British Open

Former American golfer Doug Sanders dies aged 86

Sanders won 20 times on the PGA Tour, but never did capture a major, finishing as a runner-up four times.

Apr 13, 2020, 09:23 AM IST

Emotional Rory McIlroy proud of British Open fightback, despite missing cut

It was always going to be tough after his opening 79 for McIlroy, but he rode a wave of emotion that swept across the links, and almost did enough to advance to the weekend with a six-under-par 65 that matched the best round of the tournament.

Jul 20, 2019, 17:09 PM IST

Struggling Tiger Woods says 'Father Time'' catching up with him

The 15-times major champion never looked comfortable as he shot a seven-over 78 at Royal Portrush and he admitted he was feeling sore.

Jul 19, 2019, 09:19 AM IST

British Open: Rory McIlroy's shocking start all too predictable

McIlroy`s eight-over-par 79 included a quadruple-bogey at the first hole at Royal Portrush in McIlroy`s home country.

Jul 19, 2019, 09:10 AM IST

British Open: Rory McIlroy hopes to attack Royal Portrush with driver

The par-71 Portrush measures a whisker over 7,300 yards, though links courses generally play shorter than their yardages due to firm fairways that afford plenty of roll.

Jul 15, 2019, 17:01 PM IST

Masterclass by Tiger Woods at Masters – For masses and Molinari

Tiger Woods Master’s triumph (just second tour victory and first Major in eleven years) is surely going to be a legendary story surrounding the golf legend that will now lengthen like the towering pines at Augusta National.

Apr 17, 2019, 16:34 PM IST

Golf: Kid's stuff for golfer Tommy Fleetwood in dream Ryder Cup debut

Europe, bidding to reclaim the trophy they lost at Hazeltine two years ago, ended the day 5-3 ahead with Fleetwood the toast of the team room

Sep 29, 2018, 11:13 AM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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