The 2012 Open Championship – The Rhythm of Lytham

“Where’s this Royal Lye-Thumb?” Britt asked, thumbing through my nightstand stack of reading material. Usually she’s looking for resorts with spas where she can luxuriate, but seaside golf appeals to…

Royal Troon Gets 2016 Open Championship – List of Future Open Championship (British Open) Venues

The R&A announced today that Royal Tron will host the 2016 Open Championship. Here is a list of future Open Championship venues: 2012 – Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s, Blackpool,…

Royal Troon to get 2016 Open Championship?

Hat tip to Niall Carlton for keeping his ear to the ground and doing some sleuthing worthy of Sherlock himself: We may son get the formal announcement that Royal Troon…

St. Andrews to host 2015 Open Championship – Future Open Championship Venues

Yesterday, the R&A announced what we already knew – The Old Course at St. Andrews will host the 2015 Open Championship. My guess is Royal Troon for 2016…it’s been absent…

Back for a Curtain Call, Darren Clarke, Leprechauns Win the 2011 Open at St. George’s

So this is what Darren Clarke does for an encore. The last time we saw Clarke, he was riding off into the sunset after leading the 2006 European Ryder Cup…

Jeff Shelley 2011 British Open Recap

Thanks to Jeff for handling the heavy lifting while I take the weekend off. Back soon with my own British Open recap, my PGA Championship preview, and more. Until then…

The 2011 Open Championship: By George, This Sandwich Tastes Terrific

Hey waiter! Make my Open-faced Sandwich a double because I’m super-hungry for a four-day helping of Royal St. George’s! No course in England has hosted more Open Championships than ancient…

2011 Open Championship (British Open) Week Events – Name all Open Rota Courses

Quick! Can you name every course that has hosted the Open Championship? There are 14 in all. Scotland The Old Course at St. Andrews Royal Troon Turnberry (Ailsa) Musselburgh (That’s…

Iceland Volcano may Cause Problems for British Open?

You all remember last year when Icelandic volcano Ejyafjallajokall erupted and grounded 100,000 flights and 8 million passengers. Now a sister volcano, one far more active and infamous, is poised…

2011 Major Championship Venues Look Good for Tiger Woods

You might remember all the talk in late 2009 about how it looked like Tiger could run the table and win the Grand Slam of golf, (until a bunch of…

Runners-up to Tiger Woods in Golf Major Championships

While I prepare some Jazzy Award presentations, here is the list of people who came in second to Tiger Woods at majors. This is a sure bar bet winner for…

Video of the Week: Tiger’s New Respect for the Game of Golf

Here’s some video that qualitatively shows exactly how far along Tiger Woods is in trying to show more respect for the game and why suckers…sponsors should throw money at him…

At the Open Championship, if you Need to Buy a Vowel, Call Louis Oosthuizen

The wind looks like it blew a few vowels into Louis Oosthuizen’s name, but it didn’t stop him from running away and hiding with the lead in the 150th Open…

Future Open Championship Venues (British Open)

Here are your future Open Championship (British Open) venues: 2011 – Royal St. George’s, Sandwich, Kent, ENGLAND 2012 – Royal Lytham & St. Anne’s, Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND 2013 – Muirfield…

Rory McIlroy Roars into Open Championship Lead with 63

Christmas Day in July dawned clear, bright, and windless, and with a heavy hand from advanced golf technology, golf’s greatest players ripped the wrapping paper of the venerable Old Course…