News for Sunday, July 15, 2012
5 Things: Johnson wins
5 Things: A magnificent approach shot to nine inches helped Zach Johnson outlast Troy Matteson on the second playoff hole to win the John Deere Classic on Sunday.
says the next available date for the Open Championship is 2017. Royal Portrush should be penciled in.
Alistair Tait says the next available date for the Open Championship is 2017. Royal Portrush should be penciled in.
A capsule look at the 10 previous British Opens held at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, where the 141st British Open will be played July 19-22.
Facts and figures for the Open Championship, held July 19-22 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in Lytham, England.
A look at some of the key anniversaries this year in British Open history.
The 156-man field for the 141st British Open, to be played July 19-22 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes (players listed only in first category for which they are eligible).
K.J. Choi led the charge and now it is much easier for the likes of Seung-yul Noh, Sang-Moon Bae and Sunghoon Kang, who are among eight Korean-born players on the PGA Tour.
Inside job: Royal Lytham
Hole-by-hole: This year's Open Championship venue lacks distinctive flair – especially when viewed on TV – but it possesses strength and character.
Australian Daniel Nisbet beats Alabama's Bobby Wyatt by one shot to take home Players Amateur title in South Carolina.
Roger Chapman became just the fourth player to win the U.S. Senior Open and Senior PGA Championship in the same year, joining Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Hale Irwin.
Roger Newsom, a 48-year-old ophthamologist from Virginia Beach, Va., used home-course knowledge to capture the 56th Eastern Amateur with a 16-under 264 total on July 15.
2012 Open Championship
Check out our wall-to-wall coverage of the 2012 Open Championship from the Royal Lytham and St. Annes Golf Club.
Tait on Jeev Milkha Singh
Alistair Tait: Those who say all golfers come from the same mold need look no further than Scotland’s newest national champion – Jeev Milkha Singh.
Ban wins PNGA Am
Shotaro Ban defeated Carl Jonson at Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash., to win the PNGA Amateur. It marked a strong comeback for Ban after battling a wrist injury for the past five months.
Jeev Milkha Singh of India has birdied the first playoff hole against Francesco Molinari to win the Scottish Open and earn a spot in next week's British Open.