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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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Masters 2014: Golf’s dilemma over future as it struggles on short walk from exclusivity and stuffiness to obscurity

But none of this hides the growing sense that golf in the old heartlands of America and Britain needs to change if it is not to end up as a country for old men. Who says so? Well, Rory McIlroy, actually. You could hear the plates drop at Augusta when the new Tiger Woods pointed […]

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Ballesteros named golf’s all-time short game king, according to player survey

Getty Pictures Seve Ballesteros’ wizardry around the greens was “just pure natural instinct,” said 2010 U.S. Open champion Graeme McDowell. LONDON — Gone, but certainly not forgotten, Seve Ballesteros is the greatest of all-time when it comes to short-game abilities and bunker play. That was the result of a survey carried out among PGA Tour […]

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