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The Preview: Hero Open

The Preview: Hero Open

The European Tour continues its UK swing this week with the return of the English Open at Forest of Arden Marriott Hotel & Country Club in Birmingham. Who will claim top honours at an event that hasn’t been played since 2002? 28 Jul 2020
The Huggan Interview: Pete Cowen

The Huggan Interview: Pete Cowen

John Huggan sits down with world-renowned coach Pete Cowen – whose clients have included Rory McIlroy, Henrik Stenson and Sergio Garcia – to talk everything golf. 10 Dec 2019
THE OPEN GALLERY: 50 Best images

THE OPEN GALLERY: 50 Best images

The first Open Championship held at Royal Portrush in nearly 70 years was certainly one to remember, especially for new Champion Golfer of the Year Shane Lowry. Here are the best images from the week captured by Matthew Harris as well as the team of Getty Images photographers in Northern Ireland. 22 Jul 2019
Emotional Open return for Northern Ireland

Emotional Open return for Northern Ireland

Home favourite Darren Clarke will hit the first tee shot at the Open Championship when the tournament returns to Northern Ireland for the first time in 68 years. 16 Jul 2019
Scott using Clarke for Portrush knowledge

Scott using Clarke for Portrush knowledge

Adam Scott already has spent seven days at Royal Portrush, three of them with Darren Clarke, and the advice was invaluable to the end. 15 Jul 2019
OGILVY: Appearance Money … Golf’s Necessary Evil

OGILVY: Appearance Money … Golf’s Necessary Evil

It’s a subject that comes up fairly regularly. Indeed, it never seems to go away. And it always provokes extreme emotions on either side of the debate. 23 Jan 2019
Playing for keeps: 10 of the best money games

Playing for keeps: 10 of the best money games

The beauty of golf’s unique handicapping system is that it allows people of all abilities to compete on level terms; anybody can beat anybody. So it makes perfect sense that some people choose to add some extra spice to their matches by playing for money. 31 Oct 2018
RYDER CUP: U.S snaps Europe’s streak with emphatic victory.

RYDER CUP: U.S snaps Europe’s streak with emphatic victory.

Eight long years after their last victory, the United States Ryder Cup team finally regained the famous old trophy with a convincing 17-11 triumph at Hazeltine over an ultimately well-beaten European side. 3 Oct 2016
RYDER CUP: Reed inspires U.S to lead rattled Europeans

RYDER CUP: Reed inspires U.S to lead rattled Europeans

What the European Ryder Cup team needs now is a task force.  2 Oct 2016
RYDER CUP: McIlroy leads spirited European fightback

RYDER CUP: McIlroy leads spirited European fightback

For the New World it could have been better. For the Old World it could have been worse. But at the end of the opening day of the 41st Ryder Cup matches at Hazeltine in Minnesota, the United States leads Europe by five matches to three.  1 Oct 2016
RYDER CUP: For God’s sake let the matches begin

RYDER CUP: For God’s sake let the matches begin

To the relief, no doubt, of golf fans around the world, the 41st Ryder Cup matches are about to begin ... thank God. 30 Sep 2016
VIDEO TIP: Darren Clarke's no fuss bump & run chips

VIDEO TIP: Darren Clarke's no fuss bump & run chips

Open Champion Darren Clarke shows how using the contours of the ground with a bump and run shot played with a hybrid club or putter will produce a better result than a high shot with a lob wedge 30 Aug 2016