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The Golf Club of Houston, host of the Shell Houston Open on the PGA TOUR since 2003, is facing significant damage after being flooded by Hurricane Harvey. Large parts of ...

Rory McIlroy has made the decision to defend his FedExCup title having initially hinted at taking the remainder of the season off to allow a rib injury to heal. McIlroy ...

The PGA Championship will move from August to May from 2019 and become the second major of the season rather than the last. In a move announced by the PGA ...

Tiger Woods had five drugs in his system following his arrest on suspicion of driving under the influence (DUI), a toxicology report has revealed. Former world number one golf champion ...

Las Colinas has received a nomination for Spain’s Best Golf Course.  Las Colinas Golf & Country Club has once again been nominated for the Spain’s Best Golf Course award raising ...

Jordan Spieth’s dramatic victory in he Open Championship at Royal Birkdale took him one step away from a career Grand Slam of majors. Spieth boasts three majors on his CV ...

The 2017 PGA Championship at Quail Hollow in Charlotte, North Carolina, looks set to be a classic with a revitalised Rory McIlroy heading the line-up of contenders vying to take ...

Rory McIlroy has split with long-term caddie JP Fitzgerald. The nine-year relationship between the pair ended following last month’s 2017 Open Championship. Fitzgerald, a fellow Irishman and a former caddie ...

This year’s Open Championship was the most exciting to date, and it saw Jordan Spieth take home the oldest and most prestigious trophy in golf—the Claret Jug. While celebrations for ...

Royal Birkdale will play host to the 2017 Open Championship, but who are the leading contenders to lift the Claret Jug in the third of the year’s four majors? The ...

Rory McIlroy ‘banned’ himself from Twitter following his online row with ex-USPGA Championship winner Steve Elkington. Former world number one McIlroy was unable to retain his composure online after Elkington ...

Jon Rahm may have won the Irish Open on the European Tour by six shots, but the Spaniard caused some controversy during his final round 65 which propelled him to ...

The future of the Ladies European Tour (LET) has been cast into serious doubt after the latest cancellation of an event from the 2017 calendar. Having already lost four events ...

Tiger Woods has provided an update on his health and revealed the progress he has made on a programme to manage his medication. Former world number one Woods returned to ...

Paul Mickelson and Jim “Bones” Mackay announced an amicable split after 25 years together, effectively ending one of golf’s most iconic partnerships. The pair had been one of the most ...

Famous golfer, Miguel Ángel Jiménez, is reportedly set to join forces with one of Spain’s best golf courses, Las Colinas Golf & Country Club, to oversee the design of a ...

Padraig Harrington is well known within the golfing sphere for his win of three major championships: The Open Championship in 2007 and 2008 along with the PGA Championship in 2008. ...

Rory McIlroy will participate in the U.S. Open after a recurring rib injury restricted his previous play, according to reports. It’s hasn’t been an easy year for golf pro Rory ...

Having recently announced that he would miss this year’s U.S. Open to attend the high school graduation ceremony of his 18-year-old daughter, Amanda, Phil Mickelson has been handed a potential ...

A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Roberto De Vicenzo, has passed away at the age of 94 on 1 June, 2017. De Vicenzo was best known for being ...

The Oklahoma Men’s golf team has won the Division I NCAA golf championship after snatching the trophy from defending champion Oregon. The tense championship match was preceded by four rounds ...

Golfers on the PGA TOUR will face stricter tests for anti-doping from the 2018 season in a bid to clean up the sport’s image. News from PGA TOUR officials have ...

Dustin Johnson, the 32-year-old professional golf player, is back from an injury-induced hiatus, after he had to withdraw from the 2017 Masters Tournament—which he was poised to win. The South Carolina ...

Sergio Garcia is the success story of the 2017 Masters Tournament, as he took first place after his 74th attempt at winning a major championship. The Tournament, which took place ...

Young Scottish golfers will benefit from a new program, developed by Scottish Golf, which aims to promote players’ transitions from amateur to professional golf. A new support and finance package designed to ...

The famous Brookwater Golf Course & Country Club in Springfield, Australia, has reopened following a thorough redesign carried out by Greg Norman Golf Course Design. The new 18-hole layout includes ...