Golf

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.

South Korean Park leads Women’s British Open after compatriot Ahn handed two-stroke penalty

By Gary Anderson

South Korean Inbee Park leads the Women's British Open after compatriot Sun-Ju Ahn was given a two-shot penalty ©Getty Images World number three Inbee Park holds a one shot lead going into the final round of the Women's British Open after compatriot Sun-Ju Ahn was handed a two-stroke penalty for an infringement on the 18th hole, leaving her one off the lead on a dramatic day at Royal Birkdale.

Martin leads Women's British Open by three as Wie misses cut at Royal Birkdale

By Gary Anderson

American Mo Martin leads the way at the halfway stage of the Women's British Open ©Getty Images American Mo Martin shot a second consecutive round of 69 to take a three shot lead into the final two days of the Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale.

Japan's Uehara shoots round of 68 to lead Women’s British Open

By Gary Anderson

Ayako Uehara of Japan leads the Women's British Open after an opening round of 68 ©Getty Images A four-under-par round of 68 has Japan's Ayako Uehara out in front after the first day's play in the Women's British Open with defending champion Stacy Lewis of the United States sitting three shots behind at the Royal Birkdale Golf Club.

Wie targeting more success at Women's British Open

By Gary Anderson

Michelle Wie is gearing up to add a second major win at this week's Women's British Open ©Getty Images American Michelle Wie will be looking to build on her big breakthrough at the US Women's Open last month as she returns to the scene of her best finish in a Women's British Open at Royal Birkdale Golf Club in England.

Golf courses for 2017 and 2018 Open Championships chosen

By Zjan Shirinian

The picturesque Royal Birkdale Golf Club will host The Open Championship in 2017 ©Getty ImagesRoyal Birkdale Golf Club will stage The Open Championship in 2017, with Carnoustie hosting the Major the following year, the Royal & Ancient (R&A) has revealed.
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