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Rookies, but no Reed, in U.S. Ryder Cup team

Rookies, but no Reed, in U.S. Ryder Cup team

Equipped with the most captain's picks in Ryder Cup history, U.S. captain Steve Stricker has added four more rookies to his team that includes a mixture of obvious choices, perhaps the odd surprise – but no Patrick Reed. 9 Sep 2021
‘Frankly, it's not a good format’: Patrick Cantlay

‘Frankly, it's not a good format’: Patrick Cantlay

Patrick Cantlay will hit his first tee shot at the PGA Tour's season-ending Tour Championship on Thursday with a two-shot lead. 2 Sep 2021
PGA Tour confirms China cancellation, Japan to go ahead

PGA Tour confirms China cancellation, Japan to go ahead

The WGC-HSBC Champions golf event in Shanghai has been cancelled for the second straight year due to COVID-19. 1 Sep 2021
US Ryder Cup automatic spots confirmed

US Ryder Cup automatic spots confirmed

Patrick Cantlay has earned the sixth and final automatic spot on the United States Ryder Cup team by winning the PGA Tour's BMW Championship. 30 Aug 2021
Sleep and Ted Lasso the key for co-leaders Rory and Rahm

Sleep and Ted Lasso the key for co-leaders Rory and Rahm

A good night's sleep seemed to do the trick for a fatigued Rory McIlroy as the former World No.1 posted his lowest start in nearly a year at the BMW Championship. 27 Aug 2021
Golf’s biggest names primed for the PGA Tour’s ultimate prize

Golf’s biggest names primed for the PGA Tour’s ultimate prize

His professional golf career was still in the learning-to-walk stages back in 2007 and Brandt Snedeker paid nothing but great respect to a landscape that was dominated by iconic veterans. 11 Aug 2021
Leishman fires after emotional family reunion

Leishman fires after emotional family reunion

American Harris English shot an eight-under 62 to match his lowest PGA Tour score and take the first-round lead in the WGC's St Jude Invitational, with an inspired Marc Leishman right in the mix. 6 Aug 2021
Chan hits the gold medal books

Chan hits the gold medal books

Hong Kong’s Tiffany Chan plans to use winning insights which helped American Xander Schauffele to the men’s gold medal when she begins her own medal quest in the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 women’s golf competition today. 4 Aug 2021
Morri: Olympic format fit for purpose

Morri: Olympic format fit for purpose

Winston Churchill once famously described democracy as ‘the worst form of government except for all the others’. 72-hole strokeplay at the Olympics might fall into the same category. 2 Aug 2021
Gold Medal Bag: Xander Schauffele – Men’s Olympic Competition

Gold Medal Bag: Xander Schauffele – Men’s Olympic Competition

Xander Schauffele held his nerve to par the 72nd hole on Sunday in Japan and claim the Olympic gold medal in the men’s competition by one shot. Take an in-depth look at the equipment he used at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 2 Aug 2021
Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

Schauffele staves off Sabbatini’s 61 to win gold; C.T Pan claims bronze

While one swing by American Xander Schauffele nearly changed the dynamics of the men’s golf tournament Sunday at Kasumigaseki Country Club, it was the 61 strokes of eventual silver medallist Rory Sabbatini that really shook the leaderboard and the chase for Olympic gold. 1 Aug 2021
Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Matsuyama heartbroken by missing Olympic medal chance

Japan’s Hideki Matsuyama is heart-broken after missing out on a medal for his country at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 men’s golf competition on Sunday. 1 Aug 2021
Gallery: Men's Olympic Games final round

Gallery: Men's Olympic Games final round

The men's Olympic golf competition went right down to the wire, with American Xander Schauffele fighting back over the closing holes to claim the gold medal, while there was an intense seven-man play-off for the bronze. Here are the best images from Sunday's final round at Tokyo's Kasumigaseki Country Club. 1 Aug 2021
Schauffele eyes gold as Cam climbs again

Schauffele eyes gold as Cam climbs again

American Xander Schauffele enters Sunday’s final round of the men’s Olympic golf tournament maintaining the one-stroke lead he held at the beginning of the day. 31 Jul 2021
X marks the top as frustrated Smith climbs Olympic leaderboard

X marks the top as frustrated Smith climbs Olympic leaderboard

One record-tying round of eight-under-par 63 was matched by another as Xander Schauffele of the USA supplanted Sepp Straka of Austria atop the leaderboard during Friday’s second round of the men’s Olympic golf competition at Kasumigaseki Country Club. 30 Jul 2021
Olympic golf is missing some stars

Olympic golf is missing some stars

Four of the top 10 men in the world golf ranking are not going to Japan for the Olympics, only one of them by choice. 23 Jun 2021
Smith & Leishman go for gold in Tokyo

Smith & Leishman go for gold in Tokyo

Cameron Smith and Marc Leishman will shift their target to Olympic gold next month after their qualification as Australia's men's representatives in Tokyo was confirmed. 23 Jun 2021
Jon Rahm wins US Open in thrilling finish

Jon Rahm wins US Open in thrilling finish

Two weeks after testing positive to COVID-19, Jon Rahm has won the 121st US Open in a dramatic climax at Torrey Pines for his maiden major trophy. 21 Jun 2021
Matsuyama lurks two back at Torrey Pines

Matsuyama lurks two back at Torrey Pines

Two months after winning the Masters Tournament, Japanese star Hideki Matsuyama showed up on the leaderboard once again in another major championship on Thursday. 18 Jun 2021
Henley cards 67 to hold first-round clubhouse lead at US Open

Henley cards 67 to hold first-round clubhouse lead at US Open

As first impressions go, the South Course at Torrey Pines Golf Course didn’t leave a positive one on Russell Henley. 18 Jun 2021
Gallery: US Open Practice Day One

Gallery: US Open Practice Day One

It is US Open week and the players have got their preparations underway in San Diego. Here are the best images from on the ground at Torrey Pines ahead of the 121st United States Open Championship. 15 Jun 2021