Francesco Molinari’s win at the British Open has broken the American stranglehold on golf’s major championships, with a U.S. golfer having won the previous five.
Jordan Spieth has a share of the lead in the British Open and a big edge in experience. Still only 24, he already has won three majors and his name is the last one etched on the base of the silver claret jug.
For 20 minutes on a warm Saturday afternoon at the British Open, Tiger Woods’ name was back atop a leaderboard at a major championship and Carnoustie was buzzing.
Dutch Fork grad Dustin Johnson will tee off with Sweden’s Alex Noren and Charley Hoffman at 1:04 p.m. (8:04 a.m. ET) at the Open Championship Thursday.
During one of Jordan Spieth’s many low points Sunday in the British Open, his caddie reminded him of a photo from a Mexico beach holiday two weeks ago that showed him in All-Star company that included Michael Phelps and Michael Jordan.
Irmo’s Dustin Johnson carried a strong Saturday showing to rocket 28 spots up the British Open leaderboard.