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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
PGA Tour targets June return without fans

PGA Tour targets June return without fans

The PGA Tour has announced plans to resume in June, with the first four golf tournaments being closed to spectators due to the coronavirus pandemic. 17 Apr 2020
Professional golf’s return most likely to be without fans

Professional golf’s return most likely to be without fans

The US PGA Championship plans to be at Harding Park in San Francisco in early August as the first major on the reconfigured golf calendar. 15 Apr 2020
McIlroy hopes delayed Masters delivers win

McIlroy hopes delayed Masters delivers win

World No.1 Rory McIlroy expects this year's Masters to feel a bit different and says the tournament being pushed back to November due to the COVID-19 pandemic could help him win the coveted green jacket. 15 Apr 2020
Senior Open could happen later in year

Senior Open could happen later in year

The Senior Open was postponed on Tuesday amid the coronavirus outbreak, with organisers still hoping the last senior major of the year can be played in 2020. 15 Apr 2020
My favourite moment: Lucas Herbert

My favourite moment: Lucas Herbert

For some, picking one favourite memory from their life in golf can be difficult. 14 Apr 2020
Aussie duo retain Open spots

Aussie duo retain Open spots

Dual Australian Open winner Matt Jones and Aaron Pike will retain their places in the field for the Open Championship despite the major being delayed a year. 14 Apr 2020
The players who will benefit from golf’s blackout

The players who will benefit from golf’s blackout

“As you walk down the fairway of life you must smell the roses, for you only get to play one round.” – Ben Hogan. 8 Apr 2020
Day targets rescheduled majors glory

Day targets rescheduled majors glory

A relieved Jason Day has welcomed golf stakeholders' new plan to squeeze in three of the four majors and resume the PGA Tour in the second half of a year. 7 Apr 2020
Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

Statement from the R&A on the 149th Open

The R&A has decided to cancel The Open in 2020 due to the current Covid-19 pandemic and the Championship will next be played at Royal St George’s in 2021. 7 Apr 2020
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