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Gary Player talks Tom Watson through Spieth’s Open win

Gary Player talked Tom Watson through Jordan Spieth’s incredible recovery at The Open to win his third major.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:11 pm

After Further Review: Race to a Slam

Each week, GolfChannel.com takes a look back at the week in golf. Here’s what’s weighing on our writers’ minds.  On the three-way chase for a career Grand Slam: With three players now one leg away from the career Grand Slam, expect Jordan Spieth to be the first of the trio to round the bases. Spieth might not win next month at Quail Hollow, but he’s ideally positioned to lift the Wanamaker Trophy sooner rather than later and clearly is able to conjure magic on a major stage. Phil Mickelson’s window to win the U.S. Open has likely closed, while the lengthy lead-up to the Masters doesn’t help Rory McIlroy’s cause. The PGA’s position on the calendar, whether in May or August, should shorten the

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 10:50 pm

Spieth silences his doubters – including himself

It wasn’t Jean van de Velde standing in the burn at Carnoustie, but it was no less outrageous – Jordan Spieth perched atop a dune glaring into a cold rain. Although Spieth was trying as best he could to see a line to the 13th green, and minimize the damage of a drive that ended up closer to the practice tee than it did the fairway, he may as well have been watching the claret jug slipping away into the gloom. Van de Velde went on to lose that 2006 Open in spectacular fashion, whereas Spieth’s finish was even more remarkable and completed a wire-to-wire victory that was far more eventful than anyone could have imagined just 24 hours earlier. “Give me a round number,” Spieth shouted to his caddie Michael Greller from atop the hill adjacent to the 13th fairway.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 9:02 pm

Jordan Spieth won The Open after his caddie saved his butt on the wild 13th hole

Jordan Spieth went on an epic run on the final five holes to win The Open Championship, but it may have never happened if not for his caddie saving the day on the wild 13th hole. At No. 13, Spieth hit his tee shot about 100 yards to the right of the fairway. While Spieth had a much cleaner lie in the practice area, his shot to the green was completely blind and his own calculation of how far he was from the green turned out to be way off.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 8:25 pm

Spieth’s legend forged by stunning Open resurrection

The intensity of a final-day battle at The Open Championship can produce pressure so ferocious it forges greatness. Last year’s spectacular Sunday showdown between Henrik Stenson and Phil Mickelson did just that. There were times when Spieth’s round was hard to watch, and others when it was harder still to believe.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 6:41 pm

Open and shut: Spieth authors epic British win

Jordan Spieth captured his third major with one of the toughest tests of will in golf history.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 5:38 pm

Golf fans go into total meltdown after Jordan Spieth’s bizarre 13th hole

I’ve been watching golf a long time — almost all my life — and I’ve never seen anything quite as strange as Jordan Spieth’s 13th hole. During a round that saw Jordan Spieth leaking oil for most of the day, losing both a three shot lead and two shot lead at different points in his round, Spieth hit his drive so far right that it flew off the hole and onto the driving range. He eventually took an unplayable, and spent the next 20 minutes or so running around like a madman, looking for a spot to drop his ball, sending golf fans on Twitter into a meltdown. He made a bogey, then, in classic Spieth fashion, almost knocked-in an ace on the next hole en-route to a birdie.

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 4:52 pm


Sky Sports – Great Britain

WATCH: McIlroy v Day LIVE!

Rory McIlroy and Jason Day will hot-foot it straight from Royal Birkdale to London on Monday to play a unique team-based challenge – and you can watch it live via our free stream on Sky Sports.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:10 pm

Butch: Jordan is Superman

Does Open champion Jordan Spieth wear a Superman outfit under his shirt? Butch Harmon thinks he does…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 12:10 pm

The Open in numbers

Following Jordan Spieth’s victory in The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale, we take a look at some of the standout numbers…

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 10:20 am

Player: Spieth will win Grand Slam

Gary Player has “never been more confident of anybody winning the grand slam” after Jordan Spieth secured the third leg of the four major titles by winning The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 9:50 am

Spieth joins three majors club

Jordan Spieth’s dramatic victory in The 146th Open at Royal Birkdale saw him join some greats of golf to have won three of the four majors on offer.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:00 am

Players on Royal Birkdale

The Royal Birkdale course was one of the stars of the show at The Open last week and earned plenty of praise from the players.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 8:00 am

WATCH: Best of the Open Zone

From comical swings to celebrity visits and incredible shots, we look back at the highlights from another action-packed week in the Open Zone.

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 7:00 am

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Indian Express – India

Despite scandal, Tiger Woods cracks $1.3 bn in career earnings, tops Golf Digest 50 list

Woods is yet to reach pre-scandal endorsement totals but has bounced back from a 2011 low of $62 mn.

Posted on 8 January 2014 @ 7:21 am

Rory McIlroy, Caroline Wozniacki in match-play, get engaged

McIlroy is claiming his first win of the new year his engagement to tennis star Wozniacki.

Posted on 1 January 2014 @ 9:00 pm

Gaganjeet Bhullar completes the formalities, wins in Indonesia

Bhullar sank all his three birdies on Sunday on the back-nine 11th, 13th and 14th.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 8:00 pm

Rory McIlroy birdies 72nd hole to capture Australian Open

McIlroy nervelessly sank a 10-foot birdie putt at the 18th to finish on 18-under-par.

Posted on 1 December 2013 @ 9:24 am

I still have 7-8 years of golf left in me: Jeev Milkha Singh

Jeev Milkha Singh is on a two-week long break from the sport in his hometown Chandigarh.

Posted on 6 October 2013 @ 6:31 pm

Tiger Woods named PGA Tour player of the Year

Tiger Woods was named on Friday as the PGA Tour’s Player of the Year for a record 11th time.

Posted on 27 September 2013 @ 4:15 pm

Double delight! Henrik Stenson wins Tour Championship and FedExCup

Henrik Stenson held his nerve to fend off a last-day charge by Jordan Spieth.

Posted on 23 September 2013 @ 9:39 am

Golf Week – United States

Why Jordan Spieth told caddie, ‘Go get that!’ after crucial eagle

There really are no words to describe what Jordan Spieth did Sunday at the British Open, but Golfweek’s Jeff Babineau somehow does so (…)

Posted on 24 July 2017 @ 3:11 am

VIDEO: Jordan Spieth celebrates Open win chugging from Claret Jug

Jordan Spieth knew exactly how to celebrate his victory Sunday in the British Open by taking a ceremonial drink – or 15 – from (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:30 pm

Confident Austin Connelly comes up big at British Open

SOUTHPORT, England – What Austin Connelly lacks in stature, he more than makes up for in belief. Call him Little Big Man. The (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 11:01 pm

Heavy mettle: Jordan Spieth shows toughness in Open triumph

SOUTHPORT, England – The turning point in Jordan Spieth’s British Open victory came on Royal Birkdale’s 13th hole. It just (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 10:36 pm

Rookie Grayson Murray wins Barbasol Championship

Outspoken PGA Tour rookie Grayson Murray scored the first victory of his career Sunday, shooting 3-under 68 to win the Barbasol (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 10:10 pm

Jordan Spieth works wizardry to escape Royal Birkdale with Claret Jug

SOUTHPORT, England –  Jordan Spieth posted a picture from a recent sojourn to Cabo in which he stood alongside the best basketball (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 9:42 pm

50-year-old Steve Stricker extends major-cut streak, enjoys busy year

SOUTHPORT, England – Brilliant beams lit up northwest England Sunday morning, the perfect setting for one more round in the sunshine (…)

Posted on 23 July 2017 @ 9:01 pm


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