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Golf - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Back spasms force Woods to withdraw from WGC Bridgestone after fall

Tiger is almost certainly out of next week’s PGA Championship after his latest fitness problem.

Golf - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Garcia takes lead but McIlroy lurks at Akron WGC

The Spaniard holds a three-stroke lead over the Northern Irish golfer.

PGA Tour says Dustin Johnson leave of absence ‘voluntary’

The golfer previously announced that he was ending his season for “personal reasons”.

Tiger Woods vents frustration as Garcia maintains WGC Bridgestone lead

The American attracted criticism after swearing at a cameraman this afternoon.

Harrington to tee-off with Tiger and Phil at the US PGA Championship

All three are former winners of the Wanamaker Trophy.

Golf - Friday 1 August, 2014

‘You need goals’, but McIlroy just aiming for fourth major while Tiger chases Jack

The former world number ones have enjoyed very different paths to this year’s final major.

Dustin Johnson takes leave of absence from golf to seek ‘professional help’

The eight-time PGA winner says he wants to address “personal challenges”.

Golf - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Tiger Woods eyes ninth WCG crown as Ryder Cup questions get louder

The world number 10 has a remarkable record at Firestone and is eager to keep it that way.

Golf - Monday 28 July, 2014

McIlroy and McDowell flying high as early Olympic 2016 rankings unveiled

It is a long, long way to Rio but Phil Mickelson already has work to do to represent the USA.

Golf - Sunday 27 July, 2014

Ireland’s McGrane loses out to Horsey in Russian Open play-off

The 43-year-old shot a final round of six-under par to put himself in contention.

Golf - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Pro golfer cards 93 at Russian Open but is way off worst ever European Tour round

Ilya Kurochkin’s Friday got off to a shaky start and never improved.

Golf - Friday 25 July, 2014

McIlroy aims to build on Open success and complete career slam at Augusta next year

The pre-Masters hype starts early these days.

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G-Mac hit a glorious eagle 2 at the Canadian Open last night

He also packs a mean high five.

Golf - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy has a secret weapon to win next year’s Masters

And it’s not a hoverboard.

Golf - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

How to turn your child into a sports star

Many boffins believe children need to put in 10,000 hours at a particular sport to develop a talent. Others disagree.

The best player in this year’s golf majors has yet to win

No one has done better over the three big ones combined, thank Ricky Fowler.

Golf - Tuesday 22 July, 2014

McIlroy can’t dominate like Tiger because ‘for every Rory there’s an Adam Scott’ – GMac

Rory can’t “perfect the imperfectable” according to his fellow major winner.

Golf - Monday 21 July, 2014

Opinion: Rory’s Open win showed that the Tiger Woods era is over

Of the players that made the cut, only three finished with worse scores than Woods.

Same Ryder Cup time, new Ryder Cup channel

Sky Sports will dedicate an entire channel to the event this year.

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Why did Rory McIlroy refuse to sign this kid’s autograph?

The Open champ has come in for some awful stick.

From Holywood to Hoylake: the rise of Rory Mcllroy

He became just the third player in golfing history – after Nicklaus and Woods – to win three of golf’s four majors by the age of 25.

Golf - Sunday 20 July, 2014

McIlroy up to world number two after Open win

Sweden’s Henrik Stenson drops to number three while Justin Rose of England is fourth.

The Hoylake crowd weren’t impressed when McIlroy mentioned his United allegiances

The golfer also described his “incredible” win.

Twitter reacts to Rory McIlroy’s Open Championship victory

The Northern Irish golfer triumphed to win his third Major this afternoon.

Untouchable McIlroy holds his nerve to claim third major with the Open Championship

The Co. Down man’s lead was never less than two shots while shooting 71 on his final round at Hoylake today.

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Rory McIlroy leads Sergio Garcia by two as Open goes to the wire

Shane Lowry was the clubhouse leader until Australia’s Marc Leishmann equalled his score to go -12.

Golf - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Rory McIlroy could make his dad much, much richer tomorrow

Gerry McIlroy could cash in on a long-standing bet.

McIlroy’s patience rewarded but work still to be done to secure Open title

The former world number one is six shots clear of the field.

McIlroy soars with double eagle finish at Open

Torrential rain drenched the players as they arrived for third round action at Royal Liverpool.

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How many putts would you need to make this seven footer?

With a bonus why would you ask an NFL player to tackle you question.

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5 interesting stats as round 3 of the Open Championship gets underway

In the competition’s history, the second round leader has held on to win 45 times.

McIlroy leaves zombie golf in the past as he finds ‘inner peace’ at Hoylake

‘It was just another really solid round of golf and I’ll need two more of those again’ said the Northern Irishman.

Golf - Friday 18 July, 2014

Thank birdies it’s Friday as Rory McIlroy leads The Open way

The Northern Irishman dropped a shot on the first but bounced back in luminous style.

Wrong fairway on the first, eagle on the second as Sergio hunts Rory

The Spaniard recovered from a dreadful start to dispatch an eagle from way, way back.

‘On Friday you know what you can do’: McIlroy hoping to block out that Friday feeling

Day two of competition has been the Co. Down man’s downfall all season long. Can he keep his score down today?

The weather could be Rory McIlroy’s best friend at the Open today

Adam Scott and Shane Lowry will both have to deal with some strong winds and rain in Hoylake this morning.

Golf - Thursday 17 July, 2014

It’s Route 66 for Rory! McIlroy leads Open Championship after blistering start

McIlroy now hoping to avoid another “Freaky Friday” and continue his challenge for a third Major.

‘Jesus Christ!’ – Tiger Woods wasn’t happy with Open photographers

The American shot an impressive three-under par despite the distractions at Royal Liverpool.

This Ernie Els three-putt wouldn’t look out of place on a crazy golf course

Els tried to play it cool in the Liverpool sun — and ended up looking very silly indeed.