British Open

Edoardo Molinari of Italy hits his shot on the 3rd hole during the second round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 18, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (credit: Andrew Redington/Getty Images)

7 Facts About The British Open

Known as the oldest golf tournament in the world, the 143rd British Open is currently underway. A winner will be awarded the trophy on Sunday, July 20th.

07/18/2014

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 13th hole during the first round of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 17, 2014 in Hoylake, England. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Golf Gets Back To Its Drought-Tolerant Roots At The British Open

With the British Open underway at Royal Liverpool, TV viewers are getting a look at a different kind of golf course.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/17/2014

(Photo Credit:Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

10 Best John Daly Outfits

No one crushes golf balls in style like John Daly.

07/16/2014

US golfer Phil Mickelson poses for pictures with the Claret Jug after winning the 2013 British Open Golf Championship at Muirfield golf course at Gullane in Scotland on July 21, 2013. Mickelson won the British Open at Muirfield with a superb final round of 66. The 43-year-old American won with a three under total of 281, three strokes clear of Henrik Stenson who had a closing 70. AFP PHOTO/PETER MUHLY (Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Is Mickelson’s Game On The Rise?

Phil Mickelson said it was the best closing round of his career — his five under par 66 that gave him his first British Open title. At age 43 and already considered one of golf’s all-time greats, is Mickelson getting better?

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/22/2013

Phil Mickelson

A Career Round Gives Mickelson His First British Open

Phil Mickelson delivered his best closing round ever in a major Sunday — at the British Open, of all places — where he won the third leg of a career Grand Slam.

07/21/2013

Golden Tate #81 of the Seattle Seahawks is tackled by Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers, Chris Culliver #29 of the Seattle Seahawks and Dashon Goldson #38 of the San Francisco 49ers after making a catch during a game at CenturyLink Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won the game 42-13. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: The 49ers-Seahawks Rivalry Has Legs

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll had faced off against each other in Pac-12 play when Stanford played USC.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2013

Ernie Els

Ernie Els Wins Stunning Open On Adam Scott’s Collapse

Ernie Els felt something special could happen at the British Open, and it did, all because of a collapse by Adam Scott that no one imagined.

07/22/2012

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Braves Take Exception To Melk-Man; ‘Rough’ British Open

Atlanta infielder Chipper Jones said the Braves won’t forget Giants left-fielder Melky Cabrera’s ‘happy’ reaction to teammate Gregor Blanco’s three-run homer in the 11th inning of the Giants 9-4 win Wednesday night.

07/19/2012

140th Open Championship - Day Three

What Rickie Fowler Will We See In The Final Round

Rickie Fowler is 3 shots back from the leader at The Open Championship, but what type of player will we see in the final round?

07/17/2011

140th Open Championship - Day Two

Darren Clarke Back In Contention At The British Open

Darren Clarke was among the top golfers in the world just a couple of years ago. After a personal tragedy he has bounced back and now in contention to win the The Open Championship.

07/16/2011

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