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Ishikawa looking to renew rivalry at Singapore Open

Ishikawa looking to renew rivalry at Singapore Open

Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa is excited to go up against a world-class field that includes all three Olympic medalists from 2016 as well as good friend and defending champion Jazz Janewattananond of Thailand when the US$1 million SMBC Singapore Open starts on Thursday. 14 Jan 2020
Grace edges out Oosthuizen to win SA Open

Grace edges out Oosthuizen to win SA Open

Home favourite Branden Grace carded a sensational nine-under-par 62 to lift the European Tour's South African Open trophy with a three-shot victory on Sunday. 13 Jan 2020
Leishman feels 2020 can be major year

Leishman feels 2020 can be major year

Marc Leishman believes he can finally break through to win one of golf's majors this year, but first he'll aim to revive Australian fortunes on the PGA Tour. 8 Jan 2020
Fox, Murray share Order of Merit rewards

Fox, Murray share Order of Merit rewards

Kiwi Ryan Fox will feature in some of golf’s richest events and Zach Murray will play on the European Tour in 2020 after the pair finished 1-2 on the 2019 PGA Tour of Australasia Order of Merit. 23 Dec 2019
Matt Jones targets Tokyo Olympics

Matt Jones targets Tokyo Olympics

Dual Australian Open champion Matt Jones has set his sights on representing Australia at the Olympics next year. 10 Dec 2019
Matt Jones almost blows Australian Open on a whisper

Matt Jones almost blows Australian Open on a whisper

Matt Jones walked up the 18th hole thinking he had a multiple shot cushion as he sought a second Australian Open title. Upon realising he needed to get up and down for par, the New South Welshman did just that to defeat South African Louis Oosthuizen by a single shot. 8 Dec 2019
Winner's Bag: Matt Jones – Emirates Australian Open

Winner's Bag: Matt Jones – Emirates Australian Open

Matt Jones joined the list of multiple time winners of the Australian Open on Sunday, his par at the par-5 18th delivering victory over Louis Oosthuizen by one shot. Take a look inside the New South Welshman's winning bag. 8 Dec 2019
AAC: Late birdies preserve Aussie Windred’s lead

AAC: Late birdies preserve Aussie Windred’s lead

A gutsy birdie-birdie finish has helped Blake Windred preserve his overnight lead at the 2019 Asia-Pacific Amateur Championship as the weekend beckons in Shanghai. 27 Sep 2019
Space major championships out: McIlroy

Space major championships out: McIlroy

Rory McIlroy is not a fan of the new compacted major schedule and fears it might make the sport irrelevant to fans for much of the year, the World No.2 said on Wednesday. 29 Aug 2019
Big Dolphin aims for bigger splash in Malaysia

Big Dolphin aims for bigger splash in Malaysia

Thailand’s Prom Meesawat is planning to make another strong impact when he tees up for the first time at the US$300,000 Sarawak Championship, which will take place at the Damai Golf and Country Club in Kuching next week. 9 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
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
Schauffele lets fly at R&A over failed driver test

Schauffele lets fly at R&A over failed driver test

Xander Schauffele was still running hot on Saturday at The Open, and it had nothing to do with a round of 69 that left him 11 shots off the lead at Royal Portrush. 21 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