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Herman rides Trump's putting advice to victory in Kentucky

Jul. 21, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — From President Donald Trump's putting advice to playing partner Kelly Kraft's two late bogeys, Jim Herman got the help he needed to win the Barbasol Championship on Sunday for his second PGA Tour title. He executed when he had to, too. "Really proud of how I can step up on that...

Irishman Shane Lowry wins British Open at Royal Portrush

Jul. 21, 2019 8:57 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry made the 68 years between British Opens in Northern Ireland worth the wait. The silver claret jug is staying on the Emerald Isle. Lowry, the 32-year-old Irishman with stout nerves and a soft touch around the greens, endured the worst weather of the week and the...

Lowry wins British Open in celebrated return to Emerald Isle

Jul. 21, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The outcome was never in doubt to just about everyone but Shane Lowry. A year ago, he sat in the parking lot at Carnoustie and cried after missing the cut in the British Open for the fourth straight year. Even with a four-shot lead Sunday at Royal Portrush, in a raging...

'Oh, Tommy': Fleetwood fails to mount challenge to Lowry

Jul. 21, 2019 4:14 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The rain was verging on torrential, the putts weren't dropping, and Tommy Fleetwood was looking thoroughly miserable on the most remote part of the soggy Dunluce Links. "Oh, Tommy," he said, his shoulders slumping as his third shot from the middle of the fairway at the...

A glance at the final round of the British Open

Jul. 21, 2019 3:44 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — A glance at the final round of the British Open at Royal Portrush: WINNER: Ireland's Shane Lowry, who shot a final round 1-over 72 for 269. NOT CLOSE: Tommy Fleetwood had a final-round 74 and was second, six shots behind. MAJOR FINISH: Brooks Koepka finished tied for...

Column: Tears of a father for his champion son at Open

Jul. 21, 2019 3:11 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Brendan Lowry thought his son might one day play in front of thousands of screaming fans at Croke Park in Dublin, where he and his two brothers helped lead his team to victory in the 1982 Gaelic football championships. He had a footballer's build, after all, and the game...

Bad weather leads to some high scores at British Open

Jul. 21, 2019 2:39 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rain is no stranger to the British Open. Wet and windy weather is pretty common in Northern Ireland, too. But the adverse conditions on the final day of this year's tournament, the first time golf's oldest major has been across the Irish Sea since 1951, was evident in the...

The Latest: Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes

Jul. 21, 2019 1:12 PM EDT

PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 6:10 p.m. Shane Lowry has won the British Open for his first major title. The 32-year-old Irishman held on through a wet and windy day at Royal Portrush to beat Tommy Fletwood by 6 strokes. Lowry entered the day with a...

Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title

Jul. 21, 2019 1:10 PM EDT
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry wins British Open by 6 strokes for first major title.

16-year-old Preston Summerhays wins US Junior Amateur

Jul. 20, 2019 8:58 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Preston Summerhays won the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship on Saturday, beating Bo Jin of China 2 and 1 in the 36-hole final at Inverness Club. "I don't even know how to explain how it felt," Summerhays said. "It's just one of my goals being accomplished." Summerhays, the 16-year-old...