Spectacular closing round clinches win for Bjorn

2011-09-04 22:35:38

Thomas Bjorn claimed the European Masters title on Sunday with a spectacular closing nine-under-par 62 to complete back-to-back victories.

Mickelson considers going belly up

2011-09-02 10:59:34

Taking a leaf out of fellow American Keegan Bradley's book, Phil Mickelson sprang a surprise on the eve of this week's Deutsche Bank Championship by using a belly putter in the pro-am competition.

Cantlay to receive McCormack Medal

2011-08-31 17:06:59

Exciting American talent Patrick Cantlay will receive the 2011 Mark H. McCormack Medal in honour of his status as the world's number one amateur, the Royal & Ancient said on Monday.

Woods commits to play in PGA Tour

2011-08-31 17:03:22

Tiger Woods said on Monday that he would play in the PGA Tour's Frys.com Open in October to justify his early selection by United States captain Fred Couples for the Presidents Cup.

Crazy golf is a breeze for Oriol with borrowed clubs

2011-08-19 11:18:35

Unheralded Spaniard Pedro Oriol, using borrowed clubs after his were lost in transit, fired a five-under 67 to surge within one stroke of leader Peter Lawrie of Ireland after the Czech Open first round on Thursday.

Love wants to play on his Ryder Cup team

2011-08-12 08:18:48

ATLANTA, Georgia - Davis Love knows he will be on the 2012 US Ryder Cup squad after being selected as the US captain last January, but he wants to play his way into the 12-man lineup as well.

Caddie Williams apologizes for Scott snub

2011-08-12 08:18:48

ATLANTA, Georgia - Steve Williams, the caddie fired by Tiger Woods last month after serving as his bagman for 13 of his 14 major triumphs, apologized on Wednesday for snubbing his new employer after a victory.

Athletes hit back at Williams over Tiger rebuke

2011-08-10 07:55:26

Steve Williams, the caddie fired last month by Tiger Woods after carrying his clubs in 13 major triumphs, has been roundly criticised for his remarks after caddying for Australian Adam Scott in his victory at the World Golf Championships Bridgestone Invitational.

Tseng wins British Open for 5th major

2011-08-02 08:19:38

The 22-year-old Chinese Taipei golfer won the Women's British Open for the second straight year, becoming the youngest player - male or female - to capture a fifth major title.

Woods to end 3-month layoff next week

2011-07-29 11:34:57

Tiger Woods, who has missed the last two majors because of leg injuries, will return to competition at next week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, the former world number one said on Thursday.

Miyazato beats Lewis by 2 shots at Evian Masters

2011-07-25 17:03:48

Ai Miyazato clinched her first title of the year at the Evian Masters on Sunday and pledged to share her prize money with the people still suffering in the aftermath of the disasters back home in Japan.

'Tiger vacuum' filled by new talents

2011-07-14 10:02:19

There will be a huge depth of golfing knowledge amid the galleries of Royal St George's this week but even the keenest statistician might be hard pressed to name the winners of the last 11 major championships.