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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 there were some "scary times" during his 15-month injury hell.
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
Darren Clarke reacts after being named the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team on February 18, 2015
Darren Clarke: 'The better team won the Ryder Cup'
Europe's captain Darren Clarke acknowledges that "the better team won" the Ryder Cup as USA prevailed 17-11 at Hazeltine.
Oct 2, 22:57
Darren Clarke reacts after being named the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team on February 18, 2015
Europe captain Darren Clarke: "We need to believe in ourselves"
Darren Clarke urges his European side, who trail USA by three at the 2016 Ryder Cup, to take inspiration from Medinah four years ago when recovering from four down.
Oct 2, 09:38
England's Chris Wood celebrates his BMW PGA Championship victory at Wentworth on May 29, 2016
Chris Wood, Matthew Fitzpatrick to feature in Saturday's Ryder Cup foursomes
European duo Chris Wood and Matthew Fitzpatrick will make their Ryder Cup debuts in Saturday's foursomes.
Oct 1, 09:18
Andy Sullivan of England plays a shot during the second round of the South African Open at Glendower Golf Club on January 9, 2015
Andy Sullivan, Thomas Pieters handed Ryder Cup debut in foursomes
Europe's Andy Sullivan and Thomas Pieters will make their Ryder Cup debuts in the opening foursomes at Hazeltine.
Sep 29, 23:18
Patrick Reed of the United States celebrates on the 8th green during the Singles Matches of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 28, 2014
Patrick Reed hopes US supporters "don't annihilate" Danny Willett
American Patrick Reed calls for leniency from US supporters after the brother of Danny Willett made derogatory comments about them in a magazine article.
Sep 29, 18:43
Danny Willett plays his second shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on February 6, 2016
Danny Willett apologises after brother calls USA fans "fat, stupid, greedy"
Danny Willett is forced to apologise after his brother labels American Ryder Cup fans "fat, stupid, greedy, classless b*******".
Sep 29, 11:45
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy "confident" ahead of Ryder Cup
Rory McIlroy insists that he is "confident" heading into this weekend's Ryder Cup as Europe look for an unprecedented fourth straight triumph.
Sep 27, 14:58
Darren Clarke reacts after being named the captain of Europe's Ryder Cup team on February 18, 2015
Darren Clarke not concerned about having six Ryder Cup rookies in Europe team
Europe captain Darren Clarke insists that he is not concerned about having six Ryder Cup rookies in his team ahead of this week's showdown at Hazeltine.
Sep 27, 10:07
Bubba Watson of the United States in action on the fourth hole during day three of the Masters on April 12, 2014
Bubba Watson named US Ryder Cup vice-captain
Bubba Watson is named as Team USA's fifth vice-captain for the Ryder Cup.
Sep 26, 20:56
Danny Willett plays his second shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on February 6, 2016
Europe's Danny Willett ignoring Ryder Cup hype ahead of Hazeltine showdown
Europe's Danny Willett says that he is ignoring the hype surrounding this week's Ryder Cup against the USA in Minnesota.
Sep 26, 16:41
President Barack Obama speaks during a ceremony in observance of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 on September 11, 2013
American president Barack Obama pays tribute to late US golfer Arnold Palmer
American president Barack Obama pays tribute to "the King" Arnold Palmer following the US golfer's death.
Sep 26, 11:21
Arnold Palmer pictured in 1982
US golfer Arnold Palmer dies, aged 87
US golfer Arnold Palmer, who won seven Major titles, dies at the age of 87 following heart problems.
Sep 26, 09:14
Rickie Fowler plays his tee shot at the 14th hole during the second round of the 2016 Honda Classic on February 26, 2016
Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar, JB Holmes named USA wildcard picks for Ryder Cup
Rickie Fowler, Matt Kuchar and JB Holmes are picked as USA wildcards for the upcoming Ryder Cup in Hazeltine.
Sep 12, 16:08
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 hopeful of October return
Tiger Woods says that he is hopeful of making a return to competitive golf next month after over a year on the sidelines.
Sep 7, 16:15
A hench Rory McIlroy in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Rory McIlroy backs Darren Clarke's Ryder Cup selections
Rory McIlroy backs Darren Clarke's decision to include Thomas Pieters in his captain's picks for the upcoming Ryder Cup.
Sep 2, 11:44
Lee Westwood of England waves during the first round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 7, 2014
Darren Clarke names Lee Westwood as one of Europe's three Ryder Cup wildcards
Martin Kaymer, Lee Westwood and Thomas Pieters are selected as Europe's wildcards for next month's Ryder Cup.
Aug 30, 12:33
Justin Rose of Europe celebrates his putt to win the 8th hole during the Morning Fourballs of the 2014 Ryder Cup on the PGA Centenary course at Gleneagles on September 27, 2014
Justin Rose delighted to hit first Olympic hole in one
Great Britain's Justin Rose admits that he was delighted to become the first player to record a hole in one at the Olympic Games.
Aug 12, 02:03
Justin Rose in action during the first round of The Masters on April 7, 2016
Great Britain golfer Justin Rose records first ever Olympic hole in one
Great Britain golfer Justin Rose becomes the first player in history to record a hole in one at the Olympics.
Aug 11, 18:53
Danny Willett plays his second shot on the 16th hole during the third round of the Omega Dubai Desert Classic on February 6, 2016
Danny Willett: 'Olympic golf tournament still important'
Great Britain's Danny Willett says that the Olympic golf tournament is still a prestigious event, despite the absence of the top four players in the world.
Aug 11, 01:04
Jim Furyk
Jim Furyk shoots first 58 in PGA Tour history
Jim Furyk becomes the first person in PGA Tour history to shoot a round of 58.
Aug 7, 23:36
Phil Mickelson during the final round of The Masters on April 12, 2015
Phil Mickelson: 'I can still compete for Majors'
Phil Mickelson says that he sees no reason why he cannot keep contesting for Majors.
Aug 1, 14:30
Jimmy Walker in action during the final round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am on February 9, 2014
US PGA champion Jimmy Walker: 'Final day was a battle'
New US PGA Champion Jimmy Walker says that the final day was a "battle" after weather forced a 36-hole contest on Sunday.
Aug 1, 10:25
Rory McIlroy takes a shot during the final round of the US PGA on August 10, 2014
Lightning threat holds up US PGA Championship third round
Bad weather holds up the third round of the US PGA Championship, with the top 10 players who made the cut finding themselves unable to start play.
Jul 30, 22:27
Rory McIlroy reacts to another missed birdie during round three of The Masters on April 9, 2016
Rory McIlroy slams "pathetic" putting
World number four Rory McIlroy describes his putting as "pathetic" and "disheartening" after missing the cut at the US PGA Championship.
Jul 30, 12:23
Dustin Johnson hits his second shot on the 14th hole during the first round of the Memorial Tournament on June 2, 2016
Dustin Johnson: 'I expect to play well at Baltusrol'
World number two Dustin Johnson says that he expects the tough course conditions at Baltusrol to benefit his performance at the US PGA Championship.
Jul 28, 12:14
Sam Torrance, European Ryder Cup Vice-Captain is pictured during a Ryder Cup Press Conference on March 06, 2014
Darren Clarke names Sam Torrance as fifth Europe Ryder Cup vice-captain
Sam Torrance is selected by Europe Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke as his fifth and final vice-captain.
Jul 27, 17:33