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In borrowed clothes, Korda makes strong start at Muirfield

Aug. 04, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

MUIRFIELD, Scotland (AP) — Playing in borrowed clothes doesn't seem to bother Jessica Korda at the Women's British Open. Still waiting for her suitcase to arrive in Muirfield, Korda recovered from an early bogey to shoot a 5-under 66 in the first round Thursday, putting her one...

Indian government approves new emissions targets

Aug. 03, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

BENGALURU, India (AP) — Nine months after India announced its target of “net zero” emissions by 2070 at the United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the country’s federal cabinet finally approved a new climate plan on Wednesday. The new goals will be submitted to the...

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:...

LIV in New Jersey, PGA has more top-20 players in Detroit

Jul. 26, 2022 11:00 AM EDT

PGA TOUR ROCKET MORTGAGE CLASSIC Site: Detroit. Course: Detroit GC. Yardage: 7,370. Par: 72. Prize money: $8.4 million. Winner’s share: $1.512 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 3-6 p.m. (Golf Channel); Saturday-Sunday,...

Leadership of Scottish cricket engulfed in racism scandal

Jul. 25, 2022 18:57 PM EDT

STIRLING, Scotland (AP) — The leadership of Scottish cricket was found to be institutionally racist by an independent review, dealing another major blow to the sport after a similar scandal in the English game. The review was published Monday following a seven-month investigation...

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...

Protesters in UK decry climate change after record heat wave

Jul. 23, 2022 13:00 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Protesters turned out Saturday on the streets of London and in the Scottish city of Glasgow to demand faster action against climate change following the record-smashing temperatures that scorched the U.K. this week. Activist groups including Just Stop Oil and...

UK Supreme Court to hear Scottish independence case in Oct

Jul. 21, 2022 10:56 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Supreme Court said Thursday it will hold hearings in October on whether Scotland can call an independence referendum without the consent of the British government. Pro-independence Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she intends to hold a...

LPGA, PGA Tour Champions stage majors in France and Scotland

Jul. 19, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

LPGA TOUR AND LADIES EUROPEAN TOUR AMUNDI EVIAN CHAMPIONSHIP Site: Evian-les-Bains, France. Course: Evian Resort GC. Yardage: 6,523. Par: 71. Prize money: $6.5 million. Winner's share: $1 million. Television:...

Mullinax goes from Kentucky to Scotland, doesn't miss a beat

Jul. 16, 2022 10:19 AM EDT

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) — Trey Mullinax was in Kentucky one week ago, sitting out a rain delay at the Barbasol Championship and facing a long trip across the country to the next PGA Tour event in the hopes of turning his season around. Seven days later, he walked off the Old...