Rory McIlroy’s hopes of defending his title suffered a major blow as Denmark’s Joachim B Hansen made the most of his late entry into the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.full story
He probably shouldn’t try to reproduce it on the tour though.
Danny Willett remained the man to catch in the final round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic as defending champion Rory McIlroy was left to wonder what might have been.
Lowry carded eight birdies in his 65, but hit back-to-back fives at five and six, while Matsuyama also registered eight one-unders and two bogies.
Defending champion Rory McIlroy had no complaints about an opening 68 in the Omega Dubai Desert Classic.
“I thought I did well considering the start and some of the shots I hit throughout the round,” McIlroy said afterwards.
Rory McIlroy has not given up hope of achieving a lifelong ambition of going head-to-head with Tiger Woods in the closing stages of a major championship.
Brandt Snedeker claimed glory in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines as his competitors were unable to match his superb performance in the delayed final round.
Shane Lowry and Paul Dunne both fell out of contention during the delayed fourth round of the Farmers Insurance open at Torey Pines which was carried over until today.
Defending champion Branden Grace held a slender lead heading into the closing stages of the Commercial Bank Qatar Masters as Paul Lawrie’s hopes of a third title suffered a major blow.
Wicklow native Paul Dunne makes his PGA Tour debut on a sponsor’s invite.
Rickie Fowler believes he still has room for improvement as he targets a first major title and becoming world number one following his success in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday.
Rickie Fowler produced two moments of magic to win the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Sunday and climb to fourth in the world rankings.
World number three Rory McIlroy made up for more lost time with a spectacular finish to his second round in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Saturday.
The fog finally lifted sufficiently to allow tournament officials to announce that play would start after a delay of two hours and 45 minute
The four-time major winner made an impression with an opening 66.
"Jordan nearly took me out. We collided halfway down the fairway."
The Welshman had been cleared to play in Singapore after having the stitches removed.
You might be seeing some more leg after chief executive Keith Pelley approved the request.
The world’s number 1 and number 3 golfers will contest the first two rounds of the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship this week.
Rory McIlroy is hoping this year marks the proper start of a rivalry with current world number one Jordan Spieth.
Spieth has hit the ground running, becoming only the second player in PGA Tour history to finish a 72-hole tournament at 30 under par or lower
Ryder Cup star Jamie Donaldson appears to have suffered a severe finger injury following a mishap with a chainsaw.
Darren Clarke’s men were leading 9-3 heading into the third and final day of singles at the Glenmarie Golf & Country Club
Darren Clarke’s Europe strengthened their position on the second day of the EurAsia Cup by winning four of the six foursome matches to open up a six-point advantage in Kuala Lumpur
Clarke, who will also lead Europe in the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine in October, saw team talisman Ian Poulter lead from the front.
Darren Clarke will put his captaincy skills to the test in this weekend’s EurAsia Cup before he tries to lead Europe to an eighth Ryder Cup victory in the last 10 contests in October.
Irish golfing legend Christy O’Connor Junior has been remembered as one in a million at his funeral.
The funeral of Christy O’Connor Jnr, one of the biggest stars of Irish golf, takes place in his home town today.
Jordan Spieth strolled to a seventh PGA Tour title with a eight-shot victory in the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii, which saw him come close to a recording-breaking 72-hole score.
Christy O’Connor Jnr will be laid to rest in his native Galway on Tuesday afternoon.
A scintillating round of 64 from world number one Jordan Spieth gave him a four-shot second-round lead at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions in Hawaii.
The Wicklow man had been forced to withdraw before the first round in Johannesburg today.
“Christy O’Connor Jnr was one of Ireland’s finest golfers and sportsmen. He contributed so much to sport in Ireland and was a role model for many Irish golfers,"
Irish golfer Christy O’Connor Jr has died, aged just 67.
“It's a huge honour to win European Tour Shot of the Year, it's a shot I will never forget.”
What once looked inevitable now looks impossible, especially when the man himself concedes any future success would be a bonus.
Good to see even a world leader is delighted with himself when he pulls off a PGA-worthy shot on the green.
Rory McIlroy has revealed how he proposed to his fiancée Erica Stoll in Paris, despite saying a wedding next year is unlikely due to his hectic schedule.
The Northern Irishman won three times this year, including the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai last month.
“I believe I will dust Rafael Dos Anjos inside one minute.”
Perhaps he could help return Sam Maguire to Mayo!
England footballer Adam Johnson has pleaded guilty at Bradford Crown Court to one count of sexual activity with a child and one count of grooming.
Jonny Sexton has welcomed his second child into the world, after wife Laura gave birth to a little girl on Monday.
“He picked up the hurley as casual as you like, pure down to earth, and belted away with us for around an hour.”
Ronnie Moore’s not the first, and he won’t be the last.
George Shaw won the poll by an absolute landslide – and he’s got a special treat coming up in May.
Glasgow have already sold about 6,650 tickets for the league match.