Ernie Els

Blood spilt as Ernie Els says he put 'jinx' on his group

Martyn Herman Ernie Els left a spectator bloodied with a wild opening tee shot, defending champion Phil Mickelson went out of bounds, and Bubba Watson's promising start was blown away at the British Open on...

Ernie Els withdraws from Houston Open

Ernie Els has withdrawn from the Houston Open because of a virus, giving him an unexpected two weeks off before the US Masters.

Peerless Rory McIlroy on course to break the bank

Oliver Brown If Rory McIlroy's appearance last weekend at his beloved Manchester United taught us anything, it was that money could not buy him taste.

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Irish 'BMW' buckles his rare talent up for a sweet ride

Rory McIlroy celebrates his one-stroke victory with his father, Gerry.

Oliver Brown Rory McIlroy mounted the first tee at a sodden Valhalla on Sunday night with the familiar feeling of a target drawn on his back.

US PGA Championship 2014, final day

Rory McIlroy.

Richard Shute All the action live from the fourth and final day from the Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky.

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Adam Scott hopes for third time lucky after British Open near-misses

Open season: Adam Scott checks out the lay of the land at Royal Liverpool ahead of this week's British Open.

Tony Jimenez World No.1 Adam Scott has left no stone unturned in the build-up to this week's British Open as he strives to make it third time lucky after two successive near-misses at golf's oldest major...

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Gunslinging Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods steal Hoylake show in British Open golf

Tiger Woods carded an impressive opening round 69 at Hoylake.

Golfing gunslingers Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods sprayed Royal Liverpool with a barrage of birdie bullets to steal the show in a thrilling opening round of the 143rd British Open on Thursday.

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Phil Mickelson stays in touch after second round of British Open

Phil Mickelson hits a pitch shot on the third hole during the second round of the British Open on Friday.

Hoylake, England Phil Mickelson tries to accentuate the positives despite a chequered second round in the British Open.

Tiger Woods struggles as wind sweeps in bad luck at the British Open

Tiger Woods during his second round, on day two of the 2014 British Open Golf.

Malcolm Knox With winds at Hoylake building on Thursday afternoon and peaking on Friday morning, the British Open field was severed into two groups, one with all the luck and the other with none.

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Thomas Bjorn fires 62 at BMW PGA Championship

On fire: Thomas Bjorn of Denmark wanted to keep on playing after sizzling opening round.

Tony Jimenez Love seems to be the theme of the BMW PGA Championship and the trend continued on Thursday when Thomas Bjorn sent hearts racing with a record 62 and Rory McIlroy briefly forgot relationship blues...

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Adam Scott, Bubba Watson and Charl Schwartzel grouped for US Open

Mark Lamport-Stokes Australia's world No.1 Adam Scott and fellow major winners Bubba Watson and Charl Schwartzel will form an eye-catching grouping for the first two rounds of next week's US Open at Pinehurst, North...

Erik Compton could win Open after two heart transplants

Erik Compton drove himself to a hospital in 2008 after suffering a heart attack.

Jim Slater Erik Compton, twice a heart transplant recipient, put himself in contention to win the US Open with the round of his life Saturday, a stunning three-under par 67 at Pinehurst.

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Stephen Samuelson Adam Scott and Jason Day lead the Australian charge in golf's most prestigious tournament.

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Bubba Watson grabs Masters lead with blistering back nine

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Julian Linden Bubba Watson rolled in five birdies in a row to hold the outright lead late in the second round of the 78th Masters on Friday and surge into contention for a second green jacket in three years.

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John Senden climbs Masters leaderboard with birdie blitz

John Senden

Adam Scott and John Senden are well placed to keep the green jacket in Australian hands halfway through the Masters at Augusta National.

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I belong: Oliver Goss

Oliver Goss of Australia and his caddie Brian Tam on the second fairway during the second round of the 2014 Masters Tournament.

Ben Everill Oliver Goss will celebrate his 20th birthday in style with another round at Augusta National after the young Australian golf amateur made the cut at the Masters.

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Bubba Watson holds off Jordan Spieth to win second US Masters

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Karen Crouse For 54 holes the 78th US Masters was a strokeplay event. And then, on Sunday, it turned into a riveting matchplay contest.

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Matt Kuchar holes bunker shot to win PGA event

Going: Matt Kuchar blasts out of the bunker on the 72nd hole.

Pete Iacobelli Matt Kuchar produced a stunning chip-in on the 18th hole as he overcame a four-shot deficit to win the RBC Heritage PGA event by one shot on Sunday.

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Gym session spurs Jason Day to WGC-Match Play quarter-finals

Jason Day

Jason Day says a gym session after his epic 22-hole second round victory at the WGC-Match Play was the catalyst to a better third round performance, catapulting him into the quarter-finals.

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Jason Day surges into World Golf Championship Match Play semi-final

Ben Everill Australian Jason Day has stormed into the semi-finals for the second year running after winning his quarter-final match against South African Louis Oosthuizen at the World Golf Championships Match...