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Phil Mickelson of the United States gestures as he holds up the Claret Jug trophy after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Sunday July 21, 2013.  (AP Photo/Scott Heppell)

A career round gives Mickelson a claret jug

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — One of the greatest final rounds in a major. Two of the best shots he ever struck with a 3-wood. The third leg of the Grand Slam. Phil Mickelson never imagined […]

07/21/2013

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain plays a shot off the 10th tee during the second round of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Friday July 19, 2013. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Fun-loving Jimenez leads midway through Open

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The stretching routine that Miguel Angel Jimenez goes through before each round may look a bit ridiculous. It’s sure working out, though. The fun-loving Spaniard, again showing how much experience matters […]

07/19/2013

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland plays out of the bunker on the 18th hole during a practice round ahead of the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Women members at Muirfield? Don’t ask us

GULLANE, Scotland (AP) — The question couldn’t have caught Rory McIlroy by surprise because almost every player preceding him in the interview room at the British Open had already been asked for his thoughts on […]

07/17/2013

Tiger Woods of the United States plays a shot on the 15th hole during a practice round for the British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield, Scotland, Wednesday July 17, 2013. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)

Prelude to the British Open (Interactive)

An interactive showing the leading contenders in the British Open which begins this Thursday. It also includes a quiz about its storied history and a timeline of golf’s four major events.  

07/17/2013

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