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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
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: 'I considered retirement before making comeback'
Former world number one Tiger Woods admits that he began to think about retirement before deciding to make a comeback after back surgery.
Nov 30, 14:58
Andy Murray holds up his champion trophy at the China Open tennis tournament in Beijing on October 9, 2016
BBC Sports Personality of the Year contenders announced
Sixteen British competitors are in the running to be crowned as BBC's Sports Personality of the Year, including Andy Murray who has won the award twice in three years.
Nov 28, 21:22
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 "nervous" ahead of competitive return to golf
Tiger Woods admits that he feels "nervous" ahead of his first competitive return since August 2015.
Nov 28, 12:28
Padraig Harrington of Ireland looks on before he putts on the 5th green during the pro-am as a preview for the Turkish Airlines Open on November 6, 2013
Padraig Harrington: 'I don't want Ryder Cup captaincy yet'
Three-time Major winner Padraig Harrington says that he wants to play at the 2018 Ryder Cup rather than be named as Europe's captain.
Oct 24, 21:44
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 pulls out of Safeway Open and Turkish Airlines Open
Tiger Woods confirms that he has pulled out of this week's Safeway Open and next month's Turkish Airlines Open, claiming that his game is still "vulnerable".
Oct 10, 20:38
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 return to competitive action after 14-month absence
Tiger Woods will return to competitive action for the first time in 14 months at the Safeway Open in Napa, California next week.
Oct 7, 16:25
Justin Rose celebrates winning Olympic gold in Rio on August 14, 2016
Justin Rose to take two-month "rest"
Justin Rose confirms that he will take a two-month break from golf to focus on "rest and recovery"
Oct 5, 20:16
Miguel Angel Jimenez holds his cigar with a pair of chopsticks during the pro-am round ahead of the BMW Masters in Shanghai on October 23, 2013
Mark James backs Miguel Angel Jimenez for Ryder Cup captaincy
Former Ryder Cup captain Mark James backs Miguel Angel Jimenez to lead the European team in their bid to regain the trophy in Paris in 2018.
Oct 4, 20:42
Arnold Palmer pictured in 1982
Jack Nicklaus pays tribute to Arnold Palmer
Eighteen-time Major winner Jack Nicklaus hails Arnold Palmer as "the king" of golf during a speech at his memorial service in Pennsylvania.
Oct 4, 20:07
Danny Willett celebrates on the 18th hole during the final round of The Masters on April 10, 2016
Danny Willett: 'My brother was right about USA Ryder Cup fans'
Danny Willett says that his brother Peter was right to describe USA Ryder Cup fans as a "baying mob of imbeciles" following Europe's defeat at Hazeltine.
Oct 3, 09:38
Phil Mickelson during the final round of The Masters on April 12, 2015
Phil Mickelson: 'USA played some great golf'
Phil Mickelson admits that USA played "some great golf" in order to secure a 17-11 win over Europe to win the Ryder Cup.
Oct 2, 23:24
Davis Love III plays his second shot on the 15th hole during the second round of the Sony Open In Hawaii at Waialae Country Club on January 16, 2015
Davis Love III: 'We handled the pressure'
USA captain Davis Love III says that the way in which his side "handled the pressure" was the deciding factor as they won the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine.
Oct 2, 23:14
Ryan Moore of USA poses with the CIMB Classic Trophy after he won it in a playoff with Gary Woodland of USA during the playoff during the CIMB Classic at Kuala Lumpur Golf & Country Club on October 28, 2013
Ryan Moore: 'Claiming decisive Ryder Cup point is unbelievable'
Ryan Moore admits that securing the decisive point for USA was an "unbelievable" feeling as his team won the Ryder Cup for the first time in eight years.
Oct 2, 23:04



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