British Open

SINGAPORE | Defending champ Lin takes Asia Amateur lead with 62

SINGAPORE— Lin Yuxin of China beat the weather and broke the course record for an 8-under 62 to take a one-shot lead Saturday in the Asia-Pacific Amateur. Lin is trying to join Japanese great Hideki Matsuyama as the only back-to-back winners of the Asia-Pacific Amateur in its 10-year history. Also at stake is a spot … Continue reading SINGAPORE | Defending champ Lin takes Asia Amateur lead with 62

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | Banter early, pressure late in Ryder Cup

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France— The Ryder Cup begins with banter and laughs. The pressure comes later. The Europeans haven’t lost on home soil in 25 years. Half of their team was in America on Sunday for the Tour Championship won by Tiger Woods. They got together for the first time Monday night and laughed through a 10-minute … Continue reading SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-YVELINES, France | Banter early, pressure late in Ryder Cup

NEW YORK | The Latest: Woods, Williams admire each other’s comeback

NEW YORK  — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Tiger Woods and Serena Williams both know how to make a comeback. Williams is set to play in her ninth U.S. Open final and 31st at all Grand Slam tournaments a year after she missed the tournament because she … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: Woods, Williams admire each other’s comeback

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England | Royal Troon to host Women’s British Open in 2020

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — Royal Troon will stage the Women’s British Open for the first time in 2020, four years after the Scottish club voted to admit female members. The announcement was made on Friday. Troon was an all-male club until 2016 when it voted overwhelmingly to admit women as members for the first … Continue reading LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England | Royal Troon to host Women’s British Open in 2020

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England | Minjee Lee shoots 7-under 65, leads Women’s British Open

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England — The big thing missing for Minjee Lee in her impressive season is a strong performance at a major championship. She might get it at the Women’s British Open. The No. 8-ranked Australian shot a 7-under 65, including a right-to-left putt for eagle from 25 feet on the par-5 15th hole, … Continue reading LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England | Minjee Lee shoots 7-under 65, leads Women’s British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Pepperell a ‘little hung over’ at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Eddie Pepperell says he was a “little hung over” during his round of 4-under 67 that has left him one shot off the lead at the British Open. After shooting 71 on Saturday to start the final round eight strokes off … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Pepperell a ‘little hung over’ at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Leaders near teeing off in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Leaders are on the range at the British Open, where they will be greeted by warm breezes in the final round at Carnoustie. Three players — including defending champion Jordan Spieth — are tied at the top of the leaderboard at … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Leaders near teeing off in British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Spieth tied, Woods lurking on final day of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The yellow grass of a dry summer in Scotland comes to life Sunday because of a red shirt at the British Open. Tiger Woods is in contention for the claret jug again. Jordan Spieth was tied for the lead at Carnoustie as he tries to become the first repeat winner in 10 … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Spieth tied, Woods lurking on final day of British Open