Our top picks are in and only one player was chosen by both PSN analysts for the 145th British Open Championship from Royal Troon in Scotland.
At age 59, legendary Tom Watson nearly became the oldest player to win a major championship during the ’09 Open at Turnberry. This final group includes veteran players like Colin Montgomerie, who could not only break that record (Julius Boros/48/’68 PGA), but also win a major for the first time.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the Open Championship as golf’s top names gather at Royal Troon to compete for the Claret Jug. Dustin Johnson seeks a third straight victory after the U.S. Open and WGC-Bridgestone Championship; Rory McIlroy is back after a year’s hiatus.
What do the countries Spain, Scotland, Italy, Belgium, Sweden, Argentina, England and the United States all have in common? They represent players from this list of top sleepers for the 2016 Open Championship.
This group includes eight major winners including the defending British Open Champion, Zach Johnson. Johnson will try and become the first player to win back-to-back titles since Padraig Harrington in ’08/’07.
Three veterans long overdue for their first major title head-up this group of leading contenders for the Open Championship.
With Dustin Johnson capturing his first-career major title at Oakmont last month following a third WGC win at Firestone two weeks later, the ‘Big 3’ is now the ‘Big 4’. Can DJ keep the winning streak going at Royal Troon starting Thursday?
The 145th Open Championship begins Thursday at Royal Troon in Scotland. This will be the ninth championship to be held at this historic course which was founded in 1878.
Greg DePalma and Jeff Shain, golf writer at The Island Packet, preview the U.S. Women’s Open as teen sensations Lydia Ko (right) and Brooke Henderson take the spotlight at CordeValle in California wine country. They’ll also look at the Scottish Open, which serves as the final tuneup before the Open Championship.
Dustin Johnson follows-up on his first career major win in the U.S. Open by capturing his second World Golf Championships event in a come from behind victory over the world’s top-ranked player, Jason Day.