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Golf-Steely Spieth banishes Masters demons

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - British Open champion Jordan Spieth was haunted by bad memories on Sunday as he faced up to the possibility of throwing away another big lead in the final round of a major.

Golf-Kuchar "crushed" by defeat to Spieth at Birkdale

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - American Matt Kuchar said he was "crushed" after he lost out by three strokes to compatriot Jordan Spieth in a classic head-to-head battle at the British Open on Sunday.

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth will enjoy Birkdale win more than any other

Jordan Spieth says he will enjoy his Open victory more than any other win after playing the best five-hole stretch of his life.

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth says his birdie on the 14th hole was key to recovery

2017 Open Champion Jordan Spieth says his birdie on the 14th hole was key to switching the momentum of the match.

Golf-High flier Connelly keeps feet on ground

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - Canada's Austin Connelly did not hang around after finishing in a six-way tie for 14th place in the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday

Golf-Wayward McIlroy rues missed chances at British Open

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - Given Rory McIlroy's start of plus five after six holes on the first day of the British Open, the Northern Irishman's joint fourth-place finish on five under par represented a solid week's wor...

Golf-Champion Stenson bows out to the acclaim of fans

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - One year after the greatest performance of his life, Henrik Stenson is no longer British Open champion -- or even top Swede at the tournament.

'A lost opportunity' - McIlroy finishes tied fourth at Open

Rory McIlroy shoots a closing three-under-par 67 to secure a top-five finish in The Open at Royal Birkdale.

Golf-Record-breaker Grace comes back down to earth

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - South Africa's Branden Grace failed to repeat his spectacular third-round performance in the British Open on Sunday but was happy enough to finish tied for sixth.

Cycling-Froome's winnings still behind the high rollers of world sport

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

July 23 (Reuters) - Chris Froome picked up 500,000 euros ($582,900) on Sunday as his prize for winning the Tour de France -- a tidy sum but a relative pittance compared to the huge sums banked by the top names in other sports.

The Open 2017: McIlroy upbeat after top-five finish at Birkdale

Rory McIlroy said his game is in "much better shape" after finishing joint fourth at The Open on Sunday.

The Open 2017: Four holes which defined Jordan Spieth's Open win

Relive the four holes which defined Jordan Spieth's 2017 Open win, as he recovered from a remarkable bogey on the 13th to make up four shots on the next three holes.

Jordan's wild journey: Spieth wins British Open

2 days agoSports / Golf : USAToday: Golf

Spieth closes with flourish to win British Open, his third major championship.        

UPDATE 1-Golf-China's Li shoots 63 to finish third in Open

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - China's Li Haotong soared up the British Open leaderboard with a superb last-round 63 on Sunday and at one stage looked to have a chance of becoming the second Asian man to win a major title.

Golf-American Spieth wins British Open

2 days agoSports / Golf : Reuters: Golf

SOUTHPORT, England, July 23 (Reuters) - American Jordan Spieth won the British Open by three shots from compatriot Matt Kuchar on Sunday.

Jordan Spieth Wins the British Open, His Third Major Title

2 days agoSports / Golf : On Par

Spieth, 23, who won the Masters and the United States Open in 2015, can clinch a career grand slam with a victory at the P.G.A. Championship next month.

The Open 2017: Jordan Spieth completes 2017 Open win

Watch the moment Jordan Spieth sinks his putt on the 18th to win the 146th Open Championship at Royal Birkdale by three shots from Matt Kuchar.

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