Seve Ballesteros

Why it's OK that the Tiger Woods era is fading away

Paul Hayward Exit Tiger Woods, enter Rory McIlroy. Sport fans are sitting up and taking notice after Valhalla.

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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Tiger's dream of 19 majors is surely over

Phil Mickelson presents Tiger Wood with the green jacket in 2005.

Thomas Boswell The odds are now stacked against Woods surpassing Nicklaus's record-haul, writes James Corrigan.

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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.


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.


Stephen Gallacher defends Dubai Desert Classic title, Rory McIlroy fades

Stephen Gallacher

Stephen Gallacher birdied two of the last three holes on Sunday to become the first player to successfully defend the Dubai Desert Classic golf title, while Rory McIlroy crashed out of contention to...

Indigenous trailblazer poised to make history

Peter Stone dinkus

Peter Stone It is the feel-good story of Australian golf. Scott Gardiner, a proud Aborigine, will next year become the first indigenous Australian to play on the USPGA Tour.


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.


Australian golf in good shape: Scott

Spectators walk past the main scoreboard during a practice round in preparation for the 2013 Masters golf tournament.

Augusta Adam Scott has defended the depth of Australian golf despite the weakest Masters turnout since 2002.


Live: US Masters golf

Adam Scott.

Stephen Samuelson Live coverage of the final round of the US Masters.

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Thomson says British Open revenge could happen in near future


Matt Murnane His mental demons finally buried and the roadblock that stood in the way of his first major title beaten down, Adam Scott is now poised to surpass Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy as the top man in world...

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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Great Scott: Adam to headline Australian PGA field

Adam Scott's historic final putt (Thumbnail)

Phil Lutton Australian PGA Championship organisers have completed a major coup, with US Masters champion Adam Scott confirming he will play in his home-town tournament on the Gold Coast in November.

Confident Scott off to brilliant start

Richard Hinds At his last start on the US PGA Tour, Adam Scott had incorrectly set the alarm clock on a new mobile phone, almost missed his first round tee-time and shot a very ruffled 75.


Straight shooter likes his chances

Adam Scott

Richard Hinds, Lytham For Adam Scott, major championships have proven far too elusive to suggest he should win. But at the British Open venue that suits his game better than any other, and with Scott looking almost...


Scott shines on day one at the Open

Adam Scott

Richard Hinds At his last start on the US PGA Tour, Adam Scott had incorrectly set the alarm clock on a new mobile phone, almost missed his first round tee-time and shot a very ruffled 75.


Ballesteros family split over late golfer's will

Severiano Ballesteros

A family spat over the will of legendary golfer Seve Ballesteros is set to result in his two sons heading to court to fight for his image rights.

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Bubba Watson's 'miracle' wins US Masters


Martin Blake The idiosynchratic American left-hander conjures a miracle shot at the second playoff hole to beat South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen and win the US Masters at Augusta National today.


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.

Hansen wins Jo'burg Open at 15-under

Mike Green Anders Hansen birdied the final hole on Sunday to finish at 15-under 269 and beat Andrew McLardy by one stroke at the Jo'burg Open.