Jose Maria Olazabal

New Zealand golfer Steven Alker wins epic 11-hole playoff

Matt Richens Professional Kiwi golfer Steven Alker has won an epic 11-hole sudden-death playoff.

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Woods has Ryder Cup in his sights

Tiger Woods speaks to the media at the Emirates Golf Club in Dubai on Wednesday.

Dubai Former No 1 was part of the team that was overhauled by Jose Maria Olazabal's men in 2012.

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Augusta National loses Eisenhower Tree

Augusta National will have a different look for Adam Scott's Masters title defence after the famous Eisenhower Tree was removed.

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Under-the-radar Justin Rose aims to bloom at Augusta

Justin Rose.

Justin Rose's low profile suits the Englishman just fine.

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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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Bubba Watson wins second US Masters title in three years

Bubba Watson of the United States shakes hands with Jordan Spieth on the 18th green.

Bubba Watson won golf's Masters Tournament for the second time in three years.

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European team wins trophy in thrilling finish

Guangzhou, China Europe stunned its Asian rivals with a startling late surge in golf's Royal Trophy.

'No deal for Rory, Tiger Cup match-up'

Golf USA skipper Davis Love has dismissed any notion of a backroom deal with his European counterpart to arrange for a Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy marquee singles match-up at the Ryder Cup.

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Finishing touches for Ryder Cup

European team golf bags lined up during the third preview day of The 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Golf Club.

Chicago Captains Davis Love and Jose Maria Olazabal put the final touches to their teams.

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Rookie leads way as US grab Ryder Cup lead

U.S. golfer Phil Mickelson (R) and Keegan Bradley

Allan Kelly The United States emerged victorious from a pulsating first day's play in the 39th Ryder Cup at Chicago's Medinah Country Club on Friday, dominating the afternoon fourballs to take a 5-3 overall lead.

Poulter has last laugh

Europe's Ian Poulter

Paul Hayward The Chicago crowd knew how to taunt Ian Poulter. "Major winner, major winner," they chanted, as Webb Simpson, America's US Open champion, arrived on the first tee for their singles match.

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Europe produces greatest ever comeback to retain Ryder Cup

Germany's Martin Kaymer

Europe produced the greatest comeback in Ryder Cup history to reel in the United States and retain the trophy at Medinah Country Club.

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Better late than never for McIlroy

Rory McIlroy.

James Corrigan, Medinah Rory McIlroy almost missed his tee-off time in the climactic singles showdown in the Ryder Cup.

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Europe in stunning comeback

Ian Poulter.

James Corrigan, Medinah Europe produces greatest comeback in Ryder Cup history to reel in US and retain the trophy at Medinah Country Club.

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Australian Keating wins second consecutive title

Stacey Keating of Australia holds her trophy at the women's Lacoste Open.

Australian golf is celebrating a new international star after Stacey Keating claimed a second consecutive win on the Ladies European Tour.

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No to Monty. World No.1 creates Ryder Cup storm

Rory McIlroy.

Rory McIlroy has made his views clear over who should be Europe's next Ryder Cup captain and it appears he would not endorse a second term for Colin Montgomerie.

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Irishman McGinley named Ryder Cup captain

Paul McGinley

Abu Dhabi Paul McGinley has become the first Irishman to be named European Ryder Cup captain when the announcement was made for the 2014 match-up.

Fourteen-year-old schoolboy shoots 73 at Masters

Guan Tianlang.

Chinese 14-year-old schoolboy Guan Tianlang fired a one-over par 73 in a historic Masters debut on Thursday, making himself the low amateur player in the field at Augusta National.

Final frontier ends decades of heartbreak at golf's true major

Adam Scott

Malcolm Knox Yes! Adam Scott has landed himself a new green jacket and the great white whale of Australian sport.

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Woods, McIlroy, Scott kick off US Open

Adam Scott

Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott will play alongside each other at the US Open.