Open Shorts – Day Two

A round-up of the news and views from day two of the 135th Open Championship at Hoylake, brought to you by the Golf Monthly on-course writers.

Silly Questions – Part One

Is it any wonder that some players don’t relish talking to the press when they get asked questions like these? Here are some of the worst so far at the…

Say What?

Read some of the opening day's most memorable quotes, compiled by our on-course writers Jeremy Ellwood and Dan Davies.

Good Course, Bad Course ?

The great and the good give their verdict on the Hoylake links, the historic setting for this year's Open Championship.

Clarke Set To Take A Break

After firing an opening round of 69 at the 2006 Open Championship, Northern Ireland's Darren Clarke told the media that he is set to take a complete break from the…

Jimenez Takes Early Second Round Lead

Popular Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez enjoyed a dazzling start to his second round at Royal Liverpool in the 2006 Open Championship, taking him to the top of the leaderboard early…

Welcome Back Seve

Dan Davies watches every shot of Seve Ballesteros' long-awaited but unexpected return to the Open Chamionship at Hoylake on Thursday.

McDowell Leads The Way After Opening 66

Northern Ireland's Graeme McDowell fired an opening round of 66 at the 2006 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, leaving him clear of a host of top players. Defending champion Tiger…

The man widely credited as being the driving force behind golf's transformation into a global phenomenon is to be inducted into one of the sport's most elite clubs in Florida…

English Pair Leading The Way

Opening rounds of 67 see England's Greg Owen and Anthony Wall take the clubhouse lead ahead of a host of big names at the 2006 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Seven Players Tied For Early Clubhouse Lead

Seven players are in the clubhouse and setting the early pace in the 2006 Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, after the early starters took advantage of favourable scoring conditions.

Faldo And Woods Put Differences Aside

Tiger Woods and Nick Faldo seemingly ended their much-publicised feud at the practice ground on Wednesday afternoon, enabling them to focus on their golf ahead of their grouping together in…

Echoes Of 1967 As Start Is Delayed

History has repeated itself, after heavy overnight rain and thunderstorms delayed the start of the 2006 Open Championship at Hoylake - just like the last time The Open was staged…

Hoylake Will Be Tough, Says McGinley

2002 Ryder Cup hero Paul McGinley has leapt to the defence of Royal Liverpool, claiming that the players at this year's Open Championship will find it a tougher test than…

England's David Howell and Nick Dougherty are aiming to give the home crowd something to smile about at the 135th Open Championship at Royal Liverpool this week.

Scotland's Colin Montgomerie says he has put his US Open disappointment behind him and is looking forward to this week's Open Championship, where he will once again be looking to…

Ballesteros The Rank Outsider On His Open Return

The much-anticipated return to Major championship golf of a man who is arguably European golf's most influential player of all time is set to be a short one, according to…

Mickelson Hoping Hogan-Style Preparation Pays Off

Masters champion Phil Mickelson's preparation for this year's Open Championship at Royal Liverpool evokes memories of a legendary visit to these shores from another famous American in 1953. The world…

Recent USPGA Tour winner Trevor Immelman is the latest big name player to pull out of the field for the 135th Open Championship at Royal Liverpool, which begins tomorrow.

Quote, Unquote: Luke Donald

Luke Donald, the current world number eleven, spoke to www.asapsports.com ahead of the 135th Open Championship at Royal Liverpool this week. The popular Englishman will be hoping that he can…