Golf

  • 9 hours, 50 minutes ago

    R&A sets criteria for women to join

    Women who have made a “significant contribution” to golf will be first in line to join the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, if the club votes in favour of women members.

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  • 1 day, 7 hours, 38 minutes ago

    McIlroy told to use mediation to settle contract dispute

    Professional golfer Rory McIlroy and his former agents are set to engage in a mediation process to try and settle a bitter contractual dispute.

  • 2 days, 10 hours, 37 minutes ago

    Sunbathing kangaroo makes golfers a little jumpy

    When playing golf in Australia you need to be prepared for some unusual hazards on the course.

  • 2 days, 11 hours, 1 minute ago

    Norman set to make 'full recovery' after chainsaw accident

    Two-time major winner Greg Norman is expected to make a “full, speedy recovery” after injuring his left arm in a chainsaw accident over the weekend.

  • 2 days, 11 hours, 32 minutes ago

    Golfer heading into orbit after hole-in-one win

    English golfer Andy Sullivan won a once-in-a-lifetime prize at the KLM Open in the Netherlands at the weekend.

  • 2 days, 16 hours, 36 minutes ago

    McIlroy looking forward to ditching the golf clubs for a few days

    Rory McIlroy admitted he was looking forward to seeing the back of his golf clubs for a few days after failing to land the jackpot in Atlanta.

  • 3 days, 7 hours, 48 minutes ago

    Golf legend Greg Norman recovering from chainsaw accident

    Greg Norman is recovering from a chainsaw accident that nearly cost him his left hand, but not his sense of humour.

  • Rory McIlroy
    5 days, 4 hours, 20 minutes ago

    McIlroy on the charge in Atlanta

    Rory McIlroy produced a brilliant finish to his second round to boost his chances of an extremely lucrative victory in the Tour Championship in Atlanta today.

  • 5 days, 5 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Rory McIlroy’s shot lands in a spectator’s pocket

    Rory McIlroy faced an unusual problem today while playing the second round of the 2014 Tour Championship in Atlanta.

  • 6 days, 12 hours ago

    Rory defends remarks on star pair

    World number one Rory McIlroy has defended his comments about Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson being in “the last few holes of their careers”.

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    6 days, 12 hours, 28 minutes ago

    Prize for a hole-in-one is out of this world

    The organisers of the KLM Open in the Netherlands this weekend are offering a very different prize for getting a hole-in-one - a trip into space.

  • 7 days, 5 hours, 10 minutes ago

    McIlroy: FedEx title more important than $10m prizemoney

    There are 10 million reasons to want to win the FedEx Cup title, but Rory McIlroy insists he needs just one.

  • 9 days, 12 hours, 15 minutes ago

    McIlroy makes a little boy’s day

    Rory McIlroy wasn’t having the best time on the golf course over the weekend, but his kind gesture left one young golf fan overjoyed.

  • 9 days, 14 hours, 12 minutes ago

    McGinley: Captain can win or lose the Ryder Cup

    From the outside Paul McGinley and Ian Poulter may not look to have too much in common, but on one subject they are happy to agree. If their respective careers end up being defined by the Ryder Cup, then so be it.

  • 10 days, 7 hours, 1 minute ago

    Lipsky wins first Tour title

    American David Lipsky won his first European Tour title today after an extraordinary finish to the Omega European Masters in Switzerland.

  • Graeme Storm
    10 days, 9 hours, 45 minutes ago

    Storm leads Omega Masters

    Graeme Storm held on to his narrow overnight lead at the midway point of the final round in the Omega European Masters today.

  • Graeme Storm in action on the 12th at Crans-Montana. Picture: AP
    11 days, 6 hours, 56 minutes ago

    Hole-in-one earms Storm car reward at Omega Masters

    Graeme Storm won a sports car worth in the region of £100,000 (€126,000) for a hole-in-one and moved into pole position to earn the £300,000 (€378,000) first prize in the Omega European Masters today.

  • Padraig Harrington with the Ryder Cup in 2010
    14 days, 6 hours, 5 minutes ago

    Harrington looking for Ryder experience

    Padraig Harrington admits being a vice-captain in this year’s Ryder Cup will tell him if he his cut out to lead a European team himself in the future.

  • 14 days, 6 hours, 33 minutes ago

    McDowell aiming to stay in race

    Graeme McDowell will look to rid himself of the “sour taste” of the FedEx Cup play-offs by remaining in contention for the 10m US dollars first prize this week.

  • 14 days, 11 hours, 3 minutes ago

    McGinley adds three vice-captains

    European captain Paul McGinley has named Padraig Harrington, Miguel Angel Jimenez and Jose Maria Olazabal as his final vice-captains for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles later this month.

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    14 days, 17 hours, 15 minutes ago

    Watson names US wild cards for Ryder Cup

    Redemption was the overriding theme after United States captain Tom Watson named Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson as his wild cards for the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

  • 15 days, 11 hours, 1 minute ago

    Donald misses out on Ryder Cup spot

    European captain Paul McGinley has completed his Ryder Cup team for Gleneagles by naming Lee Westwood, Ian Poulter and Stephen Gallacher as his three wild cards.

  • Paul McGinley
    15 days, 15 hours, 7 minutes ago

    McGinley to reveal wild card picks

    European captain Paul McGinley was set to name his Ryder Cup wild cards later today, with two former world number ones anxiously awaiting his decision.

  • Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley
    16 days, 8 hours 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.

  • 16 days, 16 hours, 45 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.

  • 17 days, 8 hours, 35 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.

  • 23 days, 4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    New dad McDowell takes break

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

  • 23 days, 11 hours, 54 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.

  • 24 days, 5 hours, 46 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.

  • 25 days, 12 hours, 54 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.

  • 25 days, 14 hours, 51 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
    27 days, 2 hours, 5 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.

  • 27 days, 6 hours, 56 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.

  • 29 days, 6 hours, 17 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.

  • 29 days, 13 hours, 15 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.

  • 32 days, 4 hours, 36 minutes 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.

  • 32 days, 14 hours, 21 minutes ago

    Harrington misses cut in Wyndham Championship

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

  • 34 days, 22 hours, 28 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
    36 days, 17 hours, 1 minute 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
    37 days, 5 hours, 52 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.

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