Notables from the game of golf – his competitors and otherwise – were quick to compliment 2014 Champion Golfer of the Year Rory McIlroy after he claimed his first Claret Jug for winning the British Open.
Forget about what we saw and said Thursday. He’s not ready. An inconsistent Tiger Woods clearly needs more competitive repetitions, particularly with a driver, before he’s ready to contend in a golf tournament.
Tom Watson is proving that age is nothing but a number – even a number (64) that plays nice with Liverpool's Beatles history – and will be sticking around for the weekend at the Open Championship after back-to-back 73s at Hoylake.
Friday at the British Open, Rory McIlroy widened his British Open lead at Royal Liverpool from one shot to four, while Dustin Johnson gave chase -- as Tiger Woods and Adam Scott struggled. Recap the highlights here!
Soon after he bogeyed Royal Liverpool's 18th for a British Open missed cut, Bubba Watson turned to thoughts of home and family; Jason Day reports some pain in his wrist; plus more Open Championship news and notes.
Tiger Woods, defending champion Phil Mickelson and World No. 1 Adam Scott must chase first-round leader Rory McIlroy at the 2014 British Open championship at Royal Liverpool. Recap the highlights here!
Rory McIlroy was a machine on Thursday, posting six birdies in a bogey-free, 6-under 66 that saw him take the lead at Royal Liverpool. Can he avoid another Friday disaster and chase his third major title?
Rust? What rust? Tiger Woods didn’t look corroded in the least, after bogeys on the first two holes anyway. Rather he looked comfortable and dangerous in shooting 3-under 69 in the Open Championship first round Thursday.
Brooks Koepka displays incredible distance off the tee, and that proved to be key Thursday at the Open Championship as the Florida State product overpowered Royal Liverpool's par 5s en route to a 4-under 68.
Tiger Woods fired a 3-under 69 on Thursday at the Open Championship, currently sitting three shots off the lead. The round consisted of six birdies and three bogeys – including back-to-back bogeys to start the round.
It was only two years ago that Robert Karlsson withdrew on the eve of the Open Championship with the driver yips. Thursday, he shot a 3-under 69 at Royal Liverpool and finds himself firmly in contention.
Ian Poulter, who injured his right wrist during last week's Scottish Open, said that an MRI on the wrist revealed no serious damage. However, the Englishman has a ganglion cyst and will play in the Open Championship.