British Open

Jordan Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open

Jordan Spieth emerges from epic duel to win British Open

Li played the final round with South African Ernie Els and the twice British Open champion was impressed.

Jul 23, 2017, 23:51 PM IST
Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur miss cut at British Open

Indian golfers Anirban Lahiri, Shiv Kapur miss cut at British Open

Battling the cold, windy and rainy conditions on Friday, Lahiri and Kapur struggled at Royal Birkdale Golf Club. Their two-day total of six-over 146 was a single shot outside the cut declared at the tournament.

Jul 22, 2017, 20:12 PM IST

Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth favourites as British Open golf tourney begins

World number one Johnson is among the later starters in a group including Northern Ireland`s McIlroy, the world number four, who is seeking to lift the Claret Jug for a second time. Spieth, third in the rankings and twice a major winner, will tee off alongside Swedish defending champion Stenson.

Jul 20, 2017, 11:33 AM IST
Henrik Stenson pips Phil Mickelson to British Open glory

Henrik Stenson pips Phil Mickelson to British Open glory

Mickelson did very little wrong, with four birdies, an eagle and not a single dropped shot, but his 65 was not enough as he was left to settle for second place at 17-under.

Jul 18, 2016, 09:21 AM IST
British Open: Henrik Stenson pips Phil Mickelson to glory at Royal Troon

British Open: Henrik Stenson pips Phil Mickelson to glory at Royal Troon

Stenson recovered from dropping a shot at the par-four first by recording five birdies before the turn and also recording a birdie at the 10th.

Jul 18, 2016, 00:24 AM IST
British Open: Anirban Lahiri's journey ends on a disappointing note in Troon

British Open: Anirban Lahiri's journey ends on a disappointing note in Troon

Lahiri will head to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games where he will be amongst 16 Asian golfers who have qualified for the men's competition.

Jul 17, 2016, 21:47 PM IST
Anirban Lahiri tied 22nd despite cold putter at British Open

Anirban Lahiri tied 22nd despite cold putter at British Open

Masters champion Danny Willett and Jordan Spieth managed only even par 71 each.

Jul 15, 2016, 11:33 AM IST
Rory McIlroy braced for British Open test after dropping out of Rio Olympics

Rory McIlroy braced for British Open test after dropping out of Rio Olympics

On Tuesday morning McIlroy played into one of the five greenside bunkers and had a nightmare getting out.

Jul 13, 2016, 22:29 PM IST
Rory McIlroy back in hunt for Claret Jug as Open returns to Troon

Rory McIlroy back in hunt for Claret Jug as Open returns to Troon

12 months ago McIlroy was missing from the field in St Andrews after suffering an ankle injury while playing football with friends.

Jul 11, 2016, 09:49 AM IST
SSP Chawrasia 7th in Thailand but misses British Open berth

SSP Chawrasia 7th in Thailand but misses British Open berth

Among the other Indians, Shiv Kapur (72), Atwal (72) were tied 24th, while Rashid Khan (72) was tied-41st.

Dec 13, 2015, 19:38 PM IST
Rory McIlroy rivalry takes backseat to Jordan Spieth`s title quest

Rory McIlroy rivalry takes backseat to Jordan Spieth`s title quest

Rory McIlroy`s return was the last thing on Jordan Spieth`s mind as the PGA Championship teed off on Thursday with the young US star set to go head to head with the world number one.

Aug 13, 2015, 20:05 PM IST
British Open triumph whets Zach Johnson's appetite for major glory

British Open triumph whets Zach Johnson's appetite for major glory

Zach Johnson waited eight years for a second helping of major championship success, and his British Open triumph last month only whetted his appetite for more.

Aug 12, 2015, 03:12 AM IST
Whistling Straits loss was springboard for Bubba Watson

Whistling Straits loss was springboard for Bubba Watson

Bubba Watson has come a long way since a playoff loss to Martin Kaymer in the 2010 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

Aug 12, 2015, 03:01 AM IST
Rory McIlroy confirms PGA start, says ankle `100 percent`

Rory McIlroy confirms PGA start, says ankle `100 percent`

World number one Rory McIlroy confirmed Monday he will defend his title in this week`s PGA Championship and says the left ankle he injured is 100 percent ready to play.

Aug 10, 2015, 23:07 PM IST
Tiger Woods sets sights on strong PGA Championship

Tiger Woods sets sights on strong PGA Championship

Tiger Woods, mired in the worst slump of his pro career, insists there`s reason for optimism as he looks to the final major of 2015 -- the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits.

Aug 09, 2015, 09:00 AM IST
Rory McIlroy practices at Whistling Straits for PGA

Rory McIlroy practices at Whistling Straits for PGA

World number one Rory McIlroy played a practice round Saturday at Whistling Straits as he prepares to defend his title next week at the 97th PGA Championship.

Aug 09, 2015, 03:34 AM IST
Rory McIlroy scheduled to play PGA Championship: PGA

Rory McIlroy scheduled to play PGA Championship: PGA

World number one Rory McIlroy is set to return from injury at next week`s PGA Championship after being scheduled to tee off in the first round, the PGA of America said Friday.

Aug 08, 2015, 06:07 AM IST
Jordan Spieth re-sets goals for year, eyes top spot in rankings

Jordan Spieth re-sets goals for year, eyes top spot in rankings

Stung by his inability to close out victory with two holes left at last month`s British Open, Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth has re-set his goals for the big events that conclude the PGA Tour season.

Aug 06, 2015, 10:16 AM IST
Rory McIlroy plans Saturday practice at Whistling Straits

Rory McIlroy plans Saturday practice at Whistling Straits

World number one golfer Rory McIlroy has scheduled a Saturday practice round at Whistling Straits, site of next week’s PGA Championship, a reliable source said on Monday.

Aug 04, 2015, 08:42 AM IST
With British Open in the bag, Park In-bee looks for new goals

With British Open in the bag, Park In-bee looks for new goals

South Korea`s Park In-bee had once hoped to win all the top tournaments in women`s golf before her career came to an end. After winning the British Open on Sunday, the 27-year-old now finds herself searching for new goals.

Aug 03, 2015, 11:23 AM IST