Stricker, Holmes best of the rest at the British Open

TROON, Scotland (AP) Steve Stricker showed up at Royal Troon thinking this might be his last major championship. He can count on three more. The 49-year-old Stricker shot 2-under 69 to finish in fourth place at the British Open, securing a return to the Masters, a trip back for the British Open at Birkdale next year and a place at the PGA Championship in Baltusrol in less than...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Stricker plays way into more scheduling conflicts

When Steve Stricker qualified for The Open via his runner-up finish at last months FedEx St. Jude Classic, he wasnt sure if hed make the trip to Scotland.
Via CSN Chicago
8 days ago

The Latest: Stricker laments one bad hole at British Open

TROON, Scotland (AP) The latest from the British Open (all times local): --- 4:35 p.m. Steve Stricker has really got to be kicking himself over one miserable hole in the British Open. The 49-year-old American turned in another fine round Saturday, shooting a 3-under 68 in cool, blustery conditions at Royal Troon. Stricker opened the tournament with a 67, and he made 17 pars in...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Mickelson ties major record with an opening round 63 at British Open

After winning The Open at Muirfeld three years ago, Phil Mickelson is back to making headlines at the oldest major in golf. That’s because he came within a lip-out on the final hole from setting the major record for lowest round ever. As it was, Mickelson tied the previous record by shooting an 8-under-par 63 at Royal Troon in The Open. No player has ever shot a 62 in any major...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

The Latest: Stricker overcomes nerves for a 67

TROON, Scotland (AP) The Latest on the British Open (all times local): --- 3:30 p.m. Steve Stricker was nervous when he teed off at Royal Troon, and it showed. He had to scramble for par on the first hole and took bogey on the next hole. But the 49-year-old American settled down and shot 67, one shot off the lead. So why the nerves? Stricker said maybe it was because it's been...
Via Associated Press
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stricker to play 2 weeks in Scotland

AKRON, Ohio (AP) Steve Stricker stopped playing the British Open in 2013 to spend more time with his family. Now he's going over to Scotland for two weeks. Stricker earned a spot in the British Open three weeks ago when he tied for second in the FedEx St. Jude Classic, where four spots in the Open were available. Sunday at Royal Troon is his wedding anniversary, and he wasn't...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Round with young Tiger ruined Stricker's confidence

A young Steve Stricker looked destined for consistent PGA Tour success after winning twice during the 1996 season, but then he played with a kid named Tiger Woods, and then it all went wrong.
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June 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Tiger Woods wanted to become a Navy SEAL, gave up on majors record in 2007

Many around the world of golf and sports are wondering not only what happened to Tiger Woods, but when he’s going to return to the game, if he’s going to return at all. With the prospect of him missing his second Master’s Tournament in three years, SI’s big cover story this week focused on the Tiger Woods story and what’s next, and there are some interesting anecdotes and...
Via The Comeback
March 29, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Highlights | Steve Stricker shares lead after 36 holes at the Valspar Championship

In the second round of the 2016 Valspar Championship, Will MacKenzie drops in a long-range birdie on No. 18 to post a 4-under 67 and shares the lead with Steve Stricker at 5-under overall.
March 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Photos: PGA Golfer Steve Stricker Hit Balls From The Top Of Camp Randall Stadium During Halftime Of Wisconsin vs. Illinois

Pro golfer Steve Stricker may be a bit conflicted when it comes to Wisconsin vs. Illinois. The Illini alumnus lives in Madison, and roots for the Badgers, who host his alma mater this afternoon. During halftime of the game, Stricker used the opportunity to get some range work in, and started driving balls to the midfield logo from the top of Camp Randall Stadium. Quite a view for...
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October 11, 2014  |  Discuss

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