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Zach Johnson, Kisner share British lead

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CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) A light rain in the morning that gave way to soft sunlight in the afternoon took some of the sting out of Carnoustie.

Just not all of it.

Kevin Kisner found that out with one swing that erased his two-shot lead Friday in the British Open and left him tied with housemate Zach Johnson. He hit an 8-iron that only needed to go 150 yards to clear the Barry Burn in front of the 18th green. Instead, it floated out of the yellow grass to the right, bounced off the base of the rock wall that frames the winding stream and led to a double bogey.


Woods cards 2nd straight even-par 71

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Tiger Woods didn't entirely hurt his chances in the British Open.

Better yet, he didn't hurt anyone in the gallery. Read More...

DJ, Thomas, Rahm miss cut at British

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Justin Rose made his only birdie of the day when he needed it the most, sinking an 18-footer on the final hole to make the cut Friday in the British Open.

Other top players weren't as fortunate.

McIlroy stays in British mix with 69

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Rory McIlroy has the word "NASTY" written on the soles of his golf shoes and he's talking about "going out swinging" in a bid to end his four-year drought in the majors.

McIlroy wants to be as aggressive as he can at the British Open this week. Read More...

Storms suspend Lincicome's PGA cut bid

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (AP) Troy Merritt and Billy Horschel seized on the tight window of favorable weather to post impressive rounds before the sky eventually turned nasty.

The weather stoppage gave Brittany Lincicome her desired Saturday tee time, though the LPGA Tour player must overcome a huge challenge to extend it by making the cut and history in a PGA Tour event. Read More...

South Africans playing well again

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) South Africa's summer takeover of golf in Scotland could yet yield the most prized trophy of them all: The claret jug.

In the last four weeks, South Africans have won the British Amateur Championship, the Scottish Open on the European Tour, and most recently the Junior British Open - all in Scotland. Read More...

Vegas takes wild journey to Carnoustie

CARNOUSTIE, Scotland (AP) Jhonattan Vegas was forced to do plenty of scrambling before he even teed off in the British Open.

The Venezuelan golfer's wild journey to Carnoustie started last week and involved an expired visa, a seven-hour stakeout in a car outside a consulate in Houston, a hastily arranged helicopter ride across Scotland, and a lost set of clubs. Read More...

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