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A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy out injured until 2018?
Rory McIlroy admits that he may take the rest of the year off in an attempt to recover from a persistent back problem.
Aug 13, 20:46
Jordan Spieth tees off at The Open on July 21, 2017
Jordan Spieth 'under no added pressure' heading into US PGA Championship
Jordan Spieth says that the only way he will feel under pressure to win the US PGA Championship is if he has failed to lift the trophy before the age of 34.
Aug 9, 21:07
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy confirms split from long-term caddie JP Fitzgerald
World number four Rory McIlroy parts company with JP Fitzgerald after a nine-year association after 'growing angry' at his lack of personal success in 2017.
Aug 2, 20:56
Jordan Spieth of the United States hits his tee shot on the second hole during the final round of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 12, 2015
Jordan Spieth: 'I got more than I deserved from Open second round'
Two-time Major winner Jordan Spieth says that he got "more than he deserved" from his second round at The Open at Royal Birkdale.
Jul 22, 09:42
Jason Day celebrates victory on the final day of the World Golf Championship-Dell Match Play on March 27, 2016
US PGA Championship coverage to return to BBC?
A report claims that the US PGA Championship is to return to the BBC after Sky Sports failed to reach an agreement with PGA of America to retain the broadcasting rights.
Jul 19, 18:28
Justin Rose in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Justin Rose 'dreams' of winning The Open at Royal Birkdale
World number 12 Justin Rose admits that he is desperate to achieve a "full-circle moment" by prevailing at The Open, 19 years on from finishing fourth at the same venue.
Jul 18, 15:46
Rory McIlroy hits his tee shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play at the Austin Country Club on March 24, 2016
Rory McIlroy paired with Dustin Johnson at The Open
Rory McIlroy will play alongside world number one Dustin Johnson and Charl Schwartzel during the first two rounds of The Open at Birkdale.
Jul 17, 13:40
Ian Poulter of England during the final round of the 2014 Volvo China Open at Genzon Golf Clubat Genzon Golf Club on April 27, 2014
Ian Poulter qualifies for The Open
Ian Poulter comes through a 36-hole competition at Woburn to qualify for The Open, which will be staged at Royal Birkdale later this month.
Jul 4, 19:18
Tommy Fleetwood holds the Johnnie Walker Championship trophy on August 25, 2013
Tommy Fleetwood backed to win US Open by coach Norman Marshall
Coach Norman Marshall says that Tommy Fleetwood, who trails overnight leader Brian Harman by one shot heading into the final round, has what it takes to win the US Open.
Jun 18, 15:43
Phil Mickelson during the final round of The Masters on April 12, 2015
Phil Mickelson withdraws from US Open
Five-time Major winner Phil Mickelson officially withdraws from the US Open after good weather scuppers his slim hopes of reaching the tournament in time.
Jun 15, 13:47
Phil Mickelson during the final round of The Masters on April 12, 2015
Phil Mickelson withdraws from US Open
Phil Mickelson opts out of this year's US Open in order to attend his daughter's high school graduation.
Jun 3, 22:10
Tiger Woods of the US plays during a practice round for he 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015
Tiger Woods found asleep at wheel of car on morning of arrest
A report released by Jupiter Police shows that Tiger Woods did not have alcohol in his system at the time of his arrest for driving under the influence.
May 30, 18:41
Alex Noren of Sweden reacts after putting on the seventh hole on day three of the Nordea Masters at the PGA Sweden National on June 6, 2015
Alex Noren hails "best ever" performance
Alex Noren describes his final-round 62 at the PGA Championship as the "best ever" of his career.
May 28, 18:40
Tiger Woods of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 96th US PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 6, 2014
Tiger Woods: 'I haven't felt this good in years'
Tiger Woods gives fans a positive prognosis on his recovery from a back injury, saying that he "hasn't felt this good in years" after having a fourth operation.
May 25, 15:06
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy pulls out of BMW PGA Championship due to injury
World number two Rory McIlroy pulls out of the BMW PGA Championship due to a rub injury.
May 19, 19:21
Ian Poulter in action during the final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational on May 24, 2015
Ian Poulter proud of one of "very best" shots
Ian Poulter acknowledges that he was delighted with one of his "very best" shots which secured him a tie for second at the Players Championship.
May 15, 11:32
Ian Poulter in action during the final round of the Crowne Plaza Invitational on May 24, 2015
Ian Poulter returns to top 100 after finishing second at Players Championship
England's Ian Poulter returns to the top 100 of the World Golf Rankings after earning a share of second at the Players Championship.
May 15, 11:15
Tiger Woods of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 96th US PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 6, 2014
Tiger Woods undergoes further surgery, facing six months out
Tiger Woods provides an update on his latest operation, which is expected to see him miss a further six months of action while he recovers.
Apr 20, 20:50
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Dustin Johnson to make return at Wells Fargo next month
Dustin Johnson will be at Eagle Point Golf Club in early May for the Wells Fargo Championship, marking a month on from missing The Masters with a back injury.
Apr 13, 18:56
Sergio Garcia lines up a putt on the eighth green during the first round of the Honda Classic on February 25, 2016
Sergio Garcia, Justin Rose move into top 10 of world rankings
Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose move back into the top 10 of the World Golf Rankings after their battle at The Masters.
Apr 10, 10:08
Justin Rose in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Justin Rose: 'I thought I had The Masters wrapped up'
Justin Rose says that he thought he had The Masters "wrapped up" before he was edged out by Sergio Garcia at Augusta.
Apr 10, 09:57
Sergio Garcia lines up a putt on the eighth green during the first round of the Honda Classic on February 25, 2016
Sergio Garcia: 'I felt calm during Masters final round'
Sergio Garcia says that he has 'never felt so calm during a Major' as he edged out Justin Rose in a playoff to win The Masters.
Apr 10, 09:41
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Dustin Johnson withdraws from The Masters
World number one Dustin Johnson withdraws from The Masters because of a back injury.
Apr 6, 19:13
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
World number one Dustin Johnson doubt for Masters after suffering serious fall
Dustin Johnson is an injury doubt for The Masters after suffering a serious fall in his rental home in Augusta.
Apr 5, 23:02
A flag is seen during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2015
Rain delays Masters practice at Augusta by two hours
Heavy rain and the threat of lightning forces Masters organisers to halt practice sessions on the eve of the tournament's start date.
Apr 5, 18:22
Jordan Spieth hands Danny Willett his green jacket at The Masters on April 10, 2016
Defending champion Danny Willett has 'spring in his step' ahead of Masters
Danny Willett insists that he is feeling in buoyant mood ahead of his Masters title defence despite struggling for form in the 12 months since his shock triumph.
Apr 4, 22:23
Rory McIlroy squats to line up a shot during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlory paired with Jon Rahm at Masters
Rory McIlroy is paired with Jon Rahm and Hideto Tanihara for the opening two rounds of this year's Masters at Augusta.
Apr 4, 17:29
Tiger Woods of the US plays during a practice round for he 79th Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 8, 2015
Tiger Woods withdraws from The Masters
Tiger Woods announces that he will not participate in next week's Masters as he continues his recovery from a back injury.
Apr 1, 09:36
General detail of a golf ball next to a hole during the first round of the Majorca Classic 2004 at Pula Golf Club on October 14, 2004
Muirfield 'vote in favour of allowing female members at golf club'
Muirfield reportedly vote in favour of allowing female members to join for the first time in the golf club's history.
Mar 14, 11:43
Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods during their exhibition match at Mission Hills Golf Club in China on October 28, 2013
Rory McIlroy: 'Tiger Woods is in a good place'
Rory McIlroy says that Tiger Woods is "in a good place", despite having to withdraw from his last three scheduled tournaments.
Mar 1, 18:05
Tiger Woods of the United States hits a tee shot during a practice round prior to the start of the 96th US PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 6, 2014
Tiger Woods: 'I will never feel great again due to injuries'
Golf legend Tiger Woods believes that he will "never feel great" again because of the number of injuries suffered during his career.
Feb 8, 22:08
Rory McIlroy tees off during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
Rory McIlroy eyeing March return from injury
Rory McIlroy reveals that he plans to return from a rib injury at the WGC-Mexico Championship in March, just weeks before The Masters at Augusta.
Jan 24, 19:53
Rory McIlroy squats to line up a shot during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy pulls out of Abu Dhabi Championship
World number two Rory McIlroy announces that he will miss the Abu Dhabi Championship due to a rib injury.
Jan 16, 20:07
Jim Furyk (L) and Hunter Mahan of the United States watch from the 7th tee during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 27, 2014
Jim Furyk confirmed as USA captain for 2018 Ryder Cup
USA announce that Jim Furyk will captain the side at next year's Ryder Cup in Paris, and the 46-year-old has hinted that he may also play in the competition.
Jan 11, 19:10
Jim Furyk (L) and Hunter Mahan of the United States watch from the 7th tee during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 27, 2014
Jim Furyk set for USA Ryder Cup captaincy
Jim Furyk is expected to be named as USA's Ryder Cup captain for 2018 as they look to retain their title in France.
Jan 10, 19:38
Rory McIlroy poses with the trophy after his three-shot victory in the Irish Open on May 22, 2016
Jack Nicklaus: 'More hard work required from Rory McIlroy'
World number two Rory McIlroy has what it takes to become one of the most successful golfers in history, according to 18-time Major winner Jack Nicklaus.
Dec 27, 22:09
Tiger Woods of the United States smiles on the practice range during a practice round prior to the start of the 2015 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 6, 2015
Tiger Woods to play at Riviera Country Club in February
Fourteen-time Major winner Tiger Woods will compete in the Genesis Open in Los Angeles next February - the start of what he hopes will be a full schedule for 2017.
Dec 14, 15:40
Henrik Stenson of Sweden with the DP World Tour Championship trophy after the final round of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates on November 23, 2014
Henrik Stenson named European Golfer of the Year for second time
Henrik Stenson ends Rory McIlroy's two-year hold of the European Golfer of the Year award following a memorable campaign.
Dec 13, 15:59
Thomas Bjorn with the trophy after winning the Nedbank Golf Challenge on December 8, 2013
Thomas Bjorn named Europe's Ryder Cup captain
Thomas Bjorn is named as the captain of Team Europe for the 2018 Ryder Cup.
Dec 6, 11:03
Tiger Woods in action during the third day of the PGA Championship on August 10, 2013
Tiger Woods recalls "scary times" during 15-month injury woe
Fourteen-time Major winner Tiger Woods admits that there were some "scary times" during his 15-month injury hell.
Dec 5, 10:37



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