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Defending champ Jordan Spieth has to give back trophy

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- Jordan Spieth knew he would be returning the Claret Jug to R&A officials on Monday at Carnoustie. He didn't realize he would …

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Golf: Carnoustie will 'drive some people batty' says Duval

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) - Balls are rolling so far at bone-dry Carnoustie that it will "drive some people batty" at the British Open this week, former champion David Duval said after a practice round on Monday.<p>Duval could not remember anything similar in his more than two decades of playing …

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British Open week at Carnoustie, one of golf's toughest courses

Rory McIlroy on the 13th green during a practice round before the British Open at Carnoustie Golf Links on July 16. Ian Rutherford-USA TODAY Sports<p>During a practice round, Tiger Woods plays from a greenside bunker at the 8th before the British Open at Carnoustie on July 16. Ian Rutherford-USA TODAY …

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Michael Kim's 'little mental note' leads to win and first step toward rejoining his Class of 2011 rivals

f you’re still on the fence about whether or not golf is a mental game, make a mental note to talk to Michael Kim. You’ll have to wait a week, unless you’re going to Scotland, which is where the third-year PGA Tour player is headed to compete in the Open Championship after obliterating the field in …

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Tiger Woods in foul-mouthed dig against 'intimidated' opponents ahead of The Open

TIGER WOODS has been shamed by a social media post showing him mocking rivals in a foul-mouthed dig.<p>The video, which shows Tiger saying it was their …

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Harrington eager to smell the roses as he 'defends' his crown

Jordan Spieth may have spent the last 12 months with the Claret Jug as his travelling companion but in Padraig Harrington’s mind, he’s the reigning …

Golf

2018 British Open field: Root for these nine golfers at Carnoustie this week

From Tiger Woods to Rickie Fowler to ... Sergio Garcia, these golfers will be easy to root for<p>With each major championship comes a new set of reasons …

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FORE Questions: Carnoustie, Tiger's Chances and Offbeat Open Storylines

As OK Go said it best—<i>Oh here it goes, here it goes, here it goes again</i> (minus the treadmills). “It” in the previous sentence refers to major …

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A Jordan Spieth-inspired "Go Get That" ball-marker is now being sold—so we can all mimic his memorable gesture at the 2017 Open

Of course, there was Jordan Spieth's miraculous recovery at No. 13 and memorable navigation of the driving range at Birkdale last year en route to his victory. Golf fans will also always associate Spieth's gesture to caddie Michael Greller to grab his holed eagle putt out of the cup at the 15th …

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This Week In Golf: Michael Kim Laps The Field At John Deere Classic

American Michael Kim is headed to the British Open in Scotland this week, after winning his first PGA Tour event over the weekend with stunning …

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Jordan Spieth predicts The Open will again be won by one of America's "fearless" stars

Jordan Spieth returned the Claret Jug on Monday but is predicting more Open glory for “fearless” Americans.<p>USA ace Spieth won The Open at Royal …

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Know it all? Enter our British Open pool for a chance to win a set of Wilson Staff irons

The British Open is upon us, and so is another GOLF.com major pool.<p>As the pros roll into Carnoustie, are you team Tiger or pro Phil? Do you like …

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Jordan Spieth ready to put 'cut-line golf' behind him coming into British Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — That was one ceremony Jordan Spieth could have done without.<p>The three-time major champion on Monday had to surrender the Claret Jug he won last year in spectacular fashion at Royal Birkdale. While he’s dreaded the moment for weeks, Spieth was prepared to hand over the prized …

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The Open: Watch tee times announcement show live on Sky Sports stream

The world’s top players head to Scotland his week for The Open, with live coverage of the tee times announcement available for FREE via our live …

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Matt Kuchar refocused after 'crushing' loss at The Open in 2017

Matt Kuchar has a pact with his sons: If Dad wins a major, the Kuchars can get a dog. So, forget for one moment the heightened intensity that the …

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July 16, 2018

> THE FORECADDIE<p>Phil Mickelson likely to play Carnoustie without driver, and he’s pleased<p>> BY THE NUMBERS<p>Jordan Spieth slowed by missed mid-range …

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U.S. Junior Amateur at Baltusrol: Everything you need to know

The U.S. Junior Amateur Championship at Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield begins Monday morning.<p>This year's tournament, which runs through Saturday, …

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Kim cruises to first victory at John Deere Classic

SILVIS, Ill. – Michael Kim obliterated TPC Deere Run, shooting a final-round 66 to win the John Deere Classic by eight shots over Francesco Molinari …

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Who is Brandon Stone, the South African who has just shot a course-record 60 to win the Scottish Open?

Spectators arriving at the ASI Scottish Open were funnelled along the avenue of champions. Huge posters of past champions from the event’s 31-year history were designed to showcase the prestige of the event.<p>Stellar talents Ian Woosnam, Colin Montgomerie, Ernie Els, Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler …

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British Open 2018: Tiger Woods, baked course among 10 major Carnoustie storylines

The Open is always wacky and woolly, and this year figures to be no different<p>For the last time in the foreseeable future, The Open Championship will …

Golf

Meet the Graphers: Autograph hounds hungry at All-Star Weekend

At MLB’s All-Star FanFest, the lines to get an autograph with former players curl between the set-up rope barriers. Most fans patiently wait, just …

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Morgan's wish to meet Jordan Spieth comes true

Morgan Comer, an 18-year-old who survived a rare liver disease at 10 months old, gets her wish to spend the day with her golfing idol, Jordan Spieth.

UK Golf

Masters of disaster: How Jean van de Velde, Dustin Johnson have persevered

Dustin Johnson was 14 years old in 1999, a young up-and-coming golfer with dreams of playing professionally. Naturally, he was watching the final …

Golf

This week’s best bet in sports TV

<b>BEST BET OF THE WEEK</b><b>147th British Open, Carnoustie GC, Angus, Scotland</b>NBC, NBC Sports NetworkJuly 19-22<p>Just when you thought it was safe to focus on …

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Jordan Spieth joins US Ryder Cup recce to Paris

Jim Furyk has plenty to thank Jordan Spieth for. Alongside Bubba Watson, the Open champion afforded substance to the United States Ryder Cup captain’s reconnaissance mission on Saturday to Le Golf National, the venue for September’s showdown.<p>There were fears that Furyk would suffer the same …

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McIlroy’s new approach to Majors: ‘Just wing it’

Rory McIlroy is taking a new approach to Major Championships as he tries to end a nearly four-year-long drought at Carnoustie next week.<p>Rory McIlroy …

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Golf: Tony Jacklin's five players to watch at Carnoustie

LONDON (Reuters) - Tony Jacklin, winner of the 1969 British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes, identifies five players to watch in the July 19-22 major championship at Carnoustie:<p>RORY McILROY (Northern Ireland)<p>"Rory is an exceptional ball-striker but I watched him during last week's Irish Open and …

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Jordan Spieth: Ryder Cup course will dictate putting contest

Jordan Spieth believes Le Golf National outside Paris will require players to hit a lot of shots to the same targets during the Ryder Cup this fall, …

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Golf: Hungry Americans ready to devour another major title

(Reuters) - A talented flock of hungry Americans will swoop into Scotland for next week’s British Open ready to continue their recent dominance of major championships.<p>Americans have won golf's last five majors and there is a high likelihood that number six is in the offing at Carnoustie given the …

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David Hearn questioned, cleared by officials over whether stoke was anchoring

It’s been more than two-and-a-half years since the anchored putting ban officially made its way into the Rules of Golf.<p>But issues here still pop up. …

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