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  • British Open prize money increased

    (Reuters) - The winner of next week's British Open at Royal Liverpool will pocket 975,000 pounds ($1.66 million), a rise of 30,000 pounds on 2013. The Royal and Ancient (R&A) organizers said in a statement on Monday that total prize money would be 5.4...
  • 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...
  • Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again

    Steve Stricker is skipping the British Open again
    For the second consecutive year, Steve Stricker has pulled out of the British Open. The 47-year-old still ranks among the Top 20 golfers in the world but has been cutting back on his schedule over the past year or so to spend more time with family. When...
  • McIlroy says he must cut out the errors

    (Reuters) - Eliminating mistakes and keeping a bad run of holes off his card will be top of Rory McIlroy's agenda when the world number eight takes part in this week's Scottish Open at Royal Aberdeen. After winning the BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth...
  • Karlsson, Hoey, Rui qualify for British Open

    PARIS (Reuters) - Swede Robert Karlsson, Michael Hoey of Britain and Frenchman Victor Riu booked their tickets for this month's British Open on Sunday. The trio secured their places in the third major of the season at Hoylake that starts on July 17...
  • Sports TV and radio: Thursday's 7/10 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    5:30 a.m.    Golf: Scottish Open first round (in Aberdeen).--Golf 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 6 (Arras to Reims).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British Open first round (in Southport, England).--ESPN2 10 a.m.  Tennis: Men's Stuttgart...
  • 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...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 7/11 log (updated Tuesday AM)

    8 a.m. NBA: Orlando Summer League: Fifth-place game, then third-place game at 10, championship game at noon and fifth-place game at 2 p.m.--NBA TV 8 a.m.    Cycling: Tour de France stage 7 (Epernay to Nancy).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Golf: Women’s British...
  • 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...
  • Rusty but encouraged Woods misses Congressional cut

    (Reuters) - A rusty Tiger Woods made an early exit from the Quicken Loans National in Bethesda, Maryland on Friday when he missed the cut in his first tournament in three months, but expressed optimism over his game's progress. Woods, who had been...
  • Tiger Woods misses cut at Congressional

    Tiger Woods misses cut at Congressional
    A rusty Tiger Woods made an early exit from the Quicken Loans National in Bethesda, Maryland on Friday when he missed the cut in his first tournament in three months, but expressed optimism over his game's progress. Woods, who had been sidelined since...