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Masters 2015: Early taste of Augusta mania for Rory McIlroy as America ramps up the hype

McIlroy had an encounter with Tom Brady in the gym In truth, McIlroy was not out of place amongst those sporting Goliaths, particularly if the cover of the Masters edition of Golf Digest is taken at face value. There is McIlroy posing as Michelangelo’s David. At about the same time as that image hit the […]

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Rory McIlroy forgets last year’s agony to take early lead in Honda Classic

On the par-four second McIlroy, decked out in brilliant orange, holed a 25-footer to begin the march into red. A routine two-putt birdie on the par-five third was followed by seven pars in which he made fine up and downs on the par-three fifth and the par-four ninth, the latter his only poor tee-shot. As […]

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Early retirement for Kaymer in Arizona

For the German Top-Golfer Martin Kaymer the Match Play Championship in Tucson / Arizona is complete after just one round. The … Continue

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Jam-packed late-season schedule has players altering their plans early on

Getty Images Brandt Snedeker and many of his fellow PGA Tour stars are already eyeing the crucial stretch of golf from the PGA Championship through the Ryder Cup. HONOLULU – Brandt Snedeker is a walking billboard for his summer plans.  Proudly displayed on the front of his golf shirt is “Wyndham,” which happens to be […]

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Adam Scott shares lead in Australian Masters after early second-day birdies

Getty Images Adam Scott, the defending Talisker Australian Masters champion, birdied two of his first three holes en route to a 66. MELBOURNE, Australia – Defending champion Adam Scott grabbed a share of the second-round lead at the Talisker Australian Masters, with birdies on his first three holes Friday and two of his final four […]

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Caroline Wozniacki at Rory McIlroy’s side as Ian Poulter posts early warning in DP World Tour Championship

“I should have been a good couple better than I was,” he said. “I’m tired, most of us are running on fumes, and my focus slipped on the last. That sucks, but I am playing nicely. I hit most of the fairways, most of the greens and gave myself lots of chances. But these are […]

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Rory McIlroy and Luke Donald fight back from early stumbles at Memorial

Fred Vuich/SI Luke Donald, correct, and Rory McIlroy each shot 71s Thursday. DUBLIN, Ohio – Coming off of two straight missed cuts, Rory McIlroy was four more than immediately after three holes Thursday morning at the Memorial Tournament and thinking, “Here we go once again.” Now he’s thinking about being in contention at yet another […]

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Poulter takes early lead at Players Championship, Laird ties him late

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The TPC Sawgrass would seem to be the last golf course where a player can relax. That could explain why Ian Poulter and Martin Laird had been atop the leaderboard Thursday in The Players Championship at 7-beneath 65, even if their mood was for completely diverse motives. Poulter finally moved in […]

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Golf – Woods will commence in early February in the U.S. tour

Two months following his redemptive for him achievement in the Globe Challenge golf superstar Tiger Woods enters the new season of a U.S. tour.

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