Jordan Spieth Rallies Late for Open Title, Third Major

Jordan Spieth looked ready for a second Major meltdown, then suddenly became magnificent. After blowing his entire three-shot lead early in the final round of The Open Championship at Royal Birkdale, he managed a near-impossible situation into a bogey on No. 13, then played the final five holes at 5-under to take his third career … Continue reading Jordan Spieth Rallies Late for Open Title, Third Major

Opening Round Pairings for 146th Open Championship

The 146th Open Championship is upon us with the opening rounds just a few hours away at the Royal Birkdale. Included in the field are 16 former Open winners, 15 local qualifiers, 5 amateurs, 52 Americans, and 104 from everywhere else. There are three groups on the opening two days that stand head and shoulders … Continue reading Opening Round Pairings for 146th Open Championship

The Royal Birkdale: An Open Championship History

Thursday marks the beginning of the 10th Open Championship to be held at Royal Birkdale. It has hosted nine previous from 1954 to 2008. Here's a historic look back at the previous nine hostings at Royal Birkdale. 1954: ┬áPeter Thomson, a 23-year-old Australia, one of the first of his five Open titles by a single … Continue reading The Royal Birkdale: An Open Championship History