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ASIAN TOUR: Casey wary of local threat at Singapore Open

ASIAN TOUR: Casey wary of local threat at Singapore Open

England’s Paul Casey knows he has to overcome the strong Asian challenge to stand a chance of winning the SMBC Singapore Open which starts at the Sentosa Golf Club on Thursday. 15 Jan 2019
World Golf Championships not in Scott’s 2019 plans

World Golf Championships not in Scott’s 2019 plans

The grandiosely-named World Golf Championships (WGC) have, in some eyes, never really been more than glorified PGA Tour events and now former World No.1 Adam Scott is thinking of eliminating them from his schedule. 10 Jan 2019
Gallery: Best of the best – 2017/18 PGA Tour winners

Gallery: Best of the best – 2017/18 PGA Tour winners

A remarkable PGA Tour season has come to an end. From Brendan Steele defending his Safeway Open title in the opening event to Tiger Woods capping his amazing comeback with a victory at the season ending Tour Championship and everything in between ... Here is a tournament-by-tournament guide to the season that was through the lenses of Getty Images' photographers. 25 Sep 2018
10 Things we learned at The Open

10 Things we learned at The Open

Italy’s Francesco Molinari is the Champion Golfer of the Year, but there was more to take away from the 147th Open Championship ... 25 Jul 2018
Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

Carnoustie Golf Links: Australia’s unhappiest hunting ground

If an Australian is to win at The Open at Carnoustie this week he will have to defy 87 years of heart-breaking history on the Scottish Links. 19 Jul 2018
EURO TOUR: Dodt qualifies for Royal Birkdale

EURO TOUR: Dodt qualifies for Royal Birkdale

Andrew Dodt has punched his ticket to the 146th Open Championship and will make his major championship debut after finishing in a tie for fourth at the Scottish Open at Dundonald Links. 17 Jul 2017
GA Express 203:  'The Iceman' keeps his cool

GA Express 203: 'The Iceman' keeps his cool

NICKNAMES bestowed on sporting stars don't always fit the bill. But after his maiden major success at the Open Championship, Henrik Stenson has finally earned the label of golf's "Iceman". 19 Jul 2016
GA Express Issue 202: The Open Championship

GA Express Issue 202: The Open Championship

As our greatest hope for an Open title, there are a few things Jason Day needs to sort out if he is to topple the rest at Royal Troon. He's been close before, but can he seal the deal in Scotland? 12 Jul 2016
THE OPEN: Aussie heartbreak at St.Andrews

THE OPEN: Aussie heartbreak at St.Andrews

American Zach Johnson has won The Open at St. Andrews on a drama-filled final day in which three Aussies had a chance to win the Claret Jug, writes Brendan James. 21 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Day leads final Aussie assault

THE OPEN: Day leads final Aussie assault

Jason Day is the co-leader of The Open Championship after 54 holes, with five more Australians also with genuine chances of winning the Claret Jug. Brendan James reports from St Andrews. 20 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: ‘I was ready to quit golf’ – Leishman

THE OPEN: ‘I was ready to quit golf’ – Leishman

Marc Leishman was ready to quit golf and look after his sons as his wife battled a life-threatening illness. Now he's a chance of winning The Open at St. Andrews, Brendan James reports 20 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Johnson leads after calamitous day

THE OPEN: Johnson leads after calamitous day

American Dustin Johnson leads The Open Championship at the halfway mark after a controversial third day at St. Andrews. Brendan James reports. 19 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: ‘R&A was a disgrace’ – Hend

THE OPEN: ‘R&A was a disgrace’ – Hend

Journeyman pro Scott Hend has blasted the R&A for making The Open field play in unplayable conditions, which he says caused him to miss the cut. Brendan James reports from St Andrews 19 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Tom Watson's last stand

THE OPEN: Tom Watson's last stand

Tom Watson has taken his final bow in The Open. Brendan James was there to witness the classy departure of the five-time champion 19 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Nagle’s spirit lives on with Aussie charge

THE OPEN: Nagle’s spirit lives on with Aussie charge

Adam Scott, Jason Day, Geoff Ogilvy and Steven Bowditch are poised for an Open Championship assault after a rain affected second round at St.Andrews. Brendan James reports 18 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Day One Quotable Quotes

THE OPEN: Day One Quotable Quotes

Here are some of best quotes to come out of the first round at The Open Championship. 17 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Johnson leads, Day & Spieth in hot pursuit

THE OPEN: Johnson leads, Day & Spieth in hot pursuit

Dustin Johnson has bounced back from losing the US Open to lead after the first round of The Open Championship at St. Andrews. Brendan James reports, his pursuers are familiar foes. 17 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Woe is Tiger

THE OPEN: Woe is Tiger

Tiger Woods' slump has extended into The Open where he shot a first round 76. But he says he can still fight his way back to contend, despite being 11 shots off the lead. Brendan James reports from St Andrews. 17 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Aussies hunting the jug

THE OPEN: Aussies hunting the jug

When the 144th Open Championship tees off tonight, 15 Australians will be vying for the Auld Claret Jug. Brendan James looks at their chances. 16 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Why I love St Andrews – Geoff Ogilvy

THE OPEN: Why I love St Andrews – Geoff Ogilvy

Geoff Ogilvy writes about his fascination and love for St Andrews, which began as a wide-eyed 16-year-old and continues this week at The Open Championship. 15 Jul 2015
THE OPEN: Tiger warns his critics, and Spieth

THE OPEN: Tiger warns his critics, and Spieth

Tiger Woods has warned his critics he is not dead and buried yet as he prepares for this week's Open. He also had some words of wisdom for Jordan Spieth. Brendan James reports 15 Jul 2015