Golf

PGA of America President sacked after calling Ian Poulter a "little girl"

By Daniel Etchells

Ted Bishop was responding to comments made in Ian Poulter's new autobiography ©Getty ImagesProfessional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America President Ted Bishop has been removed from his role after making "insensitive gender-based statements" about English golfer Ian Poulter through social media.

PGA of America creates task force to stop Ryder Cup rot

By Daniel Etchells

Tom Watson, United States' captain at the 2014 Ryder Cup, was unable to guide his team to victory ©Getty ImagesThe Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America has responded to the United States' defeat to Europe in last month's Ryder Cup by creating an 11-member task force aimed at returning the team to former glories.

Deutsche Bank executive chosen to replace Peter Dawson as head of Royal & Ancient

By Gary Anderson

Martin Slumbers will become chief executive of the R&A next year replacing Peter Dawson ©R&AMartin Slumbers will replace Peter Dawson as the Royal & Ancient (R&A) chief executive when he steps down next September, it has been announced. 

"I'd just love to be an Olympic athlete," says Irish golfer Harrington

By Gary Anderson

Irishman Padraig Harrington says his main focus now is securing a place at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ©Getty ImagesIreland's three-time major winner Padraig Harrington has expressed his burning desire to take part at Rio 2016 when golf returns to the Olympic programme after a more than 100-year absence.

Europe complete Ryder Cup hat-trick

By Daniel Etchells

Paul McGinley couldn't hide his delight after Europe retained the Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesEurope have retained the Ryder Cup after a 16½-11½ victory over the United States at Gleneagles in Scotland.

Europe just four points away from retaining Ryder Cup after another dominant afternoon

By Daniel Etchells

Justin Rose celebrates after holing a putt on the 18th green to secure a half-point for Europe in the afternoon foursomes ©Getty Images Europe took a major step towards retaining the Ryder Cup after another dominant display in the afternoon foursomes saw them move into a 10-6 lead against the United States ahead of the final day at Gleneagles.

Europe dominate afternoon foursomes to take 5-3 lead on first day of Ryder Cup

By Gary Anderson

Europe captain Paul McGinley has seen his side come from behind to lead 5-3 after the first day of the Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesA dominant display in the afternoon foursomes saw Europe come from behind to hold a two point lead over the United States going into the second day of the Ryder Cup at Gleneagles in Scotland.

Players gear up for Ryder Cup at Gleneagles as Europe go for hat-trick

By Paul Osborne 

The Ryder Cup will get underway at Gleneagles tomorrow ©Getty ImagesJust two years after Europe's historic final day turn-around at the Medinah Country Club in Illinois, Team Europe and Team US are set to go head to head again for the top prize in international team golf as Gleneagles gets ready to host the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Sky Sports launch dedicated Ryder Cup channel while coffee lovers can enjoy Nespresso at Gleneagles

By Daniel Etchells

Sarah Stirk (left) will be presenting Sky Sports' highlights programming while Ian Poulter (right) will be competing for Europe ©Getty ImagesSky Sports' Ryder Cup channel has been officially launched providing exclusively live coverage from Gleneagles of golf's most prestigious team competition.
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