The Women’s British Open is getting a larger purse and possibly a new name, but women golfers are still going to be earning considerably less than men playing in the Open Championship for the foreseeable future.
The majority of experts like Rory McIlroy, on home soil, to finish holding the Claret Jug. But a few other choices snuck in there, including Tommy Fleetwood’s breakthrough moment.
Dustin Johnson won the Mark H. McCormack Award for spending the most weeks at No. 1 in 2018 (35 weeks), joining Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as the only players since 1998 to win it more than once.
The Official World Golf Ranking board has honored Phil Mickelson for staying in the top 50 for 1,338 consecutive weeks over 25 years — dating to November 1993.
All signs point toward a rough week for Tiger Woods. But what about Rory McIlroy on home soil, Brooks Koepka making another major run and the other pressing major questions at Royal Portrush?
Brooks Koepka has either won or finished second at every major this season, but the world’s top ranked golfer still isn’t satisfied, saying simply, “Finishing second sucks.”
Rory McIlroy is the favorite in his home country, but who else is worth a wager at the Open Championship in Northern Ireland? Here is our full betting guide.
Local resident Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot to kick off The Open Thursday.
The complex relationship between Northern Ireland and Ireland has always been a part of Rory McIlroy’s life. As The Open comes to his home, McIlroy has already won.
Aidric Chan became the first Filipino to win a Junior World Championship crown in five years, hitting a clutch birdie on No. 16 to edge New Zealand’s Jimmy Zheng by one.