British Open 2014

British Open news, live leaderboard updates, analysis and more.

No Tiger + no Phil = No ratings at British Open

Rory McIlroy is no Tiger Woods or Phil Mickelson when it comes to keeping TV viewers in their recliners.

What's next for Tiger?

Tiger Woods' back injury not only put him on the shelf for three months in the middle of the season, but also put him behind the eight ball for qualifying for the biggest events in the last two...

Golf Channel critic proclaims end of Tiger Woods era

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Tiger contends he’s encouraged by his play at the British Open, but Golf Channel analyst Brandel Chamblee says Woods’ poor performance proves the dominance of the former world No. 1 is over.

The moment Rory won and settled his place in golf

This weekend at Royal Liverpool reaffirmed Rory McIlroy's place as the next legend in golf, following in line behind Tiger Woods.

Rory McIlroy took a selfie with a very excited man

"RORY! WOO! RORY! DUDE ... I'M IN YOUR SELFIE MAN!"

Rory's beverage of choice for his new Claret Jug? 'Everything or anything'

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"There could be everything or anything in this thing. I'm not too sure. I've got a few friends with me that could fill it with a few things. Seeing it's the Claret Jug, I think it's only right to fill it with red wine first, and good red wine as Phil said. We'll try to find a good bottle of that tonight somewhere."

Rory McIlroy at his post-Open title press conference

Rory reveals British Open-winning ‘trigger words'

Rory McIlroy chants two simple mantras on his way to his first British Open title.

McIlroy celebrates, hugs everyone

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Rory McIlroy completed the wire-to-wire victory at Royal Liverpool and was finally able to relax and celebrate after tapping in for a final par.

Rickie, Sergio push McIlroy but come up short

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An easy Sunday stroll to victory was expected for Rory McIlroy, but some thrilling work out of Sergio Garcia added a bit of drama over the final round of the Open Championship.

McIlroy wins $1.66 million in prize money

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Rory McIlroy added the third leg of the career grand slam with a win at the British Open. He was also rewarded handsomely for his effort.

McIlroy leads Garcia by 3

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Rory McIlroy steadied the ship following a pair of early dropped shots. He hasn't been able to pull away, however, with Sergio Garcia doing everything he can to close in.

R&A bumps Open purse to largest ever at Hoylake

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Keeping with the trend at all the other majors this year, the Open Championship has increased its prize money by more that $1 million.

Sergio Garcia pleads with a ball

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Just be good, ball! It's all Sergio wants.

Sergio charges, Rory drops two in a row

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Rory McIlroy's opening birdie was an emphatic and deflating start for the rest of the field, but he's dropped two straight shots, including one on an easy par-5, to give a charging Sergio Garcia...

Hoylake open to low numbers for McIlroy chasers

It's likely we're headed for the same kind of Martin Kaymer-like blowout on Sunday at Royal Liverpool, but unlike the U.S. Open, the chasers at the British at least have a chance to go on a couple...

Tiger Woods hacks his way out of the British Open

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Tiger Woods’ final round at the British Open is over. Mercifully.

Tiger slamming clubs, cursing, and ready to leave

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Tiger Woods is ready to go home.

Will ESPN get another dramatic Sunday at the Open?

Rory McIlroy is in command at Royal Liverpool, where ESPN will provide almost eight hours of Sunday final round coverage.

Fowler will join McIlroy in the final pairing

Rory McIlroy is 18 holes from winning the Claret Jug. He'll be in the spotlight on Sunday, playing in the final group.

Multiple online final round streams set for Sunday

It will be back to a normal schedule on Sunday at the British Open with everyone chasing Rory McIlroy. Will anyone catch him, or will he add the third leg of the career grand slam?

McIlroy's father wins big with Rory's victory

Gerry McIlroy and four friends will split more than $340,000 now that his son has won the British Open.

McIlroy an overwhelming 2/13 favorite to close it out

Rory McIlroy has it locked up at Hoylake, according to the oddsmakers.

Rickie and Rory anchor Sunday tee sheet at Hoylake

After a one-day departure from tradition, the R&A is back to sending players at the Open Championship off one tee with more than six-hours of twosomes on Sunday.

Rory runs away from Rickie Fowler

Saturday was not an easy stroll for Rory McIlroy at Royal Liverpool. But by the end of the round, all the drama in the middle meant little as he finished with a six-shot lead over Rickie Fowler.

Fowler on fire, charging at McIlroy

Rory McIlroy won both of his major championships by eight shots and after getting to the 36-hole mark with a four-shot margin, it was looking like we might have a repeat of those blowouts at the...

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