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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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Lance Armstrong incites ‘irony is dead’ mockery when he says he would never betray golf by cheating

In an eyebrow-raising interview with Golf Digest, the Texan, apparently speaking without irony, said the sport adhered to a code of honour that simply did not exist in cycling, at least during his era. But he insisted that that was what he loved most about it. “Golf is different from the culture of cycling when […]

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Ian Poulter says he would ‘love’ to captain Europe’s Ryder Cup team

“There is something fascinating about it that makes its participants fist pump in a way they never do in any other golfing circumstance. It’s such drama, so intense. Look at Seve, Faldo, Monty: it’s amazing to see what happens to people. I really don’t think I’m any different.” Poulter is now defined by the Ryder […]

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Steve Williams Says He Would Be Open to Caddying for Tiger Woods Part-Time

Getty Images Tiger Woods walks off the 18th green with his caddie Steve Williams during the final round of the 2011 Masters Tournament. WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand caddie Steve Williams says he plans to retire but will consider offers of part-time work next year and would team up with former boss Tiger […]

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Rory McIlroy ranks the glory of winning the FedEx Cup for the first time above the £7.1m payday it would bring

“Anything other than a win here this week would be a disappointment,” McIlroy said. “Although if I came second or third and still ended up winning the whole thing, then that would be cool as well. But I want to win, because I only have to beat 28 other guys. It’s not like a regular […]

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A Royal & Ancient vote to stay male-only would be so detrimental they may as well vote to tarmac Road Hole

So to add Robert Mugabe’s voice to that of Stoppard’s – “never enter a vote you are not certain you will win” – the officials at the Royal & Ancient would have every right to guarantee they get the required 75 per cent neccessary to change the consitition. But as every member of every private […]

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USGA, R&A propose rule change that would ban anchored putting stroke

Lucas Dawson, Warren Tiny / Getty Pictures Adam Scott (above) and Webb Simpson have distinct approaches — and lengths — on their lengthy putters. Each players will be affected by the R&ampA’s ruling. The USGA and R&ampA announced a proposed rule modify Wednesday that would outlaw anchoring putters to the physique while making a stroke. […]

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Rory McIlroy facing Tiger Woods in the Ryder Cup singles would be 1 to savour, says US captain Davis Adore

At Celtic Manor, Wales, in 2010 McIlroy twice faced Matt Kuchar and Stewart Cink and then, with Graeme McDowell as his companion, took on Zach Johnson and Hunter Mahan ahead of his singles clash with Cink. It was halved. Enjoy and opposite quantity Jose Maria Olazabal will put in their line-ups separately for each and […]

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With sturdy play, and opinions, Pat Perez would be wildest Ryder Cup wild card

Stan Badz/Getty Pictures Pat Perez is three shots off the lead. You want to ramp up the Ryder Cup even much more this fall? Make Pat Perez a captain’s choose. He will bring power (24-hour), swagger (Southern California) and a number of boxing glove head covers (crimson red). The Euros won’t know what hit them. […]

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Winning two tour funds titles would be greatest achievement, says Donald

Getty Pictures Luke Donald says reaching the world No. 1 ranking with out winning a main was really a feat in itself. DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Luke Donald believes completing an historic funds list double in Dubai this weekend will be his greatest achievement in golf. And really should be hold off Rory McIlroy […]

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