- UK state raises $3.3 billion from first sale of RBS stake Updated: Aug-04-15 4:17 am
LONDON - The U.K. government said Tuesday it sold 5.4 percent of taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland for 2.1 billion pounds ($3.3 billion) as it begins to shed a majority stake acquired at the height of the financial crisis in 2008.
- Roope Kakko wins Madeira Islands Open by 3 strokes Updated: Aug-02-15 4:15 pm
SANTO DA SERRA, Madeira Islands - Roope Kakko earned his first European Tour victory Sunday after shooting a flawless 9-under 63 to win the Madeira Islands Open by three strokes.
- Lawrie advances in own match play tournament Updated: Jul-30-15 3:47 pm
ABERDEEN, Scotland - 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.
- Trump turns golf trip into extension of campaign trail Updated: Jul-30-15 1:55 pm
TURNBERRY, Scotland - Donald Trump turned a brief trip to a golf tournament in Scotland into an extension of his presidential campaign trail when he attended the Women's British Open at his plush Turnberry resort on Thursday.
- Royal Bank of Scotland reports rise in 2nd quarter profits Updated: Jul-30-15 11:26 am
LONDON - Second-quarter profit at taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland rose 27 percent, it announced Thursday, but warned the cost of past scandals may continue to weigh on earnings.
- Salmond says another Scottish independence vote 'inevitable' Updated: Jul-26-15 9:25 am
LONDON - The former first minister of Scotland says a second referendum on Scottish independence is "inevitable."
- Column: Spieth no loser despite coming up short in Open Updated: Jul-20-15 4:20 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - When it was over, Jordan Spieth stood off the 18th green and applauded the fans who had spent much of their day applauding him.
- The Latest: Johnson, Leishman tied for lead at British Open Updated: Jul-20-15 1:12 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The Latest from the 144th British Open on the Old Course at St. Andrews (all times local):
- Perfect storm hits Old Course at St. Andrews Updated: Jul-18-15 6:17 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - British Open officials found themselves in the perfect storm amid the storms that hit the Old Course at St. Andrews.
- British star Bisping outpoints Brazil's Leites in Scotland Updated: Jul-18-15 5:23 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland - British star Michael Bisping won a split decision over Brazil's Thales Leites on Saturday night in the Ultimate Fighting Championship's first card in Scotland.
- IOC president wants good competition from best golfers Updated: Jul-18-15 8:44 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - The president of the IOC says golf doesn't have to put on a spectacular show in its return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence except to have good competition among a wide range of the best players in the world.
- Tom Watson: 'The only regret I have is that it's the end' Updated: Jul-15-15 2:36 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Tom Watson is filled with all sorts of conflicting emotions.
- The Open comes back to its roots in a golf town and more Updated: Jul-15-15 12:02 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Teachers led a gaggle of preschoolers in bright yellow slickers through the rain Wednesday on a field trip that had nothing to do with the golf about to take place just a well struck 3-wood away.
- British Open waits on Turnberry call after Trump remarks Updated: Jul-15-15 7:24 am
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - British Open organizers are biding their time before deciding whether Turnberry should be removed from the championship rotation following comments by the course's owner, Donald Trump, about Mexicans.
- Fowler heads into Open still seeking a truly signature win Updated: Jul-14-15 3:15 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Rickie Fowler is more than just a brand.
- Column: Spieth no Tiger, though that's not a bad thing Updated: Jul-14-15 12:50 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Jordan Spieth was practicing a shot he hopes he won't need this week, banging a few wedges off the wall on the famous Road Hole in the fading sun at this, the birthplace of golf.
- Odds are something odd will happen to Jordan Spieth Updated: Jul-14-15 12:00 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - Something has to go wrong for Jordan Spieth at the British Open because it always does.
- Move to ease fox hunting ban stirs UK political storm Updated: Jul-14-15 11:34 am
LONDON - Fox hunting is back on the agenda in Britain, and it's getting bloody.
- British Open, Tee Times Updated: Jul-13-15 10:06 am
- Fowler overhauls Kuchar to win Scottish Open Updated: Jul-12-15 4:33 pm
GULLANE, Scotland - Rickie Fowler had a season full of near misses last year. He's finding the winner's circle much easier to locate in 2015.
- Clark out of British Open field, replaced by Ramsay Updated: Jul-12-15 3:15 pm
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - British Open organizers say Richie Ramsay of Scotland has replaced Tim Clark of South Africa in the field for next week's British Open at St. Andrews.
- 2nd person dies after police take 3 days to check car crash Updated: Jul-12-15 7:50 am
LONDON - A 25-year-old Scottish woman who lay injured in her crashed car for three days because police failed to respond to an accident report has died.
- Mickelson refuses to comment on money-laundering allegations Updated: Jul-08-15 6:54 pm
GULLANE, Scotland - Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson refused to comment on allegations linking him to an illegal gambling operation, saying Wednesday he is used to being an "object to be discussed."
- Knox ready for 'true thrill' of playing 1st British Open Updated: Jul-08-15 2:27 pm
GULLANE, Scotland - Russell Knox was playing the 12th hole in the pro-am at the Scottish Open when he checked his phone and saw he'd received a text from his wife.
- Along for the ride on Watson's farewell at St. Andrews Updated: Jul-07-15 4:56 pm
This was one time Luke Donald didn't mind taking 45 minutes to play a 357-yard hole. He was on the 18th hole at St. Andrews, and the company he kept that Friday afternoon in 2005 could not have been better.