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  • Mar 5, 2015
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Padraig Harrington wins play-off in dramatic shoot-out to capture Honda Classic

Ireland’s Padraig Harrington won his first US PGA title in seven years on Monday, defeating 21-year-old American rookie Daniel Berger in a play-off to capture the storm-hit Honda Classic.

3 Mar 2015 - 1:35am
Rory McIlroy ‘shocked’ by Davis Love’s appointment as US Ryder Cup captain

World number one Rory McIlroy was “shocked” at the appointment of Davis Love as 2016 United States Ryder Cup captain.

26 Feb 2015 - 10:45am
Rory McIlroy ‘shocked’ by Davis Love’s appointment as US Ryder Cup captain

Former PGA Championship winner Davis Love III will captain the United States in the 2016 Ryder Cup match against holders Europe at Hazeltine in Minnesota, the PGA of America said on Tuesday.

25 Feb 2015 - 10:47am
Rory McIlroy ‘shocked’ by Davis Love’s appointment as US Ryder Cup captain

James Hahn’s first US PGA Tour win has been so long in the making, he’s not surprised no one seemed to see it coming.

23 Feb 2015 - 10:36am
Rory McIlroy ‘shocked’ by Davis Love’s appointment as US Ryder Cup captain

New Zealand’s Lydia Ko made her second start as world No 1 women’s golfer a winning one, shooting a final-round two-under 71 for a two-stroke victory over South Korea’s Amy Yang in the Australian...

22 Feb 2015 - 10:26pm
Tiger Woods will still beat me, insists Jack Nicklaus

Jack Nicklaus isn't ruling out Tiger Woods breaking his record of 18 major championships, provided he rediscovers his game.

Nicklaus said on the Golf Channel that Woods would have to do...

21 Feb 2015 - 9:29pm

An emotional Brandt Snedeker ended a 17-month title drought when he carded a closing five-under-par 67 to win the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am by three strokes on Sunday.

16 Feb 2015 - 11:36am


The Royal and Ancient Golf Club announced its first seven female members, including Swedish great Annika Sorenstam and Britain's Princess Anne.

11 Feb 2015 - 12:15am

Two feet away from chipping into the water, Jason Day turned a good break into a big win Sunday in the Farmers Insurance Open when he won a four-man playoff with a par on the second extra hole at...

9 Feb 2015 - 10:50pm

Billy Casper, one of the most prolific winners on the PGA Tour who was overshadowed at the height of his career by the "Big Three" of Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Gary Player, died of a heart...

8 Feb 2015 - 10:46pm

Indian Anirban Lahiri secured his breakthrough European Tour title by overhauling Austrian Bernd Wiesberger in a dramatic final round of the Malaysian Open yesterday.

8 Feb 2015 - 10:42pm

Tiger Woods limped out of the US PGA Tour event at Torrey Pines after 11 holes on Thursday as back trouble left him well off the pace set by Nicholas Thompson.

6 Feb 2015 - 11:41am

As the two highest ranked players in the field, England's Justin Rose and Australian Jason Day are leading the charge on the American stranglehold of the PGA Tour's Farmers Insurance Open at...

4 Feb 2015 - 11:32pm

No one can recall these kinds of odds for Tiger Woods at any tournament, certainly not one at Torrey Pines. He is at 50-1, which prompted a question that was more shocking than the odds

16 Feb 2015 - 9:58pm

World number one Rory McIlroy was spared a protracted legal battle ahead of the US Masters in April after settling a case with his former management company on Wednesday in a deal understood to be...

4 Feb 2015 - 11:12pm

Fresh off his first tournament win of the year, Rory McIlroy will switch his focus from the course to a courtroom on Tuesday for the start of his multi-million dollar case against his former...

3 Feb 2015 - 11:13am

Brooks Koepka has lost track of the miles flown, the oceans crossed and the stamps in his passport as he toiled in remote corners of the golfing world for more than two years to prepare himself...

2 Feb 2015 - 10:07am

World No 1 Rory McIlroy produced a masterclass on how to protect a lead as he won his second Dubai Desert Classic title on Sunday, matching the lowest winning score in the history of the...

1 Feb 2015 - 11:34pm

With a notable double prize not only within reach, but practically in her grip, New Zealand teenager Lydia Ko had to settle for half of the spoils - though it represented a significant piece of...

1 Feb 2015 - 11:36pm

Rory McIlroy birdied an 18-foot putt on his final hole to surge into a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Dubai Desert Classic on Friday

31 Jan 2015 - 12:11am

Playing in only his second tournament in five months after enduring back problems for much of last year, the former world number one looked rusty as he struggled with his short game under leaden...

30 Jan 2015 - 9:44am

The Singapore Open, once Asia's richest golf tournament, will return next year after a three-year absence, but with a vast drop in prize money and without the European Tour on board

29 Jan 2015 - 12:43am

Woods gave a play-by-play account of how his front tooth was knocked out in Italy on January 19 as he celebrated girlfriend Lindsey Vonn’s record 63rd World Cup victory. He said one tooth was...

28 Jan 2015 - 9:40am

Bill Haas survived a scare at the final hole to earn a one-stroke victory over five players at the US$5.7 million Humana Challenge in the California desert on Sunday.

26 Jan 2015 - 10:38am

South Africa’s Branden Grace produced a late surge to win the Qatar Masters by one shot from Scotland’s Marc Warren at the Doha Golf Club on Saturday.

25 Jan 2015 - 12:35am

The “light switch” clicked for journeyman Michael Putnam as he piled up nine birdies in his last 12 holes to seize a one-shot lead in Thursday’s opening round of the US$5.7 million Humana...

23 Jan 2015 - 9:40am

South Africans George Coetzee and Branden Grace along with Austrian Bernd Wiesberger were on top on nine-under par 135 for a one-shot advantage over Argentinian Emiliano Grillo, South Korean An...

23 Jan 2015 - 12:39am

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