Trophy life: McIlroy reveals claret jug escapades
British Open champion Rory McIlroy shares some of the fun things has done with the claret jug Tuesday at Firestone Country Club, host site for the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.
Mission possible? Phil hoping for repeat win
Golf Central breaks down Phil Mickelson's chances of repeating at the 2014 British Open. Watch Golf Central 6PM ET.
Golfing World: Rory, Tiger pleased with Open starts
In today's Golfing World News we take a look at a round up today's Open stories as we embark on the second day of the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake, England.
Golfing World: Hoylake key holes; Phil walks the course
Here we take a preview of three key holes at Hoylake and watch Phil Mickelson return the Claret Jug, then walk the course with Cara Robinson.
Rory: Claret jug 'needs a bit of a clean' after night out
After capturing the claret jug, Rory McIlroy promised to drink “everything and anything” out of the oldest trophy in golf. So far, so good.
Just a jug-gestion: How Rory should fill claret jug
In case Rory McIlroy runs out of things to fill his claret jug with, here are some ideas you came up with.
Rosie’s notes: Mickelson returns claret jug
Rich Lerner is joined by Tim Rosaforte, who shares details of his chat with defending Open champ Phil Mickelson about his year with the claret jug.Phil Mickelson , he's having quite a good time with the Claret Jug. You know, he reluctantly parted ways with the old trophy today. Going through some separation anxiety. Had so much fun with it. You know, he talked about that expensive bottle of wine he drank out of it. But talking to me outside the clubhouse, just sitting on the bench, the two of us. He really became a romantic and talked about why that jug ment to him, so much to him. And that's the Player's Jug. That's the one that gets rotated around from all the players, the the one they put on exhibit at, at their headquarters up at St. Andrews. But he talked about Bobby Jones holding that trophy. He talked about Walter Hagan trophy, holding that trophy. All the greats holding that trophy, that's why it meant so much to him. And he's really a romantic at heart. He gets in this part of the world now and something's changed for him. He talked about what a spiritual thing it was from the other night in the Scottish Open going over and playing Trump's golf course with just a Sunday bag over his shoulder. Just him and the golf course . And how it really put him in touch with the history over here. And how he feels so much different now as a part of the open championship. Records that, that he set last year. To be a part of this company, to be a part of this tournament now, and he feels like not only is he feeling different about the tournament, but the people around here, he could just sense, are feeling different about him. Yeah, and, and I think he understood just how important it was to prove to people that his game traveled. As it did for the likes of Nicklaus and Trevino and Tiger Woods . You want to be in that eschalon of, of the all time great players. I, I think, it's, it's crucial that you
Phil Mickelson on celebrating with the claret jug
Phil Mickelson talks about how he and his friends celebrated with the claret jug, including drinking a bottle of 1990 Romanee-Conti wine from the famous trophy.just curious, outside of Krispy Kreme, where all did you take, the green jacket in public the three times you had it, and, and could you describe, maybe, the difference to the reaction to the jugbetween the reaction to where you've been out in public with the green jacket theories, you've had it we're else, else I think the reason this brought out a little bit more emotion was everybody had
Golfing World: Open legend Gary Player talks Tiger
In today's Golfing World News we take a look at a round up today's Open stories as we embark on the first day of the 143rd Championship at Royal Liverpool.as the players begin their first rounds. Tiger's been through it with Henrik Stenson , and Ángel Cabrera as he makes his first attack on a major championship this year. We have a full start list. Will play through the pain after an injury scare this week and Scottish Open champion Justin Rose will be looking to capitalize on his fantastic form. Golfing World took a break away from the golf course yesterday as we were kindly invited to Gary Player's annual This year's barbecue event marked the 40th anniversary since Player's Open win in Berlin. Having won the Open Championship three times himself, the South African legend offered up his opinion as to who this week's champion will be. The Open Championship with out a question is the greatest tournament in the world. But if anybody could handle it, it's Tiger Woods . And I think it's imperative that he comes back and play well, because he brings more people to the tournament, the media
Champ is here: Mickelson's claret jug memories
Todd Lewis talks with defending Open champion Phil Mickelson about his year with the claret jug.last year when he show Muirfield to prepare for the Open championship, Phil Mickelson arrives here at Royal Liverpool with tangible evidence that he is an excellent links player, and that evidence is the Claret Jug . Today, after returning Claret Jug to the RNA, I caught up with Phil and I asked him, did he reminisce about not only his victory last year,the open championship thinking, this is my best opportunity to win a major championship at a later age. What was the most memorable thing that Phil Mickelson did with the claret jug over the last year? Well, he said he drank a $40,000 bottle of wine out of it. And by the way it
Grill Room: LeBron and an ovu-lous Freudian slip
This week's Grill Room episode includes Jason Dufner's LeBron James prediction, Jessica Korda’s 'ovulating' golf balls, and Lindsey Vonn’s shark encounter. Visit us at golfchannel.com/grillroom .golf term. The biggest sports story of the year broke last week. LeBron James is going back to Cleveland. Yes, we all know that now, but Jason Dufner knew that seven months ago. Johnny Football, LeBron,
UAB senior Dunne among 12 Open Final Qualifiers
Twelve more players punched their tickets to Hoylake via Final Qualifying.
Golfing World: Sandy Lyle at The Open
We sit down for a chat with Sandy Lyle who looks back on his career in The Open Championship.of the game, Sandy Lyle, who triumphed in tough conditions at Royal Saint George's . Well, it doesn't get any better than that, when you finish number one at the end of the week. And, that was