Darren Clarke has won his first major title at the British Open. The 42-year-old from Northern Ireland shot an even-par 70 Sunday that gave him a three-stroke victory over Americans Dustin Johnson and Phil Mickelson.
We are in the middle of a strange week. Tony LaRussa, who has been managing in the major leagues for 33 years, made some pitching changes in the eighth inning against the Phillies the other night that defied description.
Dan Reardon at the U.S. Open. Phil Mickelson’s poor performance continues. Rory McIlroy became the first player in US Open history to get to 13 under par. Sergio Garcia and others played the third round of the U.S. Open without hitting golf balls to warm-up. The easier course for the third round didn’t tighten up the leaderboard.
Notes from the U.S. Open. McIlroy soars while Mickelson struggles. Amateur Patrick Cantlay is settling in at his first Open. Second-place Yang benefits from McIlroy’s strong play.
Notes from the U.S. Open. Rory McIlroy shot an impressive first-round 65. Many players found the opening 199-yard, par-3 10th hole a little daunting. Congressional is the second longest course in U.S. Open history.
Charl Schwartzel won the Masters by two strokes over Adam Scott and Jason Day after a wild final round on Sunday at Augusta National.