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Golf - Today’s News


Golf - Monday 25 August, 2014

We’ll leave it there so: Sexton coming home, Balotelli moves away and the rest of today’s sport

We’ve also got news of a big change for Tiger Woods, a near miss for Dan Martin and, obviously, an ice bucket challenge.

Woods ditches swing coach Foley after four years and no major wins

Woods, who has endured a difficult time with a back injury of late, announced the split today.

McIlroy ‘frustrated’ after winning run comes to an end

The Northern Irishman finished tied for 22nd at five under in the FedEx Cup opener.

Golf - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Roller-coaster Day, steady Furyk share PGA lead, McIlroy five shots back

Hunter Mahan is third on 205 with seven US compatriots another stroke adrift.

Golf - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Phil Mickelson tried a ‘Lefty special’ from the hospitality tents yesterday Grandstand Approach This post contains videos

McIlroy back in the hunt after sparkling 65

The world number one recovered from Thursday’s poor opening.

Golf - Friday 22 August, 2014

Party boy Rory McIlroy lacked preparation, he admits

“It was inevitable, after such a great few weeks – I wanted to enjoy it for a week,” he said after hitting a 73.

Streaking McIlroy struggles, Van Pelt grabs lead

The Northern Irish golfer fired a three-over par 74 in the first round of the opening event

Golf - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

McIlroy seeks fourth win in a row as playoffs open

The 25-year-old from Northern Ireland has enjoyed tremendous success of late.

Michael McKillop burns off competition to take 800m gold at IPC European Champs

The Antrim man put his foot injury trouble behind him to put in a powerful second lap in Swansea.

Golf - Tuesday 19 August, 2014

Rory McIlroy just nominated George W. Bush after doing the ice bucket challenge with Tiger Woods 43
Rory McIlroy was on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and inevitably won another trophy Facebreakers This post contains videos
From The Daily Edge Galway golfer’s reaction to getting a hole in one captured on CCTV Over The Moon

Golf - Saturday 16 August, 2014

McIlroy has talent to emulate Nicklaus, says former Ryder Cup skipper

Forget Tiger’s 14, Brian Huggett reckons McIlory should aim for Nicklaus.

Golf - Friday 15 August, 2014

Latest missed cut means Harrington loses PGA Tour card for next season

The three-time major winner was out of luck at the Wyndham Championship.

Tiger’s sore back is about to cost him $8million in appearance fees

And maybe even a lot more than that.

Golf - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Why a Tiger-less US team is a more dangerous US team

Woods has done Watson a favour by taking himself out of consideration.

Victory needed for Harrington to make Fed Ex Playoffs

The Stackstown golfer must perform this week if he is to make it to the lucrative Fed Ex Cup Playoffs.

Rent Rory McIlroy’s former Northern Ireland estate with custom golf course for around €15,000 a week

The four-time major winner designed the golf course himself.

Woods withdraws himself from Ryder Cup consideration due to injury

“I’ve been told by my doctors and trainer that my back muscles need to be rehabilitated and healed,” he says.

Golf - Wednesday 13 August, 2014

Tiger and Rory will appear together on Jimmy Fallon’s show next week

This is either going to be the best or the worst thing ever. There is no in between.

Eight potential Ryder Cup captain’s picks

These players still need to impress the men in charge to make it to Gleneagles next month.

Golf - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Rickie Fowler did something at the majors that has never been seen before

The American completed what may have been the greatest season at the four majors by a golfer who did not win. So there’s that.

Golf - Monday 11 August, 2014

Mickelson assured of Ryder Cup spot

See you in Scotland, Lefty.

5 reasons why victory at Valhalla was McIlroy’s most impressive Major Dancing In The Dark This post contains videos

5 reasons why victory at Valhalla was McIlroy’s most impressive Major

The Co. Down man’s fourth Major was a different beast to his first three.

‘I wanted to get it done and get out of here’ — Rory McIlroy wins PGA championship in the dark

The world No 1 showed he could win a dogfight in what was the best major finale in ages.

Golf - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Rain threatens to delay McIlroy’s back-to-back major quest until Monday

Play is expected to resume at 7.40pm (GMT) but might not finish until Monday.

I’m still in control, says McIlroy ahead of final day challenge

It was a really entertaining day at Valhalla yesterday.

McIlroy on course for back-to-back majors after round three of PGA Championship

The world number one is a shot clear of Austrian Bernd Wiesberger.

Golf - Saturday 9 August, 2014

McIlroy ‘could run away’ with PGA, says Jason Day

There’s just one stroke in it though.

Tiger hurts back again as he misses cut at PGA

Woods is unsure if he would be available to play at the Ryder Cup in September if called up.

McIlroy the leader on day two of the PGA Championship

The news is mixed for Ireland’s other contenders while Tiger Woods misses out.

Golf - Friday 8 August, 2014

Ian Poulter has hit the worst shot of this year’s PGA Championship

This was one of those ‘snap the club’ moments.

Heavy rainfall causes stoppage to second round of PGA Championship

Play has resumed at Valhalla after members of the grounds crew worked for 45 minutes to clear water from the course.

‘It just shows where my game is mentally right now,’ says McIlroy after recovery

Five birdies on his final seven holes helped the world number one turn yesterday’s first round at the PGA Championship around.

Golf - Thursday 7 August, 2014

McIlroy surges but Westwood leads the way at the PGA Championship

The English golfer has famously never won a major.

Nicklaus: McIlroy can win ’15 or 20 majors’

“I love his swing, I love his rhythm, I love his moxie.”

Golf - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Tiger arrives at Valhalla on PGA Championship eve determined to play

Woods limped away from action at the weekend.

McIlroy will defend his Australian Open title

‘I believe my return to form was given real momentum in Australia last year,’ he said when asked about the decision.