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R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

Gamers around the world will be able to test themselves against the unrelenting challenge of links golf as the inaugural e-Open presented by Mastercard launches today. 15 Jul 2020
McIlroy tips Ryder Cup reschedule for 2021

McIlroy tips Ryder Cup reschedule for 2021

World No.1 Rory McIlroy does not think the Ryder Cup will be played this year. 27 May 2020
World Amateur Team Champs cancelled

World Amateur Team Champs cancelled

This year's World Amateur Team Championships, scheduled for October, have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 7 May 2020
WATCH: Five of the best McIlroy moments

WATCH: Five of the best McIlroy moments

World No.1 Rory McIlroy celebrates his 31st birthday today. So, to mark the occasion, we’ve assembled five of the Northern Irishman’s best moments. Enjoy. 4 May 2020
Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Championship will next be played at Royal St George’s in 2021. 7 Apr 2020
Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

Baker-Finch's hope for majors in late 2020

An extraordinary Masters in November, when autumn leaves are falling at Augusta National, could cap a triumphant return for golf as organisers look to squeeze in the four majors at the end of the year. 1 Apr 2020
Tiger won’t catch Jack, says O'Meara

Tiger won’t catch Jack, says O'Meara

Matching or breaking the record for career major titles might just be a bridge too far for Tiger Woods, said his former mentor Mark O'Meara. 20 Nov 2019
Ogilvy: Rory would swap his year for Tiger’s but not Koepka's

Ogilvy: Rory would swap his year for Tiger’s but not Koepka's

As soon as Rory McIlroy won the FedExCup, the last event on the 2018-19 PGA Tour, the debate started. Who is “Player of the Year?” 15 Nov 2019
Ogilvy: Major win means major decisions

Ogilvy: Major win means major decisions

The major season is over for another year and two new champions are right now experiencing the life and attitude adjustments I went through following my US Open victory back in 2006. 23 Oct 2019
Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

Morri: 2019 was full of major excitement

To all those who think golf is boring, consider this a big fat raspberry in your general direction. 8 Aug 2019
Ireland’s Adare Manor to host 2026 Ryder Cup

Ireland’s Adare Manor to host 2026 Ryder Cup

Irish golf is set for an extended spell in the golfing spotlight following Shane Lowry’s Open Championship victory, with the announcement of Adare Manor as host venue for the 2026 Ryder Cup. 26 Jul 2019
Leishman turns to WGC after Open flop

Leishman turns to WGC after Open flop

Having been mistaken for Open champion Shane Lowry for years, Marc Leishman hopes the Irishman's Claret Jug victory is enough for casual golf fans to start telling them apart. 25 Jul 2019
McIlroy's emotional thanks to Irish fans

McIlroy's emotional thanks to Irish fans

Rory McIlroy has issued an emotional thank you to Northern Ireland golf fans after his heartbreaking missed cut at the Open Championship, but hopes Royal Portrush is added to the UK major's rota of regular venues. 25 Jul 2019
Day takes lessons from his Open meltdown

Day takes lessons from his Open meltdown

Jason Day says he and accomplished caddie Steve Williams learned valuable lessons about their partnership under major championship pressure during his Open meltdown. 24 Jul 2019
Smith eyeing FedEx Cup playoff run

Smith eyeing FedEx Cup playoff run

Cameron Smith is coming home hunting a historic Australian PGA three-peat – but not before tending to some important business in America. 24 Jul 2019
Smith's hairy final round at The Open

Smith's hairy final round at The Open

Cameron Smith walked off windswept Royal Portrush and asked "how's my hair?" after almost being blown away during The Open's brutal final round. 22 Jul 2019
Gunn awakens to new reality at The 148th Open

Gunn awakens to new reality at The 148th Open

Thailand’s Gunn Charoenkul is ecstatic to find himself in company of many of the world’s best players after fulfilling his life-long dream of playing in a major. 18 Jul 2019
Baker-Finch explains tiny Aus tilt at Open

Baker-Finch explains tiny Aus tilt at Open

Open champion Ian Baker-Finch is adamant that Australia's smallest contingent in almost half a century at the UK major is no cause for concern. 18 Jul 2019
Aussie rookie living it up at The Open

Aussie rookie living it up at The Open

Jokes with Tiger Woods, rounds with Justin Thomas and Padraig Harrington and now a dream Open Championship start for starry-eyed young gun Jake McLeod. 18 Jul 2019
Royal Portrush: A Beautiful Beast

Royal Portrush: A Beautiful Beast

Exactly 1,367 days after the formal announcement was made to the world on October 20 2015, the Open Championship is finally returning to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. 18 Jul 2019
‘Beware the injured golfer’, says Kiradech

‘Beware the injured golfer’, says Kiradech

Thailand’s Kiradech Aphibarnrat hopes to back up the old saying ‘beware the injured golfer’ by playing through the pain barrier and putting up a performance he can be proud of at The 148th Open which starts on Thursday. 17 Jul 2019