Tiger Woods part of celebration of champions at St. Andrews
They stood on the 18th tee at St. Andrews, a foursome that collectively has won 43 major championships spanning nearly six decades. There are exceptions, and a British Open at the home of golf that celebrates the R&A's champions would be one of them. Along for the ride was Jack Nicklaus, the gold standard when it comes to majors with his 18 titles.news.yahoo.com
Bahamas’ largest private island could be yours — for a hefty price
The largest private island in the Bahamas is going up for sale. The 730-acre undeveloped island known as St. Andrews or Little Ragged Island is a deep-pocketed developer’s dream. The island is listed for $19.5 million but there is no minimum bid. It’s on sale through real estate company Concierge Auctions. Bidding opens March 26 and closes March 31.
British Open canceled for first time since WWII due to coronavirus
The 2020 British Open has been canceled due to coronavirus, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club, or R&A, announced on Monday. It's the first time since World War II that the golf championship has been canceled. The British Open is the oldest golf tournament. It's one of the four majors, which also include the U.S. Open, the PGA Championship and The Masters. The R&A said tickets and hospitality packages for the 2020 British Open would be valid for use in 2021.cnbc.com
History buff finds ships that sank in 1878 in Lake Michigan
A diver and maritime history buff has found two schooners that collided and sank in the cold depths of northern Lake Michigan more than 140 years ago. AdvertisementIt had been believed the ships sank in 1878 farther to the east in the Straits of Mackinac in Lake Huron. But only one ship could be found, and that was thought to be the St. Andrews. The St. Andrews was 143 feet long and carrying corn. The Peshtigo and St. Andrews had been mistakenly identified as two vessels up in the straits for decades, he said.latimes.com