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.
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.
Inside the July 18, 2014, issue of Golfweek Magazine:
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.
Rory McIlroy put on a clinic at Royal Liverpool on Friday, posting a second consecutive 6-under 66 to take a four-shot lead over Dustin Johnson after 54 holes at the 2014 British Open.
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.
Here are the tee times and pairings for the stroke-play qualifying rounds of the 2014 U.S. Junior Amateur July 21-22 at The Club at Carlton Woods' Nicklaus Course in The Woodlands, Texas.
A break in Utah and Paris in recent weeks with his wife and kids seems to suit Jim Furyk, judging by his first-round 68 at the 2014 British Open.
Tiger Woods, defending champion Phil Mickelson and World No. 1 Adam Scott must chase first-round leader Rory McIlroy at the 2014 British Open championship at Royal Liverpool. Recap the highlights here!
John Singleton, the local factory worker, hopes he doesn’t have to turn up to work on Monday. Liverpool's own Singleton is bringing his dream to life this week at Open Championship.
Eight years ago, Tiger Woods won at Hoylake by using driver only once. A similar strategy could work this week despite the course being a bit more green due to recent rain.
Heading into the year's third major championship, Justin Rose is on a hot streak winning in his last two starts. See what Ashworth Golf shirts he'll wear at the Open Championship at Hoylake.
There are two main reasons driving irons could be especially popular at this week’s Open Championship, again at Hoylake. The first is the weather, and the second is the increasing ability of manufacturers to make strong-lofted irons that are playable.
On the eve of the Open Championship, TaylorMade releases the Tour Preferred UDI, its newest driving iron.
Marriott Golf Academy's Justin Blazer takes you through a drill on judging greens.
Marriott Golf Academy's Justin Blazer gives you tips on uphill vs. downhill shots.
Justin Rose talks about the Open Championship at Muirfield.
Tom Kroll of TaylorMade sits down with our David Dusek to discuss Justin Rose's winning bag at the U.S. Open.
Alabama star and Haskins Award winner Justin Thomas shows off his swing from multiple angles.
Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III talks prior to the Justin Timberlake in Las Vegas.
Ian Poulter and Justin Rose defeated Tiger Woods and Steve Stricker, 2 and 1.
Justin Rose fired a 1-under 69 to stay tied for the lead.
Justin Rose will play with Tiger Woods on Friday after they both fired 4-under 66s.
Golfweek caught up past winners of the Haskins Award after Justin Thomas took home the 2012 award at a ceremony before the start of the Greenbrier Classic.
Alabama star Justin Thomas was presented the Haskins Award prior to the start of the Greenbrier Classic.
Fresh off a win at the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral's Blue Monster, Justin Rose chats with Golfweek senior writer Jeff Rude about the differences between playing 13 years ago at the British Open to now, as well as what Justin Rose is doing to change the world.
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.
University of Alabama star freshman golfer Justin Thomas is making some noise on the college circuit. Golfweek.com's Asher Wildman finds out what makes Justin tick!
Jim Liu defeated Justin Thomas to win the 63rd U.S. Junior Amateur.