Golf star Tiger Woods has ruled himself out of selection for the United States Ryder Cup team due to back problems, according to Reuters.
Rory McIlroy won his second straight major championship and fourth of his young career, rallying on the back nine in the PGA Championship.
McIlroy finished at 16-under 268. Rickie Fowler and Henrik Stenson tied for third, two shots behind.
Huge congratulations to Rory McIlroy on winning the Open.
Northern Ireland golfer Rory McIlroy has posted a picture of himself holding the Claret Jug after winning the British Open.
Rory McIlroy said he felt "absolutely incredible" after wining the British Open but that his success "still hadn't sunk in yet."
The 25-year-old told a press conference he would be celebrating tonight with his friends and family. "I'll get to enjoy it and let it sink in tonight," he said.
Rory McIlroy held off a spirited challenge from Ryder Cup team-mate Sergio Garcia to claim his third major title on a thrilling final day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.
McIlroy took a six-shot lead over Rickie Fowler into the last round and was seven clear of Garcia, but saw that advantage cut to just two strokes as Garcia played the first 10 holes in five under par. However, the 34-year-old Spaniard - fifth here in 2006 and now with 19 top-10s in 64 majors - crucially bogeyed the 15th to release some of the pressure and McIlroy would not be denied becoming the first European player to win three different majors since the Masters was founded in 1934.
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy captured his third major after winning the British Open by two shots at Royal Liverpool on Sunday. The 25-year-old held off the challenge provided by a red-hot Sergio Garcia and Rickie Fowler to record a 17-under-par total of 271.
Police have charged a 44-year-old man who allegedly collided with a security guard after driving a golf buggy out of the well-known golf Open at Hoylake.
Jason Holland, of Grange View, Prenton, Merseyside, has been charged with aggravated unauthorised taking of a vehicle and common assault.
A spokesman for Merseyside Police said: "We can confirm that a man has been charged following an incident in Hoylake, Wednesday, 16 July.
"He is due to appear before Wirral Magistrates on Friday, 5 September."
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