Golf

2015 Turkish Open to finish on a Wednesday in move to boost women’s golf

By Gary Anderson

The LET has announced that next year's Turkish Ladies Open will finish on a Wednesday ©Getty Images The Ladies European Tour (LET) has announced next year's Turkish Ladies Open will become the first professional golf tournament to finish on a Wednesday, in a move it claims will help boost the profile of the women's game.

Sky Sports to dedicate whole channel to 2014 Ryder Cup

By Gary Anderson

US captain Tom Watson (left) and Europe captain Paul McGinley will be plotting victory live on Sky Sports Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesBritish satellite broadcaster Sky Sports is dedicating a whole channel to coverage of this year's Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland with the launch of Sky Sports Ryder Cup.

McIlroy secures first Open Championship win and third major with two-shot victory at Royal Liverpool

By Gary Anderson

Rory McIlroy claimed his first Open Championship with victory at Royal Liverpool today ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy joined an exclusive club with his first Open Championship win today as he held the Claret Jug aloft at Royal Liverpool to become only the third player in history to win three majors by the age of 25.

McIlroy moves six shots clear to close in on maiden Open triumph

By Nick Butler

Rory McIlroy moved a step closer to a maiden British Open triumph with another superb round ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy tightened his formidable grip on the Claret Jug today after a third superb round in the British Open at Royal Liverpool to take a six-shot lead into the fourth and final day of action.

McIlroy takes command of Open Championship as Woods just makes cut

By Gary Anderson

Rory McIlroy will be content tonight as he leads the Open Championship by four shots ©Getty Images Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy put in another masterful display around the links at Royal Liverpool to take a four-shot lead into the weekend at the Open Championship as Tiger Woods struggled to a round of 77 to just make the cut at two-over-par.

McIlroy tops leaderboard after Open Championship first round

By Emily Goddard

Rory McIlroy tops the leaderboard after day one of the Open Championship ©Getty ImagesRory McIlroy has shot a six under par 66 to secure his place at the top of the leaderboard after the first day of the Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.

Rose hoping for history to repeat itself as Open Championship gets underway

By Gary Anderson

England's Justin Rose heads into this week's Open Championship looking for a third consecutive tournament win ©Getty Images England's Justin Rose will be hoping history repeats itself as he gets his Open Championship challenge underway tomorrow at Royal Liverpool after winning the Scottish Open earlier this week. 

IGF warn construction timetable for Rio 2016 remains tight at unveiling of new Olympic Golf Ranking

By Nick Butler

Peter Dawson has warned that there remains no time to be lost if the Rio 2016 golf course is to be completed in time ©Getty ImagesInternational Golf Federation (IGF) President Peter Dawson has insisted progress is being made with construction for the Rio 2016 golf course, but warned the time-scale remains tight if it is to be completed in time.

Eagle-eyed Mo Martin hits shot of her life to win Women’s British Open

By Gary Anderson

Mo Martin claimed her first major title with victory in the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale today ©Getty Images American Mo Martin produced a stunning approach shot on the final hole at Royal Birkdale to set herself up for a six-foot eagle putt which she duly sunk to claim a first career major at the Women's British Open.
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