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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Ice-cold Molinari repels a slew of challengers at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — Rory McIlory spun around and let out a roar after making a 35-foot eagle putt. Justin Rose clenched his fist after taming the 18th hole for a fourth straight day. Xander Schauffele kept his composure amid the chaos of an ever-changing leaderboard. Kevin Kisner? He stuck around like he has done all … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Ice-cold Molinari repels a slew of challengers at Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth’s title defense at British Open ends without a bang

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Defending champion Jordan Spieth wasn’t the only one struggling to gain traction on the wind-swept final day at Carnoustie. But he was one of just two in the 79-player field who failed to make birdie, shooting 76 and sliding from a three-way tie atop the leaderboard at 9 under at the start … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth’s title defense at British Open ends without a bang

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Molinari breaks US stranglehold on majors

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7 p.m. Francesco Molinari‘s win at the British Open has broken the American stranglehold on golf’s major championships, with a U.S. golfer having won the previous five. It caps a stunning stretch for the 15th-ranked Molinari, who has won on the PGA and … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Molinari breaks US stranglehold on majors

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Francesco Molinari played a steady hand amid another crazy ending at Carnoustie and won the British Open to become Italy‘s first major champion. Tiger Woods took the lead on Sunday at a major for the first time in nine years and lost it with one bad swing. Jordan Spieth cost himself another … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Molinari survives wild day to win British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jordan Spieth set the tone pulling driver on the 396-yard opening hole and sending it bouncing and rolling to 10 feet for eagle. Moments later, Tiger Woods sent the gallery into a frenzy with three straight birdies to get into contention at a major for the first time in five years. On … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland  — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Americans Jordan Spieth, Xander Schauffele and Kevin Kisner share the lead on 9-under par heading into the final round of the British Open, with Tiger Woods four shots back in his bid for a first major title in 10 years. Schauffele … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Spieth, Schauffele, Kisner share lead at Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner tied for lead after double-bogey at No 18

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Kevin Kisner hit his approach shot into the Barry Burn at No. 18 and made double-bogey 6, dropping the American into a share of the lead on 6 under at the British Open. Kisner shot 1-under 70 to follow his opening … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Kisner tied for lead after double-bogey at No 18

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

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Johnson wins a trophy without hitting a shot

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest from the British Open (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Dustin Johnson won another trophy on Tuesday without even hitting a shot. Johnson was presented the Mark H. McCormack Award for being No. 1 in the world ranking for the most weeks last year. Johnson reached No. 1 with his victory … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Johnson wins a trophy without hitting a shot

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Thomas hopeful holding claret jug won’t jinx him

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Latest from the British Open (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Justin Thomas is one of those players who doesn’t want to hold a major championship trophy until he’s won it. He made an exception with the claret jug. Thomas was staying in a house with Zach Johnson two years ago at … Continue reading CARNOUSTIE, Scotland | The Latest: Thomas hopeful holding claret jug won’t jinx him