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Saturday, July 18, 2015

Windy conditions put British Open officials in tough spot

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - British Open officials found themselves in the perfect storm amid the storms that hit the Old Course at St. Andrews.

Michaux: St. Andrews is much more than golf

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — There are few places in the world than St. Andrews that are better to spend 10 hours of a glorious sunny day in a weather delay.
By Scott Michaux

Reed welcomes Monday finish; Kisner fails to make cut

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Former Augusta State star Patrick Reed completed a 2-under-par 70 in the second and is eight shots behind leader Dustin Johnson. Aiken native Kevin Kisner failed to make ...
By John Boyette

Johnson still on top after long wait

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Dustin Johnson survived the longest round and 40 mph gusts with one last birdie for 3-under-par 69 and a one-shot lead in the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Bad weather, bad golf: Tiger Woods misses cut at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tiger Woods shot 75 in the second round to finish two miserable rounds at 151, his worst 36-hole score in the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Friday, July 17, 2015

Hensby leads PGA Tour event in Alabama

OPELIKA, Ala. - Australia's Mark Hensby birdied three of the final four holes Friday for 7-under-par 64 and a share of the second-round lead in the inaugural Barbasol Championship.

Jones exhibit on display at St. Andrews

At this week's British Open, a special exhibit from Emory University in Atlanta is on display in the fan zone at St. Andrews.
By John Boyette

Rain battered Old Course early in second round

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Steve Williams was on the Old Course early Friday to check the pin positions for the second round. On his way back in, the caddie for Adam Scott wasn't sure there would ...
By Doug Ferguson

Johnson maintains lead at wet British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Just about everything about the wet and wild second round at the Brtish Open remained unsettled.
By Doug Ferguson

Watson bids farewell to British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tom Watson closed out his British Open career with his worst score ever at St. Andrews. Not that it mattered.
By Paul Newberry

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Michaux: Johnson, Spieth meet in playoff that never was

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - What the USGA and Chambers Bay couldn't produce, the R&A and St. Andrews provided Thursday - the playoff that wasn't.
By Scott Michaux

Palmer's grandson leads PGA Tour event

OPELIKA, Ala. - Sam Saunders, Arnold Palmer's grandson, shot 7-under 64 in warm conditions Thursday to take the first-round lead in the Barbasol Championship.

Woods' 76 is his worst as a pro at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tiger Woods signed for his worst round as a professional at St. Andrews.

Kisner opens with 71 at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Kevin Kisner got the dream start he wanted in the first round of the British Open.
By John Boyette

Georgia junior wins E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship

Jake Milanowski made the most of his 17th birthday by winning the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship.
By Chris Gay

Johnson overpowers Old Course for lead

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Dustin Johnson simply overpowered the Old Course to shoot 7-under-par 65 and take a one-shot lead after one round of the British Open.
By Doug Ferguson

Wednesday, July 15, 2015

Former home renovator provides underdog story at British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Mark Young, a 33-year-old Englishman, still can't quite believe he's wound up at the home of golf. For 12 years, Young worked in a factory as a home renovator.
By Steve Douglas

Trump's comments could force Turnberry out of Open rotation

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - British Open organizers are biding their time before deciding whether Turnberry should be removed from the championship rotation following comments by the course's owner, ...

Michaux: Win in Scotland won't be a breeze for Spieth

Whether or not Jordan Spieth - or anyone else who ever comes to the British Open with a chance - can advance his Grand Slam quest depends largely on something entirely out of his own hands - weather.
By Scott Michaux

Tanner climbs into contention with ace

Colton Tanner, who broke his right wrist playing soccer six weeks ago. climbed into contention in the E-Z-GO Vaughn Taylor Championship on Wednesday after recording a first career ace en route to ...
By Chris Gay

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