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Golf-Johnson shoots 64 but misses out on record-equalling round

54 minutes agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 22 (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson powered into contention for the British Open championship with a brilliant 64 at Royal Birkdale on Saturday yet there was still a slight sense of anti-climax after the world number one missed out on a landmark round.

UPDATE 1-Golf-Grace breaks major single round record with 62

2 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 22 (Reuters) - South African Branden Grace created golf history on Saturday by shooting the first round of 62 at a men's major championship, at the British Open.

Golf-Amazing Grace shatters major record, Johnson makes move

3 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 22 (Reuters) - South Africa's Branden Grace shot a blistering round of 62, the lowest ever in a men's major championship, as the players made hay in benign conditions at the British Open on Saturday.

Golf-Local hero Fleetwood eyes storybook finish at Birkdale

4 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 22 (Reuters) - Tommy Fleetwood's romantic adventure at the Open championship took another "lovely" upward turn on Saturday as the local hero shot a four-under-par 66 to leave him still dreaming of a storybook finish to his remarkable week.

Golf-Grace breaks major single round record with 62

4 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 22 (Reuters) - South African Branden Grace set a new record for the lowest score by a man in a round of major championship golf with his 62 at the British Open on Saturday.

Golf-Latest British Open leaderboard

8 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 22 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the third round from the British Open at the par-70 course on Saturday in Southport holes played rounds -6 Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 65 69 -4 Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 65 71 -3 Brooks Koepka (U.S.) 65 72 Ian Poulter (Britain) 67 70 -2 Richie Ramsay (Britain) 68 70 -1 Rory McI

Golf-Piller maintains lead at Marathon Classic

17 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 21 (The Sports Xchange) - Gerina Piller is halfway to her first LPGA Tour victory.

Golf-U.S. PGA Tour Barbasol Championship scores

17 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 22 (Gracenote) - Scores from the U.S. PGA Tour Barbasol Championship at the par-71 course on Friday in Opelika, Alabama. The cut was set at 140. -15 Chad Collins (U.S.) 67 60 -11 Grayson Murray (U.S.) 67 64 Cameron Tringale (U.S.) 65 66 -10 David Hearn (Canada) 67 65 Brian Gay (U.S.) 69 63 -9 Steven Alker (New Zealand) 66 67 Trey Mullinax (U.S.) 68 65 Ma

Golf-LPGA dress code changes barely noticeable, says tour spokesperson

20 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 21 (Reuters) - Spectators at this week's LPGA event in Ohio will barely notice a change in the appearance of players after "minor" tweaks were introduced to the tour's dress code, an LPGA spokesperson said on Friday.

Golf-Satisfied Spieth eyes third major title

21 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Jordan Spieth was a contented man after battling strong winds and torrential rain to move clear of the field in the British Open second round on Friday.

Golf-Journeyman Collins shoots 60 in PGA Tour event in Alabama

21 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 21 (Reuters) - Journeyman Chad Collins flirted with golf’s magic number before settling for an 11-under-par 60 in the second round at the Barbasol Championship in Alabama on Friday.

Golf-Poulter revels in return to major contention

23 hours agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - A buzzing Ian Poulter said he was drawing on memories of his near-miss at Royal Birkdale in 2008 as he put himself in contention for a first ever major win with an impressive even-par second round of 70.

Golf- At least I missed cut with flair, jokes Mickelson

SOUTHPORT, July 21 (Reuters) - Phil Mickelson shrugged off the disappointment of missing the cut for the first time at the Royal Birkdale course where he made his British Open debut in 1991.

RPT-Golf-Swede Stenson has his clothes for Open stolen

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Defending champion Henrik Stenson had all his clothing for this week's British Open stolen from his accomodation near Royal Birkdale, the Swede said in a statement on Friday.

Golf-Battling Johnson gone with the wind

SOUTHPORT, July 21 (Reuters) - Dustin Johnson is not used to being the sideshow but there were times when even the world's number one golfer must have known his place at Royal Birkdale on Friday.

Golf-Kuchar aiming to come of age at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - As an early starter on a day when the wind picked up in the afternoon, joint overnight leader Matt Kuchar was on the right side of Friday's draw and, at 39, age may also be on his side as he bids for his first British Open title.

Golf-"Ecstatic" McIlroy roars into Open contention

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Rory McIlroy's swagger returned in the British Open second round on Friday as the world number four shot a superb 68 in brutal conditions to move within four shots of the overnight leaders.

UPDATE 1-Golf-Kuchar leads in clubhouse as challengers face elements

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar bogeyed the 18th hold to slip back to third place at the British Open as joint leaders Jordan Spieth and Brooks Koepka prepare for a Friday afternoon round in challenging conditions.

Golf-Kuchar takes Open lead with two early birdies

SOUTHPORT, England, July 21 (Reuters) - Matt Kuchar claimed the outright lead at the British Open with back-to-back birdies to go six-under par after four holes at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.

Golf-Latest British Open leaderboard

July 21 (Gracenote) - Latest leaderboard in the second round from the British Open at the par-70 course on Friday in Southport holes played rounds -5 Matt Kuchar (U.S.) 65 Jordan Spieth (U.S.) 65 Brooks Koepka (U.S.) 65 -4 Paul Casey (Britain) 66 Charl Schwartzel (South Africa) 66 -3 Rafael Ca

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