Rory McIlroy:’ Trump’s whole circus, this big display, is intriguing to watch’

The four-times major winner tells Ewan Murray of the compassion he feels for Tiger Woods and his own preparations for the Masters in April after regaining from a rib injury It would have seemed unfathomable in 2014, when Rory McIlroy was celebrating victory at the US PGA Championship at Valhalla, that his haul of four […]

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Open champion Francesco Molinari pays tribute to’ sporting’ Tiger Timbers

Francesco Molinari praised the sportsmanship of his playing partner, Tiger Woods, after winning the Open Championship at Carnoustie Francesco Molinari said he felt a sense of disbelief after becoming the first Italian to win the Claret Jug, adding that the fact he achieved it while playing with Tiger Woods– who held the outright lead at […]

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Phil Mickelson’s mad moment suggests the US Open has him beaten

That the USGA is acutely well informed Phil Mickelsons lauded status in the eyes of the public is highly significant in context of the tawdry events at Shinnecock Hills Perhaps New York golf fans are not a particularly valid barometer. A day after players- most notably Ian Poulter- were verbally abused when going about their […]

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R& A between rock and a hard place over Trump and Turnberry Open | Ewan Murray

The Republican presidential candidates recent commentaries do not sit well with golfs attempts to be more inclusive but a answer may not be straightforward Even months of shadowing his predecessor, Peter Dawson, cannot have prepared Martin Slumbers for the storm that engulfed him upon taking office as the chief executive of the R& A. Sympathy […]

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R& A between boulder and a hard place over Trump and Turnberry Open | Ewan Murray

The Republican presidential candidates recent comments do not sit well with golfs attempts to be more all-inclusive but a answer may not be straightforward Even months of shadowing his predecessor, Peter Dawson, cannot have prepared Martin Slumbers for the blizzard that engulfed him upon taking office as the chief executive of the R& A. Sympathy […]

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Phil Mickelson’s mad moment suggests the US Open has him beaten

That the USGA is acutely aware of Phil Mickelsons lauded status in the eyes of the public is highly significant in context of the tawdry events at Shinnecock Hills Perhaps New York golf fans are not a particularly valid barometer. A day after players- most notably Ian Poulter- were verbally abused when going about their […]

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Open champ Francesco Molinari pays tribute to’ sporting’ Tiger Timbers

Francesco Molinari praised the sportsmanship of his playing partner, Tiger Woods, after winning the Open Championship at Carnoustie Francesco Molinari said he felt a sense of incredulity after becoming the first Italian to win the Claret Jug, adding that the fact he achieved it while playing with Tiger Woods– who held the outright lead at […]

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Jordan Spieth’ free and relaxed’ before grand slam bid at PGA Championship

Jordan Spieth would become the youngest player to complete golfs grand slam if he wins the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow If words and demeanour are anything to go by, the only heat Jordan Spieth will feel at the PGA Championship will come from the brutal Charlotte humidity. Whatever else may burden Spieth at Quail […]

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Open champ Francesco Molinari pays tribute to’ sporting’ Tiger Timbers

Francesco Molinari praised the sportsmanship of his playing partner, Tiger Woods, after winning the Open Championship at Carnoustie Francesco Molinari said he felt a sense of incredulity after becoming the first Italian to win the Claret Jug, adding that the fact he achieved it while playing with Tiger Woods– who held the outright leading at […]

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