Rory McIlroy practices at Whistling Straits for PGA
Rory McIlroy practices at Whistling Straits for PGA

World number one Rory McIlroy played a practice round Saturday at Whistling Straits as he prepares to defend his title next week at the 97th PGA Championship.

Phil Mickelson's British Open hopes end on hotel balcony
Phil Mickelson's British Open hopes end on hotel balcony

Phil Mickelson`s final-round surge at the British Open came to a halt when a wild tee shot at the 17th hole ended with his ball on the balcony of a room at the Old Course Hotel on Monday.

Henrik Stenson still chasing major success
Henrik Stenson still chasing major success

Former world number two Henrik Stenson gets another crack at becoming the first Swedish male golfer to win a major when he takes to the Old Course on Thursday in the 144th Open Championship. 

British Open 2015: Eight golfers to watch out for
British Open 2015: Eight golfers to watch out for

We look at eight of the players to watch at this week`s 144th Open Championship which begins on Thursday at St Andrews:

Rickie Fowler thanks Phil Mickelson for Scottish win
Rickie Fowler thanks Phil Mickelson for Scottish win

Rickie Fowler paid tribute to his good friend Phil Mickelson after capturing the Scottish Open title at Gullane on Sunday to lift his morale before this week`s British Open at St Andrews.

Phil Mickelson visits scene of Open glory to seek inspiration
Phil Mickelson visits scene of Open glory to seek inspiration

Phil Mickelson made a quick romantic trip to Muirfield this weekend, the scene of his 2013 British Open triumph, as he looked for inspiration for this year`s showpiece at St. Andrews starting on Thursday.

Links courses underpin this year's majors
Links courses underpin this year's majors

After this year`s four majors are consigned to the record books, golf fans will reflect on a most unusual season when three of them were played on British-style links courses -- including two on American soil.

Phil Mickelson pours it on for Tom Watson
Phil Mickelson pours it on for Tom Watson

Phil Mickelson paid fulsome tribute to Tom Watson on Wednesday, pre-empting any questions he might face about their testy relationship at next week`s British Open at St Andrews.

Rory McIlroy not to blame for injury, rivals say
Rory McIlroy not to blame for injury, rivals say

Rory McIlroy`s injury woes have brought words of comfort and support from his top rivals gathered at Gullane for this week`s Scottish Open.

Long wait goes on for Phil Mickelson
Long wait goes on for Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson wound up another US Open campaign at Chambers Bay on Sunday and once again the long wait for a win goes on.

Gary Player slams Chambers Bay US Open
Gary Player slams Chambers Bay US Open

Gary Player has blasted the USGA for bringing the US Open to Chambers Bay saying many of the players are happy to shake the sand off their shoes and head home after missing the cut.

US Open underway with Rory McIlroy out early
US Open underway with Rory McIlroy out early

The 115th US Open got underway early Thursday on an untested Chambers Bay layout that has left the world`s top golfers scratching their heads over how best to play it.

Grand Slam glory so close for Phil Mickelson
Grand Slam glory so close for Phil Mickelson

Phil Mickelson turned 45 on Tuesday still seeking to overcome what he calls the "huge obstacle" of finally winning the US Open and completing his career Grand Slam.

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy head strong US Open field
Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy head strong US Open field

Jordan Spieth will be chasing the second leg of golf`s Grand Slam, but he will have to contend with world No. 1 Rory McIlroy and some legends of the game at the US Open which begins Thursday.

Argentina`s Fabian Gomez wins St. Jude Classic
Argentina`s Fabian Gomez wins St. Jude Classic

Fabian Gomez fired a four-under par 66 on Sunday to win his first US PGA Tour title, beating England`s Greg Owen by four strokes at the St. Jude Classic.

Six-time US Open runner-up Phil Mickelson gets second crack at career Grand Slam
Six-time US Open runner-up Phil Mickelson gets second crack at career Grand Slam

Phil Mickelson says there is nothing like the prospect of a career Grand Slam to motivate yourself for a US Open.

Phil Mickelson tunes up for US Open tilt at St. Jude Classic
Phil Mickelson tunes up for US Open tilt at St. Jude Classic

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson is among those tuning up this week at the PGA Tour`s St. Jude Classic in anticipation of the US Open next week.

Phil Mickelson withdraws from WGC Match Play
Phil Mickelson withdraws from WGC Match Play

Phil Mickelson withdrew from the upcoming World Golf Championships Match Play Championship on Sunday for personal reasons.

The five-time major champion said he was sorry to miss the elite event, which is moving this year to Harding Park in San Francisco.

Tiger Woods plays golf with Yao Ming
Tiger Woods plays golf with Yao Ming

American golfer Tiger Woods met former NBA Rockets center Yao Ming and the two stars exchanged skills on their respective specialised sport here.