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  • Westwood, G-Mac will get tickets to Ryder - Torrance

    LONDON (Reuters) - Ryder Cup mainstays Lee Westwood and Graeme McDowell may be on the outside looking in on Europe's team at the moment but vice-captain Sam Torrance has no doubt that both will be in the side come September. The top nine in the points...
  • Kaymer's composure a major trump card, says Levet

    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Coolness under pressure, a strong work ethic and never-say-die attitude makes Germany's Martin Kaymer one of the favorites for this month's British Open, according to Frenchman Thomas Levet. Kaymer will go into the year's third...
  • Don't bet your house on Tiger at Hoylake - Strange

    LONDON (Reuters) - Former world number one Tiger Woods is kidding himself if he turns up at this month's British Open with only a repeat of his 2006 Hoylake win on his mind, according to former U.S. Ryder Cup skipper Curtis Strange. The 14-times major...
  • Rose wins playoff for sixth PGA Tour win

    (Reuters) - Justin Rose emerged last man standing to win the $6.5 million Quicken Loans National at the first extra hole in a playoff at Congressional Country Club in Maryland on Sunday. Britain's Rose sank a 15-foot bogey putt at the final regulation...
  • Birkdale, Carnoustie to host Open in 2017 and 2018

    LONDON (Reuters) - Royal Birkdale and Carnoustie will host the British Open in 2017 and 2018, tournament organisers the Royal and Ancient said on Tuesday. The English links of Birkdale, in Southport, has staged nine previous Opens, the last in 2008....
  • Tom Watson invited to play British Open at St Andrews

    (Reuters) - Tom Watson has been given an exemption to play in the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews to mark the 40th anniversary of his first appearance and victory in the championship, the Royal and Ancient (R&A) said on Tuesday. The R&A made the...
  • Golf notebook: Stricker wavers over British Open

    The Sports Xchange By Tom LaMarre, The Sports Xchange Golf notebook: Stricker wavers over British Open --When Steve Stricker became a part-time player on the PGA Tour last year because he was weary of the travel and wanted to be at home with his family...
  • Masters 'pioneer' Ball dies aged 103

    (Reuters) - Samuel Henry "Errie" Ball, the last surviving player who competed in the inaugural Masters Tournament of 1934, died on Wednesday in Stuart, Florida at the age of 103. Born in Bangor, Wales to one of Britain's most esteemed golfing families,...
  • Title holder Blixt ready for anything at The Greenbrier

    (Reuters) - Swede Jonas Blixt defends his title at this week's Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia not knowing what to expect from his game after experiencing "a roller-coaster" campaign on the 2013-14 PGA Tour. The 30-year-old...
  • Stricker may regret missing Open again: Strange

    LONDON (Reuters) - World number 18 Steve Stricker may one day live to regret his decision if he chooses to miss this month's British Open for the second year in a row, according to former U.S. Ryder Cup captain Curtis Strange. The ultra-consistent...
  • Amateur Golfer Szewczul Won't Slow Down, Gears Up For CT Open

    Dave Szewczul is not slowing down. He remains driven in a game that often wears down or humbles competitors over time. The list of titles won by Szewczul, 60, is long. He has won just about every type of amateur championship in Connecticut. In addition,...
  • A short return for Tiger Woods at Congressional

    A short return for Tiger Woods at Congressional
    BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Tiger Woods never felt so good after playing so badly. Taking two shots to escape a plugged lie in a bunker put him a hole. Four straight bogeys on the back nine Friday in the Quicken Loans National buried his chances of...