Men's golf

Ireland's Shane Lowry reacts to the crowd on the 18th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 21, 2019 - 5:19 am
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Shane Lowry of Ireland is one round away from capturing the British Open, and he's not afraid to think about what it could mean. Lowry is coming off the best day of his career when he shot 8-under 63 before a raucous gallery at Royal Portrush. He set the 54-hole...
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Jim Herman tees off on the 10th during the third round of the Barbasol Championship golf tournament at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Ky., Saturday, July 20, 2019. (Alex Slitz/Lexington Herald-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2019 - 8:04 pm
NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Helped by President Donald Trump's putting advice, Jim Herman had two eagles in a 10-under 62 to maintain a one-stroke lead Saturday in the PGA Tour's Barbasol Championship. "I haven't been playing bad, I just haven't been rolling the ball very well," Herman said. "So, to...
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Rickie Fowler of the United States, left talks to Xander Schauffele of the United States as they walk to the 16th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 20, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Xander Schauffele was still running hot Saturday in the British Open, and it had nothing to do with a 69 that left him 11 shots out of the lead at Royal Portrush. Schauffele accused the R&A of trying to ruin his image by not keeping private that his Callaway...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry tees off on the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 5:13 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The noise was unlike anything Shane Lowry had ever heard on a golf course, no surprise at the first British Open in these parts in 68 years and an Irishman atop the leaderboard at Royal Portrush. Lowry didn't get rattled Saturday. He only got better. Two straight...
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England's Tommy Fleetwood reacts after he saves parr on the 15th green during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 20, 2019 - 4:41 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Only one player can realistically prevent the biggest golfing party ever seen on the Emerald Isle from exploding into life at Royal Portrush on Sunday. Tommy Fleetwood is ready for the challenge. "I know what it's going to be like," said Fleetwood, who will start...
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England's Lee Westwood tees off from the 5th hole during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Jon Super)
July 20, 2019 - 4:32 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood's relaxed approach to the British Open had its ups and downs on Saturday — up to the top of leaderboard on the front nine and down a rabbit hole on the back. The 46-year-old Englishman, who would be the second-oldest champion at golf's oldest major...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry plays his shot from the 1st tee during the third round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Saturday, July 20, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 20, 2019 - 2:55 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7:50 p.m. Shane Lowry has a tournament-best 63 and a four-shot lead going into the last round of the British Open. The Irishman broke out of a four-way tie late on the front nine with a birdie on No. 9, and then the...
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England's Lee Westwood reacts to his tee shot on the 6th during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 19, 2019 - 5:23 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Lee Westwood is back for another shot at erasing his "nearly man" tag in the majors. This time at 46. And this time with his girlfriend on the bag. Westwood was tied for third at his 25th British Open and only a shot off the lead after a bogey-free, 4-under 67 in...
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Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy reacts after completing his second round on the 18th green during the second round of the British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
July 19, 2019 - 5:22 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Rory McIlroy's salvage operation began as a quest to regain respectability. Keeping his ball in play off the first tee was a good way to start. By the time he reached the back nine, it had become something very different. McIlroy was on the charge in a British Open...
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Ireland's Shane Lowry acknowledges the crowd after the competed his second round on the 18th green in British Open Golf Championships at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, Friday, July 19, 2019.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
July 19, 2019 - 2:13 pm
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — The Latest on the British Open (all times local): 7 p.m. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have played in the same major 77 times as professionals. This is the first time both missed the cut. The 49-year-old Mickelson, who opened with a 76, made double bogey on the...
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