ARTICLES RELATING TO BRITISH OPEN

McIlroy up to world No 2

2014-07-21 09:47

Rory McIlroy is the new world number two after his dramatic British Open victory lifted him six places in the rankings.

Els misses British Open cut

2014-07-19 07:03

A number of former British Open winners including Ernie Els and Padraig Harrington were among those who missed the cut at Hoylake.

Putter woes stall Scott at Open

2014-07-18 11:57

A cold putter set back Adam Scott in the second round of the British Open as he tried to reel in overnight leader Rory McIlroy.

McIlroy looks to build on lead

2014-07-18 10:09

Rory McIlroy took a one shot lead into the second round of the British Open, set on avoiding the flop that has bedevilled him all year.

Howell off to flyer in Open

2014-07-17 09:26

First man out David Howell has made a storming start to the 143rd British Open at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

Rose eyes first Open triumph

2014-07-15 16:09

Justin Rose heads into the British Open as probably the hottest player in golf after winning back-to-back titles for the first time.

Phil relishing links challenge

2014-07-09 17:16

Phil Mickelson is hoping for the wind to blow and the rain to fall this week as he aims for his personal "double double".

Stricker pulls out of Open

2014-07-08 20:00

World number 19 Steve Stricker will miss the British Open at Hoylake after deciding not to take up his exemption.

2017 Open at Royal Birkdale

2014-07-01 20:28

The R&A have announced that the Open Championship will be held at Royal Birkdale in 2017 and Carnoustie the following year.

Player: Phil faces huge task

2013-07-23 15:30

Nine-times major champion Gary Player believes Phil Mickelson faces a 'monumental task' to achieve a clean sweep of major wins.

Mickelson climbs up rankings

2013-07-22 13:25

Phil Mickelson suddenly has the world No 1 ranking in his sights after his Open Championship victory at Muirfield.

Westwood to end major agony?

2013-07-21 12:56

Lee Westwood is poised to end 18 years of majors misery as he takes a two-stroke lead into the final round of the British Open.

Tiger's ex approves of Vonn

2013-07-20 16:47

Elin Nordegren has given ex-husband Tiger Woods’ relationship with Olympic ski champion Lindsey Vonn her blessing.

Jimenez leads Open

2013-07-19 21:27

Miguel Angel Jimenez leads the British Open after the second round as some of golf's biggest names succumbed to Muirfield.

Schwartzel: Muirfield a lottery

2013-07-19 19:03

Charl Schwartzel has said the British Open had become a lottery after he twice belted the ball 400 yards down Muirfield's fairways.

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Schwartzel breaks club

2013-07-19 08:50

Watch Charl Schwartzel breaking his 6-iron in frustration at the British Open.

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Zach proves he has the knack

2013-07-18 22:02

Zach Johnson has bucked the trend by pulling the driver out of his bag as often as possible to lead at the British Open.

Phil, Poulter lash out at R&A

2013-07-18 21:22

After solid start to his British Open at Muirfield, Phil Mickelson then turned to giving the R&A a piece of his mind.

Ministers condemn Muirfield

2013-07-18 18:30

Politicians have condemned Muirfield's men-only membership policy as the British Open got under way at the Scottish course.

Nightmare start for McIlroy

2013-07-18 16:29

World number two Rory McIlroy has endured a horror start to the British Open finding himself already 13 shots off the early lead.

Rose gunning for second major

2013-07-17 19:02

Justin Rose is eager to move on from his US Open triumph as he seeks back-to-back major wins at this week's British Open.

R&A to look at gender issue

2013-07-17 14:31

The Royal & Ancient says male-only clubs do no damage to the game, but intend to look at the issue after this week's British Open.

Phil embraces links golf

2013-07-16 20:07

Four-time major winner Phil Mickelson says that his hatred of links golf has turned to love as he looks for British Open glory.

Tiger 'good to go' for Open

2013-07-16 16:00

Tiger Woods has shrugged off lingering injury concerns as he prepares to launch his quest for a 15th major.

Stay patient, Woods tells Rory

2013-07-16 14:07

Tiger Woods has some words of comfort for Rory McIlroy, telling the Northern Irishman that he endured a similar form slump.

 

McIlroy leads in rain-hit Open

2014-07-19 12:31

Torrential rain drenched the third round of the British Open at Royal Liverpool as Rory McIlroy prepared to defend a four-stroke lead.

Coetzee charges, falls short

2014-07-18 14:04

SA's George Coetzee stormed up the British Open leaderboard, as the second round got underway in fine but breezy weather.

Hoey pulls out of British Open

2014-07-18 11:23

Northern Ireland's Michael Hoey withdrew from the British Open because of a foot injury after seven holes of his second round.

Tough start for Woods at Open

2014-07-17 11:24

Tiger Woods bogeyed the first two holes on his return to action in the British Open at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.

Bubba hoping for better fortune

2014-07-15 17:39

Bubba Watson may not have had the success he's looking for, but is relishing the challenge of tackling the Hoylake links layout.

Phil upbeat ahead of defence

2014-07-14 21:00

British Open champion Phil Mickelson believes his best is yet to come despite recording only one top-10 finish this year.

McIlroy: Tiger could win Open

2014-07-09 16:09

Rory McIlroy insists it would be foolish to write off the chances of Tiger Woods capturing the British Open title.

Watson gets Open invitation

2014-07-01 20:28

Tom Watson has been given an exemption to play in the 2015 British Open to mark the 40th anniversary of his first appearance and win.

Mclroy supports Open changes

2013-11-29 17:01

Double Major winning Rory McIlroy has put his weight behind the new British Open Championship Qualifying Series.

Mickelson's missing major link

2013-07-22 18:59

Phil Mickelson has described his feelings toward links golf as a hate-love relationship, but it has all changed in the last few weeks.

Mickelson snaps Open hoodoo

2013-07-21 19:00

American Phil Mickelson has won the British Open for the first time in his career after a sensational display on the back-nine at Muirfield.

Westwood leads at Muirfield

2013-07-20 20:45

England's Lee Westwood leads the 142nd Open Championship by two strokes after the third round at Muirfield

Els vents rage at Muirfield

2013-07-20 09:04

Defending champion Ernie Els was in a foul mood after an error-ridden second round of the British Open at Muirfield.

McDowell: Tiger man to beat

2013-07-19 19:03

Graeme McDowell was simply blown away by the performance of playing partner Tiger Woods in the opening two rounds of the British Open.

Westwood takes advantage

2013-07-19 16:00

Tiger Woods started solidly and Lee Westwood took advantage of perfect conditions in the British Open second round at Muirfield.

Schwartzel snaps at the Open

2013-07-18 22:34

Charl Schwartzel's patience, and club, has snapped on the 15th hole during his opening round of the British Open.

Tiger hangs tough at Open

2013-07-18 22:02

Tiger Woods has overcome a challenging start to his British Open quest as he aims to end a five year major drought.

Oosthuizen pulls out of Open

2013-07-18 18:44

Former champion Louis Oosthuizen withdrew from the British Open during his first round at Muirfield with a neck injury.

Muirfield memories for Faldo

2013-07-18 17:05

Six-time major champion Nick Faldo fought off nerves in his return to competitive golf during the opening round of the British Open.

Rickie wants foul Muirfield

2013-07-17 21:30

Rickie Fowler is hoping for nasty weather conditions to add to the test Muirfield will provide golfers during the British Open.

McIlroy hits back at Faldo

2013-07-17 16:14

Rory McIlroy has hit back at Nick Faldo after the six-time major winner told the young Northern Irishman to devote more time to golf.

McDowell seeks consistency

2013-07-16 21:01

If Graeme McDowell is hanging around Muirfield beyond Friday, the rest of the British Open field had better watch out.

No-driver strategy for Tiger?

2013-07-16 17:04

Tiger Woods may employ the no-driver strategy he used to win the 2006 British Open as he attempts to end a five-year Major wait.

Woods drawn with Oosthuizen

2013-07-16 15:33

World number one Tiger Woods has beendrawn to play alongside Graeme McDowell and SA's Louis Oosthuizen at the British Open.

Phil wants to make it easy

2013-07-16 07:48

Phil Mickelson showed up at Muirfield and didn't take long to figure out his strategy for the British Open.

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