British Open Golf

January 20, 2019 - 3:58 pm
LA ROMANA, Dominican Republic (AP) — Right when it looked as though Alvaro Ortiz of Mexico would endure more heartache at the Latin American Amateur Championship, he delivered his best shots and finally earned a trip to the Masters. A runner-up each of the last two years, Ortiz hammered a 3-wood...
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January 20, 2019 - 5:35 am
SINGAPORE (AP) — Jazz Janewattananond shot a final-round 65 on Sunday to win the Singapore Open and qualify for this year's British Open. The Thai player carded seven birdies over the Serapong Course at Sentosa Golf Club to finish at 18-under 266, two strokes ahead of Yoshinori Fujimoto (68) and...
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December 26, 2018 - 5:30 am
LONDON (AP) — Francesco Molinari says he may not play in Europe until the 19th-ranked Italian defends his British Open title in July. The lure of the US PGA Tour and changes made to the European Tour calendar will combine to leave the London-based golfer short of available dates to compete on his...
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In this July 22, 2018 photo, a young girl stands atop a trash bin to catch a glimpse of Tiger Woods as he tees off in the final round of the British Open Golf Championship in Carnoustie, Scotland. Woods was must-see golf during his comeback this year. (AP Photo/Doug Ferguson)
December 25, 2018 - 11:17 am
Thousands of fans surrounded the first tee at Carnoustie on the final day of the British Open. No mistaking what they came to see, even if most of them could hardly see Tiger Woods at all. One young girl proved resourceful. From 30 yards beyond the rows of fans, she stood atop a large trash bin and...
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FILE - In this Friday, Feb. 10, 2012 file photo, Kyle Thompson watches his shot on the Spyglass Hill Golf Course during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am PGA Tour golf tournament in Pebble Beach, Calif. Right about the time Kyle Thompson was ready to abandon his struggles on the PGA Tour, he jumped at a chance to give back. Thompson was among five players who went to a military base in Africa. Thompson’s has a long history of military in his family, starting with a grandfather who was wounded during the Omaha Beach invasion. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg, File)
December 18, 2018 - 4:46 pm
Right about the time Kyle Thompson was ready to abandon his struggles on the PGA Tour, he jumped at a chance to give back. Thompson was on the practice range at the Wyndham Championship, where the only way to keep his full card was to win, when he received an email from the PGA Tour looking for...
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FILE - In this Aug. 12, 2018, file photo, Brooks Koepka celebrates after making his birdie putt on the 16th green during the final round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at Bellerive Country Club, in St. Louis. His 4-iron into the green was among the defining shots of the year. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
December 11, 2018 - 11:42 am
Brooks Koepka used a 9-iron on consecutive full swings in the final round at Shinnecock Hills. One led to birdie, the other led to par. Both were crucial in making him the first back-to-back U.S. Open champion in 29 years. Tiger Woods showed glimpses of being back on his game with a long iron and a...
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December 10, 2018 - 1:38 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — Francesco Molinari has been voted as the European Tour golfer of the year for 2018, capping a year in which he won his first major title and produced a historic performance at the Ryder Cup. Molinari became the first Italian to win the British Open after his triumph...
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December 09, 2018 - 8:56 am
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen won his first title at the South African Open on Sunday, running away from his challengers with a final-round 67 for a six-shot victory. Oosthuizen led from the front on the final day at Randpark Golf Course and although his three-shot overnight lead was cut to...
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December 06, 2018 - 12:20 pm
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Louis Oosthuizen, the 2010 British Open champion, led the South African Open by a shot after a 9-under 62 in the first round on Thursday. Oosthuizen, playing his home Open for the first time in eight years, made a brilliant start at Randburg Golf Club in Johannesburg with nine...
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ARCHIVO - En esta foto del 23 de septiembre de 2018, Tiger Woods festeja tras embocar en el hoyo 18 para ganar el Campeonato de la Gira en Atlanta (Hyosub Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP, archivo)
November 28, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Justin Thomas is paired with Tiger Woods in the Hero World Challenge for the second straight year, and just like last time, he has an idea what to expect from him. By now, so does everyone else. Woods was a mystery a year ago. He was No. 1,199 in the world ranking when he...
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