The Scottish Open and the John Deere Classic, held the same week, give players a thrilling, last-minute chance to qualify for the British Open.
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A group of investors had the idea several years ago to build next to Muirfield along the coast. Now it’s holding important tournaments.
The English golfer had success in the 1980s and ’90s. He discusses the Scottish Open and why a player from Scotland hasn’t won it since 1999.
The last big event was held there in 1975, but it’s making big plans for the Irish Open.
He won the tournament because of those two shots. He discusses his career and the death of his beloved coach.
The Irish golfer returns home to compete in the Irish Open, joining a contingent of other Irish players.
With limited television exposure, the L.P.G.A. is failing to capitalize on its young, charismatic players from around the world.
Using lessons gleaned from her mentor, Karrie Webb, Green became the first Australian woman to win a major since 2006.
“I’m not entirely sure how much more I have left in me,” said Wie, who missed two months of competition to injuries and had to ice her wrist during the first round of the Women’s P.G.A. Championship.
He was college basketball player and part of championship baseball teams growing up. Maybe that’s why Gary Woodland bloomed late on the golf course.
Woodland, a former college basketball player who had been 0 for 30 in golf’s four biggest events, outlasted Justin Rose, Adam Scott and the two-time-defending champion, Brooks Koepka.
Woods is certainly not the dominant 2000 model, yet as he headed into the weekend nine strokes back, a competitor called him “a little bit of a sleeping giant.”
The 39-year-old McDowell was ranked as low as 257th in the world this year. But he has rallied of late, and his two-under-par first round left him in contention to repeat his 2010 Open victory.
His journey back has been morally and medically arduous. But here he is, basking in adulation, smiling with President Trump, defying his sport’s and society’s expectations.
Unpackaged, unemotional and unabashedly himself, Koepka has become the game’s dominant player, with four major titles in two years. Yet he is also its Invisible Man.
He was among the best to have played the game, but was unable to capture an Open. He came in second four times from 1937 to 1953.
After his career stalled in the United States, he went to Europe and began opening some eyes.
The officials getting the course ready must walk a fine line between making its conditions challenging, but also not unfair or unplayable.
Some slumping players stand on their head to make a bad round sound good. Some just avoid other golfers. Or other golfers avoid them.
Cauley, who has never won on the PGA Tour, is in contention at the Memorial a year after he was badly injured as a passenger in a single-car accident near the tournament site.