Opening Round Pairings
1/1/1900
The 146th Open Championship is upon us with the opening rounds just a few hours away at the Royal Birkdale. Included in the field are 16 former Open winners, 15 local qualifiers, 5 amateurs, 52 Americans, and 104 from everywhere else. There are three groups on the opening two days that stand...
Zika Virus Has No. 1 Day Wary of Olympics
1/1/1900
It’s not the competition, the course, nor the interruption in his normal schedule that has Jason Day reconsidering competing in the 2016 Summer Olympics, it’s the Zika virus.Day told reporters at The Memorial that he has been reconsidering his attendance in the event after reading a news report abo...
Golf Birthdays: June 1-2
1/1/1900
June 1 John Huston, a seven-time PGA Tour winner, turns 54. Huston had two Top 5 Major finishes: tied for third at the 1990 Masters and tied for fourth at the 2000 US Open. Often called the Tour’s “fastest player”, he left the PGA Tour with two records, a 28-under 260 at the 1998 United Ai...
The Open Championship Review
1/1/1900
Northwest England’s Royal Birkdale is the home of the 146th Open Championship, which kicks off this Thursday. It is being hailed as one toughest venues in the entire history of the championship. The 7,156 yard course has a par of 70 and last hosted the open in 2008. The course record is 65, set...
Spieth Leads Open Through 2 Rounds
1/1/1900
The rain came, the wind howled, and Jordan Spieth played straight through it all. The American who is looking to win his third Major just a few days before his 24th birthday shot a second-round 69 to reach 6-under for the tournament, giving him a two-stroke lead over fellow American Matt Kuchar....
Golf Birthdays: March 17-20
1/1/1900
March 17England’s Phillip Archer, who famously shot a 60 at the Celtic Manor Wales Open in 2006, turns 43. Archer just missed becoming the first man to shoot a 59 on the European Tour when he missed a birdie put on the 18th green.He presently plays on the Challenge Tour and has four professional wi...
Jilted Caroline Wozniacki Wins
1/1/1900
Jilted Caroline Wozniacki Wins Title Same Day as Rory McIlroyRory McIlroy’s ex-fiance Caroline Wozniacki didn’t have the glitz and glamour that McIlroy enjoyed on Sunday as he won the Open Championship for the first time. She didn’t mind. Wozniacki won her first tennis title of 2014, defeatin...