Tony Finau stands nine shots back heading into the final round of the British Open at Royal Troon in Scotland.
Have attended nearly 80 majors (including each of Tiger Woods’ 14 major victories), and nine Ryder Cups. Multiple winner, GWAA Writing Awards, including best column, 2003. Former golf writer at Orlando Sentinel, where previous beats included the NHL and NFL. At 17, won club championship at Dennis Pines, and attempted (key word, attempted) to play at Florida Southern College on a team that eventually would include two-time U.S. Open champion Lee Janzen, near-U.S. Open champion Rocco Mediate, and longtime PGA/Champions Tour player Marco Dawson (a fraternity brother). Master of the low punchout from the trees …
Stories by Jeff Babineau
Henrik Stenson leads Phil Mickelson by one shot entering the final round of the British Open on Sunday at Royal Troon.
Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy caught the bad side of the draw Friday and battled conditions to make the cut at the British Open.
The left-hander's education in links golf has a long history, and continues to pay off at Royal Troon this week.
Six prominent American golfers are playing the 145th British Open in Scotland this week and living in the same rented house.
Rory McIlroy doesn’t regret controversial comments: ‘I’ve spent seven years trying to please everyone’
The Northern Irishman, who opened in 2-under 69 at Royal Troon, elaborated on previous comments but recanted nothing.
Matt Kuchar made a 12-foot birdie putt at the 72nd hole of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio that elevated him from No. 17 to 15 in the Official World Golf Ranking and gave him an Olympic berth.
Local caddie Billy Ciplinski, Marco Dawson's looper for the British Open, received an unfortunate surprise when a golf ball hit him right atop the head in Tuesday's practice round.
Jason Day already has one major title to his credit, but he would love to add a Claret Jug to his resume this week at the British Open.
Zach Johnson returned the Claret Jug on Monday at Royal Troon, where he will begin his British Open title defense on Thursday.
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