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Fans don't care about money: McIlroy

Fans don't care about money: McIlroy

Rory McIlroy is concerned that overpublicising the PGA Tour's US$15 million (AU$22 million) FedExCup payday could be distancing golf's superstars from everyday fans. 22 Aug 2019
Olesen to face sexual assault trial

Olesen to face sexual assault trial

Danish golfer Thorbjorn Olesen is to face trial after being charged with sexual assault and being drunk on an aircraft. 22 Aug 2019
Superstar Aussies coming to Sydney

Superstar Aussies coming to Sydney

Three of the biggest names in Australian golf will contest the 2019 Emirates Australian Open. 22 Aug 2019
$15-million Cup trumps Norman's earnings

$15-million Cup trumps Norman's earnings

With US$15 million at stake, Adam Scott and Marc Leishman are competing for more money at this week's Tour Championship than their idol Greg Norman won in his entire PGA Tour career. 21 Aug 2019
PGA boss 'would love' to see Trump in Australia

PGA boss 'would love' to see Trump in Australia

PGA Tour commissioner Jay Monahan believes US President Donald Trump is "thinking about" a visit to Australia for his namesake event at Royal Melbourne in December. 21 Aug 2019
Woods: ‘Disappointing’ not to make East Lake

Woods: ‘Disappointing’ not to make East Lake

Tiger Woods will be missing from the season-ending Tour Championship for the fifth time in six years this week. 20 Aug 2019
GA Express 346: FedExCup Finale

GA Express 346: FedExCup Finale

Making the 30-man Tour Championship has long been included on PGA Tour players’ goals' lists each year. But with format changes to decide who will walk away with the eye-watering first prize of US$15 million dollars, will the event maintain its pedigree? And will starting players on different scores prove masterstroke or mistake? 20 Aug 2019
European Tour ramps up slow play penalties

European Tour ramps up slow play penalties

European Tour players will incur a one-shot penalty from November if they are deemed to have breached slow play regulations twice in a single round. 20 Aug 2019
Scott won't judge season on Cup result

Scott won't judge season on Cup result

With a bizarre new format, Adam Scott feels his chances of winning the US$15 million FedExCup are higher, but believes the "big old exhibition" is not a true measure of consistency. 20 Aug 2019
Woods exploring options to play in Melbourne

Woods exploring options to play in Melbourne

US skipper Tiger Woods will rely on practice matches with teammates in Florida to justify picking himself to play at December's Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne. 20 Aug 2019
Newbold takes Golf Australia reins

Newbold takes Golf Australia reins

Andrew Newbold is the new chairman of Golf Australia. 19 Aug 2019
Ogletree stuns Augenstein to claim US Amateur crown

Ogletree stuns Augenstein to claim US Amateur crown

After trailing for a majority of the 36-hole championship match, Andy Ogletree surged past John Augenstein, winning four of the last seven holes to claim the 119th US Amateur Championship title, 2 and 1, at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. 19 Aug 2019
Thomas in line for $15-million payout

Thomas in line for $15-million payout

Justin Thomas is in the driver's seat to secure a US$15 million payday this week after his BMW Championship win sent him to the top of the PGA Tour's FedExCup standings. 19 Aug 2019
Presidents Cup: Ernie Els’ final top-eight qualifiers

Presidents Cup: Ernie Els’ final top-eight qualifiers

The top-eight qualifiers for the 2019 Presidents Cup International Team are final and captain Ernie Els will lead a group that includes four players with a combined 17 previous appearances and four others who will be playing for the first time. 19 Aug 2019
Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods’ final top-eight qualifiers

Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods’ final top-eight qualifiers

The top-eight qualifiers for the 2019 Presidents Cup US Team are final and captain Tiger Woods will lead a group that are all inside the top 20 in the Official World Golf Ranking and have a combined 11 PGA Tour victories this season. 19 Aug 2019
Jason Day bundled out of PGA Tour finals

Jason Day bundled out of PGA Tour finals

Jason Day's lacklustre and turbulent PGA Tour season is over with the former World No.1 bundled out of the PGA Tour's finals series on Sunday. 19 Aug 2019
Hotel fire drama for Mickelson at Medinah

Hotel fire drama for Mickelson at Medinah

Phil Mickelson had a wild Sunday and that was before he showed up for the BMW Championship. 19 Aug 2019
Czech mate as Pieters wins again in Prague

Czech mate as Pieters wins again in Prague

Belgium's Thomas Pieters has won Czech Masters for the second time in five years to claim his fourth European Tour title. 19 Aug 2019
Asian Tour: Dodt ends four-year title drought

Asian Tour: Dodt ends four-year title drought

Queenslander Andrew Dodt defeated Richard T. Lee of Canada on the first extra hole after sinking a two-foot birdie putt to win his third Asian Tour title and first in four years at the US$300,000 Sarawak Championship on Sunday. 19 Aug 2019
US Amateur: Augenstein storms into quarterfinals

US Amateur: Augenstein storms into quarterfinals

John Augenstein, 21, of Owensboro, Ky., posted victories over Akshay Bhatia and Ricky Castillo, the No.5 and No.9 players in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), respectively, on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 119th US Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. 16 Aug 2019
Adam Scott lurks on leaders at Medinah

Adam Scott lurks on leaders at Medinah

Adam Scott says his best opening round in six months on the PGA Tour has him feeling confident about keeping pace with the leaders at the BMW Championship. 16 Aug 2019