Tiger Woods’ hopes of winning British Open championship came to end at the same time as one fan’s hopes of leaving Carnoustie without any bruises. With Tiger in sole position of the lead on the 11th hole, his second shot took a wrong turn somewhere in the sky and smacked a gallery member to the ground. Thankfully…
Francesco Molinari of Italy won The Open Championship Sunday, following up his third-round 65 with a final-round 69 to finish two shots clear of the field and capture his first career major title. He is not the hero of the tournament. Nor is Tiger Woods the hero, even after his stirring two day charge up the…
Tiger Woods surged up the leaderboard at The Open Championship Saturday, jumping from 29th to a briefly held share of the lead with a third-round 66. While it may not be a performance worthy of the Golf Channel’s insane promo, it was nonetheless quite bitchin’, and leaves open the possibility of Tiger challenging the…
Ian Poulter found himself in some deep rough at the Open Championship today, with a water hazard and a bunker standing between his ball and the pin. So he did what most of us would do in the same situation: he whacked the hell out of the ball and hoped for the best.
You bright and risen angels! Tiger Woods is either contending for the British Open championship this weekend or, depending upon how seriously you take this comically overwrought Golf Channel promo, going nobly into that BATTLE we all must face, the final charge into the breach in pursuit of mastering our very SOULS…
During his round at the British Open today, Sergio Garcia whacked his club into some bushes after hitting a shot he was not happy with on the fourth hole. He should not have done that, because he ended up hurting his shoulder.
Henrik Stenson buried a 20-foot birdie on 18 at the British Open to finish the final round a ridiculous eight under par, winning his first major. Stenson’s four days at Royal Troon broke or set a number of records:
As Paul Howard discovered during his second round at the British Open, golf can be a real big jerk:
Zach Johnson claimed his second career major today at St. Andrews after dispatching Louis Oosthuizen and Marc Leishman in a four-hole playoff to claim the Open Championship.
Unless you’re a huge UAB men’s golf fan, chances are you didn’t know who Paul Dunne was before this weekend. So let’s get caught up to speed.
Phil Mickelson made a remarkable run in his fourth round at the British Open today, stepping up to 17 at six-under for the day and just two strokes back of the leaders. It would have required a whole series of miracles for Mickelson to pull out a win—his first of any kind since the 2013 Open at Muirfield—but…
Former UAB golfer Paul Dunne shot a 6-under 66 at St. Andrews on Sunday, putting him at 12-under for the tournament and tied for the lead after 54 holes, the first time an amateur has led The Open at St. Andrews after three rounds since Bobby Jones in 1927.
Tiger Woods missed the cut at The Open by seven strokes after shooting a second round 75 Saturday. It’s the second straight major championship Woods has failed to reach the end of, the first time in his career he’s missed the cut at consecutive majors.
A raven, or possibly some disguised trickster god, made a run at Henrik Stenson’s tee shot on 14 at the British Open today. It failed to either swallow the ball or pick it up and drop it directly into the hole:
Not great, my friend! Not great at all.
That ankle injury that Rory McIlroy suffered while playing soccer will indeed keep the golfer out of this year’s British Open. McIlroy announced that he’ll be missing the tournament with a sad Instagram post:
2014 Open champ Rory McIlroy may not be around to defend his title, after rupturing a ligament in his left ankle playing soccer this weekend.
Rory McIlroy just made his dad a lot of money.