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World No 1 Jordan Spieth faces fine for slow play at Abu Dhabi Championship following Rory McIlroy ‘masterclass’

Basically players will be subjected to sustained monitoring as soon as their group is deemed out of position. Any player who then exceeds the time permitted to play a shot – 50 seconds if first to play and 40 seconds thereafter – will be issued with a “monitoring penalty”. Two monitoring penalties will result in […]

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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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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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World Golf Championship in Doral

US-Profi Dustin Johnson hat bei der World Golf Championship in Doral/Florida den Turniersieg gefeiert…. Golf

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Jordan Spieth Steals the Show at Tiger Woods’ Hero World Challenge

WINDERMERE, Fla. — Jordan Spieth obliterated the competition at the unofficial, 18-player Hero World Challenge at Isleworth, extending his lead to as many as 12 strokes before signing for a final-round 66 to win by 10 over Henrik Stenson (69). It was the Texan Spieth’s second consecutive win, coming one week after he won the […]

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Tiger Woods recovers from first-round nightmare at Hero World Challenge

Despite taking seven fewer shots l than he did in his opening round, the former world No 1 did not feel that his play was markedly better on Friday. “It wasn’t a whole lot different,” he told Sky Sports 4. “I maybe hit two less worse shots than I did yesterday, but it really wasn’t […]

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Tiger Woods Has New Nike Clubs In Play at the Hero World Challenge

Tiger Woods will have almost entirely new equipment when he returns to competition this week for the first time since missing the cut at the PGA Championship in August. Woods missed over three months in the middle of the 2013-14 season, including the Masters and the U.S. Open, after undergoing a microdiscectomy in late March. […]

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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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Bubba Watson wins World Gold Championship with stunning finale at HSBC Champions

In what was a contender for the finest finish of the golfing year, Bubba Watson produced a quite extraordinary late flourish to win the HSBC Champions here at Sheshan and seize the first World Golf Championship title his of ever-colourful career. First the maverick American holed a 30-yard bunker shot for eagle at the 18th […]

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