Golf - - Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games News Sat, 01 Nov 2014 08:56:08 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb (insidethegames) 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.]]> (Daniel Etchells) Golf Sat, 25 Oct 2014 13:13:21 +0100
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.
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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. ]]> (Gary Anderson) Golf Wed, 15 Oct 2014 15:58:59 +0100
"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.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Golf Fri, 03 Oct 2014 15:17:00 +0100 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.
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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.
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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.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Golf Fri, 26 Sep 2014 19:52:18 +0100 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.
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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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Disneyland Paris to host 2018 Junior Ryder Cup By Paul Osborne

The 2018 Junior Ryder Cup is set to be held in Disneyland Paris ©European TourDisneyland Paris has been selected as the host of the 2018 Junior Ryder Cup, after being nominated by the French Golf Federation (FFG) and endorsed by both Ryder Cup Europe and the European Golf Association.
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Royal and Ancient Golf Club votes to allow women members in historic ballot By Gary Anderson

Members of the Royal and Ancient Golf Club at St Andrews have voted to allow women to become members ©Getty ImagesThe Royal and Ancient Golf Club has broken with over two-and-a-half centuries of tradition by allowing women to become members for the first time.
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Kim claims first major title with victory at Evian Championship By Paul Osborne

Hyo-Joo Kim has won her first ever Major title with victory at the Evian Championships ©LGPASouth Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim has secured her first ever major title with victory at the Evian Championship.
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Kim reclaims lead at Evian Championship but Webb in position for historic victory By Duncan Mackay

South Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim leads the Evian Championship going into tomorrow's final round ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim regained her lead at the Evian Championship in France today with a one-over-par 72 being good enough on a day when low scoring was made difficult by the conditions. ]]> (Duncan Mackay) Golf Sat, 13 Sep 2014 21:01:38 +0100
American Lincicome leads by one after South Korea’s Kim crumbles at Evian Championship By Gary Anderson

American Brittany Lincicome leads the Evian Championship by one shot after two rounds ©Getty ImagesAmerican Brittany Lincicome holds a one shot lead at the Evian Championship in France after shooting a round of 65 as overnight leader Hyo-Joo Kim of South Korea followed up her record breaking 61 with a disappointing one-over-par 72 on the second day's play.
]]> (Gary Anderson) Golf Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:05:13 +0100 South Korean shoots lowest ever round in major to lead Evian Championship By Gary Anderson

South Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim created history by shooting the lowest round in major history ©Getty ImagesSouth Korea's Hyo-Joo Kim made history on the first day of the Evian Championship as her score of 61 was the lowest ever round in a men's or women's major after she fired her way around the Evian Resort Golf Club in Évian-les-Bains in 10-under-par.
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Seven countries express interest in hosting 2022 Ryder Cup By Gary Anderson

Seven countries have expressed an interest in hosting the 2022 Ryder Cup ©Getty ImagesSeven countries have expressed an interest in bidding to host the 2022 Ryder Cup, it has been announced.
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US captain Watson plumps for experience with three wildcard picks for Ryder Cup By Gary Anderson

US Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson has named his three wildcards for the match against Europe later this month ©Getty ImagesUnited States Ryder Cup captain Tom Watson has opted for experience with his three wildcard selections for the match against Europe later this month as he named Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson, who have all played in the biennial showdown before.
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