Rory McIlroy sealed his British Open championship not with thunderous drives that had put him in commanding position, but with deft precision in short-game prowess at the final two holes.
Inside the July 18, 2014, issue of Golfweek Magazine:
Rickie Fowler, Dustin Johnson and Sergio Garcia all took turns making a run at the top of the British Open, but each had trouble sustaining any momentum against Rory McIlroy on Saturday.
What did Bob Torrance mean to golf? The black ribbons on the hats of competitors in the 143rd Open Championship said it all.
Our Alistair Tait has a long history with the late Bob Torrance, and here is a column he wrote about the legendary coach in 2008.
Byron Meth and Doug Ghim will fight Saturday to be the last to claim a win in the U.S. Amateur Public Links -- and with it, likely, an invitation to the Masters.
Forget about what we saw and said Thursday. He’s not ready. An inconsistent Tiger Woods clearly needs more competitive repetitions, particularly with a driver, before he’s ready to contend in a golf tournament.
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.
Bob Torrance, the legendary Scottish golf coach, died today at his home in Largs, Scotland at the age of 82, well-known son Sam announced on his Twitter account.
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.
Doris Chen lost the 2013 WAPL final by a 10-and-9 margin to Lauren Diaz-Yi, but she got her revenge on Thursday with a 6-and-4 romp.
Survive and advance. The formula made famous by Jim Valvano at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament is apropos for the match-play portion of the U.S. Amateur Public Links, too.
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.
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!
Tiger Woods fired a 3-under 69 on Thursday at the Open Championship, currently sitting three shots off the lead. The round consisted of six birdies and three bogeys – including back-to-back bogeys to start the round.
Jordan Niebrugge was fortunate to make match play at the Amateur Public Links, and then struggle at the outset of his match against Marty Dou, but found his touch on the back nine for a 4-and-2 victory.
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.
Ben Crane has moved from the ninth alternate to the top one and spent Tuesday night beginning his travels from Portland, Ore. to Hoylake, a trip that won't get him to the course until 1 a.m. on Thursday.
While the 2006 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool might be best remembered for Tiger Woods' dominating performance en route to his third Claret Jug, Jim Furyk's caddie, Mike Cowan recalls another special memory – Furyk's putt from a bunker that led to an up-and-down par.
Doug Ghim shot a second-round 6-under 65 to earn a share of stroke-play medalist honors Tuesday at the U.S. Amateur Public Links, then carried the bag for friend Joshua Lee as Lee earned the final match-play spot in a playoff.
John Daly, after having elbow surgery in July, is back in action. He hit a drive out of a man's mouth in Nashville, Tenn., on Sept. 29.
Jeff Rude ran into the Pink Panther at the PGA Merchandise Show. Find out what she's looking for in a man, where her nickname ranks among the best, and how she rewarded herself after winning the U.S. Women's Open.
Danielle Kang topped Jessica Korda to win the U.S. Women's Amateur.
Only Jessica Korda and Danielle Kang remain at the U.S. Women’s Amateur. Asher Wildman and Beth Ann Baldry preview the 36-hole final match.
Medalist Danielle Kang looks ahead to match play at the Country Club of North Carolina. Julie Williams reports.
Asher Wildman has your Take 5 from Round 1 of Golfweek’s Spring Invitational at Reunion Resort. Topics include: Sean O'Hair, Peyton Manning and a guy named Chipper!
At the Tour Championship, all the talk is on one man. (Do we have to spell it out?). However, Jim McCabe tells Jeff Rude that someone else will be hoisting the hardware on Sunday.
Legendary golf writer Dan Jenkins was found mulling around the media center spouting one-liners, Jeff Rude decided to go toe-to-toe with the man who is attending his 200th Major.
Jeff Rude finds the big man Shaquille O'Neal, asking him everything from how long his putter is, to what he's going to do when he retires.
Jay Williamson may be the last-man-in, but in his words, that doesn't make him any less relevant. Jeff Rude follows him for a couple holes as he prepares for his first career Open Championship.
Our man Rex was on the ground seeing the sights and hearing the sounds, well, the sound. See what he thinks the top stories were, and what we hope to see for Friday.