Spieth plays down £7.7m FedEx Cup over Ryder Cup

American golfer Jordan Spieth says he would prefer to win the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine rather than the $10m (£7.7m) prize money on offer in the FedEx Cup. Spieth, 23, will defend his FedEx Cup title in the last of...

Adebayo wins BMW Golf National Championship

Nigeria’s amateur golfer, Tunji Adebayo, on Friday December 2 emerged the overall Gross winner at the BMW Golf National Championship held at the Lakowe Lakes Golf resort. The championship was sponsored by Coscharis Motors Nigeria and aimed at rewarding golf...

Tiger Woods pulls out of Safeway Open

Tiger Woods has delayed his return to competitive golf and has pulled out of this week’s Safeway Open and next month's Turkish Airlines Open. The 14-time major winner officially entered the event a few hours before last Friday's 5pm deadline...

Tiger Woods set for return at Safeway Open

Tiger Woods will return to action for the first time since August 2015 by playing at the season-opening Safeway Open in California next week. Fourteen-time major winner Woods, 40, has twice had back surgery since his last tournament appearance. Last month,...

McIlroy plays down hopes of retaining Dubai crown

Rory McIlroy has admitted he does not expect to retain his Race to Dubai crown this week, despite having an outside chance of denying Henrik Stenson. McIlroy heads into the season-ending DP World Tour Championship fourth in the standings behind...

Tiger Woods out of Dubai Desert Classic

Tiger Woods has withdrawn from the Dubai Desert Classic before the second round because of a “bad back’’, the European Tour said in a statement on Friday. The 14-time major winner only returned to action in December after 15 months...

Will banking on experience pay off at Ryder Cup 2016 ?

  Amid the recriminations that so swiftly followed America's third successive Ryder Cup defeat two years ago, there seemed to be a consensus that a fresher approach was needed to halt the US decline in these biennial matches. Phil Mickelson's outspoken...

Rory McIlroy airs support for ailing Tiger Woods

Rory McIlroy has expressed his sympathy for Tiger Woods as he continues to be troubled by "debilitating" problems with his ailing back. Woods has played only seven competitive rounds of golf since returning to the game after almost 16 months...

Egbedi wins Heineken Amateur Golf Tournament

William Egbedi, of Air-Assault Golf Club Port Harcourt, has emerged overall winner of the 15th edition of Aba Heineken Amateur Golf Tournament hosted by the golf section of the Aba Sports Club. Egbedi, who also won the tournament in 2012 and...

Davis Love III insists US Ryder Cup quotes misconstrued

United States Ryder Cup captain Davis Love III insists his comments about selecting "the best golf team, maybe ever" were misconstrued - but he will still send his players into battle on Friday with exactly the same message. Love's statement,...