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Topic - Tony Jacklin
Joost Luiten better hope his decision to hit one shot at the BMW Masters doesn't keep him out of that other "Masters."
Not many people believed Adam Scott when he said he would take nothing but positives away from the British Open last year, despite blowing a four-shot lead with four holes remaining by closing with four straight bogeys at Royal Lytham & St. Annes and losing by one shot to Ernie Els.
Some of the most significant moments in recent history of the British Open at Muirfield have come on the 17th hole.
St. Andrews is incomparable because of its history, but when it comes to links courses in the British Open rotation, Muirfield is looked upon as the purest and fairest of them all. What gets even less of an argument is the roll call of champions at Muirfield.
A capsule look at the 15 previous British Opens held at Muirfield Golf Club, where the 142nd British Open will be played July 18-21:
Ever since Greg Norman's final-round implosion allowed Nick Faldo win the Masters in 1996, a generation of fine English talent has come up short in golf's four major championships.
Rose's win at Merion made him the first Englishman since Tony Jacklin in 1970 at Hazeltine to win America's national championship. And he became the first from England to win any major in 17 years, dating to Nick Faldo's six-shot rally to beat Greg Norman in the 1996 Masters for his third green jacket.
The most recent golden era of golf in England had everything but the one prize that brings credibility.
Phil Mickelson awoke on Father Day's in a place he's never been _ having the lead to himself after 54 holes at a U.S. Open.
Fly the Cross of St. George next to those red wicker baskets. The U.S. Open has an English champion for the first time in 43 years.
Phil Mickelson made eagle from the rough at the 10th hole and Justin Rose was sinking long birdie putts as the two took turns atop the leaderboard on the back nine Sunday in the final round of the U.S. Open.
The Ryder Cup is so hotly contested that even its humble beginning is the subject of debate.
How well do you know Ryder Cup history? Try this quiz:
The week began with hopes of the first English winner of a British Open in England since Tony Jacklin at Royal Lytham & St. Annes in 1969. Going into the final round, the best hope is the No. 1 player in the world.
Lee Westwood looked glumly at his ball lodged up against the side of a pot bunker and considered his options. Unfortunately, none of them involved a normal swing in the direction of the hole.
"It knocked the stuff out of me as far as major championships went," said Jacklin, who never contended in another one.
"He's a good guy and he's good for the game and he hopefully will open the door for more British players to give us some of the same."