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Ashleigh Buhai wins Women's British Open after playoff

Aug. 07, 2022 17:05 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — After seeing a five-shot lead slip away in the final round, Ashleigh Buhai still managed to secure a first major title at the Women's British Open. Buhai kept her composure to beat In Gee Chun — and the setting sun — in a playoff at Muirfield on...

Women go to Muirfield, regular-season finale for PGA Tour

Aug. 02, 2022 11:09 AM EDT

ROYAL & ANCIENT GOLF CLUB AND LPGA TOUR AIG WOMEN'S BRITISH OPEN Site: Muirfield, Scotland. Course: Muirfield. Yardage: 6,649. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.8 million. Winner's share: $1.02 million. Television:...

Last-hole birdie gives Clarke victory at Senior British Open

Jul. 24, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Darren Clarke birdied the last hole to beat a resurgent Padraig Harrington and win the Senior British Open by one shot on Sunday. Clarke and Paul Broadhurst were level at 9 under overall after the third round but it was Harrington, a three-time major...

Clarke & Broadhurst tied for 9 under at Senior British Open

Jul. 23, 2022 16:54 PM EDT

GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — Darren Clarke's bid for a first senior major title wobbled as he lost his overnight two-shot lead at the Senior British Open and Paul Broadhurst pulled level at 9 under overall after the third round on Saturday. Clarke needed a birdie on the last hole to...

Today in History: July 22, Senate rejects court-packing plan

Jul. 22, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, July 22, the 203rd day of 2022. There are 162 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 22, 1937, the U.S. Senate rejected President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s proposal to add more justices to the...

Early start helps amateur player Brown at British Open

Jul. 14, 2022 18:26 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Barclay Brown had a tee time at the top of the morning, and he finished his opening round at the British Open near the top of the leaderboard. The 21-year-old amateur from Sheffield, England, shot a 4-under 68 Thursday, making him the clubhouse leader...

British Open | Tiger Woods finishes round at 6-over 78

Jul. 14, 2022 16:35 PM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): ___ 9:25 p.m. Tiger Woods dumped his second shot at the British Open into the Swilcan Burn and things didn’t get much better after that. The three-time...

Jerry Kelly wins Senior Players for 2nd time in 3 years

Jul. 10, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jerry Kelly won the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship for the second time in three years Sunday, breaking away with two late birdies to beat defending champion Steve Stricker by two strokes. Kelly closed with a 2-under 68, taking the outright lead with a...

Kelly, Cejka share lead at Firestone in Senior Players

Jul. 09, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Jerry Kelly shot a 5-under 65 on Saturday for a share of the third-round lead with Alex Cejka in the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship. The Principal Charity Classic winner last month in Iowa, the 55-year-old Kelly had six birdies and a bogey to match Cejka...

BRITISH OPEN '22: Looking back at 29 Opens at St. Andrews

Jul. 09, 2022 09:58 AM EDT

A capsule look at the 29 previous British Opens played on the Old Course at St. Andrews: 1873 Tom Kidd won the first Open held on the Old Course with the highest 36-hole score ever, 179, for a one-shot victory over Jamie Anderson. He beat a 26-man field, most of them...