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QUICK TAKE: Americans’ Successful Major Run A Hot Topic View More
Masters winner Patrick Reed is a part of the Americans' success at recent majors. (Photo: Craig Brough, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Americans’ Successful Major Run A Hot Topic

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND – Consider the striking contrast between the recent major championship winners in men’s tennis and men’s professional golf. Each of the last eight tennis major championships have been won by men 30 years or older, most recently Novak Djokovic at Wimbledon, none of them Americans. On the golf…

QUICK TAKE: Woods Aims To Capitalize On Firm Open Championship Conditions View More
Tiger Woods practices Tuesday at Carnoustie in preparation for the Open Championship. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Woods Aims To Capitalize On Firm Open Championship Conditions

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND – What has felt a bit like a Tiger Woods reunion tour this season has arrived at the Open Championship, the first time in three years the three-time winner will chase the Claret Jug. If you’re looking for a major championship that gives Woods the strongest chance of…

QUICK TAKE: Groups To Watch At The Open Championship View More
Dustin Johnson waits with his caddie Austin during a practice round at the Open Championship. (Photo: Andrew Yates, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Groups To Watch At The Open Championship

The 147th Open Championship is about to get under way at Carnoustie, a brute of a course that promises to punish some of the best players in the world. Unlike most other tournaments, the Open Championship tends to space out the best players in the game rather than putting them…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Hopes To Once More Hoist ‘Coolest Trophy’ View More
Jordan Spieth hands back the Claret Jug Monday at Carnoustie. (Photo: Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Hopes To Once More Hoist ‘Coolest Trophy’

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND | Jordan Spieth always knew he had to return the Claret Jug he won at the Open Championship a year ago at Royal Birkdale but he didn’t realize the formality of it. Despite the fact that Carnoustie felt almost empty early Monday afternoon, returning the most famous piece…

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Defends His Big Miss View More
Jordan Spieth's wayward tee shot at Royal Birkdale's 13th hole set the stage for a memorable bogey. (Photo Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Boyers)

QUICK TAKE: Spieth Defends His Big Miss

AKRON, OHIO – Jordan Spieth wants to clarify one thing about his magnificent victory at the Open Championship. That tee shot he hit on the 13th hole – the one that sailed wide right then banged off a spectator’s head and wound up in an unplayable lie, setting in motion…

WATCH: How Jordan Spieth Won The Open Championship View More
Jordan Spieth kisses the Claret Jug following his victory at the Open Championship. (Photo credit: Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

WATCH: How Jordan Spieth Won The Open Championship

SOUTHPORT, ENGLAND | It was difficult to believe that the 2017 Open Championship at Royal Birkdale could outdo the 2016 instalment at Royal Troon, but somehow it did. The 23-year-old Jordan Spieth had rounds of 65, 69, 65 and 69 to win by three from Matt Kuchar and give himself…