Golf

Things have gotten interesting for 2018 Open Championship runner-up Kevin Kisner. His caddie, Duane “Dewey” Bock, injured his right calf while walking to the driving range on Wednesday. So Kisner’s swing coach, John Tillery, is on his bag for the opening round of The Open at Royal Portrush. “We’re going to go have fun,” Kisner
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6:44 PM ET Associated Press MIDLAND, Mich. — Canadians Brooke Henderson and Alena Sharp shot a 5-under 65 in alternate-shot play Wednesday to take the first-round lead in the Dow Great Lakes Bay Invitational, the LPGA Tour’s first-year team event. Henderson and Sharp had seven birdies and two bogeys at Midland Country Club. “We really
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9:01 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Twenty years after playing Royal Portrush for the first time as a 10th birthday present from his father, Rory McIlroy is trying to fully grasp the reality of a tiny country hosting a major championship so near his boyhood home, while also figuring out how to win it.
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11:01 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers defended the sizable gap between purses for The Open Championship and the Women’s British Open, even as reporters peppered him with questions about the disparity during a news conference on Wednesday. The purse for the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush Golf Club
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1:42 PM ET Associated Press For the second straight year, Dustin Johnson received a trophy at The Open Championship. Johnson won the Mark H. McCormack Award again for spending the most weeks at No. 1 in the world in 2018 (35 weeks). He joins Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as the only player to win
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1:39 PM ET Associated Press PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Phil Mickelson received a crystal award Tuesday at The Open Championship. One of the hallmarks of Mickelson’s career is playing for so long at a consistently high level, and the Official World Golf Ranking board honored him for a feat that might be as remarkable as
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7:52 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Three months removed from one of his most remarkable victories at the Masters, Tiger Woods is still enjoying the immensity of that triumph — and struggling to return to that form. As the year’s fourth major is about to unfold this week, Woods admitted Tuesday that his win
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8:56 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Former Open champion and Portrush resident Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot to start The Open early Thursday morning as the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for just the second time. Clarke, who won The Open in 2011 at Royal St. George’s, is among three major
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8:36 AM ET PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — Phil Mickelson decided to take drastic action in regards to his poor play of late by fasting for six days and losing 15 pounds. The five-time major champion who won The Open at Muirfield in 2013 has been on a run of poor form since winning the AT&T
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