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Gallery: The Open Practice Day One & Champions Challenge

Gallery: The Open Practice Day One & Champions Challenge

Practice for the 150th Open Championship officially started on the Old Course at St. Andrews on Monday, and the day ended with the Champion's Challenge including a special appearance from the legendary Jack Nicklaus. Here are the best images from day one of Open week. 12 Jul 2022
‘That meant a great deal to me’: Watson

‘That meant a great deal to me’: Watson

Tom Watson never thought eight major championships, including two green jackets, would be enough to join the company of Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus on the first tee at Augusta National. 8 Apr 2022
No driver, no worries for co-leader Smyth

No driver, no worries for co-leader Smyth

New South Welshman Travis Smyth and Shankar Das from India carded fine five-under-par 67s to take the lead on day one of The DGC Open presented by Mastercard. 25 Mar 2022
Spieth eyeing career grand slam at Southern Hills

Spieth eyeing career grand slam at Southern Hills

Jordan Spieth believes this year's PGA Championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Oklahoma, could well be his best opportunity yet to complete the career grand slam of golf's four majors. 23 Mar 2022
McBride birdie blitz delivers North Coast Open

McBride birdie blitz delivers North Coast Open

Kade McBride put on a final round clinic in conditions which could only be described as a heavy ten to claim the prestigious Geoff King Motors North Coast Open by a shot at Coffs Harbour Golf Club on Wednesday. 24 Feb 2022
Inaugural DGC Open marks Asian Tour return to India

Inaugural DGC Open marks Asian Tour return to India

Tournament golf in India is set to receive a huge boost next year when the inaugural The DGC Open tees-off at The Delhi Golf Club, from March 24-27 – triumphantly signalling the return of the Asian Tour to India for the first time in nearly two-and-a-half years. 5 Jan 2022
Lee Elder, a golf trail blazer, dies

Lee Elder, a golf trail blazer, dies

Lee Elder, who broke down racial barriers as the first black golfer to play in the Masters and paved the way for Tiger Woods and others to follow, has died at the age of 87. 30 Nov 2021
Dubai double to conclude European Tour season

Dubai double to conclude European Tour season

Dubai will host an end-of-season double-header on the European Tour after a second November event at Jumeirah Golf Estates was added to the 2021 schedule. 6 Oct 2021
Gary Player mourns death of wife, Vivienne

Gary Player mourns death of wife, Vivienne

Condolences have poured in after golf legend Gary Player announced the death of his wife of six-plus decades Vivienne Player. 19 Aug 2021
10 years on: R&A celebrates the life of Seve

10 years on: R&A celebrates the life of Seve

The R&A will celebrate the life of the great Severiano Ballesteros with a trio of unique tributes to the three-time Champion Golfer on the 10-year anniversary of his passing. 6 May 2021
Opinion: Gary Player’s golf balls sully momentous occasion

Opinion: Gary Player’s golf balls sully momentous occasion

At first it needed to be confirmed weary eyes weren’t playing tricks on me in the late hours of Thursday night. But a quick check on Twitter confirmed what could not even be dreamed of. 9 Apr 2021
Gallery: Masters Round One

Gallery: Masters Round One

The Masters got underway this morning with the ceremonial opening tee shots hit by Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, alongside Lee Elder. Here are the best images from day one, where Justin Rose leads. 9 Apr 2021
Masters in ceremonial salute to Lee Elder

Masters in ceremonial salute to Lee Elder

Lee Elder, who was the first black player to compete in the Masters, joined Gary Player and Jack Nicklaus as an honorary starter ahead of the tournament's 85th staging. 9 Apr 2021
Son urges Player not to accept Trump medal

Son urges Player not to accept Trump medal

The son of golfing great Gary Player has made an impassioned plea to his father to return one of Donald Trump's Presidential Medals of Freedom awarded last week. 14 Jan 2021
Trump awards Medal of Freedom to golf trio

Trump awards Medal of Freedom to golf trio

US president Donald Trump, facing calls for his removal from office, turned from controversy to ceremony on Thursday as he awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to golfers Annika Sorenstam, Gary Player and Babe Didrikson Zaharias. 8 Jan 2021
Tiger & Charlie ready for PNC Champs

Tiger & Charlie ready for PNC Champs

Tiger Woods and his 11-year-old son were on the practice range together Thursday at the PNC Championship, and social media was blazing with how good Charlie's swing looked, right down to the club twirl. 18 Dec 2020
USGA launches ‘Women Worth Watching’

USGA launches ‘Women Worth Watching’

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today launched “Women Worth Watching,” a long-term commitment to use its championships and platforms to celebrate female athletes and role models while promoting equality and diversity in sports and society. 10 Dec 2020
Aussie golfers finally back in business

Aussie golfers finally back in business

Seventeen holes since January. 10 Dec 2020
The Preview: Alfred Dunhill Championship

The Preview: Alfred Dunhill Championship

The European Tour takes centre stage this week, as the American Tours break for Thanksgiving. Here’s everything you need to know about the Alfred Dunhill Championship from the stunning Leopard Creek Country Club in South Africa. 25 Nov 2020
Tour stars and winners set to play Regional Open Series

Tour stars and winners set to play Regional Open Series

A field brimming with Australasian and international Tour talent will make for some sensational golf when the opening tournament of the NSW Regional Open Series gets underway at Coffs Harbour Golf Club next month. 24 Nov 2020
Smith a record-setting Masters runner-up

Smith a record-setting Masters runner-up

You have to feel for Cameron Smith. 16 Nov 2020