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The Preview: South African Open hosted by the City of Johannesburg

The Preview: South African Open hosted by the City of Johannesburg

In its first start for 2020, the European Tour heads to South Africa. The South African Open hosted by the City of Johannesburg taking place at Randpark Golf Club with local hero Louis Oosthuizen among the favourites. 8 Jan 2020
Tiger and team do it again

Tiger and team do it again

An emotional Tiger Woods was nearly brought to tears. Ernie Els the same. Woods getting the best of his career-long rival once again, this time as the Captain of 16-14 United States Presidents Cup victory. 15 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup picture special

Presidents Cup picture special

The United States steamrolled the Internationals on the final day to win the Presidents Cup for the eighth consecutive time. But it was far from being one way traffic at Royal Melbourne and the team of Getty Images photographers covering the event captured every memorable moment. 15 Dec 2019
Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

The Presidents Cup scoreboard says Internationals 10, Team USA Eight but that doesn’t scratch the surface of what has unfolded at Royal Melbourne the past three days. 15 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup set for final Royal Rumble

Presidents Cup set for final Royal Rumble

The announcement of the Sunday singles match-ups was a typically tense affair at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Americans fightback as Presidents Cup hinges in the balance

Americans fightback as Presidents Cup hinges in the balance

The stage is set for a grandstand finish to the Presidents Cup after an afternoon of high drama at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Internationals’ morning glory extends Presidents Cup lead

Internationals’ morning glory extends Presidents Cup lead

The Internationals' stunning Presidents Cup blitz continues with Ernie Els' underdogs extending their lead to four points at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Captain Tiger rests player Woods

Captain Tiger rests player Woods

In the aftermath of a seemingly inevitable comeback from the United States on Friday afternoon, Tiger Woods, the best player on his team so far, surprisingly chose to sit out the Saturday morning four-ball matches. 13 Dec 2019
Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

The star-studded American Presidents Cup team had to draw on all their talent, experience and a little luck to avoid an embarrassing International team clean-sweep of the second day foursomes. 13 Dec 2019
The Big Easy has Friday on his mind

The Big Easy has Friday on his mind

International Team captain Ernie Els is sticking to his guns before day two of the Presidents Cup matches, resisting temptation to keep any of his successful pairings together for tomorrow’s first foursomes session. 12 Dec 2019
Ernie's men ambush Americans at Royal Melbourne

Ernie's men ambush Americans at Royal Melbourne

The Ernie Els-led Internationals will take a 4-1 lead into the second day of the Presidents Cup after ambushing the United States in the opening day fourball matches. 12 Dec 2019
Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Finally, the waiting is over. Tomorrow, we get to see some golf. 11 Dec 2019
All the President's men are ready to go

All the President's men are ready to go

Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were once again separated by the partition of the interview room as they passed scribbled notes and whispers to their assistant captains on Wednesday afternoon. Woods deferring selecting his first pairing before Els kicked off proceedings. 11 Dec 2019
Woods to play three Presidents Cup matches

Woods to play three Presidents Cup matches

American assistant captains Fred Couples, Steve Stricker and Zach Johnson have revealed their leading man, Tiger Woods, will play three matches of the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. 11 Dec 2019
The Preview: The Presidents Cup

The Preview: The Presidents Cup

The 13th edition of the Presidents Cup matches will get underway from Royal Melbourne Golf Club on Thursday morning. Can the International Team break its winning drought? Or will the United States continue its dominance of the 25-year-old event? 11 Dec 2019
Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

“That was last week, and we're glad that we've moved on and hopefully continue playing some good golf with these guys this week and bring home the Cup.” 10 Dec 2019
Morri: Els ready to step out of Tiger’s shadow

Morri: Els ready to step out of Tiger’s shadow

For there to be a victor there needs to be a vanquished, a role that is – for the most part – overlooked in the world of sport. 10 Dec 2019
“We would like to kick their arses,” says captain Els

“We would like to kick their arses,” says captain Els

Believe it or not, Tiger Woods and Ernie Els have actually managed to become quite good friends in recent years. 10 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup: All You Need To Know

Presidents Cup: All You Need To Know

Two dozen of the world’s best golfers have arrived in Melbourne for the Presidents Cup starting at Royal Melbourne Golf Club on Thursday. Here’s what you need to know about the Cup, the teams, the course and how to catch the action. 10 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup player bios

Presidents Cup player bios

The 13th edition of the Presidents Cup gets underway at Royal Melbourne Golf Club this week. Here’s everything you need to know about the 24 players who will be representing the Internationals and the United States. 9 Dec 2019
Woods brings X-factor to Presidents Cup

Woods brings X-factor to Presidents Cup

International captain Ernie Els is bracing for an in-form Tiger Woods to inspire his United States team to further Presidents Cup supremacy in what promises to be the biggest edition in its 25-year history. 9 Dec 2019