British Open Golf

FILE - In this April 14, 1986, file photo, Jack Nicklaus reacts as he finishes on the 18th to win the Masters Championship at Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/File)
April 11, 2020 - 10:00 pm
A panel of 15 golf writers were asked to vote on the top Masters in history. They are being republished this week because the Masters has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. The 1986 Masters was voted No. 1 by a large margin. The following story moved on was on April 13, 1986. ___ By...
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FILE - In this Sunday, July 21, 2019 file photo Ireland's Shane Lowry holds and kisses the Claret Jug trophy on the 18th green as he poses for the crowd and media after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The organizers of the British Open announced Monday April 6, 2020, that they have decided to cancel the event in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and that the Championship will next be played at Royal St George's in 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
April 06, 2020 - 9:46 am
The British Open will not be played this year for the first time since 1945, golf officials announced Monday as they tried to reconfigure a major championship schedule that would end with the Masters being played two weeks before Thanksgiving. Still to be determined is when — or even if — golf can...
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January 31, 2020 - 5:36 pm
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — J.B. Holmes roared through the fan-packed closing stretch at TPC Scottsdale on his opening nine Friday, then grabbed the lead on the mellower side of golf's biggest party. Six months after a final-round collapse and slow-play controversy at the British Open, Holmes took a...
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Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, left, shakes hands Brooks Koepka after Koepka won the final round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational, Sunday, July 28, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 28, 2019 - 4:52 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Brooks Koepka knows everyone wanted to see a tight final-round duel with Rory McIlroy. "That would have been incredible for the fans, for everybody that showed up and I'm sure that's what everybody wanted," Koepka said. Too bad Koepka drained all the drama Sunday on the way to...
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Bernhard Langer poses with the trophy after winning the senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, in Lytham, England, Sunday July 28, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 28, 2019 - 2:05 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Bernhard Langer beat Paul Broadhurst by two shots to win the Senior British Open on Sunday for his record-extending 11th senior major title. Starting three shots off the overnight lead held by Broadhurst, the 61-year-old German fired a 4-under 66 to finish at 6-...
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Tom Watson before announced his retirement from the Senior Open championships and the US senior Championships, during day three of the Senior Open golf tournament at Royal Lytham & St Annes Golf Club, at Lytham, Britain, Saturday July 27, 2019. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
July 27, 2019 - 12:26 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — Englishman Paul Broadhurst birdied two of the last three holes Saturday to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Senior British Open, which will be Tom Watson's final appearance at the tournament. Broadhurst had four birdies and a bogey in his third-round...
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Jon Rahm, of Spain, acknowledges the applause as he leaves the ninth green during the first round of the World Golf Championships-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Thursday, July 25, 2019, in Memphis, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)
July 25, 2019 - 4:57 pm
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Travelling from Northern Ireland to Tennessee has left everyone who played four rounds at the British Open fighting jet lag. Jon Rahm's putter helped him recover pretty quickly. Rahm matched the lowest round of his PGA Tour career with an 8-under 62 on Thursday at the FedEx St...
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July 25, 2019 - 4:49 pm
LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England (AP) — A quartet of Americans — Wes Short Jr., Scott Dunlap, Scott Parel and Ken Duke — topped the Senior British Open leaderboard on Thursday, together with England's Paul Broadhurst, when first-round play was suspended due to fading light. The leaders were a stroke ahead...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds and kisses the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 21, 2019 - 1:24 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry. A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at Carnoustie and cried after missing the cut in the British Open for the fourth straight year. Even with a four-shot lead Sunday at Royal Portrush, in a...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry holds an umbrella in heaven rain on the 8th green during the final round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Sunday, July 21, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 21, 2019 - 11:38 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final day of this year's tournament, the first time golf's oldest major has been across the Irish Sea since 1951, was evident...
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