July 17 (Reuters) - Tony Jacklin, who won the British Open at Royal Lytham and St Anne's in 1969, identifies five players to watch during the July 20-23 major championship at Royal Birkdale:
European Ryder Cup hero Graeme McDowell goes into this week's 145th British Open looking to make amends for the day he let victory "slip through his fingers" in the 2012 edition at Royal Lytham.
In pondering Team USA's Walker Cup blowout loss at Royal Lytham & St Annes
Great Britain and Ireland beat the USA in dominant fashion to regain amateur golf's Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Anne's.
USA player Mike McCoy's tee shot ends up in a spectator's hoodie during the final day of the 2015 Walker Cup at Royal Lytham and St. Annes.
Great Britain and Ireland will take a 7-5 lead into day two of amateur golf's Walker Cup at Royal Lytham & St Anne's.
Ewen Ferguson is called up to Great Britain & Ireland's Walker Cup team for the match against the USA at Royal Lytham.
Scott Pinckney had played only two PGA Tour events before making his debut as a member in the Frys.com Open. One was the U.S. Open at Congressional. The other was the British Open at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
Tiger Woods knew he was ready to turn pro when he shot a 66 at age 20 in the second round of the 1996 British Open at Royal Lytham & St. Annes. He closed with a pair of 70s and tied for 22nd, his best finish as an amateur in 14 professional events. His father referred to it as his "coming out party."
Recapping the 141st Open Championship.
Las Vegas didn't waste any time getting the latest odds up for the PGA Championship. One day after Ernie Els hoisted the Claret Jug at Royal Lytham and St Annes, Tiger Woods was installed as the 7-to-1 favorite at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino to win the final major of the year at Kiawah Island. It's no surprise Woods is the betting favorite. Show More Summary
Sizing up the TV coverage from the British Open... and away we go. (Side note: Here's the TV recap from the first round.) One hole. That's what four days of golf at Royal Lytham and St Annes came down to on Sunday afternoon. If you're...Show More Summary
The British Open, the third major of the golf season, was a great one for India and one young man in particular. The four days at Royal Lytham will never be forgotten by Anirban Lahiri. The 25 year-old was playing in his first ever major as he shot a hole-in-one. It is the rarest of events in the sport and thrills fans and players alike. Show More Summary
Ernie Els took home the Claret Jug and a cool $1.452 million for coming from six shots back to win the British Open at Royal Lytham and St Annes. But he wasn't the only guy who cashed in on Sunday afternoon. As betting website WagerMinds.com...Show More Summary
A HEART-BREAKING, BOGEY-TRAIN FINISH that brought back painful memories of Greg Norman could not have happened to a nicer guy. And a comeback win that included an improbable clutch birdie on the 72nd hole also could not have happened to a nicer guy. Ernie Els At the 141st Open Championship contested at Royal Lytham & St. Show More Summary
Well that was a crazy finish. After it appeared as if Adam Scott would cost to his first major championship win at Royal Lytham and St Annes, the Aussie came unglued on the back-nine, Winners Ernie Els — The 2012 British Open will be...Show More Summary
Sometimes, words aren't even necessary. Adam Scott stood alone on the 18th green at Royal Lytham & St. Anne's, shaking his head ever so slightly in disbelief. He had just pulled his putt on 18 oh so slightly left, a putt that would have...Show More Summary
Shot-by-shot analysis of the British Open's fourth round from Royal Lytham & St. Annes, where Adam Scott is 18 holes from his first major championship.
After three rounds at Royal Lytham & St. Annes, Adam Scott has a four-shot lead in the British Open. But windy weather could bring him down to a pack that includes Graeme McDowell and Tiger Woods.
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