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DeChambeau ups distance debate in US Open win

DeChambeau ups distance debate in US Open win

If Bryson DeChambeau was looking for validation for his obsession with distance, all he had to do was glance at his reflection on the US Open trophy. 21 Sep 2020
DeChambeau wins first major at US Open

DeChambeau wins first major at US Open

A bulked-up Bryson DeChambeau has bashed his way to a six-shot US Open victory, silencing any lingering questions as to whether his brawny game could translate to the major stage. 21 Sep 2020
So-called expert golf tips for this week

So-called expert golf tips for this week

The second men’s major of 2020 is upon us, as the best players in the game head to Winged Foot for the US Open. Meanwhile, Hannah Green defends in Portland and Europe’s best are in Portugal. But who do our tipsters fancy? 15 Sep 2020
Thomas hails FedExCup champ Johnson

Thomas hails FedExCup champ Johnson

Justin Thomas tipped his hat to Dustin Johnson and hailed the World No.1's perseverance after he came back from some woeful form in July to be crowned FedExCup champion on Monday. 8 Sep 2020
Johnson claims golf's richest pay day

Johnson claims golf's richest pay day

Dustin Johnson has won the PGA Tour's FedExCup with a three-shot victory at the Tour Championship, to pocket a $15 million (AU$20.6m) pay day. 8 Sep 2020
Johnson edges closer to huge pay day

Johnson edges closer to huge pay day

Dustin Johnson started with the lead, matched the low round Sunday score at the Tour Championship with a six-under 64 and now is one round away from capturing the FedExCup and its US$15 million prize. 7 Sep 2020
Berger wins playoff in PGA Tour's return

Berger wins playoff in PGA Tour's return

Daniel Berger emerged from a tightly-bunched leaderboard to win the PGA Tour's first tournament back after a three-month COVID-19 break with a playoff victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge. 15 Jun 2020
Tiger to start 2020 at Torrey Pines

Tiger to start 2020 at Torrey Pines

Tiger Woods will have his first crack at securing a record-setting 83rd PGA Tour victory in two weeks at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in San Diego, the former World No.1 says. 10 Jan 2020
Winner's Bag: Justin Thomas – Sentry Tournament of Champions

Winner's Bag: Justin Thomas – Sentry Tournament of Champions

Justin Thomas nearly threw away the PGA Tour's year-opening Sentry Tournament of Champions. The American eventually surviving a three-way playoff with Patrick Reed and Xander Schauffele. Take a look inside Thomas' winning bag. 6 Jan 2020
Thomas hangs on to win playoff at Kapalua

Thomas hangs on to win playoff at Kapalua

Justin Thomas won a tournament he thought he threw away with a superb wedge to three feet for birdie on the third playoff hole at Kapalua to beat Patrick Reed and win the Sentry Tournament of Champions for the second time. 6 Jan 2020
Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

Different strokes for different folks on penalty strokes

“That was last week, and we're glad that we've moved on and hopefully continue playing some good golf with these guys this week and bring home the Cup.” 10 Dec 2019
The Preview: Hero World Challenge

The Preview: Hero World Challenge

The limited-field Hero World Challenge has returned to Albany in The Bahamas this week for the fifth consecutive year. Will Jon Rahm become the first back-to-back champion since Tiger Woods successfully defended his title in 2007? Or can the tournament host claim his sixth victory at the event? 4 Dec 2019
McIlroy dethrones Schauffele in playoff to win WGC-HSBC Champions

McIlroy dethrones Schauffele in playoff to win WGC-HSBC Champions

World No.2 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland showed why he is in a class of his own by defeating defending champion Xander Schauffele of the United States with a birdie on the first playoff hole to win the WGC-HSBC Champions on Sunday. 3 Nov 2019
Li leads WGC-HSBC Champions

Li leads WGC-HSBC Champions

China’s Haotong Li fired a spectacular eight-under-par 64 to become the first-ever Chinese to hold the opening-round lead at a World Golf Championships event when the WGC-HSBC Champions got underway on Thursday. 31 Oct 2019
McIlroy looking to leapfrog injured Koepka in Shanghai

McIlroy looking to leapfrog injured Koepka in Shanghai

World No.2 Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland is looking forward to closing the gap on the world rankings as he makes his eighth appearance at the WGC-HSBC Champions, which starts today. 31 Oct 2019
PGA Tour targets non-conforming drivers

PGA Tour targets non-conforming drivers

Several players were deemed to be using non-conforming drivers at last week's Safeway Open in California as the new PGA Tour testing procedure swung into full gear, Reuters has learned. 30 Sep 2019
McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

McIlroy named PGA Tour Player of the Year

Rory McIlroy may not have added to his collection of major titles during the 2018-19 campaign, but the Northern Irishman did enough to be named the PGA Tour Player of the Year for a third time. 12 Sep 2019
Scott 'absolutely' in $15-million Cup race

Scott 'absolutely' in $15-million Cup race

Adam Scott believes the race to win the US$15 million (AU$22.20m) FedExCup is far from over having reduced his deficit after round one at the season-ending Tour Championship. 23 Aug 2019
Leader Koepka blasts photo-shoot critics

Leader Koepka blasts photo-shoot critics

World No.1 Brooks Koepka has taken a commanding position at the Tour Championship on the same day the first images from his naked photoshoot for ESPN's The Body Issue were revealed. 23 Aug 2019
Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods’ final top-eight qualifiers

Presidents Cup: Tiger Woods’ final top-eight qualifiers

The top-eight qualifiers for the 2019 Presidents Cup US Team are final and captain Tiger Woods will lead a group that are all inside the top 20 in the Official World Golf Ranking and have a combined 11 PGA Tour victories this season. 19 Aug 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