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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: Reflections On The Late Peter Thomson View More
Peter Thomson holds the Claret Jug at the 1954 Open Championship.

QUICK TAKE: Reflections On The Late Peter Thomson

My first memories of Peter Thomson were from flickering images on a black-and-white television set in my parents’ home. He wore, as I recall, a white cap or visor, and white shoes. He looked neat. If I said he also often looked querulous it was because his fine head of…

QUICK TAKE: Rippling Winds Lead To Thoughts Of British Open In The U.S. View More
Dark clouds and windy conditions made the U.S. Open feel a bit like Britain (Photo Credit: Shanna Lockwood-USA TODAY Sports)

QUICK TAKE: Rippling Winds Lead To Thoughts Of British Open In The U.S.

SOUTHAMPTON, NEW YORK | When the US Open was held at Shinnecock Hills in 1986 the first day’s round took place in foul conditions. A strong wind blew, rain plunged from leaden skies, broken only by occasional burst of limp sunshine. And it was cold. “Welcome to the first British…

It’s Official: Woods Will Play In Open Championship View More
Tiger Woods has officially committed to the Open Championship. (Photo Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports)

It’s Official: Woods Will Play In Open Championship

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FLORIDA | The news was no great surprise but Tiger Woods made it official Wednesday that he will tee it up at the Open Championship in July at Carnoustie. Woods, a three-time Open champion, has not played in the event since 2015 at St. Andrews. Woods won…