A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The Mexico Championship put on quite a show in its debut as a World Golf Championships event. So did Dustin Johnson, says
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
Rory McIlroy has cast doubt on his ability to win the Masters. He is struggling with the mental challenge of claiming victory at Augusta National.
Tue, 12 Apr, 2016
Defending champion Rory McIlroy can achieve a career milestone and set himself up perfectly for a much more important one in the WGC-Dell Match Play this week.
Wed, 23 Mar, 2016
Rory McIlroy won’t be pushing any panic buttons following his missed cut in the Honda Classic.
Tue, 01 Mar, 2016
The road to the Masters starts on the other side of the country for Rory McIlroy.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Having arrived in plenty of time to tee off at the appointed time of 7am on Saturday, David Duval had not struck a ball until 6pm.
Mon, 20 Jul, 2015
Paula Creamer is calling for a women’s Masters at Augusta National.
Thu, 23 Apr, 2015
Rory McIlroy best avoid US television for a week or so because the Green Jacket that should have been his destiny will be on screen and on the wrong golfer’s back far too much for his liking.
Tue, 14 Apr, 2015
Three players looking to deny Rory McIlroy Grand Slam glory at Augusta National believe the World No.1 will revel in next week’s Masters media spotlight.
Fri, 03 Apr, 2015
Graeme McDowell remains confident of taking his place in next fortnight’s Masters despite withdrawing with a lower left ankle injury after nine holes of the Valero Texas Open.
Fri, 27 Mar, 2015
Rory McIlroy is hoping two days practice this week at Augusta National and the remainder of the week on the Bear’s Club practice will rekindle the spark in World No. 1’s golf game.
Mon, 09 Mar, 2015
While Rory McIlroy will command much of the focus in the countdown to the Masters, good friend Shane Lowry reckons he could become only the third player in history to win on debut at Augusta National.
Tue, 17 Feb, 2015
Shane Lowry has given himself eight events up to the first week of June to secure full PGA Tour playing rights.
Sat, 14 Feb, 2015
Tiger Woods gave a non-committal answer when asked about his chances of making the Masters today.
Mon, 24 Mar, 2014
Injury has prevented Tiger Woods from seeking a record ninth title at Bay Hill this week – and tournament host Arnold Palmer believes the world number one will also find it “tough” to match Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18 majors.
Wed, 19 Mar, 2014
Rory McIlroy raised question marks over the redesigned Blue Monster — and his own resolve when facing taxing courses — when he suggested he might skip Trump National Doral were it not a World Golf Championship venue.
Tue, 11 Mar, 2014
Pádraig Harrington must beat seven of the world’s top 10 if he is to win the Honda Classic and make sure he doesn’t miss the Masters for the first time since his debut in 2000.
Thu, 27 Feb, 2014
Former US Open champion Graeme McDowell will avoid reaching for the panic button when he competes in this week’s Alstom Open de France.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2013
However hard they sell us Adam Scott’s win as an inspirational recovery from calamity.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2013
You are an 11-year-old who goes to bed on Christmas Eve with a spirit in your belly, only to wake up the next morning to discover Santa Claus has skipped your house.
Mon, 15 Apr, 2013
It’s impossible to play Augusta National blindfolded but Pádraig Harrington might have to do just that — at least on the greens — to make sure his eyes don’t deceive him when he tees up in his 14th Masters this week.
Tue, 09 Apr, 2013
Rory McIlroy sought to silence any critics ahead of next week’s Masters declaring he didn’t mind if he missed 10 successive cuts in a season as long as he kept winning tournaments.
Thu, 04 Apr, 2013
An eagle on a hole where he once took nine gave Padraig Harrington a superb start to The Masters at Augusta today.
Thu, 05 Apr, 2012
It has taken a while but Graeme McDowell will tee it up in the 2012 Masters tomorrow finally feeling comfortable at Augusta National.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2012
Graeme McDowell began the final round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill on Sunday one stroke behind Tiger Woods but confident of overcoming the American in head-to-head combat as he had done in the Chevron World Challenge in California two years ago.
Tue, 27 Mar, 2012
Ernie Els is urging Rory McIlroy to ignore the hype and do his own thing as he tees it up in the WGC-Accenture Match Play chasing a victory that could catapult him to world number one.
Wed, 22 Feb, 2012
Tiger Woods does not deny that appearance money is one of the factors in determining where he plays.
Tue, 24 Jan, 2012
RORY McILROY made it clear yesterday he has complete faith in caddie JP Fitzgerald and described the Dubliner as “one of my closest friends”.
Thu, 22 Dec, 2011
It was ecstasy for South African Charl Schwartzel in The Masters at Augusta today – and total unmitigated agony for Rory McIlroy.
Mon, 11 Apr, 2011
Conditions were perfect again, but the pin placings looked a lot harder for the second round of The Masters at Augusta today.
Fri, 08 Apr, 2011
LUKE DONALD risked carrying a jinx into The Masters at Augusta after winning yesterday’s par-3 contest.
Thu, 07 Apr, 2011
I DON’T know what you had for your dinner last night but I, for one, was not served up a four-course delight of Spanish cuisine of which Filete de Res Mignon Pimento Ahumado Demi Glace was the high point.
Wed, 06 Apr, 2011
THE MASTERS remains the only major championship yet to be claimed by an Irish golfer but there are grounds for optimism that may change on Sunday evening.
Tue, 05 Apr, 2011
LEGENDARY golf coach Dave Pelz feels Phil Mickelson is at least Tiger Woods’ equal in every part of the game – and is backing him to claim the number one ranking for the first time in his career this year.
Sat, 01 May, 2010
Golf fans will have to wait again before discovering where and when Tiger Woods plays next.
Mon, 12 Apr, 2010
FOR reasons that are as different as a birdie is to a bogey, Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have not been totally involved in the business of the PGA Tour for months now.
Sat, 10 Apr, 2010
Tiger Woods is feeling the tension ahead of his return to golf after four months in self-imposed exile.
Mon, 22 Mar, 2010
THOUSANDS of Irish golf fans spoke with their feet at Baltray yesterday by passing over on several long established stars of the European Tour to watch and support 20-year-old Rory McIlroy.
Fri, 15 May, 2009
DOUBLE Major-winning John Daly is hoping 3 Irish Open organisers will pair him with triple Major champion Pádraig Harrington in Baltray after the American secured his best result in four years after finishing joint second in the BMW Italian Open in Turin.
Mon, 11 May, 2009
FOR a man whose Augusta National experiences have been shaped by his spectacular failures there, Greg Norman’s return to the Masters has been met with an amazing amount of hype.
Thu, 09 Apr, 2009
DARREN CLARKE is hoping his long-distance competitive journeys this fortnight will pay dividends with the reward of an invite into next April’s US Masters.
Thu, 11 Dec, 2008
Padraig Harrington has climbed 11 places to his highest ranking of third in the world after his Open triumph.
Mon, 21 Jul, 2008
US Masters champion Trevor Immelman rates Royal Birkdale the hardest Open course he has faced.
Wed, 16 Jul, 2008