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  • 1 day, 17 hours, 35 minutes ago

    McIlroy to take break from golf to fight legal case worth millions

    World number one Rory McIlroy faces a break from the sport as a Dublin courtroom is poised to take centre stage rather than a golf course early next year.

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  • 3 days, 2 hours, 24 minutes ago

    Pace too much for Clyburn

    Home favourite Lee-Anne Pace birdied the second extra hole to beat England’s Holly Clyburn in a play-off for the Cell C South African Women’s Open on Sunday.

  • Mikko Ilonen
    3 days, 6 hours, 57 minutes ago

    Ilonen claims historic World Match Play Championship win

    Mikko Ilonen became the first Finnish player to win the Volvo World Match Play Championship on Sunday after a hard-fought victory over top seed Henrik Stenson at The London Club.

  • 5 days, 17 hours, 6 minutes ago

    Lowry loses out to Dubuisson at World Match Play

    Ryder Cup star Victor Dubuisson was the only player certain of a place in the quarter-finals of the Volvo World Match Play Championship ahead of Friday's final group matches at The London Club.

  • 6 days, 7 hours, 22 minutes ago

    McDowell suffers rare defeat

    Defending champion Graeme McDowell suffered just his third ever defeat in the Volvo World Match Play Championship against an inspired Mikko Ilonen on Thursday.

  • 8 days, 13 hours, 49 minutes ago

    Fergie: I got more out of speaking to Ryder Cup team than they did

    Alex Ferguson has spoken of his delight at being involved with Europe's victorious Ryder Cup campaign.

  • Martin Laird playing in California yesterday.
    9 days, 16 hours, 30 minutes ago

    Bae wins in California

    Bae Sang-moon won his second PGA Tour event as he claimed a two-shot victory at the Frys.com Open in California.

  • 10 days, 6 hours, 7 minutes ago

    Levy wins Portugal Masters in rain

    Alexander Levy has won the Portugal Masters after the event was reduced to 36 holes as more rain battered the Oceanico Victoria Golf Club.

  • 10 days, 13 hours, 14 minutes ago

    Bae ahead of the game in California

    Sang-Moon Bae will enter the final day of the Frys.com Open with a four-shot lead after an excellent seven-under-par 65 in his third round in California.

  • 13 days, 7 hours, 23 minutes ago

    Dublin man fails in bid to sue golf club in 'handicap building' row

    A Dublin pensioner has lost a Supreme Court appeal in which he alleged he was defamed by his golf club over his handicap as a player.

  • 13 days, 11 hours, 18 minutes ago

    Westwood: US team shouldn't 'air dirty laundry in public'

    Ryder Cup winner Lee Westwood has criticised the United States team for airing "dirty laundry in public" after their defeat at Gleneagles last month.

  • Caleb Overton and Amy Uprichard with Rory McIlroy at today's opening.
    15 days, 9 hours, 42 minutes ago

    McIlroy opens child cancer centre in the North

    Rory McIlroy has opened a new support centre for children with cancer in the North and vowed to see it replicated elsewhere.

  • Rory McIlroy in action today.
    17 days, 6 hours, 5 minutes ago

    Wilson claims Dunhill win as Rory pays for blunders

    World number 792 Oliver Wilson won the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship today as Rory McIlroy paid the price for two amazing blunders at St Andrews.

  • 17 days, 9 hours ago

    McIlroy recovers after wobble

    Rory McIlroy recovered brilliantly from a nightmare start to remain in contention for his fifth win of the year in the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Sunday.

  • 18 days, 4 hours, 19 minutes ago

    McIlroy three shots off Dunhill lead

    England’s Oliver Wilson will take a three-shot lead into the final round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship, but world number one Rory McIlroy is one of the Englishman’s nearest challengers.

  • 19 days, 7 hours, 51 minutes ago

    Lowry sets the pace at Alfred Dunhill Links

    Ireland’s Shane Lowry set the clubhouse target on a difficult second day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Friday.

  • 20 days, 7 hours, 27 minutes ago

    McIlroy struggles in Scotland

    World number one Rory McIlroy was struggling to reproduce his Ryder Cup form on the opening day of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship on Thursday.

  • 20 days, 13 hours, 45 minutes ago

    McIlroy dodges some of the questions from #askrory

    The European Tour started the #askrory hashtag yesterday and filmed Rory McIlroy's responses for his fans, but we noticed there were a few questions that didn't get answered.

  • 21 days, 5 hours, 20 minutes ago

    McGinley reveals Ryder Cup emotions

    Paul McGinley has revealed how fans have reacted to Europe’s Ryder Cup victory at Gleneagles and his emotions at finally getting the chance to see highlights of the action.

  • 21 days, 9 hours, 10 minutes ago

    Rory McIlroy wins PGA Tour award

    World number one Rory McIlroy has been voted PGA Tour player of the year for the second time in three seasons.

  • 21 days, 9 hours, 21 minutes ago

    10 things we learnt from Europe’s victory in the Ryder Cup

    Europe won the Ryder Cup for the eighth time in the last 10 contests last week at Gleneagles - we look at the 10 things we learnt from the victory of Paul McGinley's side.

  • 22 days, 11 hours, 24 minutes ago

    Westwood joins calls for Captain Clarke

    Lee Westwood has added his voice to those backing Darren Clarke to be Europe's next Ryder Cup captain.

  • 22 days, 16 hours, 31 minutes ago

    Azinger open to Ryder Cup captaincy return

    Phil Mickelson could get his wish after Paul Azinger said on Monday he was open to a second spell as US Ryder Cup captain.

  • 23 days, 7 hours, 2 minutes ago

    McIlroy: I'm not a ‘king-maker’

    World number one Rory McIlroy insists he is not the new Ryder Cup king-maker, but appreciates that his voice was heard.

  • 23 days, 9 hours, 19 minutes ago

    McGinley revels in Ryder Cup win

    European captain Paul McGinley has revealed the United States claimed at least one victory over his side at Gleneagles – albeit in the wrong sport.

  • Phil Mickelson and Tom Watson on the course
    23 days, 11 hours, 35 minutes ago

    Mickelson remarks come under fire

    Phil Mickelson has been strongly criticised for openly questioning the captaincy of Tom Watson, just two hours after the United States lost the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 23 days, 12 hours, 4 minutes ago

    McIlroy jokily apologises for ‘premature’ celebration

    Rory McIlroy has apologised to American Zach Johnson for popping the champagne corks a little too soon yesterday.

  • 23 days, 13 hours, 19 minutes ago

    European Ryder Cup golfer admits he's 'still drunk' on live TV this morning

    Jamie Donaldson told a Sky news reporter that he and his teammates had “a heavy one” after his winning shot won the competition for Europe

  • 23 days, 17 hours, 50 minutes ago

    Mickelson: We had no game plan

    A defeated and dejected United States Ryder Cup team head back across the Atlantic today dealing with recrimination and regret in equal measure.

  • 24 days, 6 hours, 45 minutes ago

    Donaldson: McGinley 'a sensational' Ryder Cup captain

    World number one Rory McIlroy led by example as Europe won the 40th Ryder Cup after being given an early scare at Gleneagles.

  • 24 days, 8 hours, 40 minutes ago

    Majestic McIlroy leaves good friend Fowler in his wake

    World number one Rory McIlroy lived up to his reputation by delivering Europe's first point of Sunday's singles with a 5&4 victory over good friend Rickie Fowler.

  • 24 days, 12 hours, 44 minutes ago

    How Europe won the Ryder Cup

    Live updates from the final day of the Ryder Cup.

  • 25 days, 2 hours, 40 minutes ago

    Rory and G-Mac expect Europe to view Medinah and Brookline comebacks

    Rory McIlroy and his European teammates are bracing themselves for the mother all warnings against complacency from captain Paul McGinley ahead of tomorrow's pivotal Ryder Cup singles matches.

  • 25 days, 5 hours, 52 minutes ago

    Europe leave US needing a miracle at Gleneagles

    The United States will need their own version of the ’Miracle at Medinah’ at Gleneagles after another brilliant foursomes performance gave Europe a 10-6 lead heading into the final day of the 40th Ryder Cup.

  • 25 days, 8 hours, 36 minutes ago

    Poulter coy on point promise

    Ian Poulter refused to reveal whether he would be making any promises to European captain Paul McGinley on the decisive final day of the Ryder Cup.

  • 25 days, 15 hours, 42 minutes ago

    Ryder Cup Live

    Updates from Day 2 of the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 26 days, 3 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Wicklow women celebrate famous All Ireland victory 110 years in the making

    The women of Wicklow golf club are this evening celebrating an All Ireland victory that has eluded them for 110 years.

  •  A Rory McIlroy fan during the foursomes matches today. Picture: PA
    26 days, 5 hours, 17 minutes ago

    Europe draw level in Ryder Cup

    Europe got back on level terms with victory in the first foursomes match on the opening day of the 40th Ryder Cup at Gleneagles on Friday.

  • 26 days, 7 hours, 44 minutes ago

    Poulter hoping to bounce back

    Europe’s Ryder Cup talisman Ian Poulter insisted he would shrug off a first defeat in eight matches but would have to wait a while to get the loss out of his system.

  • 26 days, 8 hours, 58 minutes ago

    United States snatch lead

    The United States snatched a late lead from the morning fourballs at the Ryder Cup but more significant was the psychological advantage they gained from it.

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