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Golf: Lyle holds back tears after bidding likely Open farewell

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) - It was all Sandy Lyle could do to hold back the tears as one of the greatest Scottish golfers in history bowed out of the British Open for probably the final time on Friday.<p>The 60-year-old crowd favorite achieved a Carnoustie first on his swansong appearance, …

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With a style all his own, Sandy Lyle (probably) says goodbye to the Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — I've always had a soft spot for Sandy Lyle. My first British Open was in 1985, the year he won. I had caddied for a player who …

Golf

The Open: Could US frat house hold key to Claret Jug?

<b>Carnoustie (CNN) —</b> Sometimes it's about who you know, and an invite to the elite Carnoustie frat house could be the key to unlocking the Open.<p>Halfway leaders Zach Johnson and Kevin Kisner are two of the fraternity sharing lodgings in Scotland this week, alongside defending champion Jordan Spieth, …

Golf

2018 British Open leaderboard breakdown: Full coverage, scores, Round 2 highlights

Recapping the leaderboard for Round 2 of The Open Championship at Carnoustie<p>The first two rounds of the 2018 Open Championship are in the books, and …

Golf

Top-ranked duo Dustin Johnson and Justin Thomas miss cut at the Open

Dustin's distress at Carnoustie as Johnson and fellow American Justin Thomas become first top-ranked duo to miss cut at the Open since 2011<p><b>World No 1</b> …

Golf

Beale back to full fitness

FOX SCORES<p>FOX SCORES<br>• AFL<br>• Cricket<br>• Football<br>• Motorsport<br>• NRL<br>• Netball<br>• Rugby<br>• Tennis<br>• Basketball<br>• Golf<br>• NHL<br>• US Sports<p>Golf<p>MajorRound 2British OpenK. Kisner leads by 1Match …

Super Rugby

Tommy Fleetwood turns Open Friday into a fun day again

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland -- We should call him "Friday" Fleetwood because the second day of The Open and England's Tommy Fleetwood have history.<p>Editor's …

Golf

Martin Kaymer's struggles are just the tip of the iceberg for German golf

As another major golf championship reaches its peak, German participation is a concern. Martin Kaymer has shown himself to be a winner in the past, …

Golf

Dow Finsterwald’s triumph in 1958 PGA Championship bridged a new generation of major champions | PGA Championship

Sixty years ago today, Dow Finsterwald wiped the sweat off his brow, sat at a table in front of a crowded press tent at Llanerch Country Club in …

Golf

News, Stats, and Videos

CURRENT YEAR HIGHLIGHTS<p><b>U.S. Senior Open Championship:</b> Carded rounds of 71-68-71-73—283 to finish T10 in his U.S. Senior Open debut.• <b><br>The RSM Classic:</b> …

Golf

Tables could turn on British Open’s harshest commentator

Brandel Chamblee long has been known as one of the most provocative commentators in golf. Now, he’s going back into the game and opening himself up …

Golf

Tiger Woods cruelly pushes away children waiting for autographs at The Open

Tiger Woods is playing his first Open since 2015 and caught the attention for all the wrong reasons before teeing off at Carnoustie.<p>The 42-year-old …

Golf

Zach Johnson is playing with house money this week, and he just might win another Open

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — In different places in St. Andrews—at the Old Course pavilion next to the first tee, in the giant corridors of the Old Course …

Golf

Tiger Woods impresses on day one of the Open with controlled effort to finish on par

Whisper it softly, but Tiger Woods is a delicate flower in his dotage. Ten years ago, he won a US Open at Torrey Pines on one leg. And yet here on the balmy Angus coast, he needed to patch himself up with tape after waking yesterday with stiffness in his neck. While Woods might look in enviable …

Golf

Tiger Woods and Jordan Spieth fail to shine as lesser Open lights sparkle

We spent all of Thursday waiting for a sprinkling of gold dust upon the 147th Open Championship. It ultimately failed to arrive but Rory McIlroy remains in the hunt, three shots off the lead. When two under par after just four holes, Tiger Woods seemed sure to deliver. At three under and only two …

Golf

The 2006 Ryder Cup Venue Is Up for Sale at $93 Million

The K Club golf club in Ireland, which hosted the Ryder Cup in 2006, has been offered for sale by businessman Michael Smurfit.<p>Broker Savills Plc said …

Golf

Five Thoughts From Thursday of the British Open

We love the British Open for its quirkiness—the baked-out fairways, the pancake-stack bunkers and the fans who clap for a good shot no matter where …

Golf

8 things we learned after 36 holes at the British Open (and the 11 best storylines remaining)

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Open is the wildest major: the unpredictable weather, the otherworldly courses, and the sheer nuttiness that sometimes …

Golf

Rahm raid pays off as swashbuckling Spaniard opens with 69

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (Reuters) - Swashbuckling Spaniard Jon Rahm took the bull by the horns on Thursday, defying popular convention on the bone-hard British Open links by smashing the driver as far as he could on the way to an opening 69.<p>While most of the 156-strong field elected to take a more …

Golf

Dustin Johnson Triples Last Hole, Opens with 76 at Open Championship

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland – Dustin Johnson’s chances of winning The Open are likely already over.<p>The world No. 1 hit his tee shot out of bounds on 18 on …

Golf

K Club on the market for €80m

Savills Hotels & Leisure will be handing the sale.<p>The resort sits on a 550-acre estate featuring a 134-bedroom hotel and two 18-hole championship …

Golf

British Open 2018: Danny Willett is feeling more like his old self, and his game is showing it

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — It could and probably should have been better given how well he struck the ball from tee-to-green, but Danny Willett was happy enough with his opening-round 69 in the 147th Open Championship at Carnoustie. More than two years on from winning the 2016 Masters but less than 12 …

Golf

Hollis Cavner achieved a longtime goal of getting a PGA Tour event in Minnesota — and it wasn't easy - Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

By Patrick Rehkamp <br>– Data Reporter, Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal<p>Jul 19, 2018, 11:18am CDT<p>Hollis Cavner has built an impressive empire of …

Golf

How The 2019 PGA Championship Will Benefit Nassau County

Plus, details are available for those interested in volunteering or attending the championship as a spectator.<p>Local and state officials are already …

Nassau County

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

NEED TO CATCH up? <i>TheJournal.ie</i> brings you a round-up of today’s news.<p>IRELAND<p>British Prime Minister Theresa May Source: Clodagh Kilcoyne/PA Wire/PA …

Nerve Agents

In Pictures: K Club on the market for €80m

Agent Savills Ireland is handling the sale of the sprawling five-star golf resort which in 2006 served as the venue for the Ryder Cup.<p>Located on the …

Golf

Kevin Kisner leads the way after first round as big hitters get off to slow start at The Open

• <b>Open leaderboard</b>• <b><br>Open tee-off times for day two</b>• <b><br>Paul Lawrie's hole-by-hole guide to Carnoustie</b>• <b><br>Jhonny Vegas arrives by helicopter less an hour before his tee time at The Open without any clubs</b><p>So much for US golfers not possessing the camaraderie. Maybe we can finally lay that famous Ryder Cup cliche …

Golf

I Believe That We Will Win … At Golf

Americans have recently dominated the sport’s major tournaments.<p>The United States could only humbly watch in recent weeks as the World Cup, among the …

Sports

British Open Field 2018: Tee Times, Odds and Predictions for Favorites, Sleepers

The world's best golfers will be in Angus, Scotland, this weekend seeking to conquer the notoriously tough Carnoustie Links course at the 2018 British Open.<p>The third major of the year on the golfing calendar is arguably the most prestigious.<p>Down the years, there have been many dramatic moments to …

Golf

Bubba Watson demonstrates his unique brand of golf in The Open Zone at Carnoustie

Bubba Watson made his debut in The Open Zone at Carnoustie on Wednesday afternoon and explained what 'Bubba golf' is all about.<p>The American …

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