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A house with best views of British Open is up for sale. It's in the middle of the Royal Troon course

Jul. 17, 2024 05:09 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — An estimated 250,000 golf fans will pour into Royal Troon to watch the likes of Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods at the British Open. The Kelly family might have the best vantage point, though, when the 152nd edition begins Thursday....

Scottie Scheffler is adjusting to links golf and his role as best player in the world

Jul. 16, 2024 13:31 PM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — The first stage of Scottie Scheffler's rise to the top of golf felt like warp speed. He went from No. 15 in the world to No. 1 in the span of five tournaments, and that was before he won the Masters for the first time. Now he's on a level not seen since Tiger...

Gary Woodland reunites with longtime swing coach Randy Smith

Jul. 16, 2024 12:14 PM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Gary Woodland didn't get the result he wanted at the Scottish Open. It was hard to tell from the wide smile on his face for a couple of important reasons. One was his head. The former U.S. Open champion is trying to work his way back from brain surgery last...

Tiger Woods says even champions miss putts. Rory McIlroy gets the message at British Open

Jul. 16, 2024 12:01 PM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Rory McIlroy insists he wasn't ghosting Tiger Woods. Woods was one of the big-name stars who texted McIlroy after the Northern Irishman's late collapse at the U.S. Open last month. “Full disclosure, I changed my number two days after the U.S....

Analysis: Tiger Woods is playing all the majors. But for how much longer?

Jul. 16, 2024 11:01 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Tiger Woods is playing all four majors for the first time since 2019, which at the start of the year would have been cause for great optimism. The results paint a different picture. He set a Masters record by making his 24th consecutive cut at...

Jon Rahm hoping to ride Spanish momentum to end drought

Jul. 16, 2024 10:40 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Jon Rahm felt like one of the most popular players when he arrived at Royal Troon, even if it had nothing to do with him or with his golf. Spain is on quite the run at the moment. Carlos Alcaraz won Wimbledon for his second Grand Slam title of the year, right...

Final major for men at British Open as LPGA heads home to Ohio

Jul. 16, 2024 09:25 AM EDT

Royal and Ancient Golf Club BRITISH OPEN Site: Troon, Scotland. Course: Royal Troon GC. Yardage: 7,385. Par: 71. Prize money: $17 million. Winner's share: $3.1 million. Television: Thursday-Friday, 1:30-4 a.m. (Peacock); 4...

Lexi Thompson hopes to help the U.S. reclaim the Solheim Cup in her last year as a full-time player

Jul. 15, 2024 18:36 PM EDT

GAINESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Lexi Thompson isn't sure whether this year's Solheim Cup will be her last as a player, but she showed her commitment to returning the cup to the United States by making an early visit to the demanding venue where the Americans will take on Europe in September. ...

Brian Harman starts his British Open title defense by returning the claret jug

Jul. 15, 2024 14:18 PM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Of all the recent traditions in the Royal & Ancient game, what Brian Harman took part in on Monday afternoon might be the least enjoyable. Returning the claret jug. The formal handover of the British Open trophy required a little pomp....

British Open '24: How to watch, who are the favorites and more to know about golf's oldest event

Jul. 15, 2024 11:02 AM EDT

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Golf's oldest championship returns to the century-old links of Royal Troon for the 152nd edition of the British Open. You can get up to speed with a guide that tells how to watch the men's final major of the year, who are the favorites, the history at Royal Troon and more:...