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Five-time champion Tom Watson invited to play 2015 British Open at St Andrews

Tom Watson

Tom Watson has been given an exemption to play in the 2015 British Open at St. Andrews to mark the 40th anniversary of his first appearance and victory in the championship, the Royal and Ancient...

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Royal Birkdale, Carnoustie to host British Open in 2017 and 2018

Stuart Appleby during the 2008 British Open at Royal Birkdale.

The British Open Championship will be held at Royal Birkdale in 2017 and Carnoustie the following year, tournament organisers the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, announced on Tuesday.

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Newlywed Adam Scott keeps his chase for world No.1 alive

That's more like it: Adam Scott bounced back from a poor first round.

Ben Everill Adam Scott produced a 10-shot turnaround to make the cut on the number and keep his chase for world No.1 alive and then dropped a wedding bombshell at the US PGA Players Championship.

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Marc Leishman and Jason Day get off to fine start in San Diego

Jason Day wasted no time in his quest to prove he's become a winner while Marc Leishman kept pace.

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John Senden climbs Masters leaderboard with birdie blitz

John Senden

Adam Scott and John Senden are well placed to keep the green jacket in Australian hands halfway through the Masters at Augusta National.

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Matt Kuchar holes bunker shot to win PGA event

Going: Matt Kuchar blasts out of the bunker on the 72nd hole.

Pete Iacobelli Matt Kuchar produced a stunning chip-in on the 18th hole as he overcame a four-shot deficit to win the RBC Heritage PGA event by one shot on Sunday.

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Senden hoping for a miracle comeback

John Senden.

Akron, Ohio If we've learned one thing from the 2012 US PGA season, it is that no lead is safe.

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Watson 'felt sick' watching Scott's British Open meltdown

Tom Watson of the US during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Royal St George's golf course in Sandwich, England, Monday, July 11, 2011. (AP Photo/Tim Hales)

Peter Stone The five-time British Open champion Tom Watson felt sick for days after witnessing Adam Scott's meltdown on the last four holes of this year's championship, but believes Scott will benefit from the...

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Tom Watson named 2014 US Ryder Cup captain

Tom Watson

Eight-time major golf champion Tom Watson was named on Thursday to be captain of the 2014 US Ryder Cup squad by the PGA of America, making him the oldest captain in US history at age 63.

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And the best picture is ... Woods winning in a supporting role

Peter FitzSimons

Peter FitzSimons Tiger Woods! Can he do it?! Can he make one of the greatest comebacks, restore his ravaged reputation, prove all the knockers wrong, and be the talk of the town across the world, all by winning the...

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Adam Scott wins US Masters

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Ben Everill Adam Scott has become the first Australian golfer to win the US Masters, snapping one of the country's great sporting hoodoos.

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Woods, McIlroy, Scott kick off US Open

Adam Scott

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will play alongside each other at the US Open.

Westwood hanging on to lead at Open

Gullane, Scotland Englishman drops one at the third after an errant iron off the tee.

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The loan tamer of Muirfield

Phil Mickelson.

Greg Baum In the end, moral, sentimental and patriotic forces were overmatched by the golfing force of Phil Mickelson.

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American trio share PGA lead

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Americans Webb Simpson, Stewart Cink and Ryan Moore have each shot a seven-under-par 65 to share the first-round lead at the PGA's Wells Fargo Championship.

US golfers to end losses at PGA opening

American golfers will try to snap a seven-year losing streak at the opening event of the US PGA Tour season when the Mercedes-Benz Championship begins.

USA lead 9-7 into final day at Ryder Cup

Allan Kelly The United States earned its first lead going to the final day of the Ryder Cup since 1995 by holding off Europe's comeback on a gripping Saturday.

Pressure on Faldo as Europeans flop

Allan Kelly Nick Faldo was putting a brave face on it but the strain showed after an alarming opening day for him at the Ryder Cup.

US take Ryder Cup by storm, Europe wilts

Azinger's tactics of playing all 12 of his men on the opening day of the Ryder Cup paid handsome dividends as the United States grabbed the lead over Europe.

Goggin equal third at Barclays

Australian Matthew Goggin has fired a four-under-par 67 to be equal third after the first round of the PGA Barclays event.