British Open champion Jordan Spieth and Northern Irishman Rory McIlroy were rated 7-1 early co-favourites on Monday to win next month’s PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Golf’s greatest names hailed Jordan Spieth’s dramatic triumph at the British Open at Royal Birkdale on Sunday as the new champion savoured his victory by swigging from the Claret Jug trophy.
Lilly King, of the United States, and Russian Yuliya Efimova moved a step closer towards a grudge rematch of their Olympic final duel as they eased into the women’s 100 metres breaststroke semi-finals at the world championships on Monday.
Jordan Spieth survived a roller-coaster final round at the British Open to claim his third major title after beating fellow American Matt Kuchar by three strokes in a thrilling duel at Royal Birkdale on Sunday.
Kim In-kyung recorded her second win of the season in style with an emphatic four-stroke victory at the Marathon Classic in Ohio on Sunday.
A lucky break at the 13th hole paved the way for PGA Tour rookie Grayson Murray to win the Barbasol Championship by one stroke in Alabama on Sunday.
British Open champion Jordan Spieth was haunted by bad memories on Sunday as he faced up to the possibility of throwing away another big lead in the final round of a major.
Journeyman Chad Collins flirted with golf’s magic number before settling for an 11-under-par 60 in the second round at the Barbasol Championship in Alabama on Friday.
A buzzing Ian Poulter said he was drawing on memories of his near-miss at Royal Birkdale in 2008 as he put himself in contention for a first ever major win with an impressive even-par second round of 70.
Welshman Stuart Manley closed his round with an eagle and a birdie to become the early clubhouse leader with a two-under-par 68 at the British Open on Thursday.
Former winner Mark O’Meara was given the honor of being first off in what will almost certainly be his final British Open, but the American endured a horrible round of 81 in the rain at Royal Birkdale.
Americans Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth are the bookmakers’ favorites to win the British Open, which starts at Royal Birkdale on Thursday.
World number one Dustin Johnson believes he is entering the British Open close to his best again after recovering from the injury he suffered prior to the U.S. Masters in April.
Henrik Stenson is known as “The Iceman”, and a year on from landing his first major title after an epic British Open duel with Phil Mickelson, the Swede was his usual laid-back self on Tuesday.
South Korean golfer Choi Hye-jin has had to forgo $630,000 in prize money over the last two weeks due to her amateur status but the 17-year-old has big plans for her career after she turns professional in September.
Former British Open winner Tony Jacklin borrowed a remark made famous by an erstwhile prime minister when he looked ahead to this week’s Royal Birkdale major and declared that English golf had “never had it so good”.
After three tranquil rounds at Trump National Golf Club, things heated up outside the ropes during Sunday’s final round of the U.S. Women’s Open as activist groups staged protests against U.S. President Donald Trump.
On a leaderboard dominated by South Koreans and topped by China’s Shanshan Feng, American Stacy Lewis made a spirited charge to put a home country name into the mix at the U.S. Women’s Open on Saturday.
With U.S. President Donald Trump settled in at his Trump National Golf Club for the U.S. Women’s Open, security became a major issue at the third women’s major of the year on Saturday.
Former champion Michelle Wie, who battled through a neck injury to finish her opening round at the U.S. Women’s Open at Trump National on Thursday, withdrew from the championship on Friday.
China’s Shanshan Feng shrugged off the effects of jet lag to fire a six-under-par 66 and seize the early first-round lead in hot, steamy conditions at the U.S. Women’s Open at Trump National Golf Club on Thursday.
A highly unpredictable LPGA season careers into Trump National with no clear favorite for the most prized trophy and richest event in women’s golf at the U.S. Women’s Open starting on Thursday.
Members of the semiprivate Legacy Golf Club have been left without a place to play since it was sold and closed July 3.
Players stuck to an apolitical party line ahead of the U.S. Women’s Open at Trump National on Tuesday, resisting comment on U.S. President Donald Trump, who alienated many with controversial remarks about women.
Jim “Bones” Mackay, whose successful 25-year stint as Phil Mickelson’s caddie ended two weeks ago in a mutual split, has forged a new partnership as an on-course reporter for NBC Sports starting with this month’s British Open.
The roll call of MGM-sponsored players includes Las Vegas residents Natalie Gulbis, Scott Piercy, AJ McInerney, Ryan Moore and Alex Cejka, along with LPGA Tour players Michelle Wie and Cheyenne Woods and 2016 PGA Championship winner Jimmy Walker, who works with Las Vegas resident Butch Harmon.
Tiger Woods, who was a no-show last week at the PGA tournament that benefits his foundation, said on social media on Monday that he had completed a program to help him manage medications he used to deal with back pain.
Moriya Jutanugarn beat her little sister at the Women’s PGA Championship but left still searching for her first LPGA victory.
Tom Watson has provided valuable assistance to Ryu So-yeon in the South Korean’s rise to the women’s world number one ranking, although he is not the eight-times major winner.
Golf fans respect great putting but what they seem to enjoy most is watching a player smash the ball a prodigious distance.
Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, one of the best shooters in basketball history, will get to see how he stacks up against professional golfers after receiving a sponsor exemption into the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic.
Four-time major winner Rory McIlroy has voiced support for the PGA Tour’s drug-testing reforms that introduce blood screening and revise the list of banned substances to match the World Anti-Doping Agency’s directory for the 2017-18 season.
Rory McIlroy hopes his disappointing showing at last week’s U.S. Open will have knocked off the rust that built up while he recovered from injury and make him better prepared for this week’s Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut.
Phil Mickelson and longtime caddie Jim ‘Bones’ Mackay have mutually agreed to part ways after a 25-year relationship, one of the game’s most popular duos announced on Tuesday.
The PGA Tour said on Tuesday it will begin blood testing next season and revise its list of banned substances to reflect those prohibited by the World Anti-Doping Agency as part of a more stringent anti-doping policy.
Tiger Woods said on Monday he is receiving “professional help” to manage his use of the medications he takes to relieve back pain and insomnia following his arrest for driving while intoxicated last month.
Luxembourg’s Gilles Muller out-aced the record-breaking Ivo Karlovic in a landmark battle of the big-serving veterans to lift the grasscourt title in Den Bosch on Sunday.
England’s Tommy Fleetwood has been putting beautifully at the U.S. Open and needs to extend his surprising roll at the championship one more day to change his life forever.
American Rickie Fowler tamed Erin Hills to claim the first-round lead at the U.S. Open on Thursday, making the so-called toughest test in golf look easy with a record-equalling display while the big guns failed to fire.
American Rickie Fowler tamed a toothless Erin Hills to claim the early first-round lead at the U.S. Open on Thursday, making the so called toughest test in golf look easy.
Big-hitting Dustin Johnson was one of the biggest disappointments in Thursday’s opening round of the U.S. Open as the defending champion and world number one shot three-over 75 to languish 10 shots behind leader Rickie Fowler.
The U.S. Open got under way on Thursday under sunny skies but without Phil Mickelson, the five-times major winner who withdrew to attend his daughter’s high school graduation.
Qatar said on Thursday a rift with fellow Gulf Arab states that includes economic sanctions on Doha has not affected its preparations to host the 2022 World Cup, and alternative sources for construction materials had been secured.
Phil Mickelson has officially withdrawn from the U.S. Open starting later on Thursday in Wisconsin because he is attending his daughter’s high school graduation in southern California.
With Dustin Johnson a distracted dad, Rory McIlroy a little rusty and third-ranked Jason Day trying to put it all together in 2017, the door could be open for another first-time major winner in the U.S. Open at Erin Hills.
Unflappable Dustin Johnson, fresh from the birth of his second son on Monday, said he likes his game and the Erin Hills layout ahead of defense of his U.S. Open title starting on Thursday.
Last year’s rules snafu that clouded the last nine holes of the U.S. Open at Oakmont had a ripple effect on the U.S. Golf Association, which has taken action to avoid confusion at Erin Hills starting on Thursday.
The U.S. Open is always billed as the ultimate test in golf due to course conditions but this week could also be one of the toughest logistical challenges as the major comes to Erin Hills for the first time.
Japan’s Yusaku Miyazato’s recent form suggests the 36-year-old is finally ready to step out of the shadow of his illustrious younger sister Ai in a year the former women’s number one confirmed would be her last as a professional.
World number one Dustin Johnson arrived at Erin Hills to defend his U.S. Open crown and was out late on Tuesday practicing on the course.
Kevin Na, one of five golfers with strong ties to Las Vegas playing in the U.S. Open, used social media to prove how difficult the course will be this week.
The U.S. Open is about as close as golfers get to stepping into a ring and this year they face a new contender for the sport’s toughest test when they take on Erin Hills.