Patrick McDonald


2024 British Open prize money, purse: Payout for each golfer at Royal Troon from record $17 million pool

The eventual winner of The Open Championship at Royal Troon will take home the largest prize in tournament history

2024 British Open: Rory McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau, Tiger Woods among stars to miss the cut at Royal Troon

Difficult scoring conditions proved too much for some of the best players in the world at Royal Troon this week

2024 British Open: Tiger Woods to miss cut at Royal Troon as disappointing play in majors continues

Where Woods goes from here remains a mystery after a highly uneventful outing in Scotland

2024 British Open tee times, pairings: Complete schedule on TV, groups for Round 2 on Friday at Royal Troon

The star-studded groups continue throughout the second round at the 152nd Open Championship

2024 British Open tee times, pairings: Complete schedule on TV, groups for Round 1 on Thursday at Royal Troon

The first round of The Open features a number of star-studded groups

2024 British Open scores: Rory McIlroy, Bryson DeChambeau shockingly eject early coming off strong U.S. Opens

Two of the best players in the world were not immune to the difficult scoring conditions in the first round of The Open

2024 British Open picks, odds: Expert predictions, favorites to win from betting field at Royal Troon

Who will win the 152nd Open Championship? Our experts dive into all the twists and turns of the year's final major

2024 British Open odds, picks: Scottie Scheffler, Rory McIlroy clear favorites to win, Xander Schauffele next

Scheffler has officially opened as the favorite at all four major championships in 2024

2024 British Open odds, picks: Five sleepers who could surprise by winning it all at Royal Troon

Will a longshot raise the Claret Jug for the second straight year?

2024 British Open picks, predictions: Five trends to help determine this year's winner at Royal Troon

Will another top player claim a major championship or could another outsider threaten at The Open?

Will Bryson DeChambeau finally figure out The Open riddle amid his best major championship season?

DeChambeau has been the top performer in the majors this season

2024 British Open weather forecast: Calm first round precedes potentially wet, windy weekend at Royal Troon

The top golfers in the world will need to contend with more than simply the difficult links golf course this week

2024 Open Championship odds, picks: Why you should root for these nine golfers to win at Royal Troon

Forget the favorites, here are the golfers that should spark your rooting interest this week at Royal Troon

2025 Ryder Cup: Tiger Woods explains why he turned down U.S. captaincy for Bethpage Black

Woods was the presumptive choice to captain the United States but simply had too much on his plate

2024 FedEx Cup Fall schedule: PGA Tour slate highlighted by Presidents Cup, new tournament in Utah

The FedEx Cup Fall allows players to secure privileges for the upcoming season

Patrick McDonald joined CBS Sports in 2022 after writing for NBC Sports and In addition to writing, Patrick is featured on CBS Sports' golf podcast, The First Cut, and provides analysis on CBS Sports HQ. Before putting on his writer's hat, Patrick spent time in the consulting space with Deloitte and Booz Allen Hamilton. If you have questions about Sarbanes-Oxley, Agile Project Management or Joaquin Niemann's career grand slam chances, reach out to Patrick on X @pmcdonaldCBS.

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