British Open Golf

  • Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri struggles at The Open July 17, 2014

    Hoylake: Indian golfer Anirban Lahiri, the current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader, struggled to make headway after missing half the fairways with some wayward tee shots as he opened with a disappointing threeoverpar 75 at The Open Championship on Thursday. The current Asian Tour Order of Merit leader hit only...
  • Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods steal Hoylake show July 17, 2014

    Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show midway through the opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday. Northern Irishman McIlroy has developed a penchant for making fast starts and he did it yet again on a...
  • Tiger Woods drawn with Henrik Stenson and Angel Cabrera at Hoylake July 14, 2014

    Former world number one Tiger Woods has been drawn to play alongside twice major winner Angel Cabrera of Argentina and secondranked Swede Henrik Stenson in the first round of the British Open on Thursday. The trio will teeoff at 0904 local time at Royal Liverpool Golf Club, the R&A (Royal and...
  • Golfer Rahil Gangjee top Indian at British Open qualifying March 6, 2014

    Chonburi: It was a tough day for Indian hopefuls at the Open Qualifying Series-Thailand as Rahil Gangjee emerged as the best with one-under 71, on Thursday. Gangjee, who was placed tied 15th, is three behind the leader Hiroshi Iwata (68) of Japan at the end of the first round of the...
  • Couples eager to learn from Muirfield masters July 18, 2013

    Gullane, Scotland: He is not quite the young apprentice but Fred Couples will be looking to learn when he partners Muirfield masters Tom Watson and Nick Faldo in the British Open first round on Thursday. Unlike his playing partners, the 53yearold American has never lifted the Claret Jug and on his...
  • 10 things about the British Open July 12, 2013

    Gullane, Scotland: Ten things to know about the British Open starting on Thursday at Muirfield. The course has hosted the tournament 15 times before, from 1892 to 2002. The Fairest of them all Muirfield is considered the purest of the links courses in the British Open rotation. Blind shots are rare. Nothing...
  • Jeev targets top50 spot in world rankings July 22, 2012

    Lytham (England): Jeev Milkha Singh finished his campaign at the 141st Open Championships rather tamely with a threeover 73 that ended with a double bogey on the 18th here on Sunday. Jeev's 73 saw him end the week at 10over 280 and in tied 73rd place. He was off even before Anirban...
  • Holeinone for India's Lahiri at British Open November 16, 2012

    Royal Lytham (England): Anirban Lahiri's dream debut run at the 141st Open championships continued unabated as the 25yearold authored the first ace of the event and then brought home an even par round to stay at par for 54 holes, here on Saturday. Lahiri's effort moved him inside the top20 with...
  • Donald takes on Lytham with new caddie July 20, 2012

    Lytham St Annes: Luke Donald is playing his second round at the British Open on Friday with a new caddie after giving regular bagman John McLaren the day off to attend the birth of his first child. The world number one is accompanied by Gareth Lord who normally works with Swede...
  • Golf: Clarke wins British Open title July 18, 2011

    Sandwich: Darren Clarke repelled a dynamic charge from Phil Mickelson to complete a runaway threeshot win at the British Open on Sunday, claiming his first major title and becoming the first home winner of the championship for 12 years. The 42yearold Briton picked up the coveted Claret Jug, a first prize...
  • Day of reckoning for Louis Oosthuizen July 18, 2010

    St. Andrews: Unheralded South African Louis Oosthuizen stands on the brink of a first major victory on Sunday after finishing the third round of the British Open with a healthy fourshot cushion. The 27yearold protege of compatriot and threetimes major winner Ernie Els leads world number 10 Paul Casey, who...
  • Oosthuizen takes the lead at St. Andrews July 16, 2010

    St. Andrews: Louis Oosthuizen set about reeling in Rory McIlroy's overnight British Open lead with real gusto in the hammering rain at St Andrews on Friday, moving one clear of the field after a superb outward 33. The 27yearold South African quietened the doubters who thought the man who had never...
  • Woods gives a cold shoulder to adoring public July 13, 2010

    St. Andrews: If only Tiger Woods could bond with fans as well as he did with his caddie on the Old Course practice range on Monday he might find the road to redemption all the more simple. Instead the beaming face that accompanied shot after crisp shot evaporated when his...
  • Watson leads, Woods falters at British Open Golf July 18, 2009

    Turnberry, Scotland: Tom Watson is ready to rip up the record books after defying his 59 years to tie the lead in the British Open on Friday while world number one Tiger Woods missed the secondround cut. Veteran Watson regained the putting touch that won eight majors in his prime and...
  • Harrington wins British Open golf despite wrist injury July 21, 2008

    New Delhi: With no Tiger Woods around, golf needed great drama and great stroke making and the British Open played in the toughest weather conditions provided some excellent moments for spectators. And if Woods had won the US Open on one leg, then Padraign Harrington pocketed this tournament...