It hardly was love at first sight, but Lee Westwood has grown fond of the Old Course at St. Andrews. Jeff Rude explains.
A blind tee shot over the “Old Course Hotel” sign and a long second shot to a vaulted green perched above the deep, revetted Road Hole bunker.
Alistair Tait lists the top 10 most memorable shots in British Opens at St. Andrews – plus a few incidents that didn’t determine the outcome of the game’s oldest championship.
St. Andrews has played host to its fare share of indelible British Open moments. But here are four others that occurred on the famed links.
If first impressions determined major-championship venues, then St. Andrews might never have staged the British Open. Alistair Tait explains.
Huge fairways and greens mask the inherent challenge at the Old Course. Bradley S. Klein explains why they’re perfect for both a major and the everyday player.
At the cradle of golf, James Achenbach surveyed the 18th hole from tee to green. His conclusion? Great golf course, terrible finishing hole.
explains why it’s already time for Oklahoma State fans to get excited about golf season.
This time, there were no tears of disappointment for Paula Creamer at the U.S. Women’s Open. Just tears of joy.
Before the U.S. Women’s Open began, this seemed like a safe prediction: No golfer will shoot a 65 at tough-to-crack Oakmont Country Club, one of the world’s most difficult courses.
Dominic Bozzelli fired a final-round 6-under 64 at Elizabeth Manor Golf & Country Club to claim a four-shot win at the Eastern Amateur Championship.
Peter Tomasulo shot a 10-under-par 61 Sunday to come from eight shots back and win the Wayne Gretzky Classic by one stroke over rookie Keegan Bradley.
Englishman George Ryall notched a closing-round 66 to win the inaugural Van Lanschot Senior Open by one stroke and become the first non-exempt winner on the European Senior Tour in four years.
Paula Creamer won the U.S. Women’s Open on Sunday, closing with a final-round 69 to capture her first major championship.
There are a couple of proposals floating around collegiate athletics regarding college recruiting that will be voted on next January at the NCAA Convention. Some of the details can get a little confusing.
Kevin Tway closed with a bogey-free 7-under 65 to win the Players Amateur by seven shots, holding off Georgia Tech's James White and Arkansas' Ethan Tracy.
The Handa Australian Senior Open, Australia’s top senior tournament, joins the European Senior Tour this year as a co-sanctioned event.
Greg Norman, a two-time British Open champion, has withdrawn from the 150th anniversary Open Championship at St. Andrews, two years after nearly winning it at age 53. His departure makes way for fellow Australian Jason Day, who becomes the fifth alternate to get into the British Open.
After setting a 54-hole PGA Tour scoring record, Steve Stricker held on to win his second straight title at the John Deere Classic. Stricker finished two shots ahead of Paul Goydos, who opened with a 59.
Meghan Spero, a former University of Iowa standout, has been named the new women’s golf coach at Florida Gulf Coast. Spero will replace Brittany Bertilson, who announced her resignation on May 3 after two successful seasons.
Edoardo Molinari of Italy claimed his first European Tour victory at the Scottish Open, shooting a 3-over 74 to beat Darren Clarke by three shots Sunday.
It isn’t only English professionals who are making names for themselves in world golf. English amateurs are ready to step into the shoes of the professionals.
The name Old Tom is synonymous with St. Andrews. Millions of fans the world over will be hoping that’s a good omen for the 139th Open Championship this week over the Old Course.
David Parkin, one of the most recognizable figures in the professional regional golfing scene, has been appointed OneAsia’s director of tour operations.
Takashi Kanemoto produced a stunning finish to snatch victory in the 150 million yen (about US$1.7 million) Championship by Lexus.
Yuri Fudoh overturned a one-stroke deficit with two holes remaining to capture the 90 million yen (about US$1 million) Meiji Chocolate Cup.
Paula Creamer, seeking her first major title, has maintained her three-shot lead in the U.S. Women’s Open after completing the final five holes of her third round.
What a long day! I was up at 4:30 a.m. Saturday morning, at the golf course by 5:40, and the second round had resumed by 7:30.
Paula Creamer headlines the list of Americans who could bring home the U.S. Women’s Open trophy Sunday. Beth Ann Baldry explains who among Creamer’s compatriots could also get the job done.