Rory McIlroy believes he is ready to win one of the few big titles missing from his impressive CV when he competes in this week’s Players Championship at Sawgrass. The 29-year-old’s first attempts to win golf’s so-called ‘fifth major’ resulted in three straight missed cuts. Since then the Northern Irishman has finished eighth, sixth, eighth […]

St Andrews will host the 150th Open Championship in 2021, organisers have announced. It will be the 30th time the Scottish course has staged the tournament, extending its own record. It was last held at St Andrews in 2015, when American Zach Johnson won his second major title in a play-off. “The Open holds a […]

Open Championship venues such as St Andrews and Royal Troon could be under water by the end of the century if sea levels rise even slightly as a result of climate change, according to a new report. The Climate Coalition says golf, football and cricket face an “unexpected threat”, with cricket to be the “hardest […]

Last week there were record prize funds for the Oates Vic Open. This event at Barwon Heads near Melbourne is not the biggest of tournaments but it carries an important distinction. Men and women compete at the same time, on the same course and for the same prize money. There were two 144-player fields competing […]

Tiger Woods said he “did pretty well” after finishing seven shots off the leaders at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines. The 14-time major winner was continuing his comeback after having back surgery last April and being sidelined for almost 10 months. He carded rounds of 72, 71 and 70 before a 72 to […]

Europe could field its strongest-ever Ryder Cup team this year, says former captain Colin Montgomerie. The Scot, who captained the continent to victory in 2010, made the suggestion after three European victories on various tours last weekend. Tommy Fleetwood won in Abu Dhabi, Jon Rahm won the PGA Tour’s Career Builder Challenge and Sergio Garcia […]

Club pro Tom Buchanan has targeted playing through to the weekend in what is a dream chance to compete at the Abu Dhabi Championship. It was the 38-year-old Scot’s reward for winning a UAE PGA qualifier. “To make the cut would be winning the tournament for me,” Buchanan told the media. “If you look at […]

Scottish golfers could have an exceptional 2018, according to three-time winner on the European Tour Stephen Gallacher. There has not been a Scottish success on Tour since March 2015 when Richie Ramsay lifted the Trophy Hassan in Morocco. However, Gallacher believes the challenge from his compatriots is as strong as it has been for some […]

Tournament of Champions final-round leaderboard -24 D Johnson (US); -16 J Rahm (Spa); -15 B Harman (US); -14 R Fowler (US), H Matsuyama (Jpn), P Perez (US) Selected others: -13 J Vegas (Ven); -12 J Spieth (US); -4 J Thomas (US) World number one Dustin Johnson surged to an eight-shot victory at the Tournament of […]

Tiger Woods will continue his competitive comeback at the Farmers Insurance Open later this month. The 14-time major winner underwent back surgery last April and was sidelined for almost 10 months. However, the 42-year-old returned in December at the Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas and will now play his first PGA Tour event for […]

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