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If Rory McIlroy completes grand slam it would be greatest achievement by any GB or Irish individual sports person

It is the sports such as golf, tennis, boxing, athletics and sailing which are all about the individual and only about the individual. They might rely on great coaching and the very best of equipment but their triumphs are not governed by the speed of their car or of their horse (with utter deference to […]

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Rory McIlroy comes to amateur Bradley Neil’s aid in week he could make slam history

In golfing terms, victory at the Amateur Championship makes Willy Wonka’s golden ticket seem like a Tesco coupon. As well as Tuesday’s Georgia Cup in Atlanta – where he will play an 18-hole match against the US Amateur champion, South Korea’s Gunn Yang – it guaranteed entry to last year’s Open at Hoylake and this […]

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Rory McIlroy desperate for Australian Open success as he pursues career grand slam in Augusta

McIlroy, who finished second behind Henrik Stenson in the European Tour’s season-finale in Dubai on Sunday, has credited his win over Adam Scott 12 months ago as being the catalyst for this stunning campaign which as seen him lift two major titles on his way to reinstating himself as the game’s undisputed best. With Scott, […]

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This week’s heroes? Webb, Wiesy and Rory. Zeros? Rory, The Grand Slam of Golf and Tim McCarver

Getty Images Rory McIlroy carded five birdies on Sunday at the Kolon Korea Open to finish T2 just a few days after he initiated legal action against his former management company. Heroes 1. Webb. Now this is the guy we expected to see more of after his breakthrough at the U.S. Open. A six-stroke victory […]

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At PGA’s Grand Slam of Golf, A lot of the Show Takes place Off the Golf Course

Getty Photos 2013 main winners and very good pals Adam Scott and Justin Rose appreciate the fruits of their labor at the PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda. A persistent wind and rain kept all but the most golf-bent Bermudians away from a soggy Port Royal Golf Course on Wednesday, as Adam Scott defeated […]

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Van Cynical Mailbag: Inbee Park sets sights on Grand Slam at St. Andrews

David Cannon/Getty Photos Inbee Park will attempt to win her fourth key in a row this week at the Women’s British Open at St. Andrews. The females of the LPGA have played three official major championships so far this year, and Inbee Park has won all 3. She goes for quantity 4 this week at […]

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Planet No 1 Inbee Park assured sporting immortality if she completes golf’s grand slam

Tiger Woods nobly sought to scale the ramparts but his personal run of 4 straight majors, from a 15-shot win at Pebble Beach in 2000 to a second Masters green jacket the following spring, was spread across two separate seasons. Strictly, the grand slam have to be contained inside one to be accorded a lasting, […]

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Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Keegan Bradley, and Padraig Harrington pose with the PGA Grand Slam Trophy

A few nice Webb Simpson images I discovered: Bubba Watson, Webb Simpson, Keegan Bradley, and Padraig Harrington pose with the PGA Grand Slam Trophy Image by GoToBermuda

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Hopes for ‘Stricker Slam’ alive at John Deere following Stricker shoots 67

Michael Cohen/Getty Pictures Steve Stricker produced 5 birdies and one particular bogey on Friday. SILVIS, Ill. – It wasn’t fairly Friday at the John Deere Classic. Part of it was the sky, which featured some ominously dark clouds that somehow skirted about the golf course all morning. More exotic locales such as Davenport, Iowa, could […]

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Bradley wins the “Grand Slam of Golf”

The U.S. PGA champion Keegan Bradley has won the “Grand Slam of Golf.” The 25-year-old Americans sat down with the discharged given that 1979 … read far more valign=’middle’>

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