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

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.


Royal Birkdale, Carnoustie to host British Open in 2017 and 2018

Stuart Appleby during the 2008 British Open at Royal Birkdale.

The British Open Championship will be held at Royal Birkdale in 2017 and Carnoustie the following year, tournament organisers the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, announced on Tuesday.


Fleetwood birdies last hole to take lead in Durban

England's Tommy Fleetwood birdied the last hole in a third-round 69 to seize a one-shot lead in the European PGA Tour's Champions event on Saturday with an overall 10-under 206.


Back nine fade hurts Adam Scott at PGA Grand Slam of Golf

Adam Scott

Adam Scott will have to fight back from three shots down if he is to claim the PGA Grand Slam of Golf after fading on the back nine of the opening round at Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda.


Adam Scott sizzles to PGA Grand Slam win

Adam Scott.

Ben Everill Adam Scott has added another trophy to his cabinet, rallying from four shots back with 10 holes to play to claim the PGA Grand Slam of Golf at Port Royal Golf Course in Bermuda.


Jimenez hunts fourth Hong Kong title

Miguel Angel Jimenez of Spain in action durin the Pro-Am at the Hong Kong Golf Club on Wednesday.

Hong Kong Miguel Angel Jimenez has a golden chance to break his own record.


Woods in top form

Tiger Woods is followed by a huge crowd on the 16th hole.

Kuala Lumpur Tiger Woods rips five birdies over last nine holes in first round of CIMB Classic.

Donald leads McIlroy by one shot in Dubai

Luke Donald

Dubai World No.2 takes one-shot lead over world No.1 after opening round.


Oosthuizen wins EPGA winners' event

Louis Oosthuizen poses with the trophy.

Durban South African Louis Oosthuizen stormed back in the final round of the European Champions at Durban Country Club on Sunday to shoot a six-under-par 66 and win the title by one stroke.


Mickelson holds six-shot lead in Phoenix

Phil Mickelson in action during the third round in Arizona.

Phil Mickelson birdies his last four holes to grab a six-stroke lead after the third round of the US PGA Tour's Phoenix Open.

Mickelson on course for slice of history

Phil Mickelson

ARIZONA: Phil Mickelson birdied his last four holes on Saturday to grab a six-stroke lead after the third round of the Phoenix Open.


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.


It's Open season on claret jug

Come on: Adam Scott overcame disappointment in last year's British Open to win the US Masters.

Doug Ferguson Who will win this year's British Open is anyone's guess.


The loan tamer of Muirfield

Phil Mickelson.

Greg Baum In the end, moral, sentimental and patriotic forces were overmatched by the golfing force of Phil Mickelson.

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Belly putters face flak

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Lytham, England Padraig Harrington the latest to question integrity of belly putter.

McIlroy proves a worthy top dog

Doug Ferguson Rory McIlroy won the Honda Classic with a performance worthy of the new No 1 player in world golf.


Sleeper in the field ready to deliver a wake-up call to rivals


Martin Blake AUGUSTA: Geoff Ogilvy plans on drawing upon his withering back nine in the final round of the 2011 US Masters as he prepares for another tilt at the green jacket starting tomorrow.

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Hanson happy to walk in Mickelson's shadow

Ben Everill In only his second Masters, Sweden's Peter Hanson was prepared to face a Phil Mickelson love-fest in the final pairing at Augusta National today.

Live: Bubba Watson wins the US Masters

US Masters leaderboard.

Will Brodie Follow the final holes of the 2012 US Masters here this morning. In fine and windless conditions, the contenders have no excuses as they battle Augusta and each other for the year's first major title.


Bubba wins with shot for the ages


Martin Blake, Augusta Louis Oosthuizen set the tone with the fourth albatross in US Masters history, the rarest of golfing birds. Then Bubba Watson trumped him with a shot for the ages.