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Home hero Matsuyama eyes victory at ZOZO Championship

Home hero Matsuyama eyes victory at ZOZO Championship

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama hopes that competing in front of his adoring fans will provide a much needed boost for him to contend at the ZOZO Championship when the US$9.95 million PGA Tour tournament tees off on Thursday. 21 Oct 2021
Rahm out to equal Seve and partner Nadal

Rahm out to equal Seve and partner Nadal

Spanish World No.1 Jon Rahm has outlined his ambition of one day partnering his fellow countryman, tennis legend Rafael Nadal, on the golf course. 6 Oct 2021
Rahm convinced he didn't have COVID

Rahm convinced he didn't have COVID

World No.1 Jon Rahm admits it "sucked" to miss the Olympics but is convinced he did not have COVID-19 despite testing positive for the second time in seven weeks. 18 Aug 2021
Popov relishing Women's Open defence

Popov relishing Women's Open defence

Sophia Popov has embraced her status as the defending champion at the AIG Women's Open at Carnoustie, saying she is ready to build on last year's fairy tale triumph. 18 Aug 2021
Familiar feelings for Hannah at Carnoustie

Familiar feelings for Hannah at Carnoustie

Perth and Mount Lawley Golf Club are a long way from Carnoustie, where the AIG Women’s Open takes place this week. But that hasn’t stopped Hannah Green from feeling somewhat at home upon the famed linksland. 17 Aug 2021
Morri: Golf is unique, for the better

Morri: Golf is unique, for the better

It’s an almost never ending quest among industry types to look to other sports for ways to ‘fix’ golf. 16 Aug 2021
Justin Rose honoured with PGA Tour’s Payne Stewart Award

Justin Rose honoured with PGA Tour’s Payne Stewart Award

In recognition of his character, sportsmanship and commitment to charitable giving, Justin Rose has been named the 2021 recipient of the PGA Tour’s Payne Stewart Award presented by Southern Company. 12 Aug 2021
Matsuyama falls agonisingly short again

Matsuyama falls agonisingly short again

For the second successive week, Hideki Matsuyama fell agonisingly short in a playoff lottery. 9 Aug 2021
Ashok celebrated by all of India after fourth in Tokyo

Ashok celebrated by all of India after fourth in Tokyo

India’s Aditi Ashok agonisingly missed an historic medal in women’s golf at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 on Saturday as she was celebrated at home with tributes led by the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind. 7 Aug 2021
Korda’s golden season continues as Inami sees silver lining

Korda’s golden season continues as Inami sees silver lining

On a day of multiple twists and turns, it was the resiliency of American Nelly Korda that ultimately secured her place in history as an Olympic gold medallist. 7 Aug 2021
Aussie pair eye Paris as Green comes up just short

Aussie pair eye Paris as Green comes up just short

Hannah Green’s medal challenge never quite materialised till late during the final round in Tokyo, when a weather delay halted her momentum. 7 Aug 2021
Feng not retiring just yet after missing a medal

Feng not retiring just yet after missing a medal

China’s Shanshan Feng fell a few shots shy of winning a second Olympic medal in golf for her country after signing off with a four-under 67 in the women’s competition on Saturday. 7 Aug 2021
Gallery: Women's Olympics Final Round

Gallery: Women's Olympics Final Round

Despite the weather predicted to shorten the Women's Olympic Competition, 72-holes were completed at Kasumigaseki with World No.1 Nelly Korda emerging with gold. Here are the best images from the final round. 7 Aug 2021
Gold Medal Bag: Nelly Korda – Women's Olympic Competition

Gold Medal Bag: Nelly Korda – Women's Olympic Competition

Nelly Korda made it an American double on the golf gold medal front on Saturday. The World No.1 joining Xander Schauffele on the top of the podium with her fourth consecutive round in the 60s. Take a look inside her winning bag. 7 Aug 2021
Korda retains lead while Green rises into medal contention

Korda retains lead while Green rises into medal contention

So, the long and short of the women’s Olympic golf competition heading into Saturday’s final round at Kasumigaseki Country Club is this: American Nelly Korda and Aditi Ashok of India. 6 Aug 2021
Korda scorches, Green rises in Tokyo heat

Korda scorches, Green rises in Tokyo heat

Following a day of more scorching temperatures, torrid rounds and a potential game-changing storm on the horizon, the fate of the women’s Olympic golf tournament is as unpredictable as the men’s seven-way bronze medal playoff was on Sunday. 5 Aug 2021
Sagstrom beats heat to take first-round Olympic lead

Sagstrom beats heat to take first-round Olympic lead

While the summer heat was something of a forgotten concern ahead of the Tokyo Olympics due to the pandemic, it definitely was noticeable last week during the men’s golf competition and became a real-life factor Wednesday as the women’s tournament got underway at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 4 Aug 2021
Chan hits the gold medal books

Chan hits the gold medal books

Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan plans to use winning insights which helped American Xander Schauffele to the men’s gold medal when she begins her own medal quest in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 women’s golf competition today. 4 Aug 2021
Feng hoping for a happy Olympic birthday

Feng hoping for a happy Olympic birthday

China’s Shanshan Feng has described her bronze medal from Rio 2016 as the “most important” achievement of her illustrious career as she looks to put the icing on the cake in what could be her Olympic Games swansong at Tokyo 2020. 3 Aug 2021
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Week two of Olympic golf competition is upon us, and our so-called experts are confident they have the good oil on who will walk away with a medal. Here are their gold medallists, plus an outside medal hope, as well as WGC, PGA and European Tour tips. 3 Aug 2021
The Preview: Women’s Olympic Golf competition

The Preview: Women’s Olympic Golf competition

It was a thrilling finish to the men’s golf competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club last week but it would be no surprise if things were even closer for the women’s event. 3 Aug 2021