Golf News

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Tiger Woods is thiiiiiiiis close to winning

A drama-starved golf world is getting a sudden and much-needed injection of life now that Tiger Woods is almost back to old ways.

Fear and Loathing (or something like that) at the WGC-Dell Match Play Selection Show

I am writing in an airbnb in Austin and sweating to the devil because of the tannins in this red wine that have fully infiltrated my system. This was supposed to be a story about Golf Channelís WGC-Dell Match Play Selection Show, which I told a PGA Tour higher-up was a good idea to write about, and which I still believe. A different PGA Tour higher-up is to blame for my present state because in the moment, all I wanted was water.

Column: Winning makes McIlroy as good as he already was

Rory McIlroy had his first Arnold Palmer moment before the tournament even started. McIlroy obliged, because he usually does. The man handed him a black bolero hat and told McIlroy it was from his squadron when he served in Vietnam.

Golf: Johnson faces dangerous group at WGC-Dell Match Play

Johnson survived a late push by Spanish 21st seed Jon Rahm to win the 18-hole final at the tournament last year. Justin Thomas can take the rankings top spot from Johnson with a tournament win, but will first need to get through a group that includes Luke List, who Thomas defeated in a playoff at the Honda Classic last month, Patton Kizzire and Francesco Molinari.

Aussie great Webb granted exemption to US Women's Open

Two-time US Women's Open champion Karrie Webb has been given a special exemption into this year's tournament, the US Golf Association confirmed on Monday. The 43-year-old Australian will be making her 23rd straight appearance at the event, which takes place at Shoal Creek, Alabama from May 31 to June 3. "As a past champion, I'm very grateful and excited to accept the USGA's special exemption into this year's U.S. Women's Open," Webb said in a statement.

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Wednesday, 21 March 2018

Scottish golf: New breed need to spur each other to success - Paul Lawrie

Paul Lawrie fears it could be a while yet before Scottish golfers start winning tournaments, with none in the world's top 100.

European Golf Team Championships: Carly Booth backs more mixed events

Tournament ambassador Carly Booth hopes to see more mixed golf events after this year's European Golf Team Championships.

McIlroy's 'perfect round' ends 18-month wait for win at Bay Hill

Rory McIlroy picks up his first victory since September 2016 as he wins the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.

LPGA: Laura Davies records best finish in a decade at Founders Cup

England's Laura Davies says she hopes people will stop asking her about retirement plans following a second-place LPGA Tour finish.

The Masters 2018: BBC TV, Red Button, radio and online coverage times

The times and channels of BBC Sport's comprehensive coverage of the 2018 Masters on TV, Red Button, radio and online.

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Sky Sports Golf News

Wednesday, 21 March 2018

McIlroy helped by Rooney

Rory McIlroy has credited Wayne Rooney as an unlikely source of inspiration for his improved putting display at last week's Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Butch evaluates Tiger's return

Tiger Woods is now five tournaments into his comeback, and Butch Harmon has been hugely impressed by his encouraging performances... apart from his driving!

Fleetwood ready for 'ninja' test

Tommy Fleetwood is relishing the chance to take on match play "ninja" Ian Poulter after the English pair were drawn in the same group for the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play.

WGC Match Play: Day 1 tee times

Day one matches and tee times at the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin. Watch live from 2:15pm on Sky Sports Golf.

Koepka out of Masters

Brooks Koepka has ruled himself out of the Masters as he continues to recover from a wrist injury, according to reports in the United States.

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