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.
Muirfield will not be considered as a host of future British Open golf tournaments, the Royal and Ancient (R&A) confirmed today after the Scottish club voted against admitting women as members.
Golf may be axed from the Olympic Games after Tokyo 2020 if the lack of enthusiasm surrounding the sport’s return to the programme continues, world number three Rory McIlroy has warned.
Australian golfer Marc Leishman has opted to withdraw from consideration for selection for this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro due to fears over the Zika virus.
Former Masters champion Charl Schwartzel of South Africa has become the latest elite player to opt out of competing in the Olympic golf tournament at Rio 2016.
Oosthuizen latest to decline competing at Rio 2016 as IGF President laments "regrettable" withdrawals
South Africa’s Louis Oosthuizen has become the latest leading name to announce he will not compete in the Olympic golf tournament at Rio 2016.
Australia's Adam Scott has confirmed that he will not compete in the Rio 2016 Olympic golf tournament - as he would prefer to focus on the PGA Tour and the sport's majors.
Fijian golfer Vijay Singh has revealed that he will not compete at this year's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro partly because of where the event falls in the schedule and, also partly, because of fears over the Zika virus.
At least five trained handlers will be on site during the Olympic golf competition in Rio de Janeiro later this year in order to scare animals, including alligator-like caimans and capybaras, the world's largest rodent, away from the course.
Defending champion Jordan Spieth suffered a remarkable collapse in the final round of The Masters today at Augusta National in Georgia to hand England's Danny Willett a first British victory at the season-opening major for 20 years.
Jordan Spieth survived a stuttering end to his third round to maintain a one-shot lead over the rest of the field and close in on a successful defence of his Masters title at Augusta National in Georgia.
The United States’ Jordan Spieth remains on course to defend his Masters title despite an up-and-down second round on a blustery day at Augusta National in Georgia.
Defending champion Jordan Spieth silenced his doubters with a superbly-crafted first round at The Masters as he surged to the summit of the leaderboard on six-under-par on the opening day at Augusta National in Georgia.
The eagerly-anticipated first major golf tournament of the season begins tomorrow with recently crowned world number one Jason Day and Rory McIlroy the favourites for glory at The Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.
Gold medallists in the men’s and women’s Olympic golf tournaments at Rio 2016 will be given passes to the sport’s majors, it has been announced.