Golf: A too early look at the 2020 Open Championship

Dust off your granny’s teakettle and butter up the crumpets—we're looking toward the 149th the Open Championship. Across the pond we go to Royal St. George’s Golf Club, sandwiched in Kent, England and the host of 14 prior British Opens.

2019 British Open preview: Who to bet based on trends

The Open Championship at Royal Portrush, Northern Ireland Golf’s final major of the year is just around the corner, as the Open Championship, aka the British Open, welcomes the best of the sport to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland on Thursday. Irishman and 2014 British Open winner Rory McIlroy is the favorite (+800) to win in his home country, but don’t expect him to hoist the Claret Jug on Sunday. Key Open Historical Trends Looking at the history of the [...]

Golf: The Open Championship preview

The oldest major championship in golf will display a deep field The host of this year's final major is the Irish club of Royal Portrush. Who was the previous winner of an Open Championship last held at Royal Portrush? None other than mad Max Faulkner, in 1951, the only other time the Open was held at the Northern Ireland course. The Englishman fought hard to stay in red figures to win with a 3-under 285. Since the late Mr. Faulkner [...]