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  • 1 day, 51 minutes ago

    Westwood's lead dwindling in Malaysia

    Lee Westwood has a fight on his hands to claim a 13th win in Asia and 41st of his career after seeing a commanding lead almost wiped out by Andy Sullivan in the Maybank Malaysian Open.

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  • 1 day, 21 hours, 32 minutes ago

    VIDEO: Golfer Larrazabal jumps into lake as hornets attack

    Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal recorded a remarkable 68 in the second round of the Maybank Malaysian Open on Friday, despite having to dive into a lake after being attacked by hornets.

  • 6 days, 2 hours, 45 minutes ago

    Watson: I got lucky

    Bubba Watson was quick to play down his achievement of winning a second Masters title in three years as Jordan Spieth declared himself ready to taste major success.

  • An emotional Bubba Watson carries his son Caleb after winning the Masters
    6 days, 11 hours, 24 minutes ago

    Watson holds nerve to secure second Masters title

    American Bubba Watson claimed his second Masters title in three years on Sunday as the weight of history finally proved too much for Jordan Spieth.

  • 6 days, 23 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Spieth on the verge of Masters history

    By Simon Lewis
    Jordan Spieth stands on the brink of Masters history as he heads into the final round at Augusta National bidding to set records tumbling in the fabled major.

  • 7 days, 15 hours, 10 minutes ago

    McIlroy laughs off defeat by non-competing player

    Rory McIlroy laughed off the embarrassment of being outscored by his marker in the third round of the Masters at Augusta National on Saturday.

  • 7 days, 15 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Jimenez makes his Masters move

    Miguel Angel Jimenez set the early clubhouse target with a superb 66 in the third round of the 78th Masters at Augusta National on Saturday.

  • 8 days, 2 hours, 25 minutes ago

    McIlroy in need of ‘something phenomenal’

    By Simon Lewis
    Rory McIlroy believes he will have to do “something phenomenal” at Augusta National on Saturday to get himself back in contention for Masters victory on Sunday.

  • 8 days, 11 hours, 47 minutes ago

    Watson happy to blend in

    Free from the pressure of being defending champion, Bubba Watson stressed his desire to claim a second Masters title in three years on Friday as Thomas Bjorn and Jonas Blixt raised hopes of a first European win since 1999.

  • 8 days, 16 hours, 32 minutes ago

    Watson impresses, Bjorn challenges as Masters

    Bubba Watson continued his impressive bid for a second Masters title in three years on Friday as Thomas Bjorn became Europe’s leading contender for a first victory since 1999.

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    9 days, 11 hours, 36 minutes ago

    'Patient' McIlroy pleased with opening day 71

    Rory McIlroy intends to treat the next 54 holes at Augusta National like a game of chess as he patiently tries to become a grand Masters champion.

  • 9 days, 15 hours, 27 minutes ago

    Haas takes early clubhouse lead in Augusta

    Bill Haas claimed the clubhouse lead in the 78th US Masters as the shortest hole at Augusta National had a major impact on two players attempting to enter the record books.

  • 9 days, 17 hours, 19 minutes ago

    McDowell's not too confident in Augusta

    Graeme McDowell doesn't fancy his chances on the first day of the Masters.

  • 9 days, 17 hours, 34 minutes ago

    This Augusta Masters shopping receipt will blow your mind

    Someone bought 72 items at Augusta today for a staggering amount.

  • The Eisenhower Tree before it was removed. Pic: Getty
    9 days, 20 hours, 55 minutes ago

    Nicklaus and Player: Don't replace Eisenhower Tree

    Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player do not think the famous Eisenhower Tree on the 17th hole at Augusta National should be replaced.

  • 10 days, 19 hours, 52 minutes ago

    McIlroy 'feeling comfortable' at Augusta

    Rory McIlroy believes almost three-quarters of the 97-strong field can win the US Masters, while Justin Rose neatly summed up an unpredictable season so far.

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    11 days, 3 hours, 6 minutes ago

    Mickelson admits to Masters nerves

    Phil Mickelson insists he is nervous about competing at Augusta National this week, despite having won three green jackets and recording 11 other top-10 finishes in the year’s first major championship.

  • 11 days, 17 hours, 48 minutes ago

    McIlroy drawn alongside young Americans in Masters field

    Pre-tournament favourite Rory McIlroy has been drawn in with two young American stars in the first round of the US Masters on Thursday.

  • 12 days, 4 hours, 18 minutes ago

    McIlroy: I need that green jacket

    Rory McIlroy admits his Masters record is a source of disappointment and he cannot imagine ending his career without a green jacket.

  • 12 days, 20 hours, 39 minutes ago

    Westwood feels good form returning

    Lee Westwood believes he is finally approaching the form which saw him become world number one, despite arriving at the year’s first major championship 37th in the rankings.

  • 13 days, 3 hours, 5 minutes ago

    McIlroy heads to Augusta on a high

    Rory McIlroy will go into the Masters with renewed confidence after an outstanding final round at the Shell Houston Open.

  • 13 days, 14 hours, 42 minutes ago

    Final round leaves McIlroy happy

    Rory McIlroy gave himself something to build on heading into the Masters with a final-round 65 at the Shell Houston Open on Sunday.

  • 16 days, 3 hours, 22 minutes ago

    McDowell and McIlroy welcome return of Irish Open to North

    The Irish Open is to be held in Northern Ireland twice in the next three years following its return for the first time in 60 years in 2012.

  • 16 days, 3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    Harrington still on track - just - for US Masters qualification

    Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington was left to rue missed opportunities despite keeping his faint hopes of qualifying for next week's US Masters alive.

  • 18 days, 18 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Woods pulls out of Masters after surgery

    Tiger Woods will miss the US Masters for the first time in his career after undergoing a procedure on a pinched nerve in his back.

  • 22 days, 2 hours, 41 minutes ago

    Inaugural EurAsia Cup ends in draw

    The inaugural EurAsia Cup ended in a thrilling 10-10 draw after Asia threatened to produce a victory to rival Europe’s ’Miracle at Medinah’ in the 2012 Ryder Cup.

  • 23 days, 21 hours, 16 minutes ago

    McDowell clarifies Woods comments

    Ryder Cup star Graeme McDowell has taken to social media in an attempt to clarify comments he made about world number one Tiger Woods.

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    24 days, 21 hours, 41 minutes ago

    St Andrews to recommend women members

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews has announced it will recommend women be finally allowed to join the club, 260 years after it was founded.

  • 26 days, 16 hours, 39 minutes ago

    VIDEO: Woods reveals fitness doubts ahead of Masters

    Tiger Woods gave a non-committal answer when asked about his chances of making the Masters today.

  • Graeme McDowell
    29 days, 15 hours, 59 minutes ago

    Scott stays in front as G-Mac flounders in Orlando

    World number two Adam Scott remained top of the leaderboard as he got his second round under way in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill today.

  • 31 days, 16 hours, 54 minutes ago

    Woods missing from Bay Hill field

    Injury has prevented Tiger Woods from seeking a record ninth title at Bay Hill this week – and tournament host Arnold Palmer believes the world number one will also find it “tough” to match Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors.

  • Tiger Woods
    32 days, 1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    Injury concern for Woods

    Tiger Woods is in danger of missing his first Masters tournament because of injury.

  • 44 days, 23 hours, 37 minutes ago

    McGinley selects Torrance and Smyth as Ryder Cup vice-captains

    European captain Paul McGinley today named Sam Torrance and Des Smyth as his first two vice-captains for September’s Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 48 days, 9 hours, 46 minutes ago

    McIlroy meltdown in Florida

    American Russell Henley came out on top in a four-way play-off to deprive Rory McIlroy of victory as the Honda Classic lived up to its name last night.

  • 48 days, 23 hours, 33 minutes ago

    Fisher feels heat from Hoey in Tshwane Open

    Northern Ireland’s Michael Hoey was hunting down leader Ross Fisher in the early stages of the final round of the Tshwane Open today.

  • 49 days, 35 minutes ago

    McIlroy stays in control at Palm Beach

    Former world number one Rory McIlroy moved to within touching distance of his first PGA Tour title since 2012 as his third-round 69 sent him into the final day of the Honda Classic with a two-shot lead.

  • 50 days, 1 hour, 5 minutes ago

    The hazards of watching your favourite sport

    A golf fan got closer than he wanted to the action in the States yesterday.

  • 50 days, 2 hours, 20 minutes ago

    McIlroy stays ahead of the pack in Palm Beach

    Rory McIlroy continued to head the field midway through the Honda Classic, with a second-round 66 maintaining his one-shot lead over the chasing pack.

  • 56 days, 52 minutes ago

    Comeback king McDowell sees luck run out at Dove Mountain

    Graeme McDowell enjoyed a unique experience at the WGC-Accenture Match Play Championship this weekend.

  • 58 days, 15 minutes ago

    Harrington reveals cancer treatment

    Three-time major winner Padraig Harrington has revealed that he has undergone treatment for skin cancer.

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