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The British Open, referred to in the UK as The Open Championship, or simply The Open, is the oldest of the four major championships in professional golf. It is the only "major" held outside the USA and is administered by The R&A, which is the governing body of golf outside the USA and Mexico. The British Open is played on the weekend of the third Friday in July. It is the third major to take place each year, following The Masters and the U.S. Open, but preceeding the PGA Championship. - Source: Wikipedia
The new rule does not ban the long putters, only the way they commonly are used. Golfers no longer will be able to anchor the club against their bodies to create the effect of a hinge.
Golf's two governing bodies outlawed the anchored putting stroke used by four of the last six major champions, approving a new rule that starts in 2016 and urging the PGA Tour to follow along so the 600-year-old sport is still played under one set of rules.
Dottie Pepper is returning to golf broadcasting, signing a deal with ESPN that she calls a perfect fit of TV work and promoting junior golf.
About the only thing Fred Couples and Colin Montgomerie had in common was a golf swing good enough to trust for a lifetime.
The course at Muirfield will be lengthened by 158 yards for this year's British Open.
Six former Masters winners and another quintet who each won at least one of the three other major championships won't be around for the weekend at Augusta.
For almost 20 years, Ernie Els had a standing invite to the Masters.
With top-10 finishes in his past two Masters Tournament appearances, Adam Scott is hoping to get off to a positive start this year.
Former British Open champion Darren Clarke has withdrawn from the Masters because of a hamstring injury.
The 93 players who have qualified and are expected to compete in the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club. Players listed in only first category for which they are eligible. One spot still open for the winner of the Texas Open if not eligible.
A look at 20 top players going into the 77th Masters, to be played April 11-14 at Augusta National Golf Club (listed in predicted order of finish):
With a 2013 victory at Kapalua, a new high-profile love interest and a game shaping into form through March, Dustin Johnson needs only one more thing to be ready for the Masters Tournament.
So you’re ready to bet the farm that Tiger Woods will win the Masters this year? Not so fast.