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McIlroy backs Tiger to recover from op

McIlroy backs Tiger to recover from op

Rory McIlroy is confident 15-time major winner Tiger Woods will recover from his fifth back operation and play at the Masters. 21 Jan 2021
Thomas will train to be 'better person'

Thomas will train to be 'better person'

Justin Thomas says he'll go through an individual training programme to "become a better person" after being heard uttering a homophobic slur under his breath when he missed a putt at a tournament in Hawaii this month. 21 Jan 2021
McIlroy hopes for near-capacity Ryder Cup

McIlroy hopes for near-capacity Ryder Cup

Rory McIlroy is hopeful that a near-capacity crowd will be able to attend the Ryder Cup at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin in September. 21 Jan 2021
Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

Open venues confirmed for 2023 & 2024

The R&A today confirmed that The 151st Open will be played at Royal Liverpool from July 16-23, 2023 and The 152nd Open will be played at Royal Troon from July 14-21, 2024. 8 Dec 2020
Fears COVID will end Aussie golf careers

Fears COVID will end Aussie golf careers

The Australian summer of golf should be in full swing but instead fears have emerged that many struggling stars on JobKeeper are about to give up the game. 3 Dec 2020
Ogilvy: Why DJ is one of the best players I’ve ever seen

Ogilvy: Why DJ is one of the best players I’ve ever seen

We’ve had this discussion before, but it’s an ever-changing phenomenon in golf. And, as such, we need to keep an eye on it. For long enough most of us felt that, if everyone in the world played his best, Rory McIlroy would win. Well, not anymore. These days, if everyone plays at the top of their games, my feeling is that Dustin Johnson finishes first. 2 Dec 2020
Interview: Langer reflects on record-breaking Masters

Interview: Langer reflects on record-breaking Masters

Congratulations on a record-breaking week at the Masters. Having become the oldest golfer to make the cut at the Masters, aged 63, you were unshakeable over the weekend to finish a share of 29th. How did you find the weekend rounds? 17 Nov 2020
McIlroy's quest for career Grand Slam continues

McIlroy's quest for career Grand Slam continues

Rory McIlroy was left to rue nine poor holes in his opening round as his bid to complete the career Grand Slam with a Masters victory was put on hold for at least five more months. 16 Nov 2020
Unlucky No.13 sinks McIlroy at the Masters

Unlucky No.13 sinks McIlroy at the Masters

Stuck in the bushes. Behind a tree. Caught in the branches. 15 Nov 2020
DJ forges clear at Augusta

DJ forges clear at Augusta

World No.1 Dustin Johnson will carry a four-stroke lead into the final round of the Masters, with Australian Cameron Smith right in the mix after another inspired late charge. 15 Nov 2020
'Colourful' pep talk gets McIlroy going

'Colourful' pep talk gets McIlroy going

Former World No.1 Rory McIlroy has revealed how a "colourful" pep talk was responsible for his change in fortunes at the Masters. 14 Nov 2020
What the stars are saying at Augusta

What the stars are saying at Augusta

The opening round of the 89th edition of the Masters is just hours away. Here’s what some of the key players are saying on the eve of the final major of 2020. 12 Nov 2020
Stunning ace for Rahm at Masters practice

Stunning ace for Rahm at Masters practice

Jon Rahm has made a hole-in-one at Augusta National for the second day in a row, and this time there was a camera to record the feat for posterity even if there were no fans there to celebrate. 11 Nov 2020
Who's who at Augusta National in 2020

Who's who at Augusta National in 2020

Who are the Australians and top international contenders at the Masters this week? 11 Nov 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

All eyes are on Augusta National this week, including those of our so-called experts. With a win and some top-10s last week they are up and about as they search for a winner and anoint who they believe the top Aussie will be. 10 Nov 2020
Gallery: Masters Practice Day 1

Gallery: Masters Practice Day 1

Masters week is well and truly upon us. Here are some of the best images from the grounds of Augusta National Golf Club from the first official day of practice. 10 Nov 2020
Sweet 16?

Sweet 16?

Tiger Woods surprised many by claiming his 15th major title at Augusta National in 2019. Having held onto the Green Jacket for an extra seven months due to COVID-19 the question is now: Can he defend his title and get within two of Jack Nicklaus’ major record and equal the Golden Bear’s six Masters titles? 10 Nov 2020
Huggan: Wasted talent

Huggan: Wasted talent

Whenever I bang on about the increasingly one-dimensional nature of the play at (male) golf’s elite level, I have first to make myself clear. 4 Nov 2020
Morri: Temper tantrums

Morri: Temper tantrums

Perhaps it’s all in the delivery. Tyrrell Hatton is the best of the modern players at losing his cool on course with Belgium’s Thomas Pieters running a close second. 26 Oct 2020
Munoz leads, Woods struggles at Sherwood

Munoz leads, Woods struggles at Sherwood

Sebastian Munoz eclipsed the stars with two eagles as he grabbed a one-shot lead with a superb 8-under 64 in the first round of the Zozo Championship at Sherwood. 23 Oct 2020
Rory keen to end year-long drought at ZOZO

Rory keen to end year-long drought at ZOZO

Rory McIlroy knows where his priority lies at the ZOZO Championship at Sherwood this week, although he could easily be distracted by an opportunity to rewrite some golf history next month. 22 Oct 2020