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Smith and Leishman eye Olympics

Smith and Leishman eye Olympics

Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman are eyeing Olympic gold after winning the PGA Tour's lone team event in dramatic fashion in New Orleans. 27 Apr 2021
Adam Scott opts out of Tokyo Olympics

Adam Scott opts out of Tokyo Olympics

Adam Scott has decided to skip the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics this year to spend time with his family. 23 Apr 2021
Baddeley exclusive: “My best golf is still in front of me”

Baddeley exclusive: “My best golf is still in front of me”

Aaron Baddeley turned 40 last month … his Australian Open triumph over Greg Norman and Colin Montgomerie now more than 20 years in the rear view mirror. It was a victory that anointed ‘Badds’ as golf’s next superstar, the man to beat Tiger Woods. His career over the past two decades never lived up to the hype but the now married father-of-six says his best golf is still to come. 20 Apr 2021
Matsuyama open to lighting Tokyo cauldron

Matsuyama open to lighting Tokyo cauldron

Hideki Matsuyama cut a solitary figure as he walked alone to the clubhouse to sign his card after winning the Masters, even if all of Japan was with him in spirit. 13 Apr 2021
Late-blooming Jones eyes Olympics berth

Late-blooming Jones eyes Olympics berth

Eyeing the Olympics, the Masters and generally the best years of his golfing career, Matt Jones is a true believer that life begins at 40. 23 Mar 2021
Morri: Players and Olympics common fix

Morri: Players and Olympics common fix

In a funny way The Players Championship and the Olympics face polar opposite problems which – ironically – share the same solution. 15 Mar 2021
Sorenstam back on LPGA Tour after 13 years

Sorenstam back on LPGA Tour after 13 years

More than a decade after Annika Sorenstam won her last LPGA Tour event, the player felt by many to be the best woman golfer of them all is ready to tee it up again. 10 Feb 2021
Sorenstam elected new President of IGF

Sorenstam elected new President of IGF

The International Golf Federation Board convened a virtual meeting yesterday focused on long-term strategic planning and progress toward next summer’s Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. 4 Dec 2020
Burning Questions: Hannah Green

Burning Questions: Hannah Green

Hannah Green became the second consecutive woman from Western Australia to win the Greg Norman Medal following her stellar 2019 season, which included her maiden major victory at the Women’s US PGA Championship. 19 Aug 2020
Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Travel: Land of the Rising Sun

Japan has emerged as a hotspot for golf-trotting pin seekers looking for something special. As a regular visitor to the country that is planning to host the Olympics at some stage next year, our correspondent jumped at the opportunity to take this golfing assignment. 21 Apr 2020
Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics

Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics

Former world No.1 Dustin Johnson will skip this year's Tokyo Olympics to focus on the PGA Tour's season-ending playoffs, his manager has told Golfweek. 3 Mar 2020
Majors and Olympic berth on Smith’s radar

Majors and Olympic berth on Smith’s radar

Watch out for Cameron Smith in this year's majors and also the Tokyo Olympics following his PGA Tour triumph in Hawaii. 15 Jan 2020
Olympic berth 'possible': Adam Scott

Olympic berth 'possible': Adam Scott

Adam Scott has left the door open to represent Australia at next year's Olympics in Japan despite remaining staunchly against golf's place at the Summer Games. 2 Dec 2019
McIlroy to represent Ireland at Olympics

McIlroy to represent Ireland at Olympics

Former World No.1 Rory McIlroy will represent Ireland at the 2020 Olympics and not the Great Britain and Northern Ireland team. 24 Oct 2019
Baker-Finch to lead Australian Olympic teams

Baker-Finch to lead Australian Olympic teams

Legendary Ian Baker-Finch will again captain the Australian Olympic golf team. 4 Oct 2019
Day’s Olympic dream

Day’s Olympic dream

Jason Day has declared his intention to represent Australia at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, admitting it was disappointing to skip the 2016 edition in Brazil due to fears of the Zika virus. 16 May 2019
Aussies miss medals as Park grabs gold

Aussies miss medals as Park grabs gold

Korea’s Inbee Park has completed a remarkable recovery from injury to win an Olympic gold medal and underline her status as one of the modern greats of women’s golf. 21 Aug 2016
Aussie duo poised for final Olympic charge

Aussie duo poised for final Olympic charge

Australia’s hopes of a first Olympic golf medal remain alive with Minjee Lee and Su Oh well poised for a run at the top three in tomorrow's final round. 20 Aug 2016
Lewis’ Olympic honeymoon heats up

Lewis’ Olympic honeymoon heats up

Korea’s Inbee Park might be leading the women’s Olympic golf tournament by a stroke but it was newly-married Stacy Lewis who stole the headlines. 19 Aug 2016
Jutanugarn puts on Olympic masterclass to lead

Jutanugarn puts on Olympic masterclass to lead

Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn delivered another masterclass in a season overflowing with dominant performances to seize the first round lead of the Olympic women’s golf tournament. 18 Aug 2016
Rose’s Olympic gold 112 years in the making

Rose’s Olympic gold 112 years in the making

Four days ago England’s Justin Rose made the first hole-in-one in Olympics golf history. Now he owns the first gold medal offered in men’s golf in 112 years, after edging out good mate and Ryder Cup partner, Henrik Stenson, in a final round duel. 15 Aug 2016