Ryder Cup 2020: Harrington names Karlsson as first vice-captain

Padraig Harrington has named Robert Karlsson as his first vice-captain for the 2020 Ryder Cup. Harrington will lead Europe at Whistling Straits as Europe bid to defend the cup, having regained it under the leadership of Thomas Bjorn, who...

Nicklaus' Ryder Cup rival Barnes dies aged 74

Brian Barnes, who beat iconic golfer Jack Nicklaus twice in a day at the Ryder Cup, has died at the age of 74 following a short illness, the European Tour have confirmed. Barnes went head-to-head with Nicklaus in the...

McIlroy wowed as Nicklaus hands him PGA Tour player of the year prize

FedEx Cup champion Rory McIlroy has been named the PGA Tour player of the year for a third time - and it gave him "goosebumps" to be told by Jack Nicklaus. The 30-year-old Northern Irishman last month won the Tour Championship.to...

Solheim Cup: Europe captain Matthew counting on raucous Gleneagles support

Team Europe must embrace the pressure of the Solheim Cup if they are to overcome the United States, according to captain Catriona Matthew. USA have won the last two editions of the event - the women's equivalent of the...

Shinkwin leads KLM Open, Garcia well poised

Callum Shinkwin holds a one-shot lead after the first round of the 100th edition of the KLM Open and Sergio Garcia made an encouraging start. Englishman Shinkwin, battling to keep his European Tour card, shot a six-under 66 to...

Shelton leads Greenbrier Classic, Im matches Tiger feat

Robby Shelton carded an eight-under-par 62 to lead the Greenbrier Classic after the opening round. At the 2019-20 PGA Tour season-opening event, Shelton was almost flawless as he earned a two-stroke lead on Thursday. Shelton – who turned professional in...

Justin Thomas reveals melanoma scare

Former world number one Justin Thomas has revealed that he suffered a recent melanoma scare. The 2017 US PGA Championship winner says he was fortunate that a form of skin cancer was detected in a mole on his left...

Garcia in the hunt at KLM Open but Jamieson leads

Sergio Garcia is two shots off the lead after two rounds of the KLM Open, with Scott Jamieson's superb seven-under-par 65 moving him top of the leaderboard. Garcia followed a 68 in the opening round at The International in...

Tom Watson at 70: The 2009 Open, Turnberry and the greatest fairy tale never...

Tom Watson celebrates his 70th birthday on Wednesday, a notable number for a golfer who appeared to defy time a decade ago at Turnberry. The American won eight majors in a hugely successful career, but perhaps it is the...

Irishman David Carey shoots amazing 57 at Alps Tour event

David Carey wrote his name into the record books with a sublime 57 at the Cervino Open on the Alps Tour. Carey's card showed 11 birdies in Thursday's blemish-free round in Italy and he was leading the 54-hole tournament by...

HOT NEWS