Who Was the First Non-British Golfer to Win the British Open?

The British Open, officially named the Open Championship , dates to 1860. It is the oldest major championship, and longest-running pro tournament of any kind, in golf history. How long did it take before a golfer who was not British won the Open? It took a long time — nearly 50 years.

Willie Park Sr.: Golf's Very First Major Champion

The British Open debuted all the way back in 1860, and Willie Park Sr. was its very first champion. He won the tournament three times in its first seven years, and later added a fourth victory.

Oldest Golfer to Make the Cut in a Men's Major

Who is the oldest golfer in the history of the men's professional majors to make the cut? The record-holder is one of the giants of the game, and he was 67 years old when he set the record.

SBS Open at Turtle Bay (LPGA Golf Tournament)

The SBS Open at Turtle Bay was an LPGA Tour golf tournament in Hawaii played in the mid- to late 2000-aughts. It was 54 holes in duration, stroke play.

Who Is the Oldest Winner of the U.S. Senior Open?

All the golfers competing in the U.S. Senior Open are aged 50 and up. But how much older than 50 is the tournament's oldest winner? Has anyone 60 years old won it? No. But a couple of 57-year-olds have, and Allen Doyle is the record-holder as the oldest U.S. Senior Open winner.

What Happened to the LPGA Championship?

The LPGA Tour created the LPGA Championship, the flagship tournament of the LPGA, in 1955. For six decades, it was one of the major championships of women's golf. In 2014, the LPGA Championship was played for the 60th time. But the "LPGA Championship" hasn't been played since. What happened?

What Does It Mean to 'Overclub' in Golf?

If you are just a casual golfer, or casual golf fan, you might not be familiar with the term "overclub" or its meaning. "Overclub" is a word we sometimes hear on broadcasts of golf tournaments, or that one golfer might use describing his own shot or another golfer's shot. What does it mean?

Golfer Maureen Orcutt: Won Tournaments in 7 Decades

Maureen Orcutt was an American amateur golfer who won golf tournaments in seven decades, starting in the 1920s. She won dozens of tournaments, by most counts more than 60, but the biggest one got away: Orcutt is arguably the greatest American golfer of the pre-World War II era who never won the U.S. Women's Amateur Championship. Throughout most of her career, she also was a journalist, a pioneer as a woman in sports reporting.

10 Best Golfers Ever in the British Open

Who are the best golfers all-time at playing the British Open — those golfers who most excelled in this particular major championship? In this article we rank the Top 10.

Bobby Jones in the U.S. Open: Wins, Scores, Yearly Finishes

Bobby Jones shared the U.S. Open tournament record of four wins . He also, at one time, shared the U.S. Open record of four second-place finishes. In other words, Jones was very, very good in the U.S. Open.