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Big achievements are the milestones of a golfer’s career, beacons of a job well done. For Justin Rose, the trophy he was holding at the conclusion of the FedExCup Playoffs ...

Brooks Koepka won the PGA TOUR Player of the Year award for 2017-18. It was presented to him in Jupiter, Fla. The award was a reward forged on the strength of U.S. ...

As the induction of golf legend Retief Goosen into the World Golf Hall of Fame draws closer, Essential Golf takes a look at the life and career of the man ...

Main image: the USGA Museum at the USGA Headquarters, Golf House, Liberty Corner, NJ. The United States Golf Association (USGA) was formed in 1894 and since then the Association has ...

Only the staunchest of Tiger Woods fans gave him a chance of returning to the top of the game when he made a long-awaited return to action in 2018. Fast ...

As the calendar year comes to an end, it is the perfect time to step back and take a look at just who the best golfers were in 2018. In ...

When it comes to vacation time with golf in mind, many of us head for Florida, where golf is almost a religion. The sunshine state is home to some of ...

A goal was achieved by Justin Rose in 2018 as he reached the top of world golf when becoming the official number one golfer on the planet. It was a ...

After an extensive review, the R&A and USGA’s Rules of Golf 2019 have been announced and will be implemented on 1 January 2019. Back in 2012, a comprehensive review on ...

The Albatros Course at Le Golf National in Paris will play host to the 2018 Ryder Cup as Europe and the United States clash in the French capital. What is ...

Bellerive Country Club will have the honour of hosting the 100th PGA Championship when it stages the fourth and final major of 2018 from August 9-12. The Missouri course has ...

The fourth and final major of 2018 will take place from August 9-12. Bellerive Country Club is hosting the 100th PGA Championship, one which will see Justin Thomas defend his ...

Francesco Molinari became the first Italian national to win any golf major, holding off a host of star names to claim The Open Championship at Carnoustie yesterday (22 July). Tiger ...

The 2018 Open Championship will be staged at Carnoustie from July 19-22, with the famous Scottish links course hosting the Open for the eighth time. Ben Hogan, Gary Player, Tom ...

Wolfson Children’s Hospital of Jacksonville patient and ambassador for medically complex children Jacob Lopez needs a special wheelchair to get around, but that doesn’t stop him from teeing it up ...

Shinnecock Hills will host the 2018 US Open from June 14-17 and the sublime links course in New York State promises to bear witness to a special tournament. What are ...

The 2018 U.S. Open will be staged at Shinnecock Hills between June 14-17 with the historic New York course playing host to the event for a fifth time in its ...

Tiger Woods’ final-round effort fell short as Webb Simpson held his nerve to win THE PLAYERS Championship by four shots at TPC Sawgrass in Florida yesterday (Sunday May 9). Simpson, ...

Clinching his maiden PGA TOUR title at the Valero Texas Open, Andrew Landry edged Trey Mullinax in a dramatic finish on Sunday (April 22). With a four-under-par final round, shooting ...

Claiming his first major championship win, Patrick Reed came out as the unexpected winner at Augusta National on Sunday. The coveted green jacket went to a talented player who, up ...

The United States’ victory in the 2017 Presidents Cup at the weekend has left calls for a revamp in the format of the competition. The contest between a United States ...

At the 2017 U.S. Open, Justin Thomas was, for the first time, threatening to win a major championship. The 24-year-old hit off in the last group on Sunday, having turned ...

Liberty National Golf Club in Jersey City, New Jersey, made its PGA debut in 2009 with The Barclays (now THE NORTHERN TRUST). With views of the Statue of Liberty, the ...

The FedExCup Playoffs will decide the year’s PGA TOUR champion, but how does it work, who qualifies and what events are featured? The FedExCup series covers the final month of ...

Quail Hollow is a course the world’s best players know very well, having played it year on year on the PGA TOUR. Which key holes could decide the 2017 PGA ...

With Jordan Spieth’s dramatic win at the 2017 British Open, we here at Essential Golf got to thinking what the best moments in American golf have been since Tiger Woods ...

Spieth’s triumph and grit at the Open at Royal Birkdale excited golf fans all around the world. It happened again. Just like it did at Augusta. Jordan Spieth began the ...

Royal Birkdale stages the 2017 Open Championship and a selection of holes at the Southport links could prove pivotal to the outcome of the third major of the year. From ...

For those with foresight, Brooks Koepka’s U.S. Open win at Erin Hills wasn’t much of a surprise. For some, Kopeka’s stardom first took shape when they think of the swagger ...

There are literally books written about Tiger Woods’ golfing achievements and, as such, it is quite hard to boil down a laundry list of wins and achievements to a list ...