The Open Championship 2015i

The 2015 British Open, or simply The Open, will be played at the Home of Golf - St Andrews, Scotland - for the 29th time. The Open celebrates its 144th edition this year and is golf's oldest championship. The tournament week runs over July 12-19 and is one of golf's four major championships. Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy won the 2014 Open at Hoylake in England.


Jordan Spieth sees fellow American Dustin Johnson as the main obstacle in his path to completing a clean sweep of the year’s first three major titles. The 21-year-old Texan needs the British Open crown to stand a PGA Championship away from being the first player in the history of the sport to achieve the calendar-year grand slam.

The grand pursuit of Jordan Spieth, redemption for Dustin Johnson, the mystery that has become Tiger Woods. It all came to a momentary halt on Friday in the gloaming of St Andrews when Tom Watson said goodbye to the British Open.

Jordan Niebrugge shot the lowest first-round score by an amateur in an Open at St Andrews with a 5-under 67 on Thursday, ensuring he was keeping grand slam-chasing Jordan Spieth company on the leaderboard

Tiger Woods says that age and injuries have failed to diminish his will to win and that more major golfing titles are still possible as he approaches his 40th birthday.

Dustin Johnson will get a chance to banish the agony of losing the US Open on the final green when he tees off in his opening round of the 144th British Open at St Andrews on Thursday.

Europe's 2014 Ryder Cup captain, Paul McGinley, does not fancy Jordan Spieth's chances of being the first golfer since American Ben Hogan in 1953 to land the first three majors of the season.