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Leishman and Smith ready for major glory

Leishman and Smith ready for major glory

After playing well at previous major championships both Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman believe they are ready to win a major. The 2018 World Cup teammates both happy with their games after final preparations for tomorrow’s first round of The Masters. 11 Apr 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
Justin Rose: The rise to World No.1

Justin Rose: The rise to World No.1

Justin Rose would like to have changed how he reached No.1 in the world. 12 Sep 2018
OGILVY: Where the USGA continues to get it wrong

OGILVY: Where the USGA continues to get it wrong

Sitting at home watching the US Open at Shinnecock Hills, the first emotion I felt was envy. I’ve missed the last two championships after playing a ton of them in a row, but 2018 was different from 2017. Apart from a little bit of bruised ego, I wasn’t jealous at all of those who played at Erin Hills last year. It looked like a pretty good one to miss. 29 Aug 2018
Mickelson vows to improve course behaviour

Mickelson vows to improve course behaviour

Phil Mickelson wishes he could take back the moment when he swatted a moving golf ball at the US Open. 13 Jul 2018
Tiger Woods’ six-month report card

Tiger Woods’ six-month report card

The recently resurgent Tiger Woods checked out of the US Open at Shinnecock Hills at the halfway cut mark, beaten but certainly not bowed by the latest instalment of USGA torture designed to ‘identify’ the best. 21 Jun 2018
The 118th US Open: Tarnished

The 118th US Open: Tarnished

Will the 2018 US Open be remembered for Brooks Koepka’s terrific play, or the latest chapter in USGA course set-up incompetence? 21 Jun 2018
Mickelson sorry for Open moment of madness

Mickelson sorry for Open moment of madness

Phil Mickelson has apologised four days after intentionally violating the rules of golf by hitting a moving ball on the green at last week's US Open at Shinnecock Hills. 21 Jun 2018
Don't ruin future US Opens, warns Leishman

Don't ruin future US Opens, warns Leishman

Marc Leishman has urged the USGA to take a leaf out of the PGA Tour's book to avoid ruining future US Opens, with a five-star list of upcoming venues including the iconic Pebble Beach. 18 Jun 2018
Mickelson reaches boiling point at Shinnecock

Mickelson reaches boiling point at Shinnecock

Yes folks, it has happened again. Adding another chapter to an already over-long book of farcical happenings at U.S Opens, day three of the 118th version was hijacked by a man who shot 81. 17 Jun 2018
Woods' $26m yacht to combat Open traffic

Woods' $26m yacht to combat Open traffic

Tiger Woods has revealed the motivation to stay aboard his $US20 million ($A26 million) yacht during his anticipated US Open return is to avoid Long Island's infamous traffic. 13 Jun 2018
Mickelson eyes grand slam shot at US Open

Mickelson eyes grand slam shot at US Open

Phil Mickelson has earmarked the next three US Opens as genuine chances to finally complete golf's coveted Career Grand Slam, starting at Shinnecock Hills this week. 13 Jun 2018
US Open tee times: Australians and New Zealanders

US Open tee times: Australians and New Zealanders

The US Open, the second major championship of the year, tees off this week at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, South Hampton. 12 Jun 2018
Herbert's path good prep for major debut

Herbert's path good prep for major debut

Lucas Herbert believes his hard-fought journey through golf's professional ranks has prepared him for his major championship debut at the US Open this week. 12 Jun 2018
Mickelson against US Open 'carnival golf'

Mickelson against US Open 'carnival golf'

Phil Mickelson implored officials to ensure that Shinnecock Hills is presented fairly to all players at this week's US Open as he makes another attempt to complete the career grand slam. 12 Jun 2018
Day clicks into US Open gear at Shinnecock

Day clicks into US Open gear at Shinnecock

Jason Day says his US Open instincts kicked in the minute he arrived at Shinnecock Hills for a measured preparation he hopes will finally deliver victory. 12 Jun 2018
Baddeley paired with NHL ref at US Open

Baddeley paired with NHL ref at US Open

Amateur qualifier Garrett Rank says he will be starstruck when he tees up at the US Open alongside Australia's Aaron Baddeley, despite his day job as a referee in hockey's NHL. 12 Jun 2018
Scott splits with caddie ahead of US Open

Scott splits with caddie ahead of US Open

Six days after qualifying for the US Open, Adam Scott has a new caddie and an old coach. 11 Jun 2018
Woods grouped with big guns for US Open

Woods grouped with big guns for US Open

Tiger Woods will play the first two rounds at next week's US Open with World No.1 Justin Thomas and No.2 Dustin Johnson. 8 Jun 2018
Herbert eyes major debut at Shinnecock Hills

Herbert eyes major debut at Shinnecock Hills

Lucas Herbert says he cannot wait to make his major championship debut after a gutsy victory at US Open sectional qualifying, where he came within a whisker of equalling a course record held by golf legend Ben Hogan. 6 Jun 2018