CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Carnoustie was docile Thursday for the first round of The Open, affording plenty of birdie chances (well, except for No. 16). But rain and wind are expected Friday. With that, can Rory McIlroy keep getting away with missing fairways? Can Kevin Kisner and the rest of the U.S. contigent keep things going?
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — There is no sport more suited to being viewed from the comfort of your own sofa than golf. And there is no tournament for which that rule is truer than The Open. All you need to know about the 2018 edition of The Open, including day-by-day results and analysis from Carnoustie. Television
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Jordan Spieth put his nightmare first-round finish at The Open down to a combination of a “brain fart” and falling back to the type of golf he is trying to steer himself away from as he seeks to regain his best form. But despite carding a 72 — 1 over and 6
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The Open is unpredictable, with everything from guessing which way the ball will bounce to predicting the weather to picking a winner all requiring some luck. Michael Collins looked at the entire field of golfers, then sat down and put them all in order. The list will surprise you. It surprised him.
ESPN will carry The Open in Latin America, including Brazil and the Caribbean, for the next three years thanks to a deal announced Wednesday by the network and the R&A. The deal, which runs through 2020, gives ESPN rights to show The Open on linear and digital platforms in Latin America, starting Thursday at 5
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Appearances are much different these days as far as Rory McIlroy is concerned at Carnoustie. It is where he made his Open debut in 2007 as an amateur, an 18-year-old who was wide-eyed and a bit on the pudgy side compared to the way he looks today as a four-time major champion.
The Open Championship returns to Carnoustie — dubbed by many as Car-Nasty because of the difficulty of the links course — for the first time since 2007. Open Championship 2018: 411 Dates: July 19-22Location: Carnoustie Golf LinksPrevious champions at Carnoustie: Tommy Armour (1931); Henry Cotton (1937); Ben Hogan (1953); Gary Player (1968); Tom Watson (1975);
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — Brooks Koepka has won back-to-back U.S. Opens and collected more than $4 million in prize money for those two victories alone. In just more than five years on the PGA Tour, he has made more than $17 million in prize money. The conversation starts, as it should, with St. Andrews. Each course,
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland — The golf course is fast, the golf ball is rolling forever and ever, and Carnoustie promises to see some unique strategy decisions this week during The Open. That is true for Tiger Woods, who returns to the tournament for the first time since 2015 and for his fourth tournament — and third
Jack Newton has challenged Australia’s golf aces to honour the late and great Peter Thomson with a drought-breaking Open Championship triumph. The season’s third major gets under way at Carnoustie on Thursday, almost one month after Thomson died aged 89. As a show of respect, R&A officials have marked a tribute to the five-time champion