Murray hands out backhand swipe at tennis pundits

Andy Murray does not seem to like what the commentators have to say about his game as he strives to win his elusive first Grand Slam title.

Darren Clarke wins British Open

Darren Clarke repelled a dynamic charge from Phil Mickelson to complete a runaway three-shot win at the British Open on Sunday, claiming his first major title and becoming the first home winner of the championship for 12 years.

Mickelson joins Clarke in British Open lead

World number six Phil Mickelson launched a typically pugnacious charge to join overnight pacesetter Darren Clarke at the top of the leaderboard in the final round of the 140th British Open on Sunday.

Clarke within sight of debut major

Darren Clarke heads out for the final round of the British Open on Sunday with a one-shot lead over American Dustin Johnson.

McIlroy`s title chances now seem out of bounds

Rory McIlroy`s hopes of adding the British Open title to last month`s U.S. Open victory were effectively extinguished on Saturday when he double-bogeyed the par-five 14th.

Watson shines as weather wreaks havoc at Open

Fierce winds and horizontal rain provided the ultimate test for British Open survivors on Saturday as the third round descended into an exercise in damage-limitation.

Clarke, Glover lead a wide open British Open

Darren Clarke marched along bumpy fairways on a wild ride at Royal St. George`s that was filled with blunders and brilliance, and one final birdie that brought the kind of ovation he had not heard in a decade at the British Open.

Watson makes an ace, Lewis comes back to reality

Tom Watson produced some more British Open magic.

All eyes on amateur Tom Lewis on second day

Amateur Tom Lewis will return to Royal St George`s on Friday morning hoping to continue the fairytale start to his first British Open after he ended day one sharing the five-under-par lead with Dane Thomas Bjorn.

Bjorn snatches early lead in Rd 1 of British Open

Denmark`s Thomas Bjorn went some way to banishing the demons of his late 2003 collapse by snatching the early lead in Thursday`s first round.

Schwartzel happy with underdog tag

Masters Charl Schwartzel would figure to rank among the British Open favorites.

Mickelson ready to lose his Open baggage

Phil Mickelson plans to relax and enjoy the British Open this week and, judging by his appalling 20-year record in the sport`s oldest major, it seems as good as an approach as anything he has tried before.

Rory McIlroy is the star of this British Open

Rory McIlroy slipped into his seat without great fanfare, his presence detected by a sudden burst of camera shutters when the photographers realized the star of this British Open had arrived.

Oosthuizen drawn with Mickelson, Kaymer

Holder Louis Oosthuizen has been drawn to play alongside world number six Phil Mickelson and US PGA champion Martin Kaymer in the first round of the British Open, organisers announced.

Woods` agent: Tiger not making any announcements

Tiger Woods` agent says the golfer is not making any announcements on Monday.

Golfer Noh confident for British Open

Asian Tour number one Noh Seung-yul of South Korea is confident of glory at the British Open next week.

McIlroy targets US/British Open double

The 140th British Open sees the oldest major return to Royal St George`s in the southeast of England next week with Rory McIlroy aiming to add the title to the US Open he won last month.

Levet and Clark join British Open absentee list

France`s Thomas Levet and South African Tim Clark have withdrawn from next week`s British Open with injuries.

Harrington has no fears for McIlroy ahead of Open

Padraig believes McIlroy will be well prepared for next week`s British Open even though he hasn`t played since the U.S. Open.

Injured Tiger Woods to miss British Open

Tiger Woods has pulled out of next week`s British Open because of ongoing problems with his left leg, the former world number one said on Tuesday.