'Duel of the Son' bettered 'Duel in the Sun’

2016-07-20 09:20

Jack Nicklaus says the battle between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson at Troon was more dramatic than his 1977 "Duel in the Sun" showdown with Tom Watson.

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Open Championship

Stenson wants sustained success after Open win

2016-07-18 14:57

Henrik Stenson believes his unexpected British Open victory can be the springboard for a sustained run of success.

 
Open Championship

Cancer survivor ends in tears at Open

2016-07-18 11:01

With his family watching, cancer survivor Matthew Southgate was in tears as he approached the 18th green at Royal Troon

 
Open Championship

Stenson dedicates Open win to late friend

2016-07-18 06:47

Henrik Stenson dedicated his Open Championship triumph to a friend who died last week.

 
Open Championship

2016 Open Championship: 4 talking points

2016-07-18 13:19

The 145th Open Championship is done and dusted with Hendrik Stenson claiming his first major victory. Here are FOUR talking points:

 
Open Championship

I couldn't have done much more - Mickelson

2016-07-18 10:46

Phil Mickelson admitted there was not much more he could have done after being denied The Open glory by Henrik Stenson on Sunday.

 
Open Championship

Stenson sees off Mickelson to win Open

2016-07-17 20:21

Henrik Stenson won the Open Championship at Royal Troon on Sunday, pipping Phil Mickelson to win his first major.

 
Open Championship

Schwartzel tops in forgettable Open for SA

2016-07-18 10:55

Charl Schwartzel was the leading finisher in an otherwise forgettable tournament for the nine South Africans at Royal Troon.

 
Open Championship

Life begins at 40 for Open champion Stenson

2016-07-18 06:48

At the age of 40, Henrik Stenson is hoping his long-awaited first major victory at The Open is just the beginning.

 
Open Championship

Stenson leads by one after Open third round

2016-07-16 21:40

Sweden's Henrik Stenson leads the British Open by a single shot from Phil Mickelson after the third round following a superb 68.

 
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Open Championship

Nightmare start for McIlroy in Open third round

2016-07-16 15:51

Rory McIlroy's hopes of making a charge up the leaderboard at the British Open were undermined by a nightmare start.

 
Open Championship

Open pays tribute to Nice terror victims

2016-07-15 12:58

Golfers at the Open Championship at Royal Troon on Friday wore black ribbons on their caps in tribute to the victims of the Bastille Day terror attack in Nice.

 
Open Championship

Open 'ace' edges Masters effort - Oosthuizen

2016-07-14 21:55

SA's Louis Oosthuizen achieved a rare feat with a first round hole-in-one at the British Open to go with the one he struck at this year's Masters.

 
Open Championship

Oosthuizen aces 14th at Troon

2016-07-14 13:35

Louis Oosthuizen made the first hole-in-one of this year's 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon GC in Scotland during Thursday's opening round.

 
Open Championship

I like my Open chances, says Johnson

2016-07-13 18:59

As laid back as ever, Dustin Johnson clearly feels no extra pressure being seen as one of the joint favourites to win the British Open.

 
Golf

Rose keen on Olympic experience

2016-07-13 15:17

While 20 male golfers have pulled out of the Olympics, Justin Rose is planning to soak up as much of the atmosphere as possible in Rio.

 
Golf

Molinari adds to golf's Olympic absentees

2016-07-13 08:23

Francesco Molinari is the next golfer to pull out of the Olympics, citing "family reasons" for his withdrawal.

 
Open Championship

SA's Schwartzel in hunt at Open

2016-07-16 07:50

A brilliant five-under par 66 has put South Africa’s Charl Schwartzel in the hunt at the 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon.

 
Open Championship

Mickelson close to tears after history-making miss

2016-07-15 08:59

"I want to cry." That was Phil Mickelson's reaction when a lip-out at the 18th denied him a spot in golf history at The Open on Thursday.

 
Open Championship

Mickelson leads Open after stunning round

2016-07-14 21:00

Phil Mickelson went clear at the top of the leaderboard at the British Open after a stunning eight-under-par first round of 63.

 
Open Championship

Americans start strongly at Open

2016-07-14 12:36

American duo Justin Thomas and Patrick Reed reached the top of the leaderboard early in the first round of the Open Championship.

 
Open Championship

British Open: Facts and figures

2016-07-13 16:50

We look at some interesting facts and figures for golf's oldest championship, the British Open.

 
Golf

Hamilton finally returns to Troon

2016-07-13 12:16

After over a decade of avoiding Royal Troon, former winner Todd Hamilton returns to the scene of his 2004 triumph.

 
Golf

Tough Troon test for golfers at British Open

2016-07-13 07:30

Treacherous and unfamiliar challenges lie in wait as the British Open returns to Royal Troon this week.

 
Open Championship

Mickelson retains Open lead

2016-07-15 22:31

Phil Mickelson followed his stunning opening round with a solid 69 in miserable conditions at Royal Troon to lead the Open Championship at the halfway stage.

 
Open Championship

List of all-time Major low rounds of 63

2016-07-15 10:27

All-time list of record low major 18-hole rounds of 63, which reached 28 when Phil Mickelson matched the mark at Royal Troon.

 
Open Championship

McIlroy settles for 'solid start' at Troon

2016-07-14 18:00

Rory McIlroy sits in a good position after his opening round at the British Open, a two-under-par 69.

 
Open Championship

Johnson, Day the men to beat at Open

2016-07-14 07:05

All eyes will be on golf's so-called 'Big Four' when the 145th British Open starts at Royal Troon on Scotland's west coast.

 
Golf

9-man SA charge at Open Championship

2016-07-13 09:31

South Africa will have NINE golfers competing at this week's Open Championship at Royal Troon in Scotland.

 
Golf

20th male golfer pulls out of Olympics

2016-07-13 10:48

Angelo Que of the Philippines has become the 20th male golfer to pull out of the Olympics

 
Golf

Olympic snub 'most difficult decision' - Spieth

2016-07-12 20:25

Jordan Spieth admitted that his last-minute call to pull out of the Olympics was the "most difficult decision" he has ever made.

 
 

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