Rory McIlroy

Thomas wins PGA Championship for first major title

Thomas wins PGA Championship for first major title

Published 14/08/2017

Justin Thomas capped off a major season that belonged to an aggressive new breed of fearless young Americans when he stormed to a two-stroke victory at the PGA Championship on Sunday. [more…]

McIlroy considering break to heal back muscle

McIlroy considering break to heal back muscle

Published 14/08/2017

Rory McIlroy said he was considering a break from golf to deal with a back muscle injury that left his left arm numb after his final round at the PGA Championship on Sunday. [more…]

Zach Johnson, Pieters share lead at Firestone

Zach Johnson, Pieters share lead at Firestone

Published 06/08/2017

Late birdies from Thomas Pieters and Zach Johnson gave the duo a share of the lead after the third round of the World Golf Championship-Bridgestone Invitational on Saturday. [more…]

Spieth returns to form and grabs Connecticut lead

Spieth returns to form and grabs Connecticut lead

Published 23/06/2017

Jun 22, 2017- Cromwell, CT, USA- Jordan Spieth (R) and Wesley Bryan (L) shake hands after the first round of the Travelers Championship golf tournament at TPC River Highlands. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Jordan Spieth put an emphatic end to his putting woes during an impressive Travelers Championship debut on Thursday, grabbing a one-shot lead after the first round in Cromwell, Connecticut.

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Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Major change as Koepka wins U.S. Open

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Hartford, WI, USA- Brooks Koepka holds up the U.S. Open Championship trophy after the final round of the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via USA TODAY NETWORK

The winds of change were blowing at the U.S. Open on Sunday as Brooks Koepka sailed to a four-stroke victory at Erin Hills, making it the seventh consecutive major that has crowned a first-time winner.

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Stricker soaks up the hometown support at the U.S. Open

Stricker soaks up the hometown support at the U.S. Open

Published 19/06/2017

Jun 18, 2017- Erin, WI, USA- Steve Stricker walks off the 8th green during the final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament at Erin Hills. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

He walked to the 18th green to a rousing ovation and left it as the U.S. Open clubhouse leader, though at five under par Steve Stricker eventually finished 11 strokes behind winner Brooks Koepka.

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Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Golf: South Korean Kim becomes youngest to win The Players

Published 15/05/2017

May 14, 2017- Ponte Vedra Beach, FL, USA- Si Woo Kim hoist the trophy after winning The Players Championship golf tournament at TPC Sawgrass - Stadium Course. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

South Korean Kim Si-woo became the youngest winner of The Players Championship on Sunday when he shot a final round three-under-par 69 to clinch a three-stroke victory at the TPC Stadium course in Ponte Vedra.

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Johnson confident this Players Championship will be different

Johnson confident this Players Championship will be different

Published 11/05/2017

May 7, 2017- Wilmington, NC, USA- Dustin Johnson hits out of the third fairway during the final round of the Wells Fargo Championship golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club. Mandatory Credit: Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports

Sterling play has been a challenge for Dustin Johnson at The Players Championship, but the American world number one is hoping this week's tournament will be more indicative of his recent success.

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Golf: Soggy Augusta boosts McIlroy`s bid for elusive Green Jacket

Golf: Soggy Augusta boosts McIlroy`s bid for elusive Green Jacket

Published 02/04/2017

Mar 22, 2017- Austin, TX, USA- Rory McIlroy of Ireland plays against Soren Kjeldsen of Denmark during the first round of the World Golf Classic - Dell Match Play golf tournament at Austin Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

Rory McIlroy's bid for an elusive first U.S. Masters title and the grand slam of golf's major championships has received an unexpected boost from the long-range weather forecast.

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Johnson stays perfect, McIlroy eliminated at Match Play

Johnson stays perfect, McIlroy eliminated at Match Play

Published 24/03/2017

Mar 23, 2017- Austin, TX, USA- Martin Kaymer of Germany plays against Dustin Johnson of the United States during the second round of the World Golf Classic - Dell Match Play golf tournament at Austin Country Club. Mandatory Credit: Erich Schlegel-USA TODAY Sports

World number one Dustin Johnson continued his perfect record at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Thursday while number two Rory McIlroy was eliminated without even setting foot on the course.

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