At the British Open, Rickie Fowler was thinking of Gleneagles and the fact he rose from seventh to third in Ryder Cup points -- pretty much securing a spot on the U.S. roster.
Winning a major comes with plenty of accolades. For Rory McIlroy after the 2014 British Open, it also vaults him to No. 2 in the OWGR behind only Adam Scott.
Rory McIlroy's British Open win boosted his FedEx Cup points standing from 42nd to 11th, according to the PGA Tour, while Tiger Woods' standing took a hit.
Rickie Fowler is primed for another big stage -- and at the British Open, he piled on the Ryder Cup points to prove it.
Only once in 18 tries in the British Open has Tiger Woods had a higher 72-hole score than his 294, and that was as an amateur in his 1995 debut at St. Andrews.
Rory McIlroy carries a six-shot lead into Sunday's final round of the 2014 British Open at Royal Liverpool, with Rickie Fowler his closest pursuer. Follow the highlights here!
Notables from the game of golf his competitors and otherwise were quick to compliment 2014 Champion Golfer of the Year Rory McIlroy after he claimed his first Claret Jug for winning the British Open.
Tom Watson, 64, closed the 2014 British Open with a 4-under 68, thrilling the local fans and earning himself a standing ovation coming down the 18th fairway.
Jimmy Walker leads the FedEx Cup standings and has 3 PGA Tour wins this season, yet the American seems better known across the pond than he is to U.S. golf fans.
Rory McIlroy will share Sunday's final tee time at the 2014 British Open with Rickie Fowler -- see complete pairings here.
Rory McIlroy carries a four-shot lead into Saturday's third round at the British Open -- can he stay ahead of Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia? Follow the highlights right here!
Rory McIlroy will play in the final group of Saturday's third round at the 2014 British Open at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake -- Tiger Woods also will have a late time, but off No. 10 tee.
Ernie Els, Padraig Harrington and Bubba Watson were among the top names who couldn't get past the cut at Royal Liverpool in the 2014 British Open.
Tom Watson is proving that age is nothing but a number even a number (64) that plays nice with Liverpool's Beatles history and will be sticking around for the weekend at the Open Championship after back-to-back 73s at Hoylake.
Jim Furyk fired a 1-under 71 on Friday at Royal Liverpool, showing the growth that the 44-year-old has made playing links golf over the course of his career.
Friday at the British Open, Rory McIlroy widened his British Open lead at Royal Liverpool from one shot to four, while Dustin Johnson gave chase -- as Tiger Woods and Adam Scott struggled. Recap the highlights here!
Soon after he bogeyed Royal Liverpool's 18th for a British Open missed cut, Bubba Watson turned to thoughts of home and family; Jason Day reports some pain in his wrist; plus more Open Championship news and notes.
Our David Dusek is taking in ESPN's coverage of the Open Championship from his couch and will offer his commentary throughout the day.
In the first round of the British Open at Royal Liverpool, Adam Scott told himself, we dont want him running away, as he shot 68 to keep close to leader Rory McIlroy.
Phil Mickelson, Ernie Els and Bubba Watson took part in the angrier side of a long British Open Thursday at Hoylake, teeing off in mid-afternoon and experiencing more than their share of heartache.
Masters champion Bubba Watson and Oakley worked on a commercial project showing off Watson's unique golf cart.
Our David Dusek spent time in the Ping trailer learning how Bubba Watson likes his driver to be gripped.
Check out Hunter Mahan, Rickie Fowler, Ben Crane and Bubba Watson in their second - and wacky - music video.
Our Alex Miceli weighs in on the PGA of America's bold reported choice of Tom Watson as the 2014 Ryder Cup captain.
Tiger Woods withdraws in Round 4, Rory McIlroy performed strong, but Justin Rose put in a powerful round to hold off Bubba Watson at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral's Blue Monster. Alex Miceli gives his opinion on the tournament.
Bubba Watson talks about his sensitive side, who he thinks are the next big stars, and his pink shaft.
Golf legend Gary Player sits down with Jeff Rude to reflect on the British Open at St. Andrews, and to discuss Tom Watson's great performance last year.
Tom Watson at the British Open . . . Tiger Woods' dominance . . . Y.E. Yang's shocker at the PGA Championship. What was the best story of 2009?