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Horschel wins BMW PGA as Scott fades

Horschel wins BMW PGA as Scott fades

Billy Horschel has become only the second American, after the great Arnold Palmer, to win the European Tour's flagship event, the BMW PGA Championship, following a dramatic final round at Wentworth. 13 Sep 2021
Sergio Garcia returns to TaylorMade

Sergio Garcia returns to TaylorMade

TaylorMade Golf Company adds to its impressive roster of talent with the addition of Sergio Garcia, a Ryder Cup hero and winner of 36 professional events worldwide. 19 May 2021
Huggan: Who is Lee Westwood?

Huggan: Who is Lee Westwood?

Lee Westwood has been a constant in professional golf for more than two decades. And of late, the Englishman has reminded those in America just how good a player he remains. Here, some of those who know him best, Westwood himself and top names in golf discuss the person and the player. 16 Mar 2021
Woodland & Piercy test positive for virus

Woodland & Piercy test positive for virus

Major champion Gary Woodland and Scott Piercy have withdrawn from this week's PGA Tour event in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, after both players tested positive for COVID-19. 16 Mar 2021
Morri: Players and Olympics common fix

Morri: Players and Olympics common fix

In a funny way The Players Championship and the Olympics face polar opposite problems which – ironically – share the same solution. 15 Mar 2021
Winner’s Bag: Justin Thomas – The Players Championship

Winner’s Bag: Justin Thomas – The Players Championship

Justin Thomas closed The Players Championship with a four-under 68 to defeat English veteran Lee Westwood by one shot on Sunday. Here is what the American had in the bag. 15 Mar 2021
Thomas pips Westwood to claim The Players

Thomas pips Westwood to claim The Players

Justin Thomas has found the right time for a near-perfect performance to put a rough start to the year behind him, rallying from a three-shot deficit to win The Players Championship. 15 Mar 2021
Garcia runs hot at The Players

Garcia runs hot at The Players

Sergio Garcia rushed to the first tee and raced to the finish line in the opening round of the Players Championship. 12 Mar 2021
McIlroy endures a nightmare start to his Players defence

McIlroy endures a nightmare start to his Players defence

Rory McIlroy had a quadruple-bogey eight on his card as the former World No.1 endured a shocking start to his title defence at The Players Championship. 12 Mar 2021
One year later: The Players returns to finish what it started

One year later: The Players returns to finish what it started

Jay Monahan never saw the opening action of the 2020 Players Championship, where Hideki Matsuyama raced out to an opening two-shot lead with a stunning nine-under 63. 11 Mar 2021
Kim eyes new milestones at TPC Sawgrass

Kim eyes new milestones at TPC Sawgrass

Being the youngest victor of The Players Championship holds great pride and joy for Korea’s Si Woo Kim. But the 25-year-old is hoping it will not remain the biggest highlight of his PGA Tour career. 10 Mar 2021
Matsuyama primed for another title challenge at The Players

Matsuyama primed for another title challenge at The Players

Hideki Matsuyama would give anything to turn back the clock. 10 Mar 2021
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

It is a big week for our so-called experts around the world. Take a look at their picks at The Players, Europe’s return in Qatar and the Queensland Open. 9 Mar 2021
Two years later, McIlroy returns to defend Players title

Two years later, McIlroy returns to defend Players title

It was St. Patrick’s Day, 2019. The daylight at The Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass fittingly would end with a Northern Irishman in celebration. Rory McIlroy, still in his 20s – he was seven weeks away from turning 30 – had outlasted the strongest field in golf to win The Players Championship, the signature event on the PGA Tour. 8 Mar 2021
Koepka flies for lesson before Players

Koepka flies for lesson before Players

It is only 252 kilometres from Bay Hill to Ponte Vedra Beach in Florida, but Brooks Koepka took the scenic route, flying across the United States and back en route to this week's Players Championship. 12 Mar 2020
Scott: Players not a major but it ranks pretty highly

Scott: Players not a major but it ranks pretty highly

Adam Scott says the Players Championship may not be a major but he is still hungry to become just the second Australian to win twice at TPC Sawgrass. 12 Mar 2020
Tiger Woods elected to golf's Hall of Fame

Tiger Woods elected to golf's Hall of Fame

Already among the greatest on the golf course, Tiger Woods will join them in the World Golf Hall of Fame. 12 Mar 2020
McIlroy aiming to go back to back at Sawgrass

McIlroy aiming to go back to back at Sawgrass

Rory McIlroy says he is ready to lead golf by example as he embraces a new tenure as the world's best player. 12 Mar 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The collective eyes of the golfing world are on TPC Sawgrass and The Players Championship this week. See who our so-called experts think are going home with the trophy this week. Plus, their best bets of the week. 11 Mar 2020
The Preview: The Players Championship

The Preview: The Players Championship

The PGA Tour hosts its flagship event this week at its headquarters in Ponte Vedra Beach. Every player in the top-10 of the world rankings teeing it up at TPC Sawgrass, where Tiger Woods is a noticeable absentee. 11 Mar 2020
Baddeley's horror record at Sawgrass' 17th

Baddeley's horror record at Sawgrass' 17th

Aaron Baddeley has never been more confident of improving his disastrous record at TPC Sawgrass' iconic par-3 17th hole during this week's elite Players Championship. 14 Mar 2019