British Open back at St. Andrews in 2010

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, April 20 (UPI) -- The British Open will celebrate its 150th birthday in 2010 at the place where it all began, the Old Course at St. Andrews.

Scottish university honors Michael Douglas

FIFE, Scotland, April 19 (UPI) -- Oscar-winning actor Michael Douglas has been chosen to receive an honorary degree from Scotland's St. Andrews university.

Tiger Woods favored at St. Andrews

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, July 13 (UPI) -- Masters champion Tiger Woods headlines a field of big-name players Thursday at the start of the 133rd British Open golf tournament at St. Andrews, Scotland.

Seve Ballesteros out of British Open

SURREY, England, June 30 (UPI) -- Three-time winner Seve Ballesteros has withdrawn from the British Open golf tournament.

Nicklaus to retire after British Open

LONDON, May 16 (UPI) -- Jack Nicklaus indicated again Monday he will end his competitive golf playing career after this year's British Open at St. Andrews.

St. Andrews rejects Nicklaus honor

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, May 4 (UPI) -- St. Andrews, Scotland, snubbed Jack Nicklaus by failing to make him an honorary citizen of the city where he will play what may be his last golf tournament.

Bob Dylan earns 2nd honorary degree

LONDON, June 16 (UPI) -- U.S. singer Bob Dylan has been chosen to receive an honorary degree from Britain's St. Andrews University, Sky News reported Wednesday.

Harrington, Romero share Dunhill lead

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- Padraig Harrington suffered a double bogey at the notorious 17th hole at St Andrews Saturday to fall back into a tie for the lead with Eduardo Romero after thre

British Open Champions

GULLANE, Scotland, July 21 (UPI) -- Winners of the British Open:

St. Andrews gets 2005 British Open

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- The Old Course at St. Andrews, where Tiger Woods completed the career grand slam two years ago, was awarded the 2005 British Open Tuesday.
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St Andrews

Coordinates: 56°20′13″N 2°47′59″W / 56.336978°N 2.799761°W / 56.336978; -2.799761

St Andrews (Scottish Gaelic: Cill Rìmhinn) is a town and former royal burgh on the east coast of Fife, Scotland. According to the recent population estimate (2006), the town has a population of 16,596, making this the fifth largest settlement in Fife. It is named after Saint Andrew the Apostle. It is home to Scotland's oldest university, the University of St Andrews.

From mediaeval times until the Reformation, St Andrews was the ecclesiastical capital of Scotland: its bishop being the primus of the Scottish church. Today, its historic cathedral lies in ruins.

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