presidents cup

Panic free Finau to make Hong Kong Open debut

Panic free Finau to make Hong Kong Open debut

American Tony Finau hopes to start the new year by producing a winning performance with a calm mind as he takes on a galaxy of Asian Tour stars when the Hong Kong Open gets underway on Thursday. 8 Jan 2020
Defending champion Smith fires as challengers emerge

Defending champion Smith fires as challengers emerge

Cameron Smith surged back into contention for a third-straight Australian PGA Championship, but he wasn't the only big mover on Friday at RACV Royal Pines. 20 Dec 2019
Hot start for Herbert and Rankin as Smith struggles

Hot start for Herbert and Rankin as Smith struggles

As is so often the case, the morning tee times produced the best scores at RACV Royal Pines during the first round of the Australian PGA Championship on Thursday. 19 Dec 2019
Tiger and team do it again

Tiger and team do it again

An emotional Tiger Woods was nearly brought to tears. Ernie Els the same. Woods getting the best of his career-long rival once again, this time as the Captain of 16-14 United States Presidents Cup victory. 15 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup picture special

Presidents Cup picture special

The United States steamrolled the Internationals on the final day to win the Presidents Cup for the eighth consecutive time. But it was far from being one way traffic at Royal Melbourne and the team of Getty Images photographers covering the event captured every memorable moment. 15 Dec 2019
Morri: Tiger's last stand

Morri: Tiger's last stand

Nineteen feet, four inches. That’s the distance of what was likely Tiger Woods’ last competitive stroke in Australia. 15 Dec 2019
Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

Morri: Numbers don’t lie. But they don’t tell stories, either.

The Presidents Cup scoreboard says Internationals 10, Team USA Eight but that doesn’t scratch the surface of what has unfolded at Royal Melbourne the past three days. 15 Dec 2019
Presidents Cup set for final Royal Rumble

Presidents Cup set for final Royal Rumble

The announcement of the Sunday singles match-ups was a typically tense affair at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Americans fightback as Presidents Cup hinges in the balance

Americans fightback as Presidents Cup hinges in the balance

The stage is set for a grandstand finish to the Presidents Cup after an afternoon of high drama at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Morri: “Sport does funny things to people and golf is not immune.”

Morri: “Sport does funny things to people and golf is not immune.”

The absurdity of it only becomes clear if you think about it. 14 Dec 2019
Internationals’ morning glory extends Presidents Cup lead

Internationals’ morning glory extends Presidents Cup lead

The Internationals' stunning Presidents Cup blitz continues with Ernie Els' underdogs extending their lead to four points at Royal Melbourne. 14 Dec 2019
Captain Tiger rests player Woods

Captain Tiger rests player Woods

In the aftermath of a seemingly inevitable comeback from the United States on Friday afternoon, Tiger Woods, the best player on his team so far, surprisingly chose to sit out the Saturday morning four-ball matches. 13 Dec 2019
Foursomes golf … when sorry is the hardest word

Foursomes golf … when sorry is the hardest word

Every golfer who has ever played foursomes has made the same deal on the first tee. 13 Dec 2019
Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

Americans off the canvas in late Presidents Cup rally

The star-studded American Presidents Cup team had to draw on all their talent, experience and a little luck to avoid an embarrassing International team clean-sweep of the second day foursomes. 13 Dec 2019
The Big Easy has Friday on his mind

The Big Easy has Friday on his mind

International Team captain Ernie Els is sticking to his guns before day two of the Presidents Cup matches, resisting temptation to keep any of his successful pairings together for tomorrow’s first foursomes session. 12 Dec 2019
Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

Patrick Reed – golf’s Jekyll & Hyde

It’s the wrong use of the right word but polarising might be the only way to describe American Patrick Reed. 12 Dec 2019
Ernie's men ambush Americans at Royal Melbourne

Ernie's men ambush Americans at Royal Melbourne

The Ernie Els-led Internationals will take a 4-1 lead into the second day of the Presidents Cup after ambushing the United States in the opening day fourball matches. 12 Dec 2019
Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Morri: Now for something completely different…golf

Finally, the waiting is over. Tomorrow, we get to see some golf. 11 Dec 2019
All the President's men are ready to go

All the President's men are ready to go

Tiger Woods and Ernie Els were once again separated by the partition of the interview room as they passed scribbled notes and whispers to their assistant captains on Wednesday afternoon. Woods deferring selecting his first pairing before Els kicked off proceedings. 11 Dec 2019
Woods to play three Presidents Cup matches

Woods to play three Presidents Cup matches

American assistant captains Fred Couples, Steve Stricker and Zach Johnson have revealed their leading man, Tiger Woods, will play three matches of the Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne Golf Club. 11 Dec 2019
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The Presidents Cup returns to Royal Melbourne this week as the Asian Tour makes its way to Indonesia. See who our so-called experts fancy. Plus, their best bets of the week. 11 Dec 2019