Tiger Woods opened the Open Championship with a 2-under 69.
Already peeved at making three straight bogeys, Charl Schwartzel's patience snapped at the British Open when he skewed a shot out of heavy rough on the 15th hole.
Inbee Park looks unbeatable as her next challenge awaits: a shot at a Grand Slam and golf immortality -- at the game's most hallowed site.
Hundreds of maize-and-blue-clad mourners Sunday filed past the casket of Bo Schembechler, the coach who became the face of Michigan football.
Former British Open champion Justin Leonard withdrew from next week's championship at Royal Liverpool on Saturday because his wife is expected to give birth within the next few days.
Michelle Wie will play in this year's Women's British Open, the Ladies Golf Union said Monday.
Three-time British Open champion Jack Nicklaus plans to return to St. Andrew's for the 2005 British Open.
Royal Birkdale will host the British Open for the ninth time in 2008.
Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf and organizing the British Open.
Neither Augusta National, the home of the Masters, nor the Old Course at St. Andrews, the home of golf, took top honors in a recent ranking of the world's 100 greatest courses.
New Zealand golfer Lydia Ko has received the McCormack Medal as the world's leading women amateur for a third straight year.
England's David Howell ended a seven-year winless drought with a playoff victory over American Peter Uihlein to capture the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday.
Paul Lawrie says he's disappointed that eight of his Ryder Cup teammates have snubbed next week's Seve Trophy in France.
The R&A for the first time will consider taking the Open Championship to Wales when it visits Royal Porthcawl next month in an effort to see if the venue is capable of staging golf's oldest championship.
Andrew Svoboda won the Price Cutter Charity Championship on Sunday for his first Web.com Tour title, closing with an 8-under 64 for a three-stroke victory.
U.S. Solheim captain Meg Mallon went with her gut in making Michelle Wie a captain's pick. Yeah, Wie is ranked 82nd, but she can bomb her drives and handle a big stage.