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.
Fiji International: Ben Campbell leads by four shots after birdie blitz
IN New Zealand, Ben Campbell hunts for deer. In Fiji, he has a trophy firmly in his cross-hairs and further proof that 2018 is the breakout year for the rising Kiwi.
British Women’s Open: Australia’s Minjee Lee takes one-stroke lead after opening round
AUSTRALIA’S Minjee Lee has taken a one-stroke lead at the Women’s British Open after chalking up a seven-under par 65 in her opening round at Royal Lytham.
Bridgestone Invitational: Marc Leishman and Jason Day want to win to honour Jarrod Lyle
MARC Leishman has revealed Jarrod Lyle’s decision to begin palliative care as his inspiration behind his swashbuckling first round at the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational in Ohio.
Caddie Steve Williams predicts Tiger Woods will be winning golf tournaments again
SUPERSTAR caddie Steve Williams says it is “just a matter of time” before his former boss Tiger Woods is back where he belongs — winning golf tournaments.
Australian Jarrod Lyle expresses appreciation for the love and support he’s received
JARROD Lyle has expressed his appreciation for the love and support he’s received throughout his ongoing fight with cancer.
Mark Hayes: Jarrod Lyle’s rare human touch felt by all
TIGER Woods just doesn’t do “help” requests.
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle goes into palliative care after third battle with cancer
AUSTRALIAN golfer Jarrod Lyle has made the heartbreaking decision to go into palliative care after fighting a third battle with cancer.
Messages of support flood in for Jarrod Lyle as the Aussie golfer goes into palliative care
AUSTRALIAN golfer Jarrod Lyle has opted not to seek further treatment in his long fight against leukemia and will receive palliative care at home, his family announced late Tuesday.
Jason Norris excited by his return to Fiji to defend his title
BEING defending champion at the Fiji International has its advantages. But 2017 winner Jason Norris has lost access to the secret weapon that helped him capture the title at the windswept Natadola Bay Championship course.
PGA golfer’s curious behaviour continues with ‘classless’ finish
BRYSON DeChambeau has let it fly recently. Not the golf ball — his emotions.
Canadian Open: First since Tiger — Dustin Johnson secures remarkable feat
DUSTIN Johnson has cruised to a dominant win at the Canadian Open at Toronto’s famed Glen Abbey Golf Course.
Molinari survives Tiger Woods charge to win British Open, set for Melbourne World Cup of Golf
BRITISH Open winner Francesco Molinari could head to Melbourne in November to spearhead Italy’s World Cup campaign at Metropolitan.
Ryder Cup: Jim Furyk refuses to commit to taking Tiger Woods for US team
Ryder Cup captain Jim Furyk says it was fun to watch Tiger Woods contend at the British Open and briefly take the lead in the final round. Whether that means Woods is a lock for the U.S. team is still to be determined.
Tiger Woods is no longer superhuman. He’s more of a nostalgia act teasing fans with sparks of his past greatness
ALL around him on a windy summer day on the links of Carnoustie, the leaders were imploding as Tiger Woods moved into the lead at the turn.
Hungover Eddie Pepperell so close to British Open glory
BEWARE of the hungover golfer.
British Open 2018: Tiger Woods thrilled to be in Open mix again, relishes playing at high level in front of his children
TIGER Woods says being back in contention at the Open felt just like the old days again and was delighted his two children finally got to see what all the fuss was about.
Franceso Molinari wins the British Open beating Tiger Woods and other golf giants on final round
FRANCESCO Molinari has held off a cast of golfing giants including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and defending champion Jordan Spieth to become the first Italian winner of the British Open in 158 years.
Adam Scott has kept alive his British Open hopes, but remains the only Australian in contention
ADAM Scott has hung tough to remain in touch during an action-packed third round of the British Open at Carnoustie.
British Open 2018: Round 3 — Tiger Woods winds back clock as Jordan Spieth hits the lead
THREE-TIME champion Tiger Woods rolled back the years and roared into contention at the British Open with a sizzling third-round 66 at Carnoustie.
British Open 2018: Adam Scott, Jason Day still in hunt
AUSTRALIA’S weather-weary golfer stars are close enough if good enough to bring back the Claret Jug after surviving two soul-searching rounds to remain in British Open contention.
Brown is the new green: Why this year’s British Open has a striking look
THEY’RE the kind of conditions you’d usually associate with your local goat track, not a major golf championship.
Conor Kelly, 16, makes hole-in-one and albatross on consecutive holes in all-time feat
A 16-YEAR-OLD Thai player made a hole-in-one and an albatross on consecutive holes Thursday in an American Junior Golf Association tournament.
Accused cheater couldn’t stay quiet long at British Open
SUNG Kang played himself into early British Open contention when he posted a two-under 69 in the first round. By some accounts, though, Kang shouldn’t even be in the field this week at Carnoustie.
Jhonattan Vegas endures Open nightmare with visa dramas, lost clubs and opening round blowout
VENEZUELAN Jhonattan Vegas was involved in a late helicopter dash to make his British Open tee time.
British Open 2018: Day, Scott lead Aussie charge, with surprise American atop leaderboard
FORMER world No.1s Jason Day and Adam Scott and major championship rookie Cameron Davis head Australia’s British Open challenge after a gruelling first round at Carnoustie.
British Open 2018: Everything you need to know
CARNOUSTIE or “Car-Nasty” as it is referred to by some stellar golfers, who have suffered on the infamous course, hosts the British Open — the 147th instalment — for the eighth time in its history.
British Open 2018: Aussie stars poised to end 25-year drought
IT’S Australia’s equal-leanest British Open representation in almost 50 years, but Marc Leishman says don’t rule out the Claret Jug finally returning Down Under again.
British Open 2018: Jason Day to follow unique Tiger Woods blueprint in major quest
JASON Day plans on taking a leaf from the Tiger Woods playbook and try to win the British Open without a driver.
Carnoustie will ‘drive some people batty’ at this year’s British Open
BALLS are rolling so far at bone-dry Carnoustie that it will “drive some people batty” at the British Open this week, former champion David Duval says.
Jack Newton urges Jason Day to tone down the hype ahead of British Open
JACK Newton has challenged Australia’s golf aces to honour the late and great Peter Thomson with a drought-breaking British Open triumph.
Marc Leishman to tee off with Rory McIlroy at British Open
MARC Leishman will once again have the eyes of the golf world on him when he tees off with European superstar Rory McIlroy for the first two rounds of the British Open.
Steven Bowditch finds 16-year-old caddie via social media
STEVEN Bowditch’s opening round at the John Deere Classic with a rookie caddie included a hole-out eagle but it’s American Steve Wheatcroft who leads the PGA Tour event.
Sei Young Kim now owns every LPGA tour scoring record after 31-under par Thornberry Creek win
SEI Young Kim became the first player in LPGA Tour history to go lower than 30 under in a performance so dominant in the Thornberry Creek LPGA Classic that she now has the tour scoring records all to herself.
Travelers Championship: Jason Day among stars left in the dust after incredible comeback
BUBBA Watson stormed back from six strokes behind in the final round to overhaul Englishman Paul Casey and win the Travelers Championship by three strokes.