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St Andrews' vote to permit women golfers at club receives widespread praise

Danielle Rossingh Sponsors and women golfers, including four-time major champion Laura Davies of Britain, welcomed a move by The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews in Scotland to allow female members.

Adam Scott splits with caddie Steve Williams

Adam Scott of Australia talks to his caddie Steve Williams

Adam Scott has parted ways with caddie Steve Williams, the bagman who helped him claim the World No.1 spot.

St Andrews set for historic vote on women

Sweden's Annika Sorenstam tees off from the 18th during a Pro Am event at the Royal and Ancient Golf Club in St Andrews, Scotland in 2007.

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews have announced that prominent figures from women's golf will be allowed to join if it votes to accept female members.

Rory McIlroy named PGA of America player of the year

A year to remember: Rory McIlroy during his final round at Atlanta on Monday.

Rory McIlroy won recognition for his stellar campaign on Tuesday when he was named winner of the 2013-14 PGA of America Player of the Year award and the Vardon Trophy for lowest scoring average.

Greg Chalmers walking PGA tightrope

Greg Chalmers.

Greg Chalmers has one more week to defend a return to the US PGA Tour while 11 other Australians need to come from the clouds if they are to move to the big show for the 2014-15 season

Tiger Woods expects 'very full' 2015 schedule

Tiger Woods trails Rory McIlroy.

Tiger Woods says his recovery from a back injury is progressing well and that he anticipates a full playing schedule next year.

Billy Horschel, golf's $12.65 million man

Billy Horschel

American Billy Horschel won the US PGA's season-ending Tour Championship and captured the playoff points crown Sunday, firing a final-round 68 to defeat Jim Furyk and Rory McIlroy by three strokes.

How Billy Horschel earned more than Rory McIlroy from the US PGA season

Billy Horschel of the United States.

Will Brodie How does a little known world no.23 out-strip the world no.1, despite not winning a major? Welcome to the world of the Fed Ex Cup.

Greg Norman hurt in chainsaw accident

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Peter Mitchell Golf great Greg Norman has been released from a US hospital after almost cutting off his hand with a chainsaw.

Jason Day may miss Australian Open

Trying to get healthy: Jason Day.

Jason Day's need for an extensive rehabilitation program could put his place at this year's Australian Open in jeopardy.

Adam Scott searching for missing link

Adam Scott could not help feeling like he left plenty out on the course.

Adam Scott ascended to world No.1, won an event, had 10 top 10 finishes and extended his cut streak to 44 events but wants more from his game.

Hyo-Joo Kim claims Evian win after Karrie Webb blows one-stroke lead

South Korean Hyo-Joo Kim claims a one-stroke victory over Australian veteran Karrie Webb at Evian on Sunday.

Australian veteran Karrie Webb has come agonisingly close to winning her eighth career major, finishing one stroke behind Hyo-Joo Kim at the Evian Championship in France.

Karrie Webb just one off the lead at Evian Masters

Karrie Webb is seeking her eighth major title.

Hyo-Joo Kim of South Korea goes into the final round of the Evian Championship with a one-shot lead over veteran Karrie Webb.

Late eagle lifts Rory McIlroy into tie for Tour Championship lead

Rory McIlroy.

Mark Lamport-Stokes Rory McIlroy spectacularly eagled the par-five 15th to join Billy Horschel in a tie for the lead in the Tour Championship on Saturday and set up a thrilling conclusion to the 2013-14 PGA Tour season.

Rory McIlroy finds the trees and spectator's pocket at Tour Championship

Rory McIlroy

Mark Lamport-Stokes A bizarre bounce of his ball into a spectator's pocket and an unexpected birdie-birdie finish helped Rory McIlroy surge into contention for the Tour Championship with a sizzling display in Friday's...

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Jason Day in contention for Tour Championship win

Jason Day

Ben Everill Jason Day needs a few favours if he is to win the season-long FedEx Cup and a monumental $US10 million bonus but the Queenslander is holding up his end of the bargain sitting tied second halfway...

Blistering Billy Horschel two ahead at Tour Championship

Billy Horschel

Mark Lamport-Stokes Billy Horschel, seeking a second consecutive PGA Tour victory, birdied three of the last eight holes to move two strokes clear of the chasing pack in the Tour Championship second round on Friday.

Jason Day fires at the PGA Tour championship

Jason Day produced a three-under par 67 at East Lake Golf Club to be tied third just one off the pace.

Jason Day shakes off injury cloud to be just one off the lead after the opening round of the US PGA Tour Championship.

Hyo-Joo Kim makes golf history with lowest major score

Hyo Joo Kim of South Korea acknowledges the crowd after finishing the first round of the Evian Championship women's golf tournament.

South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim makes history with a faultless 10-under 61 to open the Evian Championship.

Sneaky John Senden ready to surprise at FedEx Cup

John Senden.

John Senden is ready to surprise the golf world and make a huge play for the lucrative FedEx Cup.