Fri, 10 Apr, 2020
The Masters is a tournament not a championship — a limited field event that’s there to be won by the man in form who displays the stomach for battle down the stretch.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
Ian Poulter refused to blame being timed for slow play for a second round of 75 in the Masters.
Sat, 07 Apr, 2018
Thu, 07 Jan, 2016
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy moved ominously up the leaderboard to give runaway leader Jordan Spieth more to think about in the 79th Masters today.
Sat, 11 Apr, 2015
You might have won a major before but following it up with a green jacket elevates your status to another level.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2015
Ireland’s Pádraig Harrington will continue his bid to stop his slide down the world rankings in the Sanderson Farms Championship in Mississippi this week.
Thu, 06 Nov, 2014
Pádraig Harrington is reluctant to draw on a one-time only PGA Tour money list exemption should he not finish first or second in this week’s Wyndham Championship in North Carolina.
Thu, 14 Aug, 2014
It was a loaded question and Rory McIlroy delivered the correct answer when asked what would be the perfect 25th birthday gift this coming Sunday, which is also the final day of the Wells Fargo Championship.
Thu, 01 May, 2014
Rory McIlroy admits his Masters record is a source of disappointment and he cannot imagine ending his career without a green jacket.
Tue, 08 Apr, 2014
Steve Stricker was among those who at first believed the news was a cruel April Fool’s Day joke when informed the 14-time Major winner Tiger Woods has withdrawn from next week’s Masters due to injury.
Wed, 02 Apr, 2014
Spain’s Gonzalo Fernandez-Castano today made light of tricky conditions to move within one shot of the lead as the second round of the 77th Masters got under way at Augusta.
Fri, 12 Apr, 2013
A year after claiming he was not good enough to win a Major and needed to "play for second or third place", Sergio Garcia claimed a share of the lead on the opening day of the 77th Masters.
Rory McIlroy’s Masters bid was off to a solid start at Augusta National last night as he continued his newfound form into the opening major of the year.
He may be the world No 29 and three-time PGA Tour winner but the last time the public outside of the golfing bubble got a good look at Brandt Snedeker they will have seen an American kid getting all choked up about losing the Masters.
Sat, 21 Jul, 2012
Lee Westwood aimed to make his actions speak louder than his words again as he took a one-stroke lead into the second round of The Masters.
Fri, 06 Apr, 2012
Rory McIlroy bravely carried on through the pain at the USPGA Championship in Atlanta today after injuring his right wrist playing a high-risk shot.
Thu, 11 Aug, 2011
SO how exactly did Darren Clarke, ranked 111th in the world, climb from the depths of despair to become British Open champion?
Wed, 20 Jul, 2011
A second-round 66 gave Fred Couples a two-shot lead at the Northern Trust Open in California today.
Sat, 19 Feb, 2011
Carl Pettersson shot a tournament-record 10-under-par 60 to haul himself into contention heading into the final round of the Canadian Open at St George's.
Sun, 25 Jul, 2010
WHEN Tiger Woods won the 2000 Open Championship at St Andrews by eight shots, hardly an eyebrow was raised in surprise.
Mon, 19 Jul, 2010
The new US Open champion Graeme McDowell will have to wait until just before 2pm on Thursday when he tees off with two former winners of that title, Jim Furyk and Geoff Ogilvy at the Open in St Andrews.
Mon, 12 Jul, 2010
A COUPLE of weeks ago, Graeme McDowell became the first European winner of the US Open in 40 years for two very good reasons.
Sat, 10 Jul, 2010
ONE month he wins the Champion Hurdle with Binocular, the next it’s the Aintree Grand National, and it seems life just couldn’t get any better for JP McManus.
Tue, 20 Apr, 2010
YOU might not realise it, but this week’s Masters has more than just one entrant.
Thu, 08 Apr, 2010
Tiger Woods will play with fellow American Matt Kuchar and Korean KJ Choi in the first two rounds of The Masters on Thursday and Friday.
Tue, 06 Apr, 2010
Much has been made of England having eight players in next week’s Masters, but the South African contingent is arguably even stronger.
Mon, 29 Mar, 2010
Irish 20-year-old Rory McIlroy has emerged as one the stars of 2009 as the end-of-year golf world rankings were released today.
Mon, 21 Dec, 2009
Americans Brad Faxon and Brett Quigley instantly made their presence felt at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship in Scotland today.
Thu, 01 Oct, 2009
Graeme McDowell began his bid to keep his Ryder Cup place exactly how he wanted today – with a birdie.
Thu, 03 Sep, 2009
Last year’s Masters champion Trevor Immelman is not expecting a Presidents Cup call-up from Greg Norman next week – unless he does something truly spectacular in Switzerland first.
Korean Yang Yong-eun’s amazing victory over Tiger Woods in the US PGA Championship – the first win by an Asian-born player in any of the men’s majors - has taken him from 110th in the world to 34th.
Mon, 17 Aug, 2009
Last season’s Masters champion Trevor Immelman, who has been out of action since withdrawing from the Memorial Tournament a month ago with a wrist injury, has pulled out of next week’s Open at Turnberry.
Wed, 08 Jul, 2009
Trevor Immelman and Robert Karlsson, last year’s Masters champion and last year’s European number one, have both withdrawn from this coming week’s Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond.
Sat, 04 Jul, 2009
Padraig Harrington will tee-off with defending champion Tiger Woods and 2007 champion Angel Cabrera at this week's US Open at Bethpage, New York.
Mon, 15 Jun, 2009
Robert Allenby will resume second-round play at the storm-delayed St Jude Classic confident he can finish off the good work he started last night in Memphis.
Sat, 13 Jun, 2009
Gareth Maybin did not leave Turin in the best of moods last May after missing the halfway cut in the Piemonte Open.
Fri, 08 May, 2009
IRELAND’S Gareth Maybin, so close to winning just the seventh European Tour event of his career in December, was in a class of his own when the BMW Italian Open began in Turin yesterday.
Irish golfer Gareth Maybin, so close to winning just the seventh European Tour event of his career in December, was in a class of his own when the BMW Italian Open began in Turin today.
Thu, 07 May, 2009
CONFIRMATION of Pádraig Harrington’s playing schedule in upcoming weeks has brought both delight but also disappointment to fans and tournament organisers on both sides of the Irish Sea.
Wed, 06 May, 2009
Brian Gay strengthened his lead at the Verizon Heritage with a bogey-free third round four-under-par 67 at Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina.
Sun, 19 Apr, 2009
Luke Donald made his move in the Verizon Heritage in South Carolina today as he posted an early low score to give the leaders something to think about at Harbour Town Golf Links.
Sat, 18 Apr, 2009
Former Open champion Todd Hamilton moved to the top of the leaderboard at the Verizon Heritage today as overnight pacesetter Alex Cejka battled to stay in touch.
Fri, 17 Apr, 2009
Germany's Alex Cejka grabbed the first-round lead at the Verizon Heritage event as Jose Maria Olazabal found his way onto a leaderboard again at Harbour Town Golf Links.
Germany’s Alex Cejka gave the Verizon Heritage field a low score to aim at as he took the early clubhouse lead at Harbour Town Golf Links.
Thu, 16 Apr, 2009
Defending Masters champion Trevor Immelman says of Tiger Woods: “Whether he’s human or not is still up for debate.”
Wed, 08 Apr, 2009
Paul Casey can remember the pain of it all too easily and so can Ian Poulter. Now they have the chance and are in the mood to hit back at what Augusta did to them.
Tue, 07 Apr, 2009
Sean O’Hair will start the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational with a five-shot lead over Tiger Woods following an arduous day in the wind at Bay Hill.
Sun, 29 Mar, 2009
Trevor Immelman is the last player to beat Tiger Woods in a major – and he hopes he might be the next as well.
Thu, 05 Mar, 2009
Trevor Immelman insisted today that Rory McIlroy has a chance to succeed him as Masters champion next month – if he can show he possesses the X-factor.
Wed, 04 Mar, 2009
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