Along with contemporaries Howard Clark, Mark James, Ken Brown and Sam Torrance, Gordon Brand Jr. was one step below the so-called “Big Five” of European golf--—Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Bernhard Langer, Ian Woosnam and Sandy Lyle—during the 1980s and 1990s.
How well do you know the 32-year-old first-time major winner beyond the fact he has a cool beard and a fondness for pubs?
Four majors in four months produced a few stars and a few disappointments
McIlroy’s drought in major championships will be approaching six years when he tees it up at the 2020 Masters.
Before his weekend at Royal Portrush, Shane Lowry asserted, victory or not, he’d still be the same golfer with the same level of fame. Then this happened...
Shouts of “C’mon Sh-yane” segued to “Ole” chants at the 16th hole, the long par 3 called Calamity Corner, when Shane Lowry carved a low, long-iron left of the green and watched it peel back to the front edge.
A year ago, Shane Lowry sat in his car after the opening round of the Open Championship at Carnoustie and cried. A day later, he missed the cut.
There’s going to be one heckuva party in Northern Ireland tonight.
The Open 2019: If Brooks Koepka was frustrated playing with J.B. Holmes, he (mostly) kept it to himself
Brooks Koepka knew what he was getting into on Sunday at Royal Portrush. It wasn’t just trying to figure out a way to rally from seven shots back of Open Championship leader Shane Lowry and steal a fifth major title in 10 starts.
Shane Lowry found out just how special that walk was on Sunday at Royal Portrush, and it was extra special given the fact the Irishman was about to win the Open in Northern Ireland.
Shane Lowry just become the most popular man in all of Ireland by winning the 148th Open Championship. But there wasn’t a big celebration in his native country when he got married three years ago.
The sea was angry on Sunday at Royal Portrush, my friends. Just not as angry as Henrik Stenson.
On the list of things that Shane Lowry was thinking about when he closed out his victory Sunday at the Open Championship, it’s unlikely this cracked the top 10.
Here’s what everybody who played 72 holes at Royal Portrush this week banked.
Do you believe in destiny?
The action was fast and furious on Saturday at the 2019 Open Championship, so much so that it felt hard to keep up with at times. We did our best to sum the story of Day 3 in 9 (or so) sentences below.
For fans who enjoy “British Open” weather, you’ll be in for a treat on Sunday. We’re not sure players are going to be feeling the same, however.
Charles McQuillan/R&AThe claret jug presented to the winner of the Open Championship is pictured at Royal Portrush Golf Club. By Ryan Herrington PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland — The weather doesn’t look like ...