McIlroy plays down the importance of Olympic gold

2016-06-30 11:56

An Olympic gold medal is not a priority for golfers according to world No 4 Rory McIlroy, who withdrew from the Rio de Janeiro Games.

Latest world rankings

The Top 20 players in the latest world rankings as Jordan Spieth holds onto the No 1 spot...
PGA Tour

Dustin Johnson gets back to work

2016-06-30 13:21

Dustin Johnson hasn't played a lot of golf since winning the US Open, but it's time to get back to work at the Bridgestone Invitational.


British Open spot on offer

2016-06-30 07:44

A berth in the British Open is available at this week's US PGA Barracuda Championship.


Spieth uncertain of Olympic participation

2016-06-29 16:36

Jordan Spieth has revealed that he is unsure if he will travel to Brazil to compete at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics later this year.


Montgomerie clinches British Open spot

2016-06-29 07:27

Scotland's Colin Montgomerie will play at the British Open for the first time in six years after coming through final qualifying.


Lowry withdraws from Olympics over Zika concern

2016-06-28 17:02

Shane Lowry has become the 6th golfer to cite Zika as reason to skip Rio Olympics.


Stenson climbs to fifth in world rankings

2016-06-27 13:02

Sweden's Henrik Stenson climbed to fifth in the world golf rankings released on Monday after winning the BMW International Open.

PGA Tour

Hometown hero Hurley holds off Els

2016-06-27 06:44

Billy Hurley has held off major champions Ernie Els and Vijay Singh to win his first PGA title at the National.

PGA Tour

Hurley leads Els by two at Quicken Loans

2016-06-26 07:08

Billy Hurley will hold a two-shot lead going the final round at the Quicken Loans National after firing a bogey-free 67 round three.

PGA Tour

Els in the mix at PGA's National

2016-06-25 07:51

Ernie Els, trying to end a three-year title drought, moved into contention on Friday at the National.

PGA Tour

Day, Spieth set for Firestone

2016-06-30 10:01

US Open champion Dustin Johnson and Jordan Spieth command the spotlight at this week's WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.


McIlroy defends Rio player pull-outs

2016-06-29 22:29

Rory McIlroy defended the growing number of top-ranked golfers pulling out of the Rio Olympics.

European Tour

Ryder Cup race hots up in Paris

2016-06-29 09:07

The 100th edition of the French Open gets underway on Thursday, but still without some of Europe's top players.


Day confirms Oz Open after Rio pullout

2016-06-29 09:03

Jason Day says he will head home to play the Australian Open, a day after becoming the latest golfer to withdraw from the Olympics.


Day joins growing Olympics no-show list

2016-06-28 14:21

Jason Day is not going to the Olympics because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No 1 player as the sport returns from a century-long absence.

PGA Tour

Tiger may not play again this year

2016-06-27 11:16

Tiger Woods said he might not return to competitive golf this year following a back surgery he underwent nine months ago.

European Tour

Stenson survives wobble to win BMW Open

2016-06-26 19:17

Henrik Stenson sealed a second BMW International Open title in Germany, after recovering from a mid-round wobble to win by three shots.


Top 20 latest world rankings

2009-05-25 10:13

The Top 20 players in the latest world rankings after the PGA Tour's John Deere Classic and the European Tour's Scottish Open.


Dustin Johnson still on for Rio

2016-06-30 09:05

Dustin Johnson is looking forward to representing the USA in the Rio Olympics following a meeting with US golf officials.


SA's Pace withdraws from Rio citing Zika fears

2016-06-29 21:52

South African golfer Lee-Anne Pace has withdrawn from consideration for her nation's Olympic team out of concern about the Zika virus.


Golf back in the Olympics after 112 years, but for how long?

2016-06-29 14:15

Golf's return to Olympics after 112-year absence is threatened by at least 10 player withdrawals.

European Tour

McIlroy, Willett headline at French Open

2016-06-28 22:17

World number four Rory McIlroy and Masters winner Danny Willett will be the star attractions at this week's 100th French Open.

PGA Tour

PGA event to be called Genesis Open

2016-06-27 14:26

The PGA Tour event in Los Angeles will be called the Genesis Open, the only title sponsor on tour to be known by a specific brand.

PGA Tour

Hurley rises from tragedy to take first PGA triumph

2016-06-27 11:34

Billy Hurley rose from a family tragedy to complete a shocking triumph by capturing the National for his first PGA title.

PGA Tour

Greenbrier Classic cancelled due to flood damage

2016-06-26 09:12

Flooding in West Virginia caused by record rainfall has forced the PGA Tour to cancel the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for July 7-10.

European Tour

BMW Open Day 3 washed out

2016-06-25 17:52

The leaders at the BMW International Open will have to complete 36 holes on Sunday, after Saturday's third round was washed out.


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