Johnny Miller

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The 148th British Open takes place at Royal Portrush this week. Photograph: PA

A is for Albatross, that rarest of birds on a golf course. This is the 148th staging of the British Open and, to date, there have been only eight suc(...)

 Rory McIlroy  reacts on the 11th green during the first round of the US Open at   Pebble Beach. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

When on song, Rory McIlroy dances to his own beat. And so it was in the opening round of the US Open at Pebble Beach where a slight misstep at the sta(...)

 Rory McIlroy speaks to the media during a press conference prior to the 2019 US Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

A buoyant Rory McIlroy has targeted a flying start to the US Open as he tries to create history by ending his Major drought at Pebble Beach. Victorie(...)

Brooks Koepka of the United States and caddie Richard Elliott celebrate on the 18th green after the final round of the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, New York. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka didn’t want to give the silverware back, so he didn’t. The 28-year-old American benefited from a softer final round setup, on a course c(...)

 Jordan Spieth reacts after sinking a birdie putt on the 18th hole during the third round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in Southport. Photograph:  Andy Buchanan/AFP/Getty Images

As one embraced history, with Branden Grace establishing a record low score of 62 in any men’s Major, another – inch by inch, step by step – took stri(...)

 Pádraig Harrington  plays a shot from the rough on the sixth hole  at Royal Birkdale. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Johnny Miller tells a story about playing the last two rounds of the British Open at Royal Birkdale in 1976. The man who would sign his winner’s card (...)

Henrik Stenson shot a stunning final day 63 to hold off Phil Mickelson and secure his maiden Major title. Photograph: Reuters.

Henrik Stenson got a kick up the rear end to start his quest for glory in this 145th edition of the British Open, a three-putt bogey on the first hole(...)

 Billy Casper: ““On a pitch-black night, when you walk up to the hole just to see where it is, it stamps a very strong image in your mind. You develop a feel for everything: the moisture on the grass, the small change in elevation, the exact distance to the hole, all kinds of things your eyes alone can’t tell you.” Photograph: Evening Standard/Getty Images

Billy Casper, a two-time US Open winner a Masters champion and the player with the seventh-most wins in PGA Tour history, died on Saturday at his home(...)