Kevin Markham takes a look at the Royal Birkdale as the course prepares to host The Open Championship.
Tue, 18 Jul, 2017
Already the smallest field among majors, the Masters is shrinking the field for the Par 3 Contest.
Tue, 14 Mar, 2017
The blisters on Peter Lawrie’s left hand reveal just how determined one of the nicest guys on the European Tour is to break free of a continuing downturn in form.
Sat, 25 Jan, 2014
Already the oldest winner in European Tour history, Spain’s Miguel Angel Jimenez now has the chance to become the oldest major champion as well in the 142nd Open Championship.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2013
Two players seeking a first major title and one searching for his 15th were today enjoying - in every sense of the word - the clubhouse lead in the 142nd Open Championship.
Very few rounds of 82 receive – or indeed deserve – a rousing welcome to the 18th green at The Open and it is almost unheard of for a caddie to be the focus of all the attention.
Sun, 22 Jul, 2012
For the third time in 10 years, Padraig Harrington will have to beat an Augusta jinx to become Masters champion.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
Seve Ballesteros, who is still recovering from a brain tumour, is among the golfing stars who have been invited to compete in the Champions Challenge on the eve of next July’s Open at St Andrews.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2009
Tiger Woods only played the back nine at Kingston Heath this morning and, afterwards, wasn’t letting on whether that was all he needed or all he could cope with in conditions that were “hot as hell”.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
LESS than two months ago Michael Campbell stood 417th in the world and it looked as if we might be witnessing the decline and fall of a once great player.
Tue, 30 Sep, 2008
THIS week’s British Open will eventually be remembered for who wins it, rather than who is injured and misses it.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2008
Mark O’Meara winning two majors in 1998 at the age of 41 came as a shock to most people – not least the man himself.
Tue, 15 Jul, 2008
Padraig Harrington, five clear at one point, lost to US Open champion Angel Cabrera at the third hole of a sudden-death play-off in the four-man 36-hole PGA Grand Slam at Mid-Ocean in Bermuda today.
Wed, 17 Oct, 2007
Tue, 04 Jan, 2005
There will be the usual moans and groans, of course.
Wed, 14 Jul, 2004
Any suspicion that David Duval might decide to withdraw from the British Open was removed today when he not only showed up at Troon but was out on the course practising.
Tue, 13 Jul, 2004
Former world number one and 1992 Masters champion Fred Couples is out of next week’s Open because of a recurrence of back trouble.
Fri, 09 Jul, 2004
Todd Woodbridge set a new world record with his 79th doubles title at the adidas International in his home town of Sydney.
Sat, 17 Jan, 2004
Tue, 24 Sep, 2002
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