World’s no. one golfer, Dustin Johnson

Johnson doubtful for U.S. Masters after freak fall

World’s no. one golfer, Dustin Johnson’s participation in the U.S. Masters this week is in doubt after he injured his back in a freak accident, his manager, David Winkle, said on Wednesday. Johnson, the U.S. Open champion, is favoured to...
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McIlroy agrees new deal with Nike

World number two golfer Rory McIlroy has signed a long-term extension to his contract with Nike ahead of this week's U.S. Masters at Augusta National. "Looking forward to the next 10+ years as a @nike athlete," the Northern Irishman said...

Imo Govt. restates commitment to development of Golf

The Imo state government has reiterated its resolve to promote golf as a sporting event for youths in the state. The Deputy Governor of the state, Eze Madumere, said this while addressing journalists shortly after performing a tee off of the...
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Can Woods return to golf peak?

To say Tiger Wood has not merited a great name in the world of golf would be an understatement, but considering his future in the game, his answer to Charlie Rose, who asked if he had accepted not reaching...

Spieth grinds out victory over Ikeda

With a big lead on the back nine, Jordan Spieth put the ball in water again. This time, there was no collapse, just a grind-it-out “must win” to beat Yuta Ikeda in Thursday’s second round at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match...
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WGC-Dell Technologies: McIlroy eliminated from Match Play

Rory McIlroy has been eliminated from the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play despite receiving a walkover in his second round-robin match. McIlroy had been due to play Gary Woodland on Thursday but the American withdrew from the event shortly before the...

Olympics – IOC welcome Tokyo 2020 golf venue u-turn on women members

SYDNEY: International Olympic Committee vice president John Coates has welcomed the decision of the club which will host the golf tournaments at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics to admit women as full members. The private Kasumigaseki Country Club took the decision...
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Tiger Woods not giving up on Masters

Tiger Woods remains determined to return to competition at the Masters early next month, insisting he is "trying everything" to be ready to play. Woods has been sidelined since withdrawing from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic over six weeks ago,...
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Dustin Johnson says Being World No 1 is Tough

Dustin Johnson insisted being world No 1 was "a tough spot to be in" as he celebrated his first start on top of the world rankings with victory at the WGC-Mexico Championship. Johnson overcame a back-nine wobble and the pressure...

Jason Day pulls out of World Golf Championship in Mexico

World No 2 Jason Day has pulled out of the World Golf Championship in Mexico City this week having picked up the flu and an infection in both ears. The 29-year-old lost top spot in the world rankings to Dustin...