Golf should lose its place on the Olympic programme unless it can guarantee the participation of its top players, International Olympic Committee member Barry Maister has claimed.
South Africa’s top-ranked player Branden Grace has confirmed he will not compete at Rio 2016 due to concerns over the Zika virus while world number one Jason Day will consult with his family before he decides whether to take part in the first Olympic golf tournament for 112 years.
Ireland's Graeme McDowell has become the latest golfer to announce he will not participate at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Irish team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games due to fears over Zika virus.
Dustin Johnson of the United States clinched his maiden major title with victory at the U.S. Open amid farcical circumstances at the Oakmont Country Club in Philadelphia.
Ireland's Shane Lowry holds a two-shot lead heading into what should be the final day of the US Open at Oakmont, but still has three holes to play of his third round before he can start his fourth.
Home star Dustin Johnson holds the clubhouse lead midway through the second round of the US Open as weather continues to wreck havoc at Oakmont.
Thunderstorms and the persistent threat of lightning brought a premature end to the opening day of the U.S. Open with rank outsider Andrew Landry of the United States the surprise early leader at at the Oakmont Country Club in Philadelphia.
World number three Rory McIlroy has admitted victory at the U.S. Open at the Oakmont Country Club in Philadelphia would be his “biggest achievement” ahead of the start of the second major of the year.
Canada’s Brooke Henderson claimed her first major title today, beating world number one Lydia Ko in a sudden-death play-off at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
World number one Ko on course for third consecutive major ahead of final round at KPMG Women's PGA Championship
World number one Lydia Ko leads by one shot going into the final round of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship as she looks to secure a third consecutive major title.
South Korea’s Mirim Lee shot a two-under 69 to join first-round pacesetter Brooke Henderson at the top of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship leaderboard on two-under-par.
Eighteen-year-old Brooke Henderson hit a hole-in-one as she opened up a two shot lead after day one of the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship.
South Korea’s Inbee Park will be vying to become the first woman in history to win the same major title four consecutive times when she competes at the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship starting tomorrow at Sahalee Country Club in Seattle in Washington.
World number three Rory McIlroy has hinted he may turn down the chance to represent Ireland at this year’s Olympic Games due to heightened concerns over the Zika virus.