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“Jack is Back” – 40 years on from Nicklaus’ greatest comeback

“Jack is Back” – 40 years on from Nicklaus’ greatest comeback

It’s commonplace and often a little frustrating that we have a tendency to assign the moniker of ‘legend’ or ‘great’ far too casually these days. 16 Sep 2020
Winner's Bag: Stewart Cink – Safeway Open

Winner's Bag: Stewart Cink – Safeway Open

Stewart Cink broke an 11 year win drought at the Safeway Open on Sunday in California. Take a look at the equipment the major champion used to secure his seventh PGA Tour win. 14 Sep 2020
Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

Top ranked Schmidt advances bid for The Amateur Championship

England’s Benjamin Schmidt, the top ranked player in the field, has comfortably advanced in his quest to win The 125th Amateur Championship. 28 Aug 2020
Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Lindsay leads qualifiers at The Amateur Championship

Scotland’s Ruben Lindsay claimed the top spot in stroke play qualifying at The 125th Amateur Championship in England. 27 Aug 2020
Davies delight ahead of Royal Troon tee time

Davies delight ahead of Royal Troon tee time

Dame Laura Davies is relishing the opportunity to strike the opening tee shot at Royal Troon and mark her historic 40th appearance at the AIG Women's Open. 20 Aug 2020
World-class venues announced for future AIG Women’s Opens

World-class venues announced for future AIG Women’s Opens

The R&A has underlined its commitment to enhancing the AIG Women’s Open’s status as a leading major sporting event by announcing five world-class venues for championships being played from 2021 to 2025. 20 Aug 2020
Morri: Spieth’s career obituary a little premature

Morri: Spieth’s career obituary a little premature

For all sorts of reasons I haven’t been following the week to week professional game as closely as I once did (as anyone who follows my weekly tips should already have worked out). 17 Aug 2020
Tiger admits Nicklaus’ major record is looking slim

Tiger admits Nicklaus’ major record is looking slim

Tiger Woods concedes he faces an increasingly tough task to match Jack Nicklaus's record tally of 18 major titles after his chances of a fifth US PGA Championship victory disappeared. 9 Aug 2020
McIlroy may not return to Europe this year

McIlroy may not return to Europe this year

Rory McIlroy says he may not return to Europe from the United States this year due to the risks associated with travelling amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 30 Jul 2020
The Thing About Golf Podcast #23 - Marc Leishman

The Thing About Golf Podcast #23 - Marc Leishman

It’s a long way from Warrnambool to the dizzying heights of the PGA Tour and for Marc Leishman, the son of a bricklayer, the two worlds could barely be further apart. 29 Jul 2020
R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

R&A launches inaugural e-Open for gamers

Gamers around the world will be able to test themselves against the unrelenting challenge of links golf as the inaugural e-Open presented by Mastercard launches today. 15 Jul 2020
Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships cancelled

The 2020 Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) and Asia-Pacific Amateur Championships (AAC) have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. 8 Jul 2020
R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

R&A to broadcast virtual ‘Open for The Ages’

The R&A is inviting golf fans around the world to take part in a very special celebration of golf’s original championship following the cancellation of The Open this year. 7 Jul 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

Despite two positive COVID-19 tests, the PGA Tour moves into the third week of its return at the Travelers Championship. See who our so-called experts like the look of this week at TPC River Highlands. 24 Jun 2020
McIlroy tips Ryder Cup reschedule for 2021

McIlroy tips Ryder Cup reschedule for 2021

World No.1 Rory McIlroy does not think the Ryder Cup will be played this year. 27 May 2020
WATCH: Five of the best … Greg Norman victories

WATCH: Five of the best … Greg Norman victories

Greg Norman won 91 professional titles between 1976 and 2001. Here, in chronological order, are five of The Shark’s most memorable victories. 25 May 2020
Concerned Scott plans late PGA Tour return

Concerned Scott plans late PGA Tour return

Unsatisfied with the PGA Tour's safety measures, Adam Scott is set to go into the year's first major championship with just one tournament under his belt following the shutdown. 21 May 2020
R&A launches COVID-19 Support Fund

R&A launches COVID-19 Support Fund

The R&A has launched a £7 million funding package, The R&A COVID-19 Support Fund, to help golf deal with the impact of the pandemic. 19 May 2020
Late Masters an issue for Aussie Open: Day

Late Masters an issue for Aussie Open: Day

Jason Day says he would love to face off against Adam Scott at the Australian Open but the late-season Masters could complicate Australia's top male golfers returning this year. 7 May 2020
WATCH: 10 of golf’s best recovery shots

WATCH: 10 of golf’s best recovery shots

The world’s best golfers are able to hit fairway after fairway and green after green – but the game becomes infinitely more entertaining when they are making mistakes ... 6 May 2020
PGA Tour extends exemptions to 2021

PGA Tour extends exemptions to 2021

No player will lose their PGA Tour card this year because of the interrupted season caused by the coronavirus pandemic. 1 May 2020