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Wife Goes Into Labor, Mahan Withdraws From Tourney

Last Updated on Sunday, 28 July 2013 05:29 Sunday, 28 July 2013 05:22

Hunter Mahan RBC Canadian Open

Canadian Press

OAKVILLE, Ontario -- Hunter Mahan withdrew from the RBC Canadian Open on Saturday after his wife went into labor.

The 31-year-old American was at 13 under after 36 holes and had yet to tee off in the third round.

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Tiger Woods' Niece Cheyenne Eyes British Open Spot

Last Updated on Saturday, 27 July 2013 11:34 Saturday, 27 July 2013 11:22

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LONDON, England (AP) - Cheyenne Woods, the niece of Tiger Woods, kept herself in reach of a spot at the British Open on Friday when she fired a five under par in the European Masters first round.

The 23-year-old Woods is chasing one of three places available this weekend to qualify for next week's major at St Andrews.

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Sauers Leads Senior British Open After First Round

Last Updated on Friday, 26 July 2013 03:37 Friday, 26 July 2013 03:22

Senior British Open

Canadian Press

SOUTHPORT, England -- Gene Sauers mastered a stiff breeze to shoot a 3-under 67 for a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Senior British Open.

The 50-year-old American had all pars on the front nine for a 34 at sunny Royal Birkdale. He then birdied the 10th and bogeyed the 11th. His three successive birdies from the 15th left him at 33 for the back nine.

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Muirfield Moments And A British Open To Remember

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 03:08 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:40

British Open Final Scoreboard

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

GULLANE, Scotland -- On the day after a British Open that will be talked about for years, it was time for Muirfield to return to normal. Workers dismantled the green seats in all the grandstands. Trucks carried out supplies from the tented village. The blue name plates of players were removed from the lockers.

Still towering over the 18th green was that enormous, glorious, yellow scoreboard with all the letters and numbers in place.

"Well done, Phil. See you at Royal Liverpool."

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Mickelson Missing A Peculiar Link In Majors

Last Updated on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:39 Wednesday, 24 July 2013 02:34

Phil Mickelson British Open

Canadian Press

Doug Ferguson (AP)

GULLANE, Scotland -- Phil Mickelson described his feelings toward links golf as a "hate-love" relationship, meaning he once dreaded coming over to the British Open for a brand of golf played only once a year. Now he loves it.

He felt that way even before his name was engraved on the silver claret jug.

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