Posts tagged with: "British Open"

QUICK TAKE: Rose Takes Advantage Of Making The Open Weekend View More
England's Justin Rose (Andrew Yates, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Rose Takes Advantage Of Making The Open Weekend

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND – Late Friday evening, the trunk was open and the engine running on Justin Rose’s getaway car from this Open Championship at Carnoustie. Among the pretournament favorites, Rose had spent two days playing scratchy, uncertain golf and was on the wrong side of the cutline as he leaned…

QUICK TAKE: Perez Looms As Unlikely Open Contender View More
Pat Perez (Paul Childs, Resuters)

QUICK TAKE: Perez Looms As Unlikely Open Contender

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND – Pat Perez knows his career record in major championships. “Terrible,” Perez said. In 24 previous major championships, a tie for sixth at the PGA Championship back in 2005 is the highlight, if you can call it that. “Didn’t even break the top five,” Perez said. So how…

QUICK TAKE: No ‘First World Problem’ Incentives For Open Winner This Year View More
Kevin Kisner (Paul Childs, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: No ‘First World Problem’ Incentives For Open Winner This Year

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND – If you’re familiar with so-called “first world problems,” here’s one for you. It’s not so much a problem but a lifestyle option. One of the unwritten rules of the houses where Jordan Spieth, Justin Thomas, Zach Johnson, Rickie Fowler, Jimmy Walker and Jason Dufner have spent their…

QUICK TAKE: Fleetwood In The Major Mix Again View More
Tommy Fleetwood (Andrew Yates, Reuters)

QUICK TAKE: Fleetwood In The Major Mix Again

CARNOUSTIE, SCOTLAND – A colleague from overseas asked recently how Americans would take to seeing Englishman Tommy Fleetwood win the Open Championship or any major, for that matter. The way they take to ice cream, cheeseburgers and free t-shirts. What’s not to like about Fleetwood? He’s got the hair, the…

Royal Troon to Admit Women Members View More
The Royal Troon membership voted "overwhelmingly" to accept women members.

Royal Troon to Admit Women Members

Royal Troon members are ensuring that this year’s Open Championship will not be distracted by talk of a single-sex membership policy. Club members voted “overwhelmingly” at a special meeting Friday evening to accept women members. This also avoids the fate of Muirfield, which lost its privilege of hosting the Open…

2019 Open Championship to Royal Portrush View More
Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland will host the 2019 Open Championship (Photo by David Cannon/Getty Images)

2019 Open Championship to Royal Portrush

The Open Championship is going to Northern Ireland in 2019 when the event will be played at Royal Portrush for the first time since 1951. It will be just the second time the Open Championship has been played outside England or Scotland, the first being when Englishman Max Faulkner won…