Golf-Fitzpatrick wins Open silver medal, praise from Couples

July 21st, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland, July 21 (Reuters) - Baby-faced teenager Matthew Fitzpatrick rounded off a dream week on Sunday by claiming the silver medal at the British Open as the leading amateur. The 18-year-old from Sheffield, England finished with a one-over 72 for a 10-over total for his four rounds over a Muirfield course that has separated the men from the boys this week. After practising with American great Tom Watson on Wednesday, Fitzpatrick signed off after a round with former Masters winner Fred Couples who finished one shot better. "I couldn't be happier with the way I played out there. ...