Rory McIlroy insists on patient Masters mindset
Rory McIlroy insists on patient Masters mindset

History beckons for Rory McIroy at the Masters this week, but the world`s top golfer says history can wait.

Runnerup Henrik Stenson blasts officials after put 'on clock'
Runnerup Henrik Stenson blasts officials after put 'on clock'

A frustrated Henrik Stenson fired a verbal broadside at rules officials and blamed them for his poor putting after he was put `on the clock` on the way to a runner-up finish at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Sunday.

Rory McIlroy mildly satisfied with final tourney before Masters
Rory McIlroy mildly satisfied with final tourney before Masters

Rory McIlroy did not contend for victory at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, but he sounded reasonably satisfied with his performance in his final tournament before the Masters.

Ernie Els cleared of possible rules violation
Ernie Els cleared of possible rules violation

Four-times major winner Ernie Els was questioned by officials for a possible rules violation before being cleared at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Saturday.

Morgan Hoffmann leads by three, Rory McIlroy lurking
Morgan Hoffmann leads by three, Rory McIlroy lurking

Overnight leader Morgan Hoffmann maintained his sublime form to take a three-shot lead at the halfway mark of the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Friday as Rory McIlroy and defending champion Matt Every moved into contention.

Arnold Palmer says confidence key for Tiger Woods
Arnold Palmer says confidence key for Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods needs to regain his early career confidence if he is to find his way back to the pinnacle of golf, US legend Arnold Palmer said Wednesday, a few weeks ahead of the Masters where Woods hopes to stage his return to the game.

Rehabilitating Woods could miss US Open, say surgeons

Tiger Woods could be sidelined from competitive golf for at least three months after undergoing back surgery, casting doubt over his participation in the June 12-15 U.S. Open, say several leading sports surgeons.

`Tiger`s back` goes from accolade to ache

Frustrated by a nagging back injury that will prevent him from playing in the Masters and jeopardizes his playing in other majors, Tiger Woods has endured a nightmare start to a crucial year in his quest to set golf`s major win record.

Phil Mickelson injured two weeks before Masters

An abdominal injury has prompted three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson to pull out of the Texas Open, less than two weeks before the first major championship of 2014 at Augusta.

Woods `still uncertain` of playing at Masters despite `rest, treatment` for back spasms

World number one Tiger Woods has admitted that he is still uncertain whether he would be able to play in the Masters despite two weeks of rest and treatment for back spasms.

Adam Scott blows bid for title, top spot as Matt Every wins Arnold Palmer Invitational

Adam Scott stumbled with a chance to all-but ensure himself of becoming world number one, leaving Matt Every to claim his first PGA title Sunday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational.

Scott struggles but leads bid for title, top spot

Adam Scott moved within reach of a wire-to-wire victory Saturday at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, one that would all-but ensure he overtakes Tiger Woods for the world number one ranking.

Scott maintains Bay Hill lead midway through second round

An ailing Adam Scott increased his lead to four strokes halfway through his second round at the Arnold Palmer Invitational on Friday.

Scott ties Bay Hill course record, leads by four shots

Masters champion Adam Scott fired a 10-under-par 62 to tie the Bay Hill course record and grab the clubhouse lead in the opening round of the Arnold Palmer Invitational in Florida on Thursday.

Masters on minds of many at Arnie`s Bay Hill bash

Sweden`s Henrik Stenson, the reigning US PGA playoff and European Tour Race to Dubai champion, enters this week`s Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill with the Masters in his thoughts.

Tiger`s chances of catching Nicklaus shrinking, says Palmer

Seven-time major winner Arnold Palmer says the chances of Tiger Woods overtaking Jack Nicklaus as the all-time major title leader are shrinking as his major win drought nears six years.

Tiger Woods still on top of latest world golf rankings

World number one Tiger Woods has maintained his place at the top of the latest global golf rankings despite an inactive start to the new season, with Adam Scott and Henrik Stenson in close pursuit.

Woods to launch 2014 campaign at Torrey Pines

World number one Tiger Woods will launch his 2014 campaign at one of his favourite venues, having committed on Monday to play in this month`s Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, tournament organisers said.

Tiger Woods regains world No.1 ranking

Tiger Woods is back to where he belongs.

Palmer taken to hospital during his tournament

Arnold Palmer missed Tiger Woods` comeback victory at his Invitational on Sunday after being taken to hospital due to a blood pressure problem, organisers said.