Notes: Blixt sees light; Mick's money game; more

Two weeks later, Jonas Blixt still doesn't understand the criticism at Greenbrier; Keegan Bradley says Phil Mickelson and Dustin Johnson are money; plus more in our notebook.

Muirfield history of hosting Open is storied

Muirfield has seen it all in the 15 times it has hosted the Open Championship through the years. This year's defending champion, Ernie Els, stood tall in 2002 at Muirfield.

Tiger tops list of Open Championship favorites

A capsule look at 20 contenders for the British Open golf championship, to be played July 18-21 at Muirfield (listed in predicted order of finish):

Open Championship at Muirfield: What to know

Ten things to know about the British Open, to be played this week at Muirfield, where the tournament has taken place 15 times before, from 1892 to 2002.

Anniversaries add to British Open history on display

Here's a look at some of the anniversaries this year at the 142nd British Open, which brings its rich history to light when it starts this week at Muirfield.

Els leads Open Championship facts, figures

Ernie Els will defend his British Open title -- here are a few facts and figures about golf's only major outside the United States, beginning this week at the 7,192-yard Muirfield golf links.

What's wrong with Rory? Quite a bit, stats indicate

Rory McIlroy’s latest bad patch -- and he has had a few -- has been punctuated by waning confidence, substandard short game and a tendency to hang his tee shots right with an inconsistent swing.

Woods: 'Full go' for Open Championship

Tiger Woods gave an update on his left elbow injury in a release Saturday on his website, and also talked about the upcoming Open Championship at Muirfield.