Rory McIlroy was far from his ball striking best throughout yesterday’s second round of the Players Championship at Sawgrass but he just about survived into the weekend’s after a round of 71 for an even par total of 144 that leaves him with an outside chance of challenging for the “fifth Major” over the weekend.
Sat, 13 May, 2017
Fri, 24 Jun, 2016
Ohio is the birthplace of golf’s most famous son Jack Nicklaus, so it was a fitting stage for Shane Lowry to “come of age” in winning one of the game’s most prestigious titles, the Bridgestone World Golf Championship on Sunday night.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
It was a week ago that R&A chief executive Peter Dawson held court in Scotland to discuss a myriad of hot topics in golf, from Tiger Woods’ controversial drop at the Masters, to Rory McIlroy’s Olympic status and the Vijay Singh doping case that is hanging around the game like a case of halitosis.
Tue, 30 Apr, 2013
After news today that the PGA Tour is to investigate an allegation that Vijay Singh may have used deer antler spray that was previously found to contain a banned growth hormone, we got to thinking about other unusual doping incidents in sport.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2013
Rory McIlroy took a stranglehold on the $10m FedEx Cup and made another mark in the history books when he outplayed old enemy Lee Westwood in a thrilling back-nine battle to capture the BMW Championship at Crooked Stick for his second PGA Tour win in a row and his third in four starts.
Mon, 10 Sep, 2012