Cameron Smith falls out of British Open running after luckless round

Portrush, Northern Ireland: Cameron Smith is targeting another top-five major finish after falling out of British Open contention with a rugged third round at Royal Portrush. Australia's last hope rode an emotional rollercoaster in carding a luckless even-par 71 on Saturday to fall 10 shots adrift of runaway leader Shane Lowry. Tricky round: Cameron Smith acknowledges the crowd after putting […]

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'I feel mentally he's settling down and getting back into his rhythm again' – McDowell tip Rory McIlroy for more majors

Graeme McDowell has tipped Rory McIlroy to win “double digit” major titles. McDowell backed friend and compatriot McIlroy to end his five-year major drought – and soon – after the 30-year-old failed to make the cut at The Open on his home course at Royal Portrush. McIlroy’s eight over meltdown in the first round proved a nightmare homecoming as The […]

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Samuel: Westwood has unexpected swing at greatness

Lee Westwood has unexpected swing at greatness after so many near misses It would be ironic if Lee Westwood finally won after not being seen as contender  He has come so close to winning majors in the past but just come up short   Former world No 1 missed birdie on last at Torrey Pines then lost play-off Westwood would become […]

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