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64-year-old Tom Watson shoots 73 again, makes British Open cut

Tom Smith Tom Watson always has been a favorite among fans at the British Open, and it showed again Friday.

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Ageless Tom Watson outplays Australian John Senden during British Open final round

Tony Jimenez It is not often a 64-year-old eclipses his much younger playing partner in a major championship but it happened on Sunday when the seemingly ageless Tom Watson put one over on Australian John Senden.

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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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Tom Watson to play at Australian Open

Tom Watson

Eight-time major winner and Champions Tour regular Tom Watson will play in the Australian Open in December for the first time in nearly 30 years.

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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.

Rory McIlroy joins golf's elite with two-shot British Open win

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, holds the Claret Jug after his two-stroke victory at the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Allan Kelly Rory McIlroy joined the elite list of golfers to have won three of the four major titles at Hoylake on Sunday, but he had to battle all the way against Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler before bagging...

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Marc Leishman makes strong start at British Open

Marc Leishman at Hoylake.

Australian Marc Leishman was among the early pacesetters as the 143rd British Open began in glorious conditions at Royal Liverpool on Thursday.

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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.

Billy Hurley leads Cabrera by two at Greenbrier

Billy Hurley III moved within sight of his first PGA Tour victory when he opened a two-stroke lead over Angel Cabrera after the third round at The Greenbrier Classic in West Virginia on Saturday.

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Bubba Watson wins second US Masters title in three years

Bubba Watson of the United States shakes hands with Jordan Spieth on the 18th green.

Bubba Watson won golf's Masters Tournament for the second time in three years.

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Woods has Ryder Cup in his sights

Tiger Woods speaks to the media at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai on Wednesday.

Dubai Former No 1 was part of the team that was overhauled by Jose Maria Olazabal's men in 2012.

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Adam Scott surges to seven-stroke lead in Miami

Adam Scott

Reigning Masters champion Adam Scott fired a four-under par 68 to seize a seven-stroke lead after two rounds at the US PGA Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Tiger's dream of 19 majors is surely over

Phil Mickelson presents Tiger Wood with the green jacket in 2005.

Thomas Boswell The odds are now stacked against Woods surpassing Nicklaus's record-haul, writes James Corrigan.

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Focus the main challenge for Adam Scott, says Greg Norman

On course: Les Smith, 99,  hitting a ceremonial opening tee shot alongside Greg Norman at the new Eastern Golf Club.

Charles Happell As the world's best golfers began arriving at Augusta National over the weekend for the year's first major, Greg Norman was half a world away - examining two course-design projects outside Melbourne...

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Eisenhower Tree just a memory at Augusta

Gone: Augusta National's 17th fairway, minus the Eisenhower Tree.

Rustin Dodd Dwight Eisenhower stared down Hitler and helped mastermind the grandest, most treacherous war-time invasion in the history of the world. But when it came to golf, Ike had a major tree problem.

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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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Channel Seven eyes off golf's Australian Open

Tiger Woods playing at The Lakes

Martin Blake Channel Seven is on the verge of moving back into coverage of Australian golf.

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Seven to telecast Open

Greg Chalmers

Peter Stone The 2012 Australian Open at The Lakes in Sydney has an official free-to-air telecaster.

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Fewer star rivals, but Chalmers expects a hot summer

SUNSHINE COAST, AUSTRALIA - NOVEMBER 27:  Greg Chalmers of Australia kisses the Kirkwood Cup after winning in a play-off against Robert Allenby and Marcus Fraser during day four of the 2011 Australian PGA Championship at the Hyatt Regency Coolum on November 27, 2011 at the Sunshine Coast, Australia.  (Photo by Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images)

Justin Chadwick Tiger Woods and his Presidents Cup comrades are not gracing our shores this year, but Greg Chalmers insists this does not mean he will get an easy run as he defends his Australian Open and Australian...

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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...