British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Through 14 holes, Jordan Spieth was challenging for the lead in the British Open and making it look easy. “Just a clean round of golf,” he said. And then it got messy in a hurry. Spieth came undone on the tough closing stretch at Carnoustie, dropping four shots over the final four … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth takes a stumble in his British Open title defense

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Koepka goes 41-31 for wild 72 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland— The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:05 p.m. Carnoustie brought Brooks Koepka to his knees amid a testing stretch of holes for the U.S. Open champion on the front nine at the British Open. Just when it looked like his game was unraveling, Koepka bounced back. The No. 4-ranked American … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Koepka goes 41-31 for wild 72 at British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner needs only 22 putts in taming Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland   — The Latest on the British (all times local): 1:40 p.m. Kevin Kisner hit fewer than half the fairways and found 50 percent of the greens in regulation in his first round at the British Open. It was his putting that took him atop the leaderboard on 5 under. Kisner had only 22 … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner needs only 22 putts in taming Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Tough closing holes living up to reputation

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British (all times local): 12:35 p.m. Carnoustie is widely known to have the toughest closing holes on the British Open ,rotation, and it’s proving the case in this first round. The first eight groups have finished and there have been only two birdies between the 24 players on … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Tough closing holes living up to reputation

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: British Open rookie early leader at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Erik Van Rooyen enjoyed his first round at a British Open — except for the final hole. The 28-year-old South African went out at 6:46 a.m. in the second group and has set the clubhouse target after a 4-under 67. The only … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: British Open rookie early leader at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Mild breeze, fast course for start of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — Sandy Lyle of Scotland sent a mid-iron rolling along the crusty turf of Carnoustie to start the 147th playing of the British Open. Lyle was chosen to hit the opening tee shot Thursday morning under a gray sky off the North Sea. He won the Open in 1985. Also in the opening … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  | Mild breeze, fast course for start of British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Tiger Woods doesn’t feel as old at the oldest championship in golf. Woods is back at the British Open for the first time in three years, and he believes his confidence and his chances of winning are getting better as the year goes on. He missed the last two Opens while recovering … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Woods says British Open becomes best shot at a major

Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open

SOUTHPORT, England/July 24, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — British Open: The start was not what anyone expected out of Jordan Spieth. All that mattered to him was how he finished the British Open. And that might have been the biggest surprise of all. The record will show that Spieth took a three-shot lead into the final round … Continue reading Spieth takes road less to traveled to British Open