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Steve Williams finds himself slighted at every turn – but is it any surprise after latest ‘slavery’ comment

In the book, released this week, Williams documents his years of torment under Woods, during which he was humiliatingly forced to attend the world’s most prestigious golf tournaments whilst being paid a mere £7.5 million. “One thing that really p—ed me off,” he writes, “was how he would flippantly toss a club in the general […]

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Rory McIlroy will go again in bid to finish season as world No 1 after falling short at US PGA

That means McIlroy will miss next week’s first event of the FedEx Cup play-off series, the Barclays Championship in New Jersey, but will return for the following week’s Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston and then play the last two events. McIlroy’s aim will be to scoop the $ 10 million (£6.38 million) bonus which goes to the […]

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Jordan Spieth sets sights on Rory McIlroy’s world No 1 ranking after dramatic victory at Valspar Championship

As part of this run he also shot a closing 63 to win the Australian Open in Sydney, in a performance that even attracted McIlroy’s admiration. “You could give me another 100 rounds at the Australian and I still wouldn’t sniff 63,” he said. “Very impressive.” Spieth, up to sixth in the world rankings following […]

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Golf 2014 review: Evolution must continue after golf finally began to understand simple fact of equality

Not to say that the decision to enter the modern age was unanimous. The 85 per cent in favour showed that there still was the odd crusty old fool determined that the stagnant status quo should remain. It was not worth thinking of the consequences had these “No” numpties prevailed. Golf is in a perilous […]

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Four-Way Tie After the First Round at the McGladrey Classic

Getty Images Erik Compton fired a 65 on Thursday. ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Erik Compton is happy with where he is in golf, and he’s not referring to his 5-under 65 on Thursday for a share of the lead in the McGladrey Classic. A return to Sea Island provides an occasion to take […]

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Ian Poulter Says European Players Lost Respect for Nick Faldo After He Called Sergio Garcia ‘Useless’

Getty Images Ian Poulter and Sergio Garcia celebrate Team Europe’s victory at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles. Tom Watson isn’t the only recent Ryder Cup captain taking heat from his former team this week. According to The Telegraph, Ryder Cup stalwart Ian Poulter lashed out at Nick Faldo, who captained the Euros to a […]

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European Open to make comeback at Bad Griesbach, Germany after a six-year absence from the schedule

The European Tour has announced that the European Open will return to its calendar in 2015. Last staged in 2009, the tournament will be held in September next year at the Hartl Resort in Bad Griesbach, Germany. Previous winners of the event include Darren Clarke, Colin Montgomerie, Greg Norman and Lee Westwood and the 2015 […]

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Rory McIlroy, Billy Horschel tied for Tour Championship lead after 54 holes

Getty Images Rory McIlroy and Billy Horschel shake hands on the 18th green following the third round of the Tour Championship at East Lake. ATLANTA (AP) — Already established as the best player in golf, Rory McIlroy approached the FedEx Cup finale as though he had nothing to lose. Except now he has so much […]

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Tiger Woods parts company with swing coach Sean Foley after four years and no majors

Woods appointed Foley as his third coach in the summer of 2010 after leaving the stable of Hank Haney, under whom he spent six years and won as many majors. Yet despite winning five titles last year in a run which hauled him back to No 1, his majorless drought extended to six years. In this […]

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US Open 2014: American golfer James Millard disqualified from tournament after calling a penalty on himself

At the time, Millard consulted with his playing partner, Tommy Gainey, but he did not notice anything untoward. He also informed a rules official, but was told it was his call. If Millard had given himself the two-stroke penalty, he would have missed a play-off by a shot. Millard’s revelation left the USGA with one […]

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