Trump asked Woody Johnson to see if the UK government "could help steer” the tournament to his Trump Turnberry resort.
Expecting in September
Golfer Liz Young has played at the British Open at seven months pregnant. Young, 33, is expecting her first child in September
There is no doubt that Rory McIlroy has cut a rather depressing figure of late. It may be cliché to write about the world number three, only writing about Tiger Woods would be more frowned upon. Whether you agree he deserves his current world ranking or not, there is a distinct sense that all is not well in the McIlroy camp.
Laura Massaro last weekend became the first women's English winner of the British Open since Lisa Opie, who in 1991 against the odds, won at a time when Susan Devoy of New Zealand was such a dominant force.
Football is often accused of 'being out of touch', overly corporate and expensive and populated by indifferent and vapid dilettantes - a giant behemoth devouring all in its path.
The fantastic performance of the English players in Malaysia certainly bodes well for the lead up to the British Open, the next major, in Hull from the 20th-26th May.
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Tom Lewis stunned Royal St George's with a first round total of five under par 65 to share the lead with Denmark's Thomas