter of complaint to the European Tour.
South African Brandon Stone won the Scottish Open by four strokes on Sunday but missed a chance to become the first to shoot 59 on the European Tour.
Two-times major champion John Daly has pulled out of the Open Championship starting on Thursday at Carnoustie in Scotland due to a knee injury, organisers said on Sunday.
Michael Kim held a two-stroke lead over fellow American Bronson Burgoon through nine holes in the weather-hit John Deere Classic in Illinois on Saturday.
Canada’s Brooke Henderson finished strong to card a 2-under-par 69 on Saturday and claim a one-stroke lead over the field through three rounds of the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.
Sweden’s Jens Dantorp shot a third-round 68 in bright and breezy conditions at the Scottish Open on Saturday to move one shot clear of a group of players on a congested leaderboard.
American Michael Kim forged a four-stroke lead through 17 holes before play was suspended due to inclement weather at the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois on Friday.
Canada’s Brooke Henderson and Sweden’s Caroline Hedwall closed their rounds with back-to-back birdies on Friday, and the pair shares a one-stroke lead after 36 holes at the Marathon Classic in Sylvania, Ohio.
Robert Rock was two strokes clear at the top of the Scottish Open leaderboard after a second day that saw the Gullane course record twice broken in the cool and calm conditions.
With Britain having basked in a tropical heatwave for the past month, Tiger Woods may be tempted to revisit the strategy he used for his memorable 2006 Open win at Hoylake when he competes in golf’s oldest major on Thursday.
One week before teeing off at the Open Championship, Phil Mickelson spoke with media in Scotland on Thursday about the headlines he’s made recently, most notably his intentional putt of a moving ball at the U.S. Open and the $10 million made-for-TV match against Tiger Woods reportedly in the works.
Steve Wheatcroft used a late flurry of birdies to grab the first-round lead at the John Deere Classic in Silvis, Illinois on Thursday as the American journeyman boosted his hopes of booking a last-minute ticket to the British Open.
American Luke List led the Scottish Open after a course record-equaling seven under par on Thursday, with compatriot Rickie Fowler and England’s Lee Westwood among a group of five players lurking one stroke behind.
The PGA Tour unveiled a revamped schedule for next season on Tuesday that will see the PGA Championship, traditionally the fourth and final major, move from August to May and the FedExCup playoffs shortened from four to three events.
Signs of progress at the Irish Open over the weekend put former world number one Rory McIlroy in a positive frame of mind before next week’s British Open at Carnoustie.
South Korea’s Sei Young Kim shattered the LPGA’s scoring record Sunday while winning the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic in Oneida, Wis., by nine strokes.
South Korea’s Kim Sei-young Kim shattered the LPGA’s scoring record Sunday while winning the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic in Oneida, Wisconsin by nine strokes.
American Kevin Na won his first PGA Tour event since 2011 as he shot a final-round six-under 64 for a five-stroke victory at The Greenbrier in West Virginia on Sunday.
Three weeks after garnering a two-stroke penalty for putting a moving ball at the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson was penalized two shots on Sunday at A Military Tribute at The Greenbrier for improving his line of play.
Scotland’s Russell Knox sank a 40-foot putt to beat Ryan Fox of New Zealand on the first playoff hole and win the Irish Open at Ballyliffin on Sunday.
Big-hitting American Harold Varner III shot a bogey-free third round 66 to jump into a shared lead with overnight leader Kelly Kraft at 14-under par at Greenbrier on Saturday with several players lurking in the wings.
South Africa’s Erik van Rooyen turned in a spotless six-under-par 66 in the third round to open up a four-shot lead at the Irish Open on Saturday.
Kelly Kraft shot a career-best 63 on Friday to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend at The Greenbrier as the 29-year-old American moved into position to claim a maiden PGA Tour title.
Overnight leader Ryan Fox, Matthieu Pavon and Erik van Rooyen shared the halfway lead at the Irish Open on Friday as putting woes left tournament host Rory McIlroy seven shots off the pace.
Bryson DeChambeau is not allowed to use a drawing compass in future events, the U.S. Golf Association announced on Thursday.
The intrigue around a couple of recent pairings has Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods negotiating a high-stakes exhibition round between the two, according to Golf.com.
Webb Simpson came close to shooting only the 10th sub-60 round on the PGA Tour with an electrifying display during Thursday’s opening round at The Greenbrier before he ran out of steam over the closing holes.
Padraig Harrington, written off as a no-hoper by the bookmakers, hit back to share the headlines at the Irish Open on Thursday while pre-tournament favorite Rory McIlroy battled to stay in touch with the leaders.
Rory McIlroy is keen to regain the carefree mentality from his youth and take more risks as he prepares to challenge for his first major title since 2014 at this month’s British Open.