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  • Jordan Spieth becomes first teenage winner on PGA Tour since 1931

    Jordan Spieth needed something special to become the first teenager to win on the PGA Tour since 1931. Actually, he need two special somethings. First, the 19-year-old holed out from a bunker on the 72nd hole to grab a share of first place. Then, on...
  • Tiger Woods still has major questions

     Tiger Woods still has major questions
    GULLANE, Scotland — It is only golf, but Tiger Woods continues to stir emotions like religion or war, which are often the same thing. He may be the most polarizing sports figure since Muhammad Ali during the Vietnam War. Love Tiger or hate him,...
  • Mark O'Meara, Zach Johnson stay calm and at the top of British Open

    GULLANE, Scotland — On a Thursday at the British Open when the whining, as predicted, reached a high pitch, the old hand and the grinder kept it together and in perspective. Mark O'Meara, the pride of Long Beach State and a two-time major...
  • Miguel Angel Jimenez on top Friday at challenging British Open

    Miguel Angel Jimenez on top Friday at challenging British Open
    GULLANE, Scotland — Friday's second round of the British Open was more like a game of king of the mountain than a golf tournament. Many tried to get there. Only Spain's Miguel Angel Jimenez stayed on top. He shot even par 71, to go with his 68...
  • Jordan Spieth, 19, playing like an old pro at British Open

    Jordan Spieth, 19, playing like an old pro at British Open
    GULLANE, Scotland — By the time young pro Jordan Spieth is able to legally buy a beer, he might be able to buy the whole beer company. Spieth will turn 20 on July 27, giving him another year (before he can sidle up to the bar) to work on a bank...
  • Phil Mickelson to be taxed 61% on British and Scottish Open winnings

    Phil Mickelson to be taxed 61% on British and Scottish Open winnings
    Phil Mickelson made a whole lot of money in winning the Scottish and British Open tournaments in successive  weeks. How does around $2.2 million sound for eight days of work? Not too shabby, huh? But unfortunately for ol' Lefty, he's not going to be...
  • Mickelson survives shaky start at BMW

    Mickelson survives shaky start at BMW
    Phil Mickelson's first-ever shot at Conway Farms was not exactly one for the ages. With a breeze blowing in his face and the image of defending champion Rory McIlroy on a nearby sign with the words "GENTLEMEN, START YOUR ENGINES," Mickelson selected his...
  • Brandt Snedeker wins Canadian Open, thanks Hunter Mahan's wife

    Brandt Snedeker wins Canadian Open, thanks Hunter Mahan's wife
    Brandt Snedeker won the Canadian Open on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title of the year, closing with two-under 70 for a three-stroke victory at Oakville, Canada. Snedeker, who held on to finish with a 16-under total of 272 at Glen Abbey, took the...
  • High winds force Women's British Open to suspend play for the day

    High winds force Women's British Open to suspend play for the day
    Inbee Park's now longshot hopes to win a record fourth consecutive Grand Slam event in the same year is on hold after high winds forced play to be suspended for the day at the Ricoh Women's British Open in St. Andrews, Scotland. Park was preparing to...
  • The holes seem to move at Muirfield, where things are going ka-putt

    GULLANE, Scotland — I never thought it would come to this, but I'm starting to feel sorry for these pro golfers. First we had the recent U.S. Open at Merion and now this, the British chain-saw massacre at Muirfield. My hero and mentor, Jim Murray,...
  • Phil Mickelson charges into second place tie at Scottish Open

    Phil Mickelson charges into second place tie at Scottish Open
    Heading into third-round play at the Scottish Open, Phil Mickelson stood in a tie for 13th place but liked his chances. "I'm in position where, if I get a hot round, I can make up ground," he said. "And I'm playing well enough to do it." Turns out...
  • Lee Westwood leads British Open; Tiger Woods close

    Lee Westwood leads British Open; Tiger Woods close
    GULLANE, Scotland — Sunday at the British Open could bring one of the great three-way matchups in golf history: Tiger Woods versus British favorite son Lee Westwood versus a nightmare named Muirfield. Westwood smiled his way around the rough and...