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Ryder Cup: Can dolphins teach golfers how to win? updated 19 days ago

What can a pod of dolphins teach golfers? Quite a lot according to Paul Azinger, the last man to captain the United States to victory in the Ryder Cup, back in 2008.

Michelle Wie: The dark art of a golf star updated 21 days ago

Michelle Wie may be the reigning U.S. Women's Open champion, but golf isn't her only passion. This American star is a budding, and brooding, artist.

Ryder Cup: Five things we learned from Gleneagles updated 23 days ago

After Europe thumped the U.S. in the Ryder Cup, here are five things we learned from the 2014 competition.

Europe withstands U.S. fightback to win Ryder Cup updated 23 days ago

Europe withstood an early fightback from the U.S. to retain the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles and secure an eighth win in the last 10 stagings of the team event.

Ryder Cup: Europe on the brink after super Saturday updated 24 days ago

A 10-6 scoreline in the Ryder Cup can be dangerous — just ask Davis Love III.

Ryder Cup: Advantage Europe after thrilling first day at Gleneagles updated 26 days ago

European momentum endures at the Ryder Cup, despite a brief reality check.

Ryder Cup: McIlroy knocked by Mickelson's mind games? updated 26 days ago

"That match is the main event in the first round. You know that and I know that."

Ryder Cup: McIlroy's joy - Selfies rule OK updated 27 days ago

Rory McIlroy loves making birdies, but he's partial to the odd selfie too -- and that can continue during the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

Ryder Cup: More than just a game updated 27 days ago

The Ryder Cup is a thrilling spectacle with much at stake, and CNN's Shane O'Donoghue argues it's more than just a game of golf.

Ryder Cup: Where flag-waving wives are treated like stars updated 28 days ago

A spot of shopping, the odd spa day and some serious flag waving.

Ryder Cup: Captain Tom Watson brings lessons for Twitter generation updated 29 days ago

Tom Watson has learned plenty in the 21 years since he was last captain of the United States' Ryder Cup golf team.

Ryder Cup: How winning putt revived Martin Kaymer's career updated 29 days ago

Martin Kaymer reflects on his winning putt at the 2012 Ryder Cup which helped to kickstart his flagging career.

Ryder Cup: European players off the pace as Joost Luiten wins Wales Open updated 30 days ago

Europe's Ryder Cup selections endured largely disappointing finishes to the final build-up tournament before the biennial clash gets underway later this week as Dutchman Joost Luiten won the Wales Open Sunday.

Rickie Fowler's Ryder Cup: Pride, pressure and ping pong updated 30 days ago

Pressure is inescapable in golf's Ryder Cup cauldron -- pressure and ping pong. Rickie Fowler is one of the U.S. team who beats stress via table tennis.

Ryder Cup: Rickie Fowler shows U.S. patriotism with haircut updated 30 days ago

Rickie Fowler has unveiled a "USA" haircut ahead of this week's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.

Scotland votes for union at golf's ancient club as women win membership updated 33 days ago

Another landmark decision has been made on the day Scotland decides on independence as the Royal & Ancient Golf Club vote in favor of female membership.

Greg Norman damaged hand in chainsaw accident updated 34 days ago

Greg Norman says he is lucky to still have his left hand after a chainsaw accident in Florida.

Scotland's other vote: Will women members join the home of golf? updated 34 days ago

The Royal & Ancient golf club is voting to end a 260-year ban on female members Thursday but is there still a place for single-gender clubs?

Golfer wins space trip after bagging hole-in-one updated 37 days ago

After a hole-in-one at the KLM Open in Amsterdam, golfer Andy Sullivan has won a prize that is truly out of this world.

From Mary Queen of Scots to Rio 2016: The history of women's golf updated 37 days ago

Billy Horschel banks $10m bonus after FedEx Cup triumph updated 37 days ago

Billy Horschel is $11.4m richer after getting the better of world number one Rory McIlroy and fellow American Jim Furyk to win the Tour Championship Sunday and clinch the FedEx Cup.

Teenager Kim seals first major after Karrie Webb falters on final hole updated 38 days ago

A two-shot swing on the final hole of the final women's major of the season saw South Korean teenager Hyo-Joo Kim clinch a remarkable victory in the Evian Championship at the expense of Karrie Webb of Australia Sunday.

FedEx Cup: McIlroy and Horschel lead chase for $10m jackpot updated 39 days ago

Rory McIlroy and Billy Horschel are in pole position to pocket the PGA Tour's FedEx Cup $10 million jackpot after finishing the third round tied for the lead at the season finale Tour Championship.

FedEx Cup: Billy Horschel chooses golf over baby's birth updated 40 days ago

It's a big dilemma: Be with your wife for the birth of your first child, or stay at work with the hope of an $11 million payday.

Evian Championship: Hyo Joo Kim sets new major record updated 40 days ago

She's just 19 but Hyo Joo Kim is already showing she's ready for the big time after recording the lowest ever round at a major championship.

Golfer Fabrizio Zanotti taken to hospital after being hit on head by ball updated 41 days ago

You would think that fans watching a golf tournament on site would be more susceptible to being hit by an errant ball than a golfer but that wasn't the case at the KLM Open in the Netherlands on Thursday.

FedEx Cup: The hunt for golf's biggest reward updated 42 days ago

A $10 million payout is not bad for four days' work.

'Big time' NFL fan McIlroy frustrated despite sharing BMW lead updated 47 days ago

Two late bogeys left Rory McIlroy a frustrated figure in Colorado but the four-time major winner was hoping a spot of gridiron would help lift his spirits.

Ryder Cup: Bradley, Mahan and Simpson handed captain's picks updated 49 days ago

First came relief for Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson. Then thoughts turned to redemption.

Ryder Cup: Stephen Gallacher, Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood get wildcards updated 50 days ago

The U.S. will come face to face with the man who helped inspire the "Miracle of Medinah" once more when it faces Europe at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.

10 courses every golfer should play updated 55 days ago

Inspired by the Masters? Playing these courses will make you feel like a pro, even if you don't swing like one.

Tiger Woods splits with coach Sean Foley updated 58 days ago

Tiger Woods has split with his longtime coach Sean Foley after not winning a major during their four-year tenure.

LPGA Championship: Inbee Park retains title in playoff updated 65 days ago

She'd spent all year hoping to win her first British Open, but Inbee Park has bounced back from last month's crushing disappointment.

Tiger Woods withdraws from Ryder Cup consideration updated 69 days ago

Tiger Woods, who quit a recent PGA Tour event because of back spasms, withdrew Wednesday from consideration for the United States Ryder Cup team, the golfer announced on his website.

Rory McIlroy targeting career grand slam at Augusta updated 72 days ago

Success just keeps on coming for Rory McIlroy, but the world's No. 1 golfer is already targeting more.

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Championship after dramatic finale at Valhalla updated 72 days ago

Rory McIlroy battled back from a poor start to claim his second straight major title in the fading gloom of Valhalla Sunday with a one-shot victory over Phil Mickelson in the PGA Championship.

Rory McIlroy sets the pace as Tiger Woods misses cut updated 73 days ago

Rory McIlroy set the early halfway pace at the PGA Championship after a second round 67 for nine-under 135.

Tiger's struggles cast Ryder Cup participation in doubt updated 73 days ago

It would have been unthinkable a matter of months ago, but could Tiger Woods be set to miss out on the 2014 Ryder Cup?

Rory McIlroy battles to hold on to day three PGA Championship lead updated 74 days ago

Rory McIlroy held his nerve to maintain the lead on day three of the PGA Championship at the Valhalla Golf Club in Kentucky.

Miracle recovery for Woods as Westwood leads PGA Championship updated 76 days ago

He was in, then he was out, then he was in again.

'Pain-free' Tiger Woods: I can win PGA Championship updated 76 days ago

Tiger Woods has not only declared himself fit to play at this week's PGA Championship, after playing nine holes of practice at Valhalla on Wednesday, but he's also eying a fifth title.

Golf: Wounded Warriors find salvation in sport updated 76 days ago

Jeremiah Pauley remembers all too vividly the moment that shrapnel from a roadside bomb in Iraq tore into him and left his right arm hanging by its side.

Golf: How the man behind the player can hold the key to victory updated 78 days ago

You are the one hitting the shots, but the man standing over your shoulder could hold the key to your golfing destiny.

Golf: Rory McIlroy on top of the world ... again updated 79 days ago

Rory McIlroy is once again top of golf's world rankings and, on the evidence of his current form, the Northern Irishman is set for a long stay at the summit.

Tiger Woods in fresh injury setback updated 80 days ago

Tiger Woods suffered a fresh injury setback Sunday after he was forced to pull out of the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio, midway through the final round. Woods appeared to jar his back playing an awkward shot out of the bunker on the second hole.

PGA Tour: Dustin Johnson has not been suspended updated 81 days ago

The PGA Tour has issued a denial over reports that American golfer Dustin Johnson is serving a suspension for failing a drugs test.

Golf: Dustin Johnson to take break to address 'personal challenges' updated 82 days ago

American golfer Dustin Johnson has announced he is to take a break from the sport and will seek "professional help" to improve his mental health.

Mersey Paradise: Why this is 'The People's Open' updated 92 days ago

Few places on earth do pride better than Merseyside; pride in the region, pride in its people, and pride in its sport.

Tiger Woods tested by photographers at British Open updated 92 days ago

You can tell when Tiger Woods is stalking a major championship.

Rory McIlroy shares tears with his mum as 'jinx' ends at British Open updated 92 days ago

Rory McIlroy had won two majors before Sunday, but none in front of his dear old mum.

British Open: Rory McIlroy matches greats with Hoylake triumph updated 92 days ago

Rory McIlroy emerged triumphant at the end of a testing final round to win the British Open title at Hoylake Sunday to claim his third major.

Rory McIlroy's father pockets £100,000 from son's British Open win updated 93 days ago

He has been at his side for all three of Rory McIlroy's major wins, but Sunday's British Open triumph may well have been the sweetest yet for the Northern Irishman's father Gerry.

British Open: No blue skies for Woods updated 95 days ago

Tiger Woods was kissing the Claret Jug at Hoylake eight years ago but there was to be no fairytale return to the Royal Liverpool Golf Club for the former world No. 1 this week.

British Open: Rory McIlroy six clear after three rounds updated 95 days ago

The British Open is Rory McIlroy's to lose.

McIlroy excels as Woods scrapes through on day two of British Open updated 95 days ago

It's been a year of up and down form for Rory McIlroy, but could major championship winning consistency finally be on the horizon?

British Open: Golf great Gary Player on a mission to save lives updated 97 days ago

Has Gary Player found the secret to eternal life?

Rory McIlroy hits the front early at the British Open updated 97 days ago

Rory McIlroy led an assault by the world's best golfers on a toothless Hoylake Thursday to claim the early lead at the British Open.

British Open: How Hoylake inspired Augusta's iconic green jacket updated 97 days ago

"Hoylake, blown upon by mighty winds, breeder of mighty champions." -- Bernard Darwin (1876-1961 - golf writer and grandson of British naturalist Charles Darwin)

British Open: Golf needs 'icon' Woods, says Player updated 98 days ago

Tiger Woods didn't need to be coached says fellow golf legend Gary Player .

The new love interest in Rory McIlroy's life -- golf updated 98 days ago

Rory McIlroy has a smile on his face again, and it is all to do with a new love in his life -- golf.

British Open: 'Majors are getting harder to win,' says Tiger Woods updated 99 days ago

Old habits die hard.

Women's British Open: USA star Mo Martin triumphs updated 101 days ago

Mo Martin produced the performance of her life to secure her first major title with victory at the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale Sunday.

Rory McIlroy's yo-yo form continues updated 102 days ago

Rory McIlroy's topsy-turvy form continued at the Scottish Open as the former World No. 1 prepares for the British Open next week.

Rory McIlroy sizzles, then implodes at Scottish Open updated 103 days ago

After winning the BMW PGA Championship in England in late May, Rory McIlroy missed the cut at his next European event, the Irish Open, last month.

Rory McIlroy sets course record at Scottish Open updated 104 days ago

Rory McIlroy is off to a good start at the Scottish Open. He's hoping for a good finish, too, after missing the cut at the Irish Open.

Matteo Manassero welcomes golf's latest wave of young pretenders updated 105 days ago

In the world of golf, the next generation of stars just keeps on getting younger.

Golf's George McNeill: A career day tempered by sadness updated 107 days ago

When George McNeill went to bed Saturday, he didn't envision the round of his life the next day at The Greenbrier Classic. He had a lot on his mind.

Seve Ballesteros: Spain's ultimate matador updated 113 days ago

He was Spain's ultimate matador and golf's greatest escape artist.

Justin Rose sees off Shawn Stefani at Congressional updated 114 days ago

With the British Open just around the corner, Justin Rose is hitting form at exactly the right time.

Tiger Woods comeback to PGA Tour ends with early exit updated 117 days ago

Tiger Woods may need to reappraise his schedule after his hopes of getting in four rounds of competitive golf ahead of the British Open were dashed Friday.

Tiger Woods struggles on PGA Tour return after injury updated 118 days ago

Tiger Woods is back -- but it was a bit of a struggle after three months on the sidelines .

U.S. Women's Open: Michelle Wie wins first major title updated 122 days ago

The week started with all focus on golf's latest child prodigy, but it has ended with a former wonder kid finally fulfilling her great promise.

Michelle Wie shares lead at U.S. Open in search of elusive first major updated 123 days ago

Michelle Wie clung on to a share of the lead at the U.S. Women's Open Saturday as the former teenage prodigy bids for her first major title after a series of near misses.

U.S. Women's Open: 11-year-old Lucy Li misses cut updated 123 days ago

She's got nerves of steel, golf talent beyond her tender years, and a precocious flair for eye-catching fashion: 11-year-old Lucy Li, the youngest qualifier in U.S. Women's Open history, looked entirely at home as she teed-off at Pinehurst No. 2.

Tiger Woods 'excited' by return to competitive action updated 124 days ago

He's been out of competitive action for most of 2014, but Tiger Woods will return to golf next week.

World Cup prompts Rory McIlroy to commit to Ireland at the Olympics updated 126 days ago

The World Cup has provided a festival of football and color in Brazil, and its intoxicating nature has had an effect far away from the shores of the Copacabana.

Kaymer secures historic U.S. Open victory at Pinehurst updated 128 days ago

Germany's greatest golfer tried time and time again to conquer the U.S. Open, and failed.

Golf cart driver arrested at U.S. Open updated 128 days ago

A golf cart driver at the U.S. Open was arrested and charged after authorities say he slammed into a state trooper.

Martin Kaymer holds on to U.S. Open lead as chasers close up updated 130 days ago

Martin Kaymer drained a crucial birdie putt on the 18th green Saturday to hold a commanding five-shot lead going into the final round of the U.S. Open in North Carolina.

U.S. Open: Record-breaker Martin Kaymer races clear at Pinehurst updated 131 days ago

Martin Kaymer stretched his lead at the top of the U.S. Open leaderboard with a second successive round of 65 at Pinehurst No. 2 Friday.

U.S. Open: Martin Kaymer stars on opening day updated 132 days ago

Former world No. 1 Martin Kaymer produced a scintillating opening round at the 114th U.S. Open Thursday.

Jordan Spieth - major champion in waiting? updated 133 days ago

This time last year Jordan Spieth barely registered on golf's radar, now it seems merely a matter of time before he assumes the mantle of major champion.

Justin Rose bids to emulate golf legend Ben Hogan updated 134 days ago

Justin Rose is looking to repeat the feat of golfing legend Ben Hogan as he defends his U.S. Open title at Pinehurst's No.2 course this week.

Phil Mickelson beats the storms in Memphis updated 138 days ago

Phil Mickelson beat the storms to stake an early claim for victory at the St. Jude Classic in Memphis Thursday, the final warmup event for the U.S. Open.

Phil Mickelson: I have done nothing wrong updated 144 days ago

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson denied involvement in an alleged insider trading fraud Saturday, saying he is fully cooperating with the investigation.

Paul Casey leads way at Memorial as McIlroy collapses updated 144 days ago

A second consecutive round of 66 fired Paul Casey to the top of the Memorial Tournament leaderboard in Dublin, Ohio.

Rory McIlroy continues hot streak in Ohio updated 145 days ago

There's nothing worse than seeing your ex on top of the world while you're down in the dumps.

Tiger Woods out of U.S. Open updated 147 days ago

For the second golf major in a row, Tiger Woods will be missing.

Padraig Harrington misses out on first U.S. Open in 15 years updated 148 days ago

He racked up two within the space of a month in 2008, but six years on Padraig Harrington will once again find himself watching a major from afar.

Rory McIlroy wins PGA Championship; Adam Scott lives up to No.1 status updated 149 days ago

Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott showed they were rolling into top form ahead of next month's U.S. Open with impressive victories on either side of the Atlantic Sunday.

Thomas Bjorn birdie blitz takes Wentworth by storm updated 151 days ago

Danish veteran Thomas Bjorn carded six straight birdies on the back nine at Wentworth to revive his third round in spectacular fashion and take a five-shot lead into the final round of the European Tour's flagship event at Wentworth.

Bjorn and Lowry lead way at Wentworth updated 152 days ago

It's tight at the top after day two of the PGA Championship with overnight pace-setter Thomas Bjorn tied for the lead at 10-under-par with Ireland's Shane Lowry.

Rory McIlroy breaks off engagement with Caroline Wozniacki updated 153 days ago

One of sport's most high-profile couples are no more.

Lucy Li, 11, becomes youngest U.S. Women's Open qualifier updated 155 days ago

Golfing prodigies just keep getting younger.

Taking a swing at childhood hunger updated 155 days ago

More than 8 million American children live in food-insecure households, according to the USDA. That essentially means those kids might not know where their next meal will be coming from. They are at risk of hunger.

Miguel Angel Jimenez: Golf's record-breaking veteran toasts victory updated 156 days ago

Miguel Angel Jimenez becomes the first man over the age of 50 to win on the European Tour after his victory at the Spanish Open Sunday.

Louis Oosthuizen storms into contention at Byron Nelson Championship updated 158 days ago

Louis Oosthuizen shot a six-under par round of 64 to claim a share of the lead at the Byron Nelson Championship on Saturday.

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