Alan Blinder

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PGA Tour Can Bar LIV Golfers From Playoff, Judge Rules

The narrow ruling came less than 48 hours before the start of the FedEx Cup playoffs in Memphis, but the broader turmoil could last for years.A federal judge on Tuesday rebuffed an...

At Least 4 Players on Alabama’s ’60s Football Teams Had CTE

At least four fixtures of Alabama’s great teams of the 1960s had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or C.T.E., at their deaths. Researchers expect it in other players, too.TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Near the end,...

At the British Open, Another Letdown for Rory McIlroy

McIlroy, the 2014 Open winner and a son of Northern Ireland, was a gallery favorite in Scotland. But his streak of major tournament misery will stretch into 2023.ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Deep...

Climate Change Threatens St. Andrews, Golf’s Birthplace

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — It is the rare golfer who does not fret over weather that could wash out a round or starve shots of distance.But along the North Sea on a...

Tiger Woods Misses British Open Cut

Tiger Woods missed the cut at the British Open, ending, he knows, what might have been his last competitive tournament on his favorite course.ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The roars at last ebbed...

Who Engraves the British Open’s Claret Jug on Sunday?

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The good news for Garry Harvey is that almost no one in this year’s British Open field has a name quite as long as Severiano Ballesteros — Spanish...

A British Open Green With One Last Catch: A 150-Foot Putt

The St. Andrews quirk of double greens offers thrills and aggravations whenever the world’s elite go to the Old Course.ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The wind can go from negligible to middling to...

Furious Over LIV Golf, British Open Could Change Entry Rules

The R&A’s chief executive issued a stark warning to the players and did little to disguise his disdain for the new Saudi-backed series.ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — The organizer of the British Open...

Alan Blinder

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