European Masters: Sweden’s Sebastian Soderberg wins five-way play-off

Sweden’s Sebastian Soderberg held his nerve to claim his first European Tour title in a dramatic five-way play-off at the European Masters in Switzerland. Soderberg, 28, finished tied at 14 under alongside Rory McIlroy, Lorenzo Gagli, Kalle Samooja and overnight leader Andres Romero following Sunday’s final round at Crans-sur-Sierre. The Swede then birdied the first […]

Tour Championship: Rory McIlroy wins by four shots to earn £12.2m

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy won the Tour Championship for a second time to secure the FedEx Cup title. McIlroy, 30, carded a final-round 66 to finish on 18 under par, four shots clear of second-placed Xander Schauffele and five ahead of third-round leader and world number one Brooks Koepka in Atlanta. He pockets $15m (£12.2m) […]

Women’s British Open: Hinako Shibuno claims stunning win in her first major

You’ve never seen a player clap so vigorously on the first tee for an opponent. Or walk down a rope-line with both hands outstretched, high-fiving every fan within arm’s length on Sunday at a major. You’ve never seen a player have more fun competing in what’s supposed to be a bubbling cauldron of pressure. Hinako […]

Brooks Koepka wins WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational with dominant final round

Some players already had finished their final rounds and left TPC Southwind for the weekend. Meanwhile, Brooks Koepka’s parking spot sat empty. The world’s No. 1 player was scheduled to tee off at 1 p.m. Sunday in the final pairing of the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational but, at noon, was nowhere to be found. Finally, he […]

Tiger Woods’ M5 driver among clubs tested at British Open, report says

The R&A chose Tiger Woods’ TaylorMade M5 driver among the clubs it tested after Monday’s pre-British Open practice rounds at Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland. The drivers – 30 were tested last year – were checked to guarantee that their clubheads stayed within the legal limits. A similar number of tests are being conducted this […]

Gary Woodland wins U.S. Open for 1st major championship

On Father’s Day after celebrating his first major championship, Gary Woodland shared some of the perspective he has gained while dealing with tragedy. After living through the darkest moments when his wife suffered two miscarriages, Woodland said his priorities have changed. The 35-year-old, meat-and-potatoes strongman from Topeka, Kansas, held off major champion extraordinaire Brooks Koepka […]

England’s Bronte Law shoots closing 67 to win first LPGA Tour Title

England’s Bronte Law won her first title on the LPGA Tour with a two-shot victory at the Pure Silk Championship in Williamsburg, Virginia. Law, 24, made five birdies and one bogey in a final-round 67 to finish 17 under, having held a share of the lead throughout the tournament. Sweden’s Madelene Sagstrom, Canada’s Brooke Henderson […]

PGA Championship: Tiger Woods’ quest for 16th major provides irresistible narrative

Tiger Woods’ epic Masters victory was the perfect result for the revamped golf schedule. Certainly, the PGA of America could not have asked for a better backdrop for the relaunch of its men’s major in its new springtime date. Traditionally the fourth of the big four, in resonance and date, the PGA Championship comes earlier […]

Kevin Kisner shows he’s a grinder, beating Matt Kuchar for Match Play title

 This time, Kevin Kisner went one better. The scrappy Georgia Bulldog, who spent years on the back roads of professional golf playing anywhere he could, toppled Matt Kuchar, 3 and 2, to win the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play at Austin Country Club on a Sunday that started in bitter cold and closed in […]

Rory McIlroy ‘wants’ to win Masters, but doesn’t ‘need’ to win it

Rory McIlroy is back on the PGA Tour two weeks after his Players Championship victory. He’ll be playing alongside Matthew Fitzpatrick, Justin Harding and Luke List in the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play event at Austin (Texas) Country Club in Group 4 starting on Wednesday. McIlroy spoke about the upcoming Masters and the desire to win […]

Francesco Molinari goes big and bold Sunday to win Arnold Palmer Invitational

Francesco Molinari entered Sunday’s final round at Bay Hill five shots off the lead. His ensuing 8-under 64 to capture the Arnold Palmer Invitational was a fitting tribute to the man who coined the phrase “You must play boldly to win.” The reigning British Open champion made eight birdies with no bogeys to shoot 12-under […]

Rickie Fowler recovers to win Waste Management Phoenix Open

Through the rain and disappointment, with all the expectations and fan support one can have, Rickie Fowler overcame a cavalcade of disasters to win the Waste Management Phoenix Open. A two-time runner-up at TPC Scottsdale, Fowler led by as many as five shots in the final round Sunday and survived a shocking series of missteps […]

Shane Lowry bounces back to claim Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship

Blowing a four-shot lead in the 2016 U.S. Open helped Shane Lowry win the $7 million Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, even if the Irishman experienced déjà vu midway through the final round. Lowry took a three-shot, 54-hole lead over South Africa’s Richard Sterne in the first Rolex Series tournament of the year. However, after 11 […]

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Sergio Garcia caps Monday finish in Spain with title

Sergio Garcia finally notched up European Tour win No. 15, and three multiple European Tour winners breathed a sigh of relief at securing further employment for 2019. Garcia successfully defended his $2.9 million Andalucia Valderrama Masters title despite inclement weather doing its utmost to get in the way. England’s David Horsey, Richie Ramsay of Scotland […]

Tiger Woods reflective as he prepares for season finale at East Lake

For nearly all of Tiger Woods’ 20-minute press conference Wednesday morning at East Lake Golf Club, he sat very still. He folded his left arm across a table that separated him from reporters seated below, holding his right arm. The fingers of his right hand spread across the base of a microphone stand as he […]

Ryder Cup 18 Bjorn’s selection of Sergio Garcia is a calculated gamble

Thomas Bjorn’s selection of Sergio Garcia is a calculated gamble, with the skipper banking on the Spaniard’s experience and fight to conquer his current indifferent form to inspire Europe’s challenge to regain the Ryder Cup. The notion that Europe might go into the match starting on 28 September without last year’s Masters champion would have […]

Tiger Woods says winless 2018 season still ranks among his best ever, ‘no doubt’

Tiger Woods made a casual entrance around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday at Ridgewood Country Club. Gone were the screaming Midwestern masses from Bellerive, replaced by a handful of fans at this old-timey club in the NYC suburbs. His arrival at the Northern Trust kicks off a potential stretch of four tournaments in five weeks for Woods, […]

Tiger Woods commits to first two FedEx Cup playoff events: Northern Trust, Dell

It’s always news whenever Tiger Woods commits to a golf tournament or two, even when those commitments are expected. Woods has pledged to play in the first two events of the FedEx Cup playoffs – the Northern Trust and the Dell Technologies Championship – the PGA Tour announced Tuesday. It will mark Woods’ first appearance in a FedEx Cup playoff […]