ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) The inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play lost its top-seeded player and the tournament host at the last-32 stage on Friday. No. 1-seeded James Morrison was beaten 2 and 1 by Johan Carlsson, who will play fellow Swede Robert Karlsson in the last 16. Paul Lawrie, the 1999 British Open champion, will spend the rest of the event in the sponsor's pavilion after losing...
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ABERDEEN, Scotland (AP) Former British Open champion Paul Lawrie advanced to the last 32 of the European Tour match play event he is hosting in northern Scotland with a 5-and-4 victory over Romain Wattel on Thursday. The most comprehensive win in the first round of the inaugural Paul Lawrie Match Play in Aberdeen belonged to Spain's Alejandro Canizares, who was a 7-and-6 winner...
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ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Paul Lawrie is 36 holes away from putting to rest the myth that he didn't deserve to win the 1999 British Open at Carnoustie. The Scotsman stands third at 8-under 136, two shots behind Dustin Johnson at the Old Course. Lawrie is one of two Scots among the top four. Marc Warren is tied for fourth at 137. For 16 years, Lawrie has had to endure the slings and...
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (AP) Paul Lawrie is the oldest guy on the British Open leaderboard, one of the lowest-ranked players left in the field, and his cold putter has turned him into a grouch this season. He may, though, just be the biggest threat to Dustin Johnson heading into the final two rounds at St. Andrews. Lawrie is defying his age (46), world ranking (No. 346) and howling...
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ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Dustin Johnson survived the longest round and 40 mph gusts with one last birdie for a 3-under 69 and a one-shot lead in the British Open. The morning wind was so strong it blew golf balls on the green and led to a delay of nearly 10 hours. It forced the first Monday finish in the British Open in 27 years. Johnson, coming off a crushing loss at the U.S. Open...
Walter Hagen once said, “No one remembers who came in second.” In most cases, that might be true, but the 1999 Open Championship at Carnoustie was not most cases.Paul Lawrie won that year’s Open in record fashion, coming from 10 strokes back on Sunday to claim his first and only major title. However, if you ask about the 1999 Open at Carnoustie, Lawrie’s is not the name that...
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