Barring an unforeseen collapse by Rory McIlroy, the final round of the British Open will be his 18-hole victory lap and a bore for long-shot bettors.
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Rory McIlroy only saw birdies at Royal Liverpool, mostly on his scorecard, and even one pheasant that trotted across the eighth green as he was lining up a putt. That was but a minor interruption in his command performance Friday in the British Open.
Golf’s oldest major championship — the British Open — is remembered as much for the bad shots as the good ones. And the glory of golf is that there are no second chances. Here are five players in the British Open who wish they could have had a mulligan.
After a shaky start to the British Open, Tiger Woods ripped through Royal Liverpool on Thursday much as he did eight years ago when he won the claret jug for the third time. Woods’ 3-under 69 leaves him three shots behind leader Rory McIlroy.
Brady Kannon, a handicapper for Pregame.com, analyzes the top British Open players.
As he’s showing more signs of old age, the old Tiger Woods is missed. He was far more fascinating when winning majors and scoring with porn stars.
Las Vegas handicapper Wes Reynolds (@WesReynolds1 on Twitter) is betting a mythical $200 bankroll on British Open futures (odds from LVH sports book).
Here are the assorted player matchups and propositions posted at the LVH sports book.
Eleven-year-old Lucy Li became my favorite golfer this week. Not for her performance. For the outfits and ice cream and attitude.
The man who drove NBC Sports analyst Roger Maltbie’s golf cart during the third round of the U.S. Open is facing four charges after an incident with a state trooper on the course, a North Carolina State Police spokeswoman said Sunday.
The U.S. Open trophy Martin Kaymer won Sunday was all he needed to prove he was anything but a one-hit wonder in the majors, and that the two years he spent trying to build a complete game were worth all the doubt that followed him.
With the final round falling on Father’s Day, and especially because he has played second fiddle six times in the U.S. Open, Phil Mickelson will be the sentimental favorite of most fans and media this week.
Former LPGA golfer Stephanie Louden, amateur star Frank Acker, PGA teaching pro Mike Davis and the late John Difloure, a former vice president of the PGA of America, will be inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame on Oct. 10 at TPC Summerlin..
In a world of $4.5 million Super Bowl TV spots and nine-figure stadium naming rights deals, a $50,000 sponsorship at a Las Vegas professional golf tournament might not seem like a megadeal. But it is for Todd Shanholtzer, owner of TREW Financial and Benefits Group.
Chris Riley plays golf a few times a week. It helps him stay sharp. He and his wife coach their two daughters on a 10-and-under softball all-star team. It helps him stay happy.
Adam Scott finally made it to the top of the world ranking, overtaking injured Tiger Woods after a week at home in the Bahamas. Scott will play as No. 1 for the first time when he tees off today at the Colonial.
Regina Quintero brought the Boulder City girls golf team to practice one day and noticed the young boy with blond hair off to the side working on his game.
Nicholas Maruri knows his way around a doctor’s office almost as well as he does a golf course.
Shadow Ridge boys golfer Ben Davis thought he had no chance to win after a double bogey on the 11th hole at Wildhorse Golf Club.
The power couple of sports is a rehab unit all its own. Lindsey Vonn is working her way back from a second right knee operation. Tiger Woods is recovering from surgery to relieve pain from a pinched nerve in his back.
The UNLV sophomore advances in his attempt to qualify for next month’s U.S. Open along with seven others. Joe Harrison and Eric McCardle are the only golfers in the 153-man field to break par at the local qualifying.
NIPTON, Calif. — Defending champion Brandon Bauman of Palo Verde shot a 4-under-par 67 at Primm Valley Golf Club’s Lakes Course on Monday and leads by one stroke after the first day of the Division I Sunset Region boys golf tournament.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Adam Scott’s wedding was so secret that not even his guests knew about it.
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