Lee Westwood to host 2017 British Masters

Lee Westwood has been announced as the tournament host for the 2017 British Masters supported by Sky Sports, with the Englishman choosing Close House, in Newcastle upon Tyne, as the venue from September 28-October 1. It will be the first...

Justice Nyesom-Wike lauds Okocha’s contributions to golf

Eberechi Nyesom-Wike, the wife of Rivers’ Gov. Nyesom Wike, on Saturday lauded a former Chief Judge of the state, Daisy Okocha, for her contributions towards golf’s development in the state. A statement by Simeon Nwakaudu, Special Assistant to the Rivers...

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...

Golfers converge for Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2016

Top golfers will be converging at the Titanic Deluxe Belek for the grand finale of the Turkish Airlines World Golf Cup 2016 holding from October 31 to November 1, 2016 in Turkey. The World Golf Cup, becoming one of the...

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,...

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,...

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...

Evian Championship: Chun & Park lead as Hull slips back

South Korea's In Gee Chun and Sung Hyun Park opened with rounds of 63 to share the lead at the Evian Championship - the fifth and final major of the year. Chun, the 2015 US Women's Open champion, made eight...

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...

Injured Tiger Woods eyes October return

Fourteen-time major winner Tiger Woods hopes to return to action in October after more than a year out with injury. The 40-year-old American has twice had back surgery since his last appearance, at the Wyndham Championship in August 2015. He is...