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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 | British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The eve of the British Open felt like cramming for a final exam, a multiple choice one with no obvious answers. The wind that blows off the North Sea across the exposed links of Carnoustie has not been the primary concern during practice rounds. Players have a reasonable idea how far the … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | British Open presents tough test with no clear answers

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France | Veterans, families mark 74 years since Allied D-Day landings

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Families of fallen soldiers and dwindling numbers of veterans of the D-Day invasion gathered on the Normandy shore Wednesday to mark 74 years since the massive military operation that helped change the course of World War II. Powerful gusts of wind blew through a heavy mist as relatives and others paid … Continue reading COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France | Veterans, families mark 74 years since Allied D-Day landings

LONDON  | British seasonal produce on menu for royal wedding reception

LONDON  —The menu for the reception after Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding will feature a bonanza of British produce. Royal chef Mark Flanagan said Monday many of the dishes on Saturday will be made from seasonal produce, including some grown on estates belonging to the hostess, Queen Elizabeth II. Flanagan says the wedding timing … Continue reading LONDON  | British seasonal produce on menu for royal wedding reception

LONDON  | British ex-culture minister Tessa Jowell dies at 70

LONDON —Tessa Jowell, the former U.K. culture secretary who played a key role in securing the 2012 London Olympics and used her own cancer diagnosis to campaign for better treatment, has died. She was 70. Jowell died peacefully at the family home in Warwickshire on Saturday evening, her family said in a statement released Sunday. … Continue reading LONDON  | British ex-culture minister Tessa Jowell dies at 70

150th British Open to be staged at St Andrews in 2021

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland/February 12, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —The British Open is returning to the home of golf in 2021. The Old Course will host the 150th anniversary of the world’s oldest major to mark “a true celebration of golf’s original championship and its historic ties to St. Andrews,” the R&A said Monday. It will be the … Continue reading 150th British Open to be staged at St Andrews in 2021