Henrik Stenson set to lose Ryder Cup captaincy as move to LIV Golf nears

Henrik Stenson is expected to lose his status as Ryder Cup captain and join the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Invitational Series. The Swede is set to lead Team Europe into September 2023’s edition of the biennial contest but has been heavily linked with the tour fronted by Greg Norman. AFP Stenson is set to become the […]

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If Smith is tempted by LIV, McIlroy duel at St Andrews should knock sense into him

For about 67 holes, St Andrews was caught up in a fairytale. Rory McIlroy, the man who makes them feel things, was about to give golf the story it needed at the place where it matters most. Getty McIlroy was unable to deliver the story St Andrews craved But in the end, Cameron Smith’s astonishing […]

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Smith masterclass denies McIlroy ‘holy grail’ at The 150th Open as long wait goes on

Cameron Smith snatched The 150th Open from Rory McIlroy’s grasp to deny the Northern Irishman a fairytale triumph. The Australian put on a masterclass to claim his first-ever Major and lift the Claret Jug at one of the most historic championships in recent memory. Getty Smith came from four-shots back to pull off an unlikely […]

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Woods shows what LIV Golf can’t buy as St Andrews hosts one of sport’s great moments

As Tiger Woods crossed over the famous Swilcan Bridge, St Andrews suddenly became lost in a moment. The Old Course is a special place, but even by the Home of Golf’s standards, this was a poem Robert Burns could not write. Getty This will go down as one of golf’s most beautiful moments Getty The […]

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Woods sends 150th Open into lull but McIlory gives St Andrews reason to feel again

Rory McIlroy was out there contending at The 150th Open, but one of the biggest crowds was for Tiger Woods on the driving range. Watching him was to feel like something special was about to happen at the most magical place in golf. Getty Woods’ round was heart-breaking to watch The 15-time Major winner, who […]

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The Open 2022 date: Tee times, latest field, course details and how to follow

The 150th Open Championship is nearly upon us and golf’s best are set to battle it out for the Claret Jug at the historic Old Course next month. The final Major of the year is set to be one of the biggest in history with a record-breaking 290,000 fans set to descend on St Andrews […]

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Woods confirms he’ll play The Open at St Andrew’s in July for landmark event

Tiger Woods has confirmed he will compete at The Open in July following a miraculous return at the 2022 Masters. The 15-time Major champion hobbled to 13-over-par at Augusta, finishing a considerable distance from the winning score, but captured hearts and minds by making the cut just 14 months after a near-fatal car accident. Getty […]

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Collin Morikawa holds off Jordan Spieth to win The Open and emulate Tiger Woods

Collin Morikawa is the Champion Golfer of the Year thanks to a two-shot triumph over Jordan Spieth at Royal St George’s. The American held his nerve and shot a magnificent final-round 66, finishing on 15-under and overtaking 54-hole leader Louis Oosthuizen, who faded on Sunday. Getty Morikawa claims the Claret Jug in front of a […]

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DeChambeau doesn’t owe golf an apology: He deserves respect not boos at The Open

Anyone with a hint of empathy would’ve felt sorry for Bryson DeChambeau behind the 18th green on Friday. Although it’s more likely most of the golfing world will be laughing and calling him an idiot. AFP DeChambeau clearly had other things on his mind yesterday DeChambeau had just been branded ‘an eight-year-old’ by his club […]

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