Australians Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith building strong friendship ahead of World Cup of Golf
BEERS and pizza in a hotel pool in Malaysia could prove crucial building blocks in Australia’s pursuit of November’s World Cup of Golf in Melbourne.
Australian golf star Marc Leishman sets a tournament record in Kuala Lumpur
Australian golfer Marc Leishman has stormed to a massive five-stroke victory in the USPGA Tour’s CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur.
Australian Marc Leishman claims five-shot victory in the US PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur
AUSTRALIAN golfer Marc Leishman has stormed to an imperious five-shot victory in the US PGA Tour’s CIMB Classic in Kuala Lumpur.
Andrew “Beef” Johnston to join the field at Australian PGA on the Gold Coast
“BEEF” is heading to the Gold Coast with English fan favourite Andrew Johnston packing his clubs, lush beard and engaging game for the Australian PGA.
Cameron Smith to headline Australian contingent during summer of golf
CAMERON Smith will duel with World Cup partner Marc Leishman for the Australian PGA crown on the Gold Coast in a classic friend turned foe script.
‘I could have died’: Ryder Cup fan speaks after being blinded by Brooks Koepka’s stray shot
A FAN hit in the eye by a stray golf ball has revealed she feared for her life after the freak accident at the Ryder Cup.
Struggling Brooks Koepka denies ‘laughable’ Dustin Johnson bust-up
BROOKS Koepka is thinking about more than just golf these days.
Ryder Cup fan blinded in one eye after being struck by Brooks Koepka drive
BROOKS Koepka has described hearing that a spectator struck by one of his tee shots during the Ryder Cup had been blinded in one eye as “probably one of the worst days of my life”.
Dustin Johnson, Brooks Koepka ‘fought over Paulina Gretzky’ before US Ryder Cup meltdown
THE bitter feud between Dustin Johnson and Brooks Koepka erupted on the flight to Paris before the Ryder Cup started.
‘Explosion of the eyeball’: Fan blinded after being hit by ball set to sue Ryder Cup organisers
A SPECTATOR struck by a golf ball at last weekend’s Ryder Cup said she has lost the sight in her right eye and is planning to sue organisers.
‘He’s so full of s***’: Patrick Reed attacked as Ryder Cup drama takes fresh twist
WHEN the U.S. Ryder Cup team’s chartered jet from France arrived in Atlanta on Monday afternoon, word of Patrick Reed’s published rant about being “blindsided’’ by captain Jim Furyk not pairing him with Jordan Spieth had circulated and left some team members livid at his audacity.
‘Not smart to sit me’: Patrick Reed rips into US team selection after Ryder Cup defeat
PATRICK Reed has criticised the leadership of the United States’ Ryder Cup team in the wake of their thrashing by Europe.
Francesco Molinari makes European Ryder Cup history with perfect weekend
FRANCESCO Molinari finished off a memorable weekend by becoming the first European player to win all five of his matches at a Ryder Cup.
‘I’m one of the contributing factors’ — Tiger Woods addresses horror Ryder Cup performance
A DESPONDENT Tiger Woods admitted that he “was a contributing factor” as to why the United States surrendered the Ryder Cup to Europe, after losing all four of his matches at Le Golf National.
Team Europe down the United States to regain Ryder Cup at Le Golf National
ROOKIE Jon Rahm produced a pivotal victory over Tiger Woods and history-maker Francesco Molinari fittingly secured the winning point as Europe downed the United States 17.5-10.5 to regain the Ryder Cup at Le Golf National, Paris.
Ryder Cup 2018: Europe takes 10-6 lead over United States heading into final day’s action
FRANCESCO Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood have become the first European duo to sweep all four pairs matches and on course for even more history as Europe take a 10-6 lead into the final day of the Ryder Cup.
Ryder Cup coverage; Europe extends lead as Tiger Woods struggles
TIGER Woods kept bending over in anguish, his shoulders sinking further and further, the energy ebbing as he made his way around Le Golf National for the second time Saturday. It was the body language of a tired, defeated golfer.
Ryder Cup 2018: Europe sweeps afternoon to build 5-3 lead over US
THREE matches in the books, three red points on the board, and Tiger Woods was still on the golf course.
Ryder Cup 2018 Ultimate Guide: Teams, pairings, schedule, how to watch, start time in Australia
RESURGENT star Tiger Woods and the highest-ranked lineups in Ryder Cup history have built anticipation for thrills and excitement ahead of Friday’s dramatic opening matches between Europe and trophy-holders United States at Le Golf National.
Inside Michael Jordan’s pep talk to US Ryder Cup team
SAINT-QUENTIN-en-YVELINES, France — Michael Jordan has been a fixture at the Ryder Cup for years, and this week at Le Golf National is no exception.
Ryder Cup 2018 Pairings: Tiger Woods to partner Patrick Reed
TIGER Woods will partner Patrick Reed on his Ryder Cup return for the United States on Friday, facing Europe’s Francesco Molinari and Tommy Fleetwood in the fourballs.
‘All battling something’: Bubba Watson admits illness has ripped through US Ryder Cup team
A HUSKY-VOICED Bubba Watson has suggested he has a sinus infection and says he’s not the only member of the US Ryder Cup team feeling under the weather.
Ryder Cup stars prepare for most intimidating shot in golf
SAINT-QUENTIN-en-YVELINES, France — Some things in life you cannot simulate until you experience the real thing.
Ian Poulter and Patrick Reed embrace villain roles at Ryder Cup
SAINT-QUENTIN-en-YVELINES, France — We’re always drawn as much to the villains as we are to the heroes.
Ryder Cup 2018: The startling 19-year career blip Tiger Woods is looking to fix
TIGER Woods admitted he has not enjoyed being on the losing team in six of his seven Ryder Cup appearances and is determined to taste victory this week for the first time in 19 years.
‘Hard time not crying’ — The unprecedented 18th hole scene behind Tiger Woods’ glory
LIKE nothing we’ve ever seen before.
Technology, work ethic can propel Tiger Woods past my majors record: Jack Nicklaus
JACK Nicklaus believes Tiger Woods still has a realistic chance of matching his record tally of 18 major championships, the man known as the Golden Bear said on Sunday.
Four surgeries, a DUI, and finally glory: Tiger’s wild 5-year timeline between PGA wins
IT finally happened.
Tiger Woods comes out on top at the Tour Championship in incredible first win in five years
HE’S done it.
‘Was just a matter of time’: Old rival salutes Tiger Woods win
PHIL Mickelson led the praise for Tiger Woods after the former world number one ended a five-year title-drought with victory at the Tour Championship.
‘Dark, dark times’: How Tiger Woods overcame crippling pain to return to winner’s circle
TIGER Woods is a winner on the PGA Tour again and now, anything seems possible.
Tour Championship 2018: Tiger Woods running away with lead
A LATE stumble has seen Tiger Woods’ lead reduced to three shots during the third round at the Tour Championship in Atlanta.
Tour Championship: Tiger Woods shares lead as Aussies fizzle on Day 2
TIGER Woods pulled off a series of great escapes to earn his first 36-hole lead in three years despite a poor ball-striking performance on day two at the Tour Championship.
Jason Day ‘under the radar’ as Tiger Woods co-leads PGA Tour decider
JASON Day admits he is hungry to return to golf’s spotlight after taking a back seat to a vintage Tiger Woods on day one at the Tour Championship.
Jason Day earned $5 million this year but still considers his season a failure
JASON Day admits he will class his two-win US PGA Tour season as “disappointing” unless he walks away from the Tour Championship as a $US12 million FedEx Cup champion.
Top US university golf player found dead on course
A TOP university golfer in the US has been found dead on a course after being assaulted — and a man has been charged with her murder, authorities said.
Tiger Woods’ Ryder Cup return to cap amazing comeback season
PLAYING in the Ryder Cup will be the culmination of an amazing comeback season for Tiger Woods, one the 14-time major champion feared might never happen after back surgery.
Pride driving Aussie duo Marc Leishman and Cameron Smith at World Cup of golf
THE patriotism of the national legends that came before Marc Leishman continues to stir his desire to play for, and in Australia no matter how difficult his US success makes it to get home.
Tadd Fujikawa has become the first professional openly gay golfer on tour
TADD Fujikawa, who at 15 became the youngest person to qualify for the US Open back in 2006, has come out as gay — making him the first male in his sport to do so.
Cameron Smith set to link with Marc Leishman for $10 million golf World Cup
A LATE season surge to number 33 in the world should be enough to lock Queenslander Cameron Smith in as Victorian Marc Leishman’s partner for November’s $10 million golf World Cup at Metropolitan.
Australia’s Cameron Smith eyes Tour Championship debut
CAMERON Smith is ecstatic at securing a Tour Championship debut and will lead the Australian charge at the FedExCup finale courtesy of his hot start to the PGA Tour’s $US67 million ($A93 million) playoffs.
BMW Championship: Keegan Bradley holds off Justin Rose in playoff to win at Aronimink
KEEGAN Bradley had bottomed out, crashing from the high of winning the PGA Championship to tumbling out of the top 100 in the world.
BMW Championship: US PGA Tour officials delay final round play
US PGA Tour officials have abandoned final-round play for the day at the BMW Championship without a single shot being struck.
BMW Championship: Jason Day slips down leaderboard on third day but keeps FedExCup hopes alive
JASON Day knows it will take the round of his life to chase down BMW Championship leader Justin Rose but he insists there is plenty to play for with the FedExCup title still at stake.
BMW Championship 2018: Jason Day finds form, Tiger Woods slides
JASON Day hopes the equal-best iron play performance of his US PGA Tour career is the spark he needs to ignite a FedEx Cup play-offs charge after his slow start to the finals.
BMW Championship: Tiger Woods shoots opening round 8-under, 62 for share of lead
TIGER Woods had his lowest round since his last victory more than five years ago, an 8-under 62 with birdie chances on all but two greens and only one bad swing all day.
US Ryder Cup wildcards: Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson and Bryson DeChambeau join team
TIGER Woods is returning to the Ryder Cup as a player for the first time in six years. Phil Mickelson will set a Ryder Cup record by playing for the 12th straight time.
Bryson DeChambeau makes it two straight wins in FedEx Cup playoffs, Aussie Cameron Smith finishes third
BRYSON DeChambeau has found the right formula for the richest part of the PGA Tour season.
US golfer Joe Durant lost a tournament by one after blowing this easy putt, and it also cost him a cool $250K
OH, Joe. Oh no.
Dell Technologies Championship: Aussie Smith in the mix, chasing shock leader at TPC Boston
AUSTRALIAN Cameron Smith will begin the final round of the PGA Tour’s Dell Technologies Championship just two shots behind surprise leader Abraham Ancer.
FedEx Cup: Bryson DeChambeau is golf’s strangest star
BRYSON DeChambeau has spent many of his 24 years answering questions.
FedEx Cup: Cameron Smith surges, but Bryson DeChambeau runs away with win
CAMERON Smith finished in a share of third place at the PGA Tour’s Northern Trust event in New Jersey, unable to catch runaway winner Bryson DeChambeau.
Australia’s Cameron Smith in contention for PGA playoffs win
CAMERON Smith says the hunger for his second US PGA Tour victory will drive his quest to chase down a five-shot deficit in the final round at the PGA Tour’s Northern Trust tournament.
FedEx playoffs: Rampant Adam Scott fires lowest round of the day
ADAM Scott admits he feels on the cusp of a comeback from the doldrums after playing his way into weekend contention at the US PGA Tour’s Northern Trust tournament in New Jersey.
John Daly turns back the clock to take share of the lead in the Czech Masters
JOHN Daly matched the course record with an 8-under 64 on Thursday for a share of the first-round lead in the Czech Masters.
Aussie stars open to reviving exhibitions in wake of Tiger Woods v Phil Mickelson spectacular
AUSTRALIA’S US PGA Tour stars say they are open to participating in a domestic high-stakes exhibition match similar to the Las Vegas showdown between Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson.
Adam Scott’s hot streak alive at FedEx playoffs opener
THE Australian contingent are well in the mix during the opening round of the US PGA Tour’s Northern Trust in New Jersey.
Australian Jason Day aiming for FedEx redemption
AUSTRALIAN Jason Day has an axe to grind at Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey.
A loss at age 8 still eats at FedEx champ Justin Thomas
JUSTIN Thomas carries the look of a somewhat milquetoast country-club kid who might be lacking in killer instinct.
Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson will play a high stakes, big-money, match-play event on Thanksgiving
TIGER Woods vs Phil Mickelson. It’s on.
Tiger Woods eyes Sam Snead’s PGA win record as FedExCup Playoffs loom
A DEFIANT Tiger Woods claims Sam Snead’s all-time US PGA Tour winning record is within reach as he begins the $US 67 million FedEx Cup play-offs buoyed by recent results.
Jason Day eyes $10 million prize at FedExCup Playoffs
JASON Day says it’s irrelevant that Australia has its smallest-ever contingent in the US PGA Tour playoffs because all are capable of taking out the $US10 million FedExCup prize.
‘Straight is long’: The ‘rare’ course set to shake up FedEx playoffs
THERE is a common phrase uttered around Ridgewood Country Club, and it sure looks like it’s going to stand up as The Northern Trust starts on Thursday at the venerable course in Paramus, N.J.
Man’s finger bitten off ‘at the knuckle’ in crazed golf course brawl
A 57-YEAR-OLD man had his finger bitten off after a fight broke out at a Plymouth, Massachusetts golf club.
Brandt Snedeker fires rare 59 to seize PGA Greensboro lead
BRANDT Snedeker became only the ninth golfer in US PGA Tour history to fire a 59 on Thursday, his 11-under effort putting him in the lead in the first round of the Wyndham Championship.
The incredible TV numbers behind Tiger Woods’ thrilling final day
THERE’S nothing like a late charge from Tiger Woods to juice the ratings of a major golf tournament.
Adam Scott, the actor, gets flooded with tweets after Adam Scott, the Aussie golfer, shines at PGA Champs
ADAM Scott, rightly, received a heap of praise after his third place finish at the 2018 PGA Championship.
Jim Furyk hints Tiger Woods could get Ryder Cup call
TIGER Woods has earned a spot on the American Ryder Cup team with his recent hot form, captain Jim Furyk has hinted.
Tiger Woods second at PGA raises prospects of playing in Melbourne
TIGER Woods has come so much further than he expected this time around that a playing role in the Ryder Cup this year and Presidents Cup next year, at Royal Melbourne, looks more likely than not.
PGA Championship 2018: The battle Brooks Koepka can’t win
BROOKS Koepka is a three-time major winner, but he is far from the ‘people’s champion’.
Make no mistake, Tiger Woods is getting closer to another major win
IF you don’t think Tiger Woods will win another major championship you’re either:
PGA Championship 2018: Brooks Koepka survives incredible Adam Scott, Tiger Woods chase to claim second major of the year
IT was so almost the story of the year.
Adam Scott finds redemption at PGA Championship
THERE was plenty of Jarrod Lyle in that performance by Adam Scott.
Pandemonium as Tiger Woods roars into PGA Championship contention
TIGER Woods created a “rock concert” at the PGA Championship, roaring into contention on the final day at Bellerive Country Club — but American Brooks Coepka crashed the party to deny a modern sporting fairytale.
PGA Championship 2018: Matt Wallace revels in Round 3 hole-in-one
ENGLAND’S Matt Wallace hailed the “best shot of my life” after making a hole-in- one during the third round of the US PGA Championship.
PGA Championship 2018: Adam Scott storms into second place, with Jason Day and Tiger Woods in the mix going into the final round
ADAM Scott is flying at the 100th PGA Championship.
PGA Championship 2018: Adam Scott, Jason Day in the mix as play suspended
AUSTRALIA’S Adam Scott and Jason Day clawed their way back into contention before play was suspended midway through the second round at the US PGA Championship.
PGA Championship 2018: Shock leader headlines record-setting day at the PGA Champs
GARY Woodland followed up a great start with a round good enough to get him in the record book at the PGA Championship. Woodland had no choice but to play well to stay ahead of Kevin Kisner and everyone else.
PGA Championship 2018: Rickie Fowler’s incredible tribute leads day of Jarrod Lyle love
RICKIE FOWLER and Jason Day are among the golf stars who put themselves in the mix while playing with heavy hearts on day one at the US PGA Championships in Missouri.
PGA Championship 2018: Tiger Woods’ change of shirts kept him in contention
WHAT Tiger Woods really needed after two holes at the PGA Championship was a fresh start.
PGA Championship 2018: Jason Day reflects on the passing of Jarrod Lyle
JASON Day choked back tears while talking to reporters after his first round 67 at the 2018 PGA Championships.
Patrick Cantlay’s pre-shot routine sparks fury at PGA Championship
Stephen Curry shines at Ellie Mae Classic, shoots 1-over 71 first round
STEPHEN Curry rallied with three birdies to shoot a 1-over 71 on Thursday in the first round of the Web.com Tour’s Ellie Mae Classic.
Aussie golf stars pay tribute to Jarrod Lyle at PGA Championship
MARC Leishman cracked a beer not long after he heard the devastating news that Jarrod Lyle had died after a 20-year battle with cancer.
PGA Championship 2018: Shock American grabs lead, Jason Day in the mix early
KANSAS-BRED Gary Woodland felt right at home in enemy territory and delivered his best performance in a major Thursday at the PGA Championship. Woodland used his power to birdie the two par 5s on the soft turf of Bellerive, and he relied on a new grip and new confidence in his putter for everything else on his way to a 6-under 64 for a one-shot lead over Rickie Fowler in the opening round of the year’s final major.
How Tiger Woods’ Open meltdown masked Jordan Spieth’s yips
ONE of sport’s greatest ever comebacks was in full swing.
Golf community reacts to Jarrod Lyle’s death: Bryson DeChambeau to donate $25,000 to Aussie’s family
AMERICAN golfer Bryson DeChambeau was the winner of the PGA Championships Long Drive competition, but he won’t be keeping the $US25,000 prize money.
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies aged 36 following battle with leukaemia
AUSTRALIAN golfer Jarrod Lyle has died aged 36 following a long battle with cancer.
Jarrod Lyle will be remembered for much more than golf
OVER the past 15-or-so summers, just about the best news any golf fan in Australia could hear was that Jarrod Lyle would be playing in the Masters or the Open, or anywhere at all.
PGA Championship 2018: Everything you need to know
AN elite field gathers at Bellerive Country Club for the year’s final major tournament with three-time major winner Jordan Spieth trying to complete a Career Grand Slam and 14-time major champion Woods trying to end a 10-year major victory drought in his comeback from spinal fusion surgery.
Jason Day relishing ‘focus’ Phil Mickelson grouping will bring
JASON Day believes his high-profile US PGA Championship grouping with Phil Mickelson can boost his quest for a second major title this week. Former world No.1 Day is well used to marquee pairings and the enormous crowds the game’s biggest drawcards attract.
Tiger Woods among champs in spotlight at 100th PGA Championship
TIGER Woods, Rory McIlroy and a host of major champions began preparing Monday in opening practice rounds for the spotlight of supergroup pairings at the 100th PGA Championship.
Non-pro and two-time major winner: Zach Johnson lines up twice at US PGA
BEFORE he hits a single shot at the PGA Championship, Zach Johnson already has made a name for himself.
Justin Thomas was desperate to honour Jarrod Lyle with iconic yellow bucket hat at Firestone
JUSTIN Thomas tried valiantly to have Jarrod Lyle’s yellow bucket hats shipped to Ohio so the world’s best golfers could wear them during the WGG-Bridgestone Invitational.
Jason Day and Marc Leishman eye PGA bounce-back after WGC slide
JASON Day and Marc Leishman have vowed to show up at the US PGA Championship in better shape after squandering back-nine chances to win the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
Australia’s Minjee Lee falters as Georgia Hall lifts British Open
A DISASTROUS final round three-over-par 75 cruelled Australian Minjee Lee’s chances of a first major title as Georgia Hall broke her maiden duck on Tour with victory at the Women’s British Open.
Justin Thomas cruises to victory at World Golf Championships — Bridgestone Invitational
JUSTIN Thomas has secured a maiden World Golf Championships title with a four- shot victory at the Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
WGC-Bridgestone Invitational 2018: Jason Day, Marc Leishman within striking distance of victory
JASON Day and Marc Leishman have ensured an emotionally-charged Australian victory is still on the cards at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
Presidents Cup: Peter Thomson an inspiration for International team captain Ernie Els
ERNIE Els will have an angel on his shoulder when he leads the International team at next year’s Presidents Cup at Royal Melbourne.
Fiji International: Ernie Els closes in on first win in five years at Natadola Bay
THE “Big Easy” was the prime mover in the third round of the Fiji International, with headline act Ernie Els now eyeing a drought-breaking victory on the Coral Coast.