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The Open Championship First Round News & Notes

St Andrews, Scotland (SportsNetwork.com) - Like many others in the field, Phil Mickelson got off to a quick start in the first round of the Open Championship, then had to hang on coming in as the weather got more difficult. The 2013 champion was 3-under par after five holes, but had three bogeys and two birdies the rest of the ... Read More »

McIlroy says he’ll miss British Open

(SportsNetwork.com) - Rory McIlroy will not defend his title at the British Open. The world's No. 1 player announced Wednesday he has withdrawn from the tournament due to a ruptured ligament in his left ankle. "After much consideration, I have decided not to play in the Open Championship at St. Andrews," McIlroy released via his Instagram account. "I'm taking a ... Read More »

Spieth wins U.S. Open after Johnson’s miss

University Place, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Spieth 2-putted for birdie on the 72nd hole Sunday and won the U.S. Open Championship when Dustin Johnson 3-putted for par on the same hole. Spieth closed with a 1-under 69 despite a double-bogey on 17. The Masters champion finished at 5-under-par 275 at Chambers Bay. Johnson, who turns 31 on Monday, had a ... Read More »

Gomez cruises to 4-shot win in Memphis

Memphis, TN (SportsNetwork.com) - Fabian Gomez closed with a 4-under 66 Sunday and rolled to a 4-stroke win at the St. Jude Classic. Gomez ended his first PGA Tour title at 13-under-par 267. "I'm so happy to win and I know that being from Argentina that Angel (Cabrera) and Roberto (De Vicenzo) will be really happy about it," Gomez said ... Read More »

Spieth Made it Look Easy

By Kevin Currie Jordan Spieth made playing at Augusta National look easy over the weekend. Whether it be his birdie at 18 on Thursday, his up and down for par on the 18th on Saturday or his par-saving putt at 16 in the final round, nothing appeared hard for the second-youngest Masters winner. Those were just a couple of the ... Read More »

Jordan rules: Spieth wins Masters by 4

Augusta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Spieth bogeyed the final hole on Sunday, but the only thing it cost him was a Masters record. Spieth closed with a 2-under 70 to win the Masters by four strokes. The win was his first major championship title. The 21-year-old Texan was the first to reach 19-under par at the Masters with a birdie ... Read More »

Woods will play the Masters

Augusta, GA (SportsNetwork.com) - Tiger Woods announced on his website Friday that he will play the Masters, where he has won four times. "I'm playing in the Masters. It's obviously very important to me, and I want to be there," Woods said on his website. "I've worked a lot on my game and I'm looking forward to competing. I'm excited ... Read More »

Every rallies to repeat at Bay Hill

Orlando, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Matt Every came from behind on Sunday to win the Arnold Palmer Invitational for a second straight year. Every fired a 6-under 66 to end at 19-under-par 269. He followed Tiger Woods as the second straight back-to-back winner at this event. "Last year, I just made everything, but this year, for me, I was driving it ... Read More »

Brandon Steiner named Honoree at 1st Annual New York Sportscene Children’s Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic

New York Sportscene and the New York Sportscene Children's Foundation are excited to announce that Brandon Steiner, Founder and Chairman of Steiner Sports Marketing and Memorabilia, has been announced as the official honoree at the 1st Annual New York Sportscene Children's Foundation Celebrity Golf Classic which will take place on August 31, 2015 at the Hamlet Golf & Country Club in Commack, ... Read More »

Johnson focusing on the game of life

By Kevin Currie Coming back from his six-month leave of absence, Dustin Johnson's outlook for 2015 seemed cloudy to the prognosticators, but not to him. He has played five events and contended in three of them. He missed the cut in his first start at the Farmers Insurance Open and failed to play the weekend at the Honda Classic. Johnson ... Read More »