Knox feels like gold with Tiger pairing at Open

2018-07-18 19:48

A golden moment for Russell Knox as Scotland's top player gets into Open Championship and a tee time with 14-time Major champion Tiger Woods.


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Open Championship

McIlroy aiming for carefree golf at Carnoustie

2018-07-18 17:15

Northern Irish star Rory McIlroy says returning to playing the carefree golf of the start of his career may be the answer to adding a fifth major to his tally.

Open Championship

A dozen SA golfers will fly flag high at The Open

2018-07-18 12:29

The 147th Open Championship gets under way at Carnoustie Golf Club in Scotland this week with a dozen South Africans in the field.

Open Championship

Americans out to deliver Ryder Cup warning

2018-07-17 19:21

United States golfers can strike a significant psychological blow ahead of September's Ryder Cup by winning their sixth successive major at The Open.

Open Championship

Koepka traces success to Scotland, aims Open win

2018-07-18 10:35

American and US Open champion Brooks Koepka traces roots to Scottish success, Dustin Johnson wins a trophy for being No 1 the most weeks.

Open Championship

Gary Player slams golf authorities over dope testing

2018-07-17 17:16

Dope testing is due to be introduced at The Open for the first time this week at Carnoustie but South African golfing legend Gary Player questions why it has taken so long.

Open Championship

WATCH: Comedian impersonates Open golfers in hilarious skit

2018-07-18 12:30

British comedian Conor Moore takes the mickey out of some of the world's best golfers ahead of the Open Championship at Carnoustie.

Open Championship

Spieth eyes wide Open, seeks to emulate Harrington

2018-07-18 06:50

Jordan Spieth feels he is back in the groove and capable of becoming the first player since Irishman Padraig Harrington in 2007/08 to win back to back Opens.

Open Championship

Rose ready to blossom at The Open

2018-07-17 17:14

Justin Rose says he can repel the host of young Americans who hold all the major golf titles and claim The Open crown this week.

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Open Championship

Player backs dope testing at Open Championship

2018-07-17 13:49

SA legend Gary Player has backed the blood testing set to take place at the Open Championship this week, but feels the sport is unlikely to be ever be completely drug-free.

Open Championship

The Open: Tee-times Rounds 1 & 2

2018-07-17 10:07

Tee-off times for the first and second rounds of The Open, which gets underway at Carnoustie Golf Links in Scotland.

Open Championship

Woods made to wait for his Open return

2018-07-16 16:14

Former world number one Tiger Woods much-anticipated return to the Open after a two year hiatus will be a tardy one.

Open Championship

Goosen qualifies for Open Championship

2018-07-05 12:30

Two-time Major champion Retief Goosen has qualified for his final Open Championship to take place at Carnoustie.

Open Championship

Woods to play Open after 2-year absence

2018-05-09 15:19

Three time Open Championship winner Tiger Woods is to play in this year's championship for the first time since 2015.

Open Championship

Spieth relieved after holding on for Open glory

2017-07-24 07:19

Jordan Spieth was relieved to avoid a repeat of his dramatic collapse at last year's Masters as he survived a nervous afternoon to win the British Open.

Open Championship

The Open my best chance to add to majors haul - Tiger

2018-07-17 13:49

American superstar Tiger Woods returns to The Open after three years believeing it's his best chance to add to his 14 Major victories.

Open Championship

Spieth eyes wide Open, seeks to emulate Harrington

2018-07-17 08:33

Jordan Spieth feels he is back in the groove and capable of becoming the first player since Irishman Padraig Harrington in 2007/08 to win back to back Opens.

Open Championship

Immelman misses out on Open spot due to low ranking

2018-07-16 12:32

Trevor Immelman has missed out on an Open Championship spot due to his low world ranking at the Scottish Open at Gullane Golf Club.

Open Championship

Lost clubs see McDowell miss Open qualifier

2018-07-04 18:30

Graeme McDowell has been forced to withdraw from a Open Championship qualifying event after his clubs were lost.

Open Championship

McIlroy not stressed about major slump

2017-07-25 07:18

Rory McIlroy is taking a long-term view about winning majors after the the Open stretched his run without a major win to almost three years.

Open Championship

Grace flies SA flag high at Open Championship

2017-07-24 09:36

Branden Grace was South Africa's best performing golfer at this past weekend's Open Championship at Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

Open Championship

Fleetwood hopes Shinnecock form continues in Carnoustie

2018-07-17 10:50

Tommy Fleetwood is hoping his recent strong showing at the US Open will stand him in good stead at this week’s Open Championship at Carnoustie.

Open Championship

Spieth hopes Open isn't ruined by weather

2018-07-16 19:50

Jordan Spieth hopes his bid to become the first golfer to retain The Open title in a decade will not be determined by Carnoustie's fickle weather.

Open Championship

Carnoustie practice stirs memories of Tiger's Open triumphs

2018-07-16 13:52

Tiger Woods played his first Open practice round in three years at Carnoustie and said the Scottish course is playing like St Andrews.

Open Championship

Els heaps praise on Li

2017-07-24 17:10

Ernie Els has applauded Li Haotong for his incredible closing round of 63 at The Open, claiming it was just as good as Branden Grace's 62 the day before.

Open Championship

Spieth has career Grand Slam in sights after Open triumph

2017-07-24 08:46

Jordan Spieth will go into the PGA Championship next month looking to join an elite club and complete the career Grand Slam.

Open Championship

China's Li creates British Open sensation

2017-07-23 18:08

Chinese prodigy Li Haotong caused a sensation in the British Open on Sunday as he shot a seven-under par 63 in his final round at Royal Birkdale to finish on six under par overall.


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