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  • Amateurs' hour is here

    For the record, John Peterson never has played a PGA Tour event. When he does, the reigning NCAA men's champion might find a little extra scrutiny. Hey, that's what happens when you draw attention to yourself. And Peterson certainly did that after...
  • Woods' caddie strictly a temp

    AKRON, Ohio — The job isn't exactly one that takes applications. Not that a few dreamers haven't tried. "There's been a few," Tiger Woods said. "We've gotten a lot of interesting ones." But one just doesn't ask to caddie for Tiger Woods. When...
  • Heavyweight trio say Langer, 56, merits Ryder consideration

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tom Watson, Colin Montgomerie and Tony Jacklin have called for the 56-year-old Bernhard Langer to be considered for Ryder Cup selection after his emphatic 13-stroke victory in the Senior British Open at the weekend. British...
  • Rory McIlroy's golf ball from British Open being auctioned

    Thanks to a little help from Twitter, the golf ball that Rory McIlroy used to win the British Open this month has gone up for sale. Bidding on the Nike RZN Black "RORS" ball started at $1,000 and had worked its way to $3,137 by Monday morning. "In the...
  • 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...
  • McIlroy climbs to second in rankings

    LONDON (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy climbed to number two in the world golf rankings on Monday following his victory in the 143rd British Open on Sunday. The Northern Irishman rose from eighth to second behind Australian Adam Scott, who retained top place...
  • Nicklaus and Woods hail McIlroy's Open victory

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest golfer in the...
  • McIlroy joins greats after repelling Garcia charge

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy suffered several anxious moments but kept the jitters in check to rubber-stamp his status as the newest golfing great by landing the first British Open title of his career on Sunday. The 25-year-old Northern...
  • What a difference a year makes for Holywood great McIlroy

    HOYLAKE England (Reuters) - New British Open champion Rory McIlroy does not do 'dull' but perhaps that is no surprise for a man with a glamorous-sounding birthplace like Holywood. The tousle-haired kid from Northern Ireland won instant recognition at the...
  • Golf-Nicklaus and Woods hail McIlroy's Open victory

    HOYLAKE, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods have combined to salute Rory McIlroy's performance in capturing the British Open title for the first time in his career. The 25-year-old Northern Irishman became the third youngest...
  • Kirilenko calls off engagement with Capitals' Ovechkin

    (Reuters) - Russian tennis player Maria Kirilenko has called off her engagement to Washington Capitals captain Alexander Ovechkin, R-Sport said on Monday, as another high-profile sporting romance hit the rocks. Just two months after newly crowned British...
  • Rory McIlroy wins British Open by 2 shots

    Rory McIlroy wins British Open by 2 shots
    HOYLAKE, England — On a closing Sunday of great golf at the 143rd British Open, played over the picturesque Royal Liverpool links near the Irish Sea, champion Rory McIlroy did what he had to while everybody else went low. McIlroy shot 71, and it...