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Open cancelled & US majors rescheduled

Open cancelled & US majors rescheduled

Three of the four golf majors have announced new dates for 2020 amid the coronavirus crisis while the oldest of the lot, the Open Championship confirmed it would cancel its event for the year. 7 Apr 2020
The Preview: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

The Preview: Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

The first Rolex Series event for 2020 and start of the European Tour’s three tournament Desert Swing, this week’s Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship boasts a strong international field. 15 Jan 2020
Winner's Bag: Wade Ormsby – Hong Kong Open

Winner's Bag: Wade Ormsby – Hong Kong Open

Wade Ormsby never looked back after taking the Hong Kong Open lead on day one, the South Australian securing his second win at the event in front of Open Champion Shane Lowry on Sunday. Take a look inside Ormsby's winning bag. 13 Jan 2020
Ormsby goes wire-to-wire in Hong Kong

Ormsby goes wire-to-wire in Hong Kong

South Australian Wade Ormsby won the Hong Kong Open for the second time when he cruised to victory by closing with a four-under-par 66 at the Hong Kong Golf Club on Sunday. 13 Jan 2020
Ormsby tied at the top in Hong Kong

Ormsby tied at the top in Hong Kong

South Australian Wade Ormsby and Japan’s Tomoharu Otsuki shared the opening round lead after they returned with matching five-under-par 65s at the season-opening Hong Kong Open on Thursday. 9 Jan 2020
The Preview: Hong Kong Open

The Preview: Hong Kong Open

After being postponed in late 2019, the Hong Kong Open returns to the Hong Kong Golf Club this week, where some of the Asian and European Tour's best will vie for the title alongside 16 Aussies. 8 Jan 2020
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
Woods defends Mickelson's Saudi choice

Woods defends Mickelson's Saudi choice

Tiger Woods has defended Phil Mickelson and other top players who have signed up for the second edition of the Saudi International. 4 Dec 2019
Leaner Leishman hungry for Aussie Open triumph

Leaner Leishman hungry for Aussie Open triumph

A trimmed-down Marc Leishman will carry a major-like focus into this week's Australian Open as he bids once more to shed his tag as the country's best golfer yet to win on home soil. 3 Dec 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
Rahm solidly defends Spanish Open title

Rahm solidly defends Spanish Open title

World No.5 Jon Rahm has successfully defended his Open de Espana title with a commanding victory at Club de Campo in Madrid. 7 Oct 2019
Lowry returns to work after Open win

Lowry returns to work after Open win

Open champion Shane Lowry says becoming a major winner will count for nothing when he steps onto the first tee in his first tournament back since last month's Royal Portrush triumph. 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
Morri: Where to from here?

Morri: Where to from here?

It would be difficult to imagine a major season bookended by two more memorable results. Tiger at Augusta and Lowry at Portrush will forever be remembered as special moments in the game, even among the historic Grand Slam events. 25 Jul 2019
THE OPEN GALLERY: 50 Best images

THE OPEN GALLERY: 50 Best images

The first Open Championship held at Royal Portrush in nearly 70 years was certainly one to remember, especially for new Champion Golfer of the Year Shane Lowry. Here are the best images from the week captured by Matthew Harris as well as the team of Getty Images photographers in Northern Ireland. 22 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
Irish eyes smiling as Lowry claims the Claret Jug

Irish eyes smiling as Lowry claims the Claret Jug

The 148th Open Championship lasted for the usual four days. But the after-match party might take a bit longer. 22 Jul 2019
Shane Lowry takes commanding lead at Royal Portrush

Shane Lowry takes commanding lead at Royal Portrush

The third round of the 148th Open Championship at Royal Portrush belonged to one man. Maybe two. 21 Jul 2019
Smith the last Aussie still standing at Royal Portrush

Smith the last Aussie still standing at Royal Portrush

In keeping with the ever-erratic Northern Irish weather, the Australians amidst the 156-strong field at Royal Portrush had mixed fortunes on day two of 148th Open Championship. Which is not to say many of the stories had happy endings. 20 Jul 2019
Bradley leads Canadian Open

Bradley leads Canadian Open

US star Brooks Koepka has endured a frustrating day on the greens, shooting an even-par 70 that left him seven strokes behind first-round leader Keegan Bradley at the Canadian Open in Ontario. 7 Jun 2019