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  • 7 days, 3 hours, 1 minute ago

    New dad McDowell takes break

    Graeme McDowell will sit out the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston after becoming a father on Monday.

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  • Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley
    6 hours, 23 minutes ago

    McGinley: Ryder place decision not personal

    European captain Paul McGinley will leave personal feelings to one side as he weighs up current form against Ryder Cup experience in making his wild card selections tomorrow.

  • 15 hours, 8 minutes ago

    McGinley to make 'cold' Ryder Cup call as McDowell survives

    European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley vowed to make his wild card selections in a “cold way” after a dramatic climax to the qualifying process in Turin.

  • 1 day, 6 hours, 58 minutes ago

    Royal Portrush backs upgrade plans

    Royal Portrush has passed the first hurdle in plans to upgrade its courses and bring back the Open Championship by 2019.

  • 7 days, 10 hours, 18 minutes ago

    McDowell heading for new horizons

    Horizon Sports Management released a statement yesterday evening announcing that Graeme McDowell will leave the company when his current contract expires at the end of the year.

  • 8 days, 4 hours, 9 minutes ago

    Donaldson secures Ryder Cup spot with Czech Masters win

    Jamie Donaldson has booked his place in the European team at this year’s Ryder Cup after winning the D+D REAL Czech Masters by two shots.

  • 9 days, 11 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Mickelson plays ball out from tent

    Phil Mickelson’s tee shot went badly astray on the fifth hole at the Barclays yesterday, and ended up in the hospitality tent overlooking the course.

  • 9 days, 13 hours, 14 minutes ago

    Rory fights back

    Rory McIlroy roared back on the second day of The Barclays with a brilliant six-under-par 65, but the world number one still trails joint leaders Adam Scott and Cameron Tringale by five shots heading into the weekend.

  • Rory McIlroy
    11 days, 29 minutes ago

    Bad start for in-form McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy endured a nightmare start to his bid to make it four wins in a row as he reached the turn in a four-over 40 before picking up a shot on the way back in the first round at The Barclays.

  • 11 days, 5 hours, 19 minutes ago

    Disastrous start for McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy endured a nightmare start to his bid to make it four wins in a row as he reached the turn in a four-over 40 in the first round at The Barclays.

  • 13 days, 4 hours, 40 minutes ago

    Stricker out of Ryder Cup

    Steve Stricker’s slim chance of making the United States Ryder Cup team is gone after the 47-year-old confirmed he will not play again until December due to injury.

  • 13 days, 11 hours, 38 minutes ago

    Tiger: I just couldn't help Ryder Cup team

    Tiger Woods has revealed he pulled out of the Ryder Cup because he did not feel he could have won a point for the United States.

  • 16 days, 3 hours ago

    Stricker in contention for US Ryder Cup team

    United States captain Tom Watson has confirmed that Steve Stricker is being considered for a Ryder Cup wild card, despite already being chosen as a vice-captain.

  • 16 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes ago

    Harrington misses cut in Wyndham Championship

    Padraig Harrington has missed the cut at the Wyndham Championship in North Carolina.

  • 18 days, 20 hours, 51 minutes ago

    Woods out of Ryder Cup

    Tiger Woods will not take part in next month’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles after withdrawing himself from consideration to be selected for the United States team.

  • Rory McIlroy celebrates winning the US PGA on Sunday
    20 days, 15 hours, 24 minutes ago

    McIlroy respects Woods' achievements

    Rory McIlroy has a greater appreciation for the achievements of Tiger Woods after claiming his second successive major title at Valhalla.

  • Rory celebrates with dad Gerry. Picture: Getty
    21 days, 4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Rory soaring as Tiger tumbles

    Rory McIlroy has extended his lead at the top of the world rankings following his victory in the US PGA Championship on Sunday.

  • 21 days, 7 hours, 13 minutes ago

    Club friends hail McIlroy's success

    Friends at Rory McIlroy’s golf club in the North have hailed him as a legend but admitted they are struggling to believe how successful the homegrown talent has become.

  • 21 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes ago

    Nicklaus hails 'great theatre' of Rory's triumph

    Jack Nicklaus hailed the US PGA Championship won by Rory McIlroy as great theatre after the Northern Irishman’s dramatic success in near darkness at Valhalla.

  • 21 days, 13 hours, 4 minutes ago

    PGA defiant over rain ruling as major finishes in near-darkness

    Tournament officials insist they have no regrets about their handling of the final day of the US PGA Championship, which finished in near-darkness and unusual circumstances at Valhalla.

  • 21 days, 16 hours, 3 minutes ago

    Rory counts his blessings as he wins second major in a month

    Rory McIlroy slugged it out with Phil Mickelson and Rickie Fowler in the Kentucky twilight and delivered a knockout punch over Valhalla's closing holes to win the PGA Championship for back-to-back major victories.

  • 21 days, 21 hours, 16 minutes ago

    Rory facing stern test

    Rory McIlroy was battling the elements and some world-class opposition as he tried to win his second major in four weeks in a thrilling, weather-affected climax to the USPGA Championship.

  • 22 days, 53 minutes ago

    McIlroy 'not bothered' by delay at Valhalla

    Rory McIlroy shrugged off a rain delay of almost two hours which raised the prospect of a Monday finish in the US PGA Championship at Valhalla.

  • 22 days, 1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    On-form McIlroy at top of his game

    As Rory McIlroy stepped onto the first tee box in the final round of the USPGA Championship yesterday, he would have been well aware of the calibre of the chasing pack.

  • 22 days, 11 hours, 10 minutes ago

    McIlroy: I haven't been as good as I can be

    Rory McIlroy finished his PGA Championship third round with a flourish at Valhalla last night to stay ahead of the pack and on course for back-to-back majors in Kentucky

  • 23 days, 6 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Dire form makes Woods a doubt for Ryder Cup call-up

    The bare statistics make grim reading for Tiger Woods after the worst season of his career came to an end at the US PGA Championship.

  • 23 days, 12 hours, 22 minutes ago

    Foot to the floor for McIlroy

    Rory McIlroy vowed to “keep the pedal down” as he looked to turn a narrow halfway lead into a second major title in four weeks in the 96th US PGA Championship.

  • 23 days, 12 hours, 47 minutes ago

    Woods ‘sore’ after early exit

    Tiger Woods missed just his fourth cut in 66 majors as a professional after suffering yet more back trouble before the second round of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla.

  • 24 days, 1 hour, 11 minutes ago

    Fightback puts McIlroy in charge

    Rory McIlroy recovered from a slow start to claim the clubhouse lead in pursuit of his second major title in succession on a weather-affected second day of the 96th US PGA Championship.

  • 24 days, 1 hour, 12 minutes ago

    Lowry critical of “joke” start

    Ireland’s Shane Lowry felt it was “a joke” that play started in a torrential downpour on the second day of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla.

  • 24 days, 4 hours, 27 minutes ago

    McIlroy back on top after setback

    Rory McIlroy has recovered from a slow start to boost his chances of a second major title in succession in the weather-affected 96th US PGA Championship today.

  • 24 days, 5 hours, 23 minutes ago

    McIlroy fails to take advantage

    Rory McIlroy failed to take advantage of a piece of good fortune in the weather-affected second round of the 96th US PGA Championship on Friday.

  • Shane Lowry was on the first green when the rain started.
    24 days, 8 hours, 50 minutes ago

    Rain stops play at Valhalla

    Torrential rain forced play to be suspended after just 20 minutes in the second round of the 96th US PGA Championship today.

  • 24 days, 21 hours, 17 minutes ago

    No meltdown for McIlroy at Valhalla

    Rory McIlroy survived a mid-round wobble to keep his objective of back-to-back Majors very much alive after the opening round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla last night.

  • 25 days, 3 hours, 5 minutes ago

    Westwood rediscovers form at Valhalla

    A rejuvenated Lee Westwood set the early clubhouse target as Tiger Woods failed to make an impression on the opening day of the 96th US PGA Championship.

  • 25 days, 5 hours, 33 minutes ago

    Kuchar withdraws as Woods tees off

    The problems continued to mount for US Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson in the early stages of the US PGA Championship on Thursday, even though Tiger Woods was fit enough to take part.

  • 25 days, 5 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Ryder Cup dates announced

    The 41st Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Minnesota will be held from September 30 to October 2, 2016, the PGA of America announced on Thursday.

  • 25 days, 22 hours, 53 minutes ago

    Woods declares himself ready for Championship

    Tiger Woods played a practice round at Valhalla on Wednesday and declared himself ready to play in Thursday's first round of the PGA Championship.

  • 26 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes ago

    Tiger 'will suffer' if he plays at Valhalla, says Monty

    Colin Montgomerie believes Tiger Woods "will suffer" if he decides to play in the US PGA Championship at Valhalla, which gets underway tomorrow.

  • 27 days, 4 hours, 49 minutes ago

    Rested Rory not getting carried away

    He has won his last two events, is back on top of the world rankings and is rated a 5/1 favourite to make it three wins in succession with a second US PGA Championship title at Valhalla this week.

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