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A homecoming for McDowell, the golfing son of Portrush

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:53am

Inside the entrance to Rathmore Golf Club, just past a sign offering umbrellas for sale on a rainy day, sits a replica of the U.S. Open trophy the club's favorite son won at Pebble Beach in 2010.

McIlroy knows this is not just another British Open

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 17th - 10:34am

On the final day of practice for the final major of the year, Rory McIlroy ripped a shot out of the light rough and began walking toward the green when he stopped in the middle of the fairway for a quick interview with Sky Sports.

Rahm hopes Irish connection propels him to 1st major title

Steve Douglas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:22am

There's something about playing golf on the island of Ireland that brings out the best in Jon Rahm.

British Open, Field

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:38am

Players who are exempt and expected to compete in the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on July 18-21. Players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible:

Roach, Jackson praise boxing training to fight Parkinson's

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:11pm

a recent convert to boxing training — talk about how their sessions together have helped both men offset some of the devastating effects of Parkinson's disease.

Mickelson awarded for 25 straight years in top 50

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:17am

Phil Mickelson received a crystal award Tuesday at the British Open.

Bezuidenhout seeks Portrush 'revenge' after beta-blocker ban

Steve Douglas, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:03am

From developing a stutter and anxiety issues after drinking rat poison as a toddler to getting banned from golf for taking beta blockers, Christiaan Bezuidenhout has overcome plenty on the way to his first major championship.

Column: Open returns, but only after 'The Troubles' subside

Tim Dahlberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:29am

Darren Clarke was a teenager working at a bar in his hometown of Dungannon when the call came in.

Woods trying to get up to speed for final major of year

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:29am

Tiger Woods was on the practice range when the gates at the British Open opened Tuesday, and before long he was on the tee and ready to go. He just didn't go for very long.

Column: Ryder Cup behind him, Jim Furyk still going strong

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 8:59am

Nothing short of an eagle on the 592-yard seventh hole at Royal Portrush was going to win the hole in a friendly fourballs match during practice for the British Open. Leave it to 49-year-old Jim Furyk to have the best chance.

Koepka at British Open with a local lad as his caddie

Chris Lehourites, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 16th - 7:37am

Brooks Koepka's biggest asset during this year's British Open won't be in his bag, it'll be on his bag.

Molinari returns claret jug, faces long odds getting it back

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 11:53am

Golf's oldest championship is all about tradition, and this is one Francesco Molinari could have done without.

Frittelli wins John Deere Classic for 1st PGA Tour victory

Luke Meredith, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 8:03pm

While the rest of the leaders faltered, Dylan Frittelli surged to his first PGA Tour title.

South Korea's Sei Young Kim wins Marathon Classic

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 6:37pm

Sei Young Kim won the Marathon Classic on Sunday for her second LPGA Tour victory of the season, making five straight birdies in a mid-round burst and shooting a 6-under 65 for a two-stroke victory over Lexi Thompson.

Frittelli wins John Deere for first PGA Tour title

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 6:37pm

Dylan Frittelli won the John Deere Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour title, closing with a 7-under 64 for a two-stroke victory over Russell Henley.

Retief Goosen wins Bridgestone Senior Players

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 5:47pm

Retief Goosen birdied the final two holes to win the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship on Sunday at Firestone Country Club for his first PGA Tour Champions title.

Wiesberger beats Hebert in Scottish Open playoff

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 14th - 3:33pm

Bernd Wiesberger beat Benjamin Hebert on the third playoff hole at the Scottish Open on Sunday for his sixth European Tour title.

Scott takes a week getting to know Royal Portrush

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 14th - 10:25am

Adam Scott already has spent seven days at Royal Portrush, three of them with Darren Clarke, and the advice was invaluable to the end. They stood off the 18th green Sunday as Scott listened intently to a British Open champion whose game was forged on these links.

Tringale, Landry share John Deere Classic lead

Luke Meredith, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 13th - 4:42pm

Cameron Tringale and Andrew Landry topped the John Deere Classic leaderboard Saturday, with a half-dozen guys right behind them.