Tiger back on Tour and sets sights on winning
Tiger Woods is back - and the game of golf is holding its breath.
Tiger Woods is back - and the game of golf is holding its breath.
Rory McIlroy will not compete at this week's Dubai Desert Classic.
Eye-watering big-money transfers have made China one of the most talked-about sporting destinations over the past year as European clubs look to hold onto their top talent amid a landgrab from the Chinese Super League.
Tommy Fleetwood had become the forgotten talent of English youth golf. No longer. Not after the 26-year-old from Southport fended off world No 3 Dustin Johnson with a display of nerve to land the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Paul Dunne is enjoying the view from the top end of the leaderboard in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship and hopes to make 'moving day' a launch pad for a title challenge tomorrow.
Henrik Stenson's opening 64 in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship does not guarantee a victory on Sunday, but it was a fine start for the Open champion who had little time for pre-event practice.
Rory McIlroy wants to be the world number one again, but in the meantime he has reached the top in...
Ireland's Paul Dunne produced a brilliant birdie blitz to card a solid first round 68 in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Rory McIlroy's hopes of a fast start to 2017 have been dashed by a rib injury which has forced him to withdraw from this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship.
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from this week's Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after suffering a rib injury.
In the final part of an exclusive interview with the Sunday Independent, Rory McIlroy talks to Paul Kimmage about the Ryder Cup, the Irish Open and his burning desire to claim a Masters green jacket.
While Graeme Storm was celebrating his golfing fairy tale, Rory McIlroy was heading to Dubai for a scan on his injured back, which he fears could cause him to miss a shot at regaining the World No. 1 spot.
Rory McIlroy came up just short in a playoff at the South African Open despite a strong final round performance.
Justin Thomas wrote his name into the record books for the second time in two days as his score of 123 at the halfway point of the Sony Open in Hawaii became the lowest 36-hole total in PGA Tour history.
Rory McIlroy will have to overturn a three-shot deficit if he is to get 2017 off to a winning start at the BMW SA Open.
Planet Rory. During those countless days spent gazing in wonder and watching from afar perhaps the strangest was that morning in May 2014, when a statement was issued announcing the end of his engagement to the tennis player, Caroline Wozniacki.
They were an improbable duo - the tall, athletic young black man and his dumpy, middle-aged caddie with grey hair and drooping moustache. But on this weekend in 1997, Tiger Woods and Mike 'Fluff' Cowan captivated the golfing world through television images from the La Costa Resort in San Diego.
No matter which team wins at Le Golf National in Paris in 2018, one lucky player will get to claim the honour of being 'the man who won the Ryder Cup.'
Many golf commentators have often wondered how good Rory McIlroy would be if he sorted his putting out and they got some insight into that question today in the South African Open.
John Jacobs, who helped found the European Tour and was twice European Ryder Cup captain, has died at the age of 91.
Rory McIlroy's 67 was a fine first tournament round of 2017, but all everyone was talking about at the BMW South African Open was his outrageous drive.
Rory McIlroy made a strong start to his 2017 campaign at the BMW SA Open as the world number two carded an opening five-under-par 67 at Glendower GC.
Rory McIlroy has carded a brilliant first round 67 in the BMW South African Open.
Paul McGinley, the 2014 European Ryder Cup-winning captain, will not be tempted to emulate Davis Love III by returning to action as a vice-captain in 2018.
Pat Murphy remembers the first time Seamus Power picked up a seven-iron on West Waterford Golf Club's practice ground.
Rory McIlroy has his sights on victory in South Africa as he bids to get 2017 off to a flying start.
Having videoed himself coming within snarling distance of a lion at a private game reserve in the Kruger National Park on the weekend, Rory McIlroy will set out on the 2017 season at the BMW South African Open on Thursday determined to re-establish himself as the king of the...
Rory McIlroy has admitted that it is highly unlikely that he will take part in the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020.
Jim Furyk has been named as the United States captain for the 2018 Ryder Cup in France.
World No 2 Rory McIlroy begins the new year having not yet decided on what clubs he will play but insists the player rather than the equipment is more important.
Jim Furyk looks set to be named Ryder Cup captain for the United States' defence of the trophy in France in 2018.
World number two Rory McIlroy begins the new year having not yet decided on what clubs he will play but insists the player rather than the equipment is more important.
Thirteen years ago, on a gloriously sunny morning in February 2004, I hired a car at Los Angeles airport and drove west for 130 miles to the Shadow Ridge Golf Resort in Palm Springs. I was there to spend time with Nick Faldo, Europe's most successful golfer, and make plans for a series of his columns that would appear in The Sunday Times.
Rory McIlroy steps back into European Tour action in the BMW SA Open at Glendower GC in South Africa this week.
Two rather special clubs were tucked under my left arm as I approached the GUI's Academy at Carton House. First into view was national coach Neil Manchip, who, on eyeing the more forbidding of the implements, exclaimed: "I certainly wouldn't fancy that for my...
No regrets, no interest - that is Rory McIlroy's verdict on the return of golf to the Olympic Games in Rio.
Irish golf courses can compete with the best layouts on the planet, but when it comes to ratings and pronouncing judgement on the quality of the product, there's good and bad news.
Golfing with Donald Trump seems to be the 'in' thing for top players these days, with Tiger Woods spending time on the course with the US president-elect before Christmas.
In the first part of an exclusive interview in the Sunday Independent, Rory McIlroy has spoken to Paul Kimmage about his early days as a professional golfer, the Olympic Games, Tiger Woods and his determination to avoid the perils of greatness.
Two-time European Tour winner and former World Cup of Golf champion Wayne Westner has died in a suspected suicide in South Africa, local police said on Wednesday.
The motto for the top golfers in the world has to be 'you snooze, you lose' as the action resumes on the PGA Tour with the SBS Tournament of Champions in Kapalua, Hawaii today.
Santa Claus is hibernating after his usual busy Christmas, but golfers young and old are counting down the number of sleeps left before Tiger Woods returns to active duty on the PGA Tour in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
Throw out the crystal ball and let's start over for the major championships of 2017 after a year of surprises which confounded pundits, punters and even some of the biggest names in the sport.
Where have the missing 50,000 GUI members gone? That's the number of golfers who have opted out of either club membership and/or the game since the recession began in 2008.
Typically perceptive, PG Wodehouse famously lamented that golf was like some capricious goddess who bestowed her favours "with what would appear an almost fat-headed lack of method and discrimination".
Arnie - 'The King' Arnold Palmer passed away on September 25, aged 87, leading to a torrent of heartfelt tributes from superstars such as Jack Nicklaus, Gary Player and Tom Watson, from heroes of the modern era, and from golf fans worldwide. His family held back his funeral...
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