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  • Woods wants the sound of silence on course

    Woods wants the sound of silence on course
    HOYLAKE, England, July 17 (Reuters)— British Open organisers warned spectators about mobile phone use on Thursday after three-times champion Tiger Woods was distracted during his opening round 69 at Hoylake. Huge galleries followed the American'...
  • Rory McIlroy grabs first-round lead at sunny British Open

    Rory McIlroy grabs first-round lead at sunny British Open
    With morning skies pleasantly sunny and calm for the first round of the British Open, Rory McIlroy played bogey-free golf to grab an early lead at Royal Liverpool. McIlroy's six-under-par 66 put him one stroke ahead of Matteo Manassero of Italy....
  • Blazing starts for McIlroy, Woods at British Open

    Blazing starts for McIlroy, Woods at British Open
    HOYLAKE, England - Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdies to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman McIlroy has developed a penchant for making fast...
  • Gunslinging McIlroy and Woods steal first-round show at British Open

    HOYLAKE, England, July 17 (Reuters) - Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman...
  • Fan favorite Rory McIlroy gets off to great start at British Open

    The first day of the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool on Thursday brought a leaderboard of mostly marquee names, with one of the biggest, Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland, standing atop alone. The 25-year-old McIlroy, already a two-time major...
  • Birthday boy celebrates with birdie bonanza at British Open

    Birthday boy celebrates with birdie bonanza at British Open
    HOYLAKE, England -- George Coetzee was not allowed much of a lie-in on his 28th birthday on Friday but it did not bother him at all as the South African celebrated with a feast of birdies in the second round of the British Open. The Joburg Open champion...
  • SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?

    SPORTSBUZZ: Should the Phillies be looking beyond Atlanta?
    Phillies manager Ryan Sandberg says he's "not pleased" with his team's 42-53 record, though he remains convinced of a momentum-turn somewhere. Still, the question remains: Should the Phillies be sellers? One report has the Phillies more open to trading...
  • McIlroy opens three-shot lead at British Open

    McIlroy opens three-shot lead at British Open
    HOYLAKE, England, — Rory McIlroy recovered from an early hiccup to lead a European charge at the British Open on Friday while Sergio Garcia provided the fireworks at a blustery Royal Liverpool course. Northern Irishman McIlroy, the overnight...
  • Rory McIlroy in control at British Open after another round of 66

    Rory McIlroy in control at British Open after another round of 66
    After another strong round, Rory McIlroy will enter weekend play at the British Open with a four-stroke lead. The golfer from Northern Ireland overcame an early bogey on Friday to finish with a second consecutive six-under-par 66 to reach 12 under for...
  • McIlroy in control at British Open; Woods survives

    McIlroy in control at British Open; Woods survives
    This time there was no freaky Friday for Rory McIlroy as a majestic second round gave him a four-shot stranglehold on the British Open at a sweltering Royal Liverpool course. Several second round blow-outs this season, the most recent at the Scottish...
  • British Open: A day later, Bryden Macpherson can joke about his 90

    British Open: A day later, Bryden Macpherson can joke about his 90
    An event such as the British Open can create heroes among the unheralded. There is Bryden Macpherson, for example. The 23-year-old Australian and former University of Georgia player, exempt into this event because he was fourth at the 2013...
  • Rory McIlroy's big finish equals a big lead at British Open

    Rory McIlroy's big finish equals a big lead at British Open
    Watching his lead melt away at the British Open, Rory McIlroy might have crumbled. Instead, he shifted into overdrive. McIlroy recorded a birdie and two eagles in his final five holes to finish Saturday's third round at 16-under 200, taking a six-...