British Open, Field
PORTRUSH, Northern Ireland (AP) — Players who are exempt and expected to compete in the 148th British Open at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on July 18-21. Players listed only in the first...
British Open at a glance
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — Facts and figures for the 147th British Open, which starts Thursday:
Capsule look at British Opens held at Carnoustie
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — A capsule look at the seven previous British Opens held at Carnoustie:
British Open trivia quiz
CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) — How well do you know the British Open? Try this quiz:
Injured Lawrie to miss Open return to Carnoustie
LONDON (AP) — Paul Lawrie, who won the 1999 British Open at Carnoustie following a dramatic collapse by Jean Van de Velde, will miss next month's edition at the same venue because of injury.
"It is with regret that I announce my withdrawal from all Tour events forthe remainder of the current season," Lawrie said in a statement on Monday.
Otaegui leads Qatar Masters by 1 shot after round 2
DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Adrian Otaegui birdied his last three holes and carded a 6-under-par 66 to take a one-shot lead at the Qatar Masters on Friday.
Otaegui moved to 11-under overall after the second round and clear of four players tied for second at Doha Golf Club.
Overnight joint leaders Eddie Pepperell and Gregory Havret shot 69s to go to 10 under, and they were joined by South African Challenge Tour graduate Erik van Rooyen (66) and Scottish veteran Stephen Gallacher (66).
Otaegui wins Paul Lawrie Match Play for maiden title
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Adrian Otaegui came from behind to beat home favorite Marcel Siem 2 and 1 on Sunday, clinching the Paul Lawrie Match Play for his first European Tour title.
The Spaniard was three behind at the turn, and trailed the German by two with five holes to play. Otaegui won the 14th hole with a par and had three straight birdies on Nos. 15-17 to clinch victory.
Siem on to semifinal with Carlsson at Paul Lawrie Match Play
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Home favorite Marcel Siem came from behind and defeated Robert Rock on the first extra hole to advance to the semifinals of the Paul Lawrie Match Play on Saturday.
Siem was two behind the Englishman going into the last four holes but leveled it up with birdies on the 15th and 16th before sealing victory on the 19th.
Wall recovers to continue defense of Paul Lawrie Match Play
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Defending champion Anthony Wall produced his second big finish in as many days to move into the last 16 at the Paul Lawrie Match Play with a 1-up victory over Haydn Porteous on Friday.
The Englishman, who won the European Tour event when it was staged in Scotland last year, was behind going into the last two holes but won them both for a clash against Ryder Cup winner Jamie Donaldson.
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Wall starts title defense with win at Paul Lawrie Match Play
BAD GRIESBACH, Germany (AP) — Anthony Wall holed a long birdie putt on No. 18 to begin the defense of his Paul Lawrie Match Play title with a 1-up victory over Sam Walker in the first round on Thursday.
The Englishman won the European Tour event, his first title in more than 16 years, when it was held in Scotland in 2016. It is being staged in Germany this year and all four German participants — Florian Fritsch, Maximilian Kiefer, Alexander Knappe and Marcel Siem — advanced.
British Open Field
SOUTHPORT, England (AP) — Players who have qualified for the 146th British Open, which starts Thursday at Royal Birkdale (players listed only in the first category for which they are eligible):
Wall beats Noren to win Paul Lawrie Match Play
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Anthony Wall of England won his first European Tour title in more than 16 years, beating Alex Noren of Sweden 1 up in the final of the Paul Lawrie Match Play on Sunday.
Noren was looking to win a second title in Scotland in the space of a month, after capturing the Scottish Open on July 10, and was 2 up after two holes over the Archerfield links in the windiest conditions of the week.
More than being the first Swede to win a major, Henrik Stenson remembers those days when just about every European player was asked about ending the drought. Paul Lawrie of Scotland won the British Open at Carnoustie in 1999, it was another eight years and 31 majors before Padraig Harrington won his first major, also in the British Open at Carnoustie.
Golf goes in cycles, and that's where the game is now.
Starting with Harrington's first major in the British Open,...