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Dunhill Links postponed due to virus

Dunhill Links postponed due to virus

Organisers of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship have postponed the event until next year in order not to undermine efforts of the Scottish government in tackling coronavirus. 28 Jul 2020
Morri: A game of evolution

Morri: A game of evolution

They say the best golf courses reveal themselves over time rather than on the first or second playing and the same could be said of the game itself. 13 Jul 2020
Round to forget: The day ‘Carnasty’ put Sergio Garcia on the canvas

Round to forget: The day ‘Carnasty’ put Sergio Garcia on the canvas

The 1999 Open has been written into the championship’s folklore for Jean Van de Velde’s 72nd hole meltdown. But for the 156 players who teed up at Carnoustie, it is the difficulty of the course in the first round they’ll remember above all else. 18 May 2020
Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

Statement from the R&A on the COVID-19 pandemic

We are closely monitoring the constantly-moving situation in the COVID-19 pandemic and carefully following the advice issued to us by the UK Government, relevant health authorities and our medical consultants. 20 Mar 2020
McIlroy criticises ‘easy’ Euro Tour courses

McIlroy criticises ‘easy’ Euro Tour courses

Rory McIlroy slammed the European Tour after the final round at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship at St. Andrews on Sunday, saying courses were often too easy to properly test the world's best players. 30 Sep 2019
Walters shoots 63 to lead Dunhill Links

Walters shoots 63 to lead Dunhill Links

South African Justin Walters has shot nine-under 63 for his lowest score on the European Tour in six years, giving him a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. 27 Sep 2019
Irish eyes smiling as Lowry claims the Claret Jug

Irish eyes smiling as Lowry claims the Claret Jug

The 148th Open Championship lasted for the usual four days. But the after-match party might take a bit longer. 22 Jul 2019
A Golfing Life: Tom Watson

A Golfing Life: Tom Watson

Even after five decades of playing professional golf, Tom Watson is still searching for that next great round. Here, he talks about the competitive fire within and shares his views on the current state of the game. 30 Dec 2018
CLAYTON: Brown is good

CLAYTON: Brown is good

If you are living in a part of Australia that is drought-affected or under water restrictions, chances are you could be playing on firm, fast-running brown fairways this summer. 6 Nov 2018
Exclusive: Against all odds

Exclusive: Against all odds

Open Champion Francesco Molinari says even he is surprised by the success of his most recent season but believes he can ride this wave of form into 2019 and beyond. 5 Nov 2018
Ogilvy: Why the cream rose to the top at Carnoustie

Ogilvy: Why the cream rose to the top at Carnoustie

Like many people, I watched the Open Championship at Carnoustie and marvelled at how far the ball was running on the fairways. It was great to see, even if it isn’t something you would want to experience every week. It is just too relentless and, at times, flukey. I lost count of how many times players misjudged how far their shots were going to bounce and roll before eventually stopping. 31 Oct 2018
10 Things we learned at The Open

10 Things we learned at The Open

Italy’s Francesco Molinari is the Champion Golfer of the Year, but there was more to take away from the 147th Open Championship ... 25 Jul 2018
Sizzling 66 puts Woods in Open mix

Sizzling 66 puts Woods in Open mix

Three-time champion Tiger Woods rolled back the years and roared into contention at The Open Championship with a brilliant third round 66 at Carnoustie. 22 Jul 2018
Fleetwood tames Carnoustie again with 65

Fleetwood tames Carnoustie again with 65

The heavens opened at Carnoustie and it rained birdies for Tommy Fleetwood as he flew up The Open Championship leaderboard with a blemish-free six-under 65 in the second round. 21 Jul 2018
Ogilvy: Why only the greats win at Carnoustie

Ogilvy: Why only the greats win at Carnoustie

I played in my first Open Championship at Carnoustie in 1999. I was pretty excited. I had failed to qualify a couple of times while I was still an amateur, so it was special for me to make my Open debut during my first year as a professional. I had performed really well in the qualifying and was really looking forward to playing a course I had been to and really enjoyed a couple of times before. 20 Jul 2018
Spieth blames "brain fart" for Open errors

Spieth blames "brain fart" for Open errors

Defending champion Jordan Spieth has blamed a "brain fart" for the mistake, which has set him back in is bid to become the first player to win back-to-back Open titles for a decade. 20 Jul 2018
Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

If an Australian is to win at The Open at Carnoustie this week he will have to defy 87 years of heart-breaking history on the Scottish Links. 19 Jul 2018
Day to follow Tiger's lead in Open quest

Day to follow Tiger's lead in Open quest

Jason Day plans on taking a leaf from the Tiger Woods playbook and try to win The Open Championship without hitting a driver. 18 Jul 2018
The Open is my best major chance: Tiger Woods

The Open is my best major chance: Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods says The Open Championship represents his best chance of winning another major, and with some "cleaner golf" this might be the week be breaks his decade-long major drought. 18 Jul 2018
The Open: Padraig Harrington

The Open: Padraig Harrington

The Irishman has endured a series of incredible highs and lows on the course since he claimed the Auld Claret Jug in 2007. Here, he reflects on how he tamed Carnoustie and how it ultimately proved to be the turning point of his career. 17 Jul 2018
Spieth hoping for a little Open magic in title defence

Spieth hoping for a little Open magic in title defence

Defending champion Jordan Spieth will call on his feel for links golf and some imagination to overcome a recent form slump and contend for The Open Championship this week. 17 Jul 2018