Rory McIlroy withdraws from Rio Olympics Games citing health fears over Zika virus

Rory McIlroy withdraws from Rio Olympics Games citing health fears over Zika virus

Golf returns to the Olympics in August for the first time since 1904, but a number of big names including Fiji`s Vijay Singh and Charl Schwartzel of South Africa have also said they will not compete in the event.

Jason Day consolidates world rankings lead

Jason Day consolidates world rankings lead

Jason Day remains top of the world golf rankings released Monday as young American Daniel Berger got a lift from capturing his first USPGA Tour victory in the St. Jude Classic.

Lahiri shoots 69 despite misses and bad breaks

Lahiri shoots 69 despite misses and bad breaks

Anirban Lahiri endured a lot of missed putts and a few bad breaks while shooting three-under 69 in the third round of the Memorial here.

Willett aiming to give "Big Three" a run for their money

Willett aiming to give "Big Three" a run for their money

Having snatched an unlikely and spectacular first major victory at the weekend, Danny Willett`s next target is to give Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy a run for their money at the top of golf`s world rankings.

Danny Willett captures Masters after stunning Jordan Spieth collapse

Danny Willett captures Masters after stunning Jordan Spieth collapse

Third-ranked Rory McIlroy, trying to become the sixth man to complete a career Grand Slam, fired a 71 to finish on 289.
 

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy front and centre at the Masters

Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy front and centre at the Masters

Golf fans can look forward to the tantalising prospect of world number two Jordan Spieth and third-ranked Rory McIlroy continuing their battle for Masters glory in the final pairing in Saturday`s third round.

Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy pace lineup for Masters showdown

Jason Day, Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy pace lineup for Masters showdown

Top-ranked Jason Day, defending champion Jordan Spieth, career Grand Slam seeker Rory McIlroy and a host of elite rivals have sparked an exceptional level of excitement for the 80th Masters.

New No. 1 Jason Day beats Louis Oosthuizen to win WGC Match Play

New No. 1 Jason Day beats Louis Oosthuizen to win WGC Match Play

Oosthuizen had beaten Cabrera Bello 4 and 3 in the semis.

Anirban Lahiri meets Matt Kuchar in first match at WGC Match Play

Anirban Lahiri meets Matt Kuchar in first match at WGC Match Play

Defending champion, Rory McIlroy has been grouped with Kevin Na, Smylie Kaufman and Thorbjoen Olesen.

Rory McIlroy grabs WGC Doral lead with bogey-free 68

Rory McIlroy grabs WGC Doral lead with bogey-free 68

Rory McIlroy hopes to complete a career Grand Slam at next month`s Masters.

Anirban Lahiri all set for WGC in company of Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy

Anirban Lahiri all set for WGC in company of Jordan Spieth, Jason Day, Rory McIlroy

It will first event of the season to feature Jason Day, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy all in the same field.

Rory McIlroy says majors more important than Olympic gold

Rory McIlroy says majors more important than Olympic gold

Golf is returning to the Olympics this August for the first time since 1904, although its inclusion has divided opinion with some players declaring it little more than an `exhibition` sport.

Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 34th, Rory McIlroy clinches third European Tour crown

Anirban Lahiri finishes tied 34th, Rory McIlroy clinches third European Tour crown

McIlroy accumulated a total of 21-under 267 (68-68-65-66).

Anirban Lahiri misses caddie, makes a disappointing start

Anirban Lahiri misses caddie, makes a disappointing start

Lahiri came back after a week's rest, having skipped the BMW Masters in Shanghai last week.

Thongchai Jaidee feels Asians will soon win a Major

Thongchai Jaidee feels Asians will soon win a Major

Thongchai feels optimistic about Asian Golfing future.

Jason Day dethrones Jordan Spieth as world's best golfer

Jason Day dethrones Jordan Spieth as world's best golfer

Jason Day has claimed world number one rank by surpassing Jordan Spieth.

Brendan Steele cards third round 69 to lead by one stroke at Frys.com Open

Brendan Steele cards third round 69 to lead by one stroke at Frys.com Open

Brendan Steele shot a three-under 69 to remain top of the leaderboard on Saturday.

Brendan Steele fires round of 63 to lead Frys.com Open.

Brendan Steele fires round of 63 to lead Frys.com Open.

Brendan Steele charged one stroke clear after the opening round of the Frys.com Open on Thursday (October 15), though golfing heavyweights Rory McIlroy and Justin Rose were among those in hot pursuit.

Rory McIlroy admits rivals' rise motivates him to improve game

Rory McIlroy admits rivals' rise motivates him to improve game

World number three golfer Rory McIlroy has admitted that he is motivated to improve his game after witnessing a rich vein of form displayed by his rivals Jordan Spieth and Jason Day in the just concluded 2015 season.

New Euro Tour chief hails great ambassador Rory McIlroy

New European Tour chief executive Keith Pelley has described four-times major winner Rory McIlroy as "a great ambassador for world golf".