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Andy Sullivan gives his army of supporters lots to smile about at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai

Wearing their T-shirts emblazoned with a big smiley face in homage to their friend and sporting hero, “The Sulli Army” have been given plenty to grin about here. At the halfway point of the DP World Tour Championship, Andy Sullivan is one shot clear of a leaderboard including names of the calibre of Rory McIlroy […]

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European Tour fear as Rory McIlroy indicates he will skip BMW PGA Championship at Wentworth next year

McIlroy won the BMW PGA Championship two years ago and is obviously the main draw. Keith ­Pelley, the Tour’s chief executive, will be desperate to have the Northern Irishman in the field. Last year, Ian ­Poulter, Henrik Stenson, Sergio García and Paul Casey were all absent from the £3.6 million event. For now the Tour can […]

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Rory McIlroy’s struggles continue ahead of the Masters, while Henrik Stenson rails at PGA Tour officials

Saying that, Stenson was clearly frustrated aft having seen the opportunity of a first PGA Tour title in 18 months slip through his grasp. But looking back, he will surely recognise what a shame it would be if Every’s achievement was in anyway overshadowed. Talk about a course specialist. In the 24 events since breaking […]

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Paul Casey ends Ryder Cup hopes by quitting Tour

Paul Casey has shocked the European Tour by revealing he has quit his membership and therefore made himself ineligible for the Ryder Cup. The Englishman, once third in the world rankings, has decided to dedicate himself solely to the PGA Tour. After shooting 62 in the opening round of the Sony Open in Hawaii, Casey […]

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European Tour: 4 Things We Learned at the Nedbank Golf Challenge

England’s Danny Willett overtook his countrymen Luke Donald and Ross Fisher to win the Nedbank Golf Challenge in Sun City, South Africa by four shots. Willett began the final day one behind former World Number 1 Luke Donald, but he quickly found himself out in front as he birdied three of his first five holes, […]

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Rory McIlroy sets relentless pace on return to share lead with Shane Lowry at DP World Tour Championship

McIlroy’s eagerness to get going was written all over his social media accounts. On Instagram he posted his muscled self-bench pressing 275lb, while on Twitter he said “excited is an understatement”. Just to raise the pulse further, on the first tee were his Claret Jug and his Wanamaker Trophy. McIlroy went through the first five […]

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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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Rory McIlroy locked in battle on and off the course at Tour Championship

The Northern Irishman is close to both Mickelson and Woods and had actually been careful to express his belief that – despite neither Woods of Mickelson making it into the final 30 here for the first time since 1992 – these golfing superstars were far from finished. “I just couldn’t understand the backlash. I’ve said […]

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Tour Confidential: Can Tiger fix his game for the British Open? Plus, the rise of the LPGA and our golf movie wish list

Getty Images Tiger Woods missed the cut by four strokes at the Quicken Loans National at Congressional. Every Sunday night, Golf.com conducts an e-mail roundtable with writers from Sports Illustrated and Golf Magazine. Check in every week for the unfiltered opinions of our writers and editors and join the conversation in the comments section below. […]

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Tiger Woods puts on a brave face despite a day of pain on PGA Tour

Perhaps it was inevitable that the 14-time major champion would struggle with scoring on his first start since the microdiscectomy 12 weeks ago, particularly on a layout as demanding as Congressional. After all, it is serious operation from which some of his professional colleagues have taken a year to come back from. “I came back […]

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