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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 ...