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British Open 2021: Aditi Ashok begins steady with 1-under to lie tied 22nd at Carnoustie Links
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British Open 2021: Aditi Ashok begins steady with 1-under to lie tied 22nd at Carnoustie Links

Aditi, who had finished fourth at the Tokyo Olympics, scored four birdies against three bogeys and three of those birdies came in a fine stretch between 10th and 14th.

Aditi Ashok finishes second at Qualifiers, books spot for Women's British Open
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Aditi Ashok finishes second at Qualifiers, books spot for Women's British Open

While Aditi was sole second, Tvesa Malik (73) ended T-29th and missed out grabbing one of the berths available for the Open.

British Open 2021: Runner-up Jordan Spieth laments 'dumb mistakes' that cost him the title
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British Open 2021: Runner-up Jordan Spieth laments 'dumb mistakes' that cost him the title

Jordan Spieth shot an impressive final round of 66 at Royal St. George's on Sunday to finish two shots behind eventual champion Collin Morikawa.

British Open 2021: Collin Morikawa survives late charge from Jordan Spieth to win second major
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British Open 2021: Collin Morikawa survives late charge from Jordan Spieth to win second major

At just 24, Morikawa claimed his second major thanks to a bogey-free round of 66 to finish on 15 under par.

British Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen leads after 3 rounds at the Open, Collin Morikawa 1 stroke back
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British Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen leads after 3 rounds at the Open, Collin Morikawa 1 stroke back

Oosthuizen, a runner-up in the last two majors, was at 12-under 198 and on course to be the first wire-to-wire winner at golf's oldest championship since Rory McIlroy in 2014.

British Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen sets 36-hole Open record, stellar cast behind him
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British Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen sets 36-hole Open record, stellar cast behind him

Oosthuizen, looking as calm as the conditions, was at 11-under 129, breaking the 36-hole Open record first set by Nick Faldo in 1992 at Muirfield and matched by Brandt Snedeker in 2012 at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.

British Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen, Jordan Spieth lead way as normalcy returns to Open
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British Open 2021: Louis Oosthuizen, Jordan Spieth lead way as normalcy returns to Open

Spieth was a shot off the lead held by Oosthuizen, who saved par from a fairway bunker on No 18 for a 6-under 64.

British Open 2021: Golf's oldest major ready for 'emotional' return in front of 32,000 fans
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British Open 2021: Golf's oldest major ready for 'emotional' return in front of 32,000 fans

Players have to operate in bubbles limited to four people with their team and cannot go to bars, restaurants or supermarkets during the week of the event.

British Open to be played at Royal Liverpool in 2023, Royal Troon in 2024
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British Open to be played at Royal Liverpool in 2023, Royal Troon in 2024

The tournaments were rescheduled following the cancellation of this year's Open at Royal St George’s because of the coronavirus pandemic. It was the first time since 1945 that the tournament was canceled.

Colin Montgomerie feels sorry for younger players due to less lucrative golf schedule
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Colin Montgomerie feels sorry for younger players due to less lucrative golf schedule

Golf’s calendar has been decimated by the novel coronavirus outbreak, with three of the sport’s four majors rescheduled and the British Open cancelled.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Open Championship cancelled, Masters moves to November slot due to the pandemic
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Open Championship cancelled, Masters moves to November slot due to the pandemic

This is the first time since the second World War that golf’s original Open Championship, first played in 1860, has been cancelled.

Coronavirus Outbreak: PGA Championship rescheduled to August due to COVID-19, says report
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Coronavirus Outbreak: PGA Championship rescheduled to August due to COVID-19, says report

The PGA Championship was originally planned for 14-17 May but the PGA of America announced on March 17 that the event had been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

Women's British Open 2019: 'Smiling Cinderella' Hinako Shibuno wins first major in maiden attempt
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Women's British Open 2019: 'Smiling Cinderella' Hinako Shibuno wins first major in maiden attempt

Shibuno, who had never played a professional event outside Japan, became the second Japanese player to win a Major championship, joining Chako Higuchi.

The Open 2019: Shubhankar Sharma equals best finish at a Major after signing off tied 51st
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The Open 2019: Shubhankar Sharma equals best finish at a Major after signing off tied 51st

Shubhankar Sharma sunk a 45-foot birdie on the final hole to savour a career-best round of 68 at the British Open on the final day which took his total to three-over 287.

The Open 2019: Shane Lowry 'can't believe' British Open triumph, feared 'wasn't good enough'
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The Open 2019: Shane Lowry 'can't believe' British Open triumph, feared 'wasn't good enough'

Shane Lowry gave the home crowds a dream finish to the first Open to be held in Northern Ireland since 1951, as he saw off England's Tommy Fleetwood by six shots to win his first major title.

The Open 2019: Ireland's Shane Lowry weathers storm to win first career major at Royal Portrush
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The Open 2019: Ireland's Shane Lowry weathers storm to win first career major at Royal Portrush

In desperately difficult conditions, Lowry's one-over par final round was still more than enough as he finished on 15-under for the tournament to claim the Claret Jug.

The Open 2019: Shane Lowry on brink of first major win with four-shot lead heading into final round
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The Open 2019: Shane Lowry on brink of first major win with four-shot lead heading into final round

Shane Lowry delighted the thousands of fans following him around the Portrush course in the first Open to be held in Northern Ireland since 1951, with an eight-under par round of 63 to seize the lead on Saturday.

The Open 2019: 'Brooks Koepka inspires me', says Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma while praising his partner's uncluttered mind
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The Open 2019: 'Brooks Koepka inspires me', says Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma while praising his partner's uncluttered mind

Sharma was only 16 and playing in his first professional event when he was paired with Koepka in the final round of the Gujarat Kensville Challenge in 2013.

The Open 2019: Bogey-free Shubhankar Sharma lie 20th; JB Holmes takes surprise lead at 5-under
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The Open 2019: Bogey-free Shubhankar Sharma lie 20th; JB Holmes takes surprise lead at 5-under

Shubhankar Sharma, playing with World No. 1 Brooks Koepka (68), had 17 pars and his sole birdie was courtesy a brilliant 30-foot monster putt and when play ended he was Tied-20th and four shots behind sole leader J B Holmes, who birdied the 18th to move to five-under.

Struggling Tiger Woods says 'Father Time' and troublesome back is catching up with him
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Struggling Tiger Woods says 'Father Time' and troublesome back is catching up with him

Tiger Woods never looked comfortable during the opening round of British Open as he shot a seven-over 78 at Royal Portrush and he admitted he was feeling sore.