Sweden’s Anna Nordqvist Captures Third Major at Carnoustie

Embed from Getty ImagesANNA NORDQVIST OF SWEDEN WON the AIG Women’s Open at Carnoustie. She finished at 12 under par to edge Madelene Sagstrom (Sweden), Lizette Salas (USA) and Georgia Hall (England) by a shot. It was Nordqvist’s third major title. She won the 2009 LPGA Championship and the 2017 Evian Championship. “I’ve been waiting … Read more

How to Watch the 2021 AIG Women’s Open: Complete TV Schedule and Streaming Details

Embed from Getty ImagesTHE 2021 LPGA TOUR MAJOR SEASON ends this week at Carnoustie with the 2021 AIG Women’s Open. A field of 144 players has teed off on the famed links, located at the mouth of the Barry Burn on the coast of the North Sea. Nelly Korda, Madelene Sagstrom and Sei Young Kim … Read more

AIG Women’s Open Preview: World No. 1 Nelly Korda Heads International Field

News Release (and additional content*) ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND – Major champion, Olympic gold medallist and Rolex Women’s Golf World Rankings number one Nelly Korda heads an international field of more than 75 champions at the AIG Women’s Open, which gets underway at Carnoustie on Thursday 19 August. It feels good to be back 😍 @AIGWomensOpen https://t.co/VOoalpJH8m — … Read more

VIDEO: Tom Watson on His Last Open Championship

TOM WATSON TALKS ABOUT HIS LAST Open Championship. He won his first of five Open titles in 1975 at Carnoustie in a playoff against Australian Jack Newton. Watson also gives a primer on how to play the Old Course. Stay left. Don’t “underplay” the wind. Be “spot on” with your long putting. The 65-year-old opened … Read more

Q&A: The Weather Talks About The Open Championship

(From the archives. This originally published on July 14, 2010, the last time the Open Championship was played at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.) IN AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW, the Weather spoke to ARMCHAIR GOLF about Open Championship week, including some hints on what to expect the next four days at the Old Course. … Read more

Farewell Tour: Watson and Faldo’s Last Open

NOT SINCE SAM SNEAD HAS A TOUR golfer played so well for so long. I’m talking about 65-year-old Tom Watson. At the RBC Heritage last week, Watson made his 501st cut on the PGA Tour after shooting a 69 in the second round. A five-time British Open champion and winner of eight majors, Watson will … Read more

Paul Lawrie Reveals Hurt in ‘An Open Book’

Paul Lawrie (camflan) IF YOU WON THE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP and sipped your favorite beverage out of the Claret Jug, do you think you would ever live to regret it? Paul Lawrie has. The 1999 Open winner triumphed over Jean van de Velde (who famously took a triple bogey on the final hole of regulation play) … Read more

Paul Lawrie Moves Up in Race to Dubai

By Alan Ewens Paul Lawrie in Qatar. (Doha Stadium Plus) PAUL LAWRIE HAS TARGETED a career-best top five finish in The Race to Dubai after his superb victory at the Johnnie Walker Championship at Gleneagles last week. The Ryder Cup player cruised to victory to become the first Scot to win three times on home … Read more

Adam Scott’s Failure: Choke, Stumble, or Meltdown?

By Michael Green Special to ARMCHAIR GOLF Copyright © Michael Green. All rights reserved. Used with permission. Adam Scott AUSTRALIA’S CURSED HISTORY AT MAJOR GOLF championships meant that many media outlets compared Adam Scott’s failure alongside the disasters of Greg Norman and the infamous meltdown of Jean van de Velde. Professional golfers and the golf … Read more