Sports writer for The Independent
17 July 2014 11:14 PM
Ashley Chesters, a 24-year-old amateur from Shropshire, took up the UK challenge after Rory McIlroy, eclipsing a cluster of players with far bigger reputations.
17 July 2014 07:46 AM
McIlroy holds a one-shot lead after day one
15 July 2014 06:08 PM
Hoylake stirs touching memories for Woods but even the relief of being fully fit cannot explain his conviction that he will end his major drought after little practice, writes Kevin Garside
14 July 2014 11:54 PM
Mickelson speaks of his pride at parading the Claret Jug around family, friends and commercial partners
14 July 2014 11:52 PM
After watching Rose win the US Open, former world No 1 felt he’d have to make alterations to his action if he was to claim that elusive title. He tells Kevin Garside he’s happy with how it is all coming along
14 July 2014 11:50 PM
American with rare condition finished second in US Open and now has his sights set on Hoylake
Kevin Garside: The pity about Ian Thorpe’s announcement is that a great swimmer should have to declare his sexuality at all
14 July 2014 12:32 AM
Thorpe is not addressing the developed mind, but age-old prejudices that are still with us
12 July 2014 11:55 PM
But a Saturday 68 leaves him seven behind Justin Rose
12 July 2014 11:51 PM
Briton who nearly broke his duck at the last Open tells Kevin Garside he is ready for another go
12 July 2014 11:49 PM
Everyone wants to follow Tiger, so ESPN will track his every move at the tournament. But he has played so little golf since his back surgery that few give him any chance
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Sorry Judy Finnigan – Ched Evans is no less sickening than an alleyway rapist
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Workers 'could be forced to pay £5 a week' to get benefits
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
Amal Alamuddin calls for the return of the Elgin Marbles from Britain: 'Injustice has persisted for too long'
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- 4 Russell Brand might seem like a sexy revolutionary worth getting behind, but he will only fail his fans
- 5 Michael McIntyre walks off stage after woman in the front row uses her phone