European team as strong as it's ever been: Lee Westwood
European team as strong as it's ever been: Lee Westwood

Former world number one Lee Westwood will be appearing in his ninth successive Ryder Cup contest this week and says the European team is as powerful as any of the other eight he has been involved with.

PGA`s Tim Finchem copes with no Tiger Woods, fewer viewers
PGA`s Tim Finchem copes with no Tiger Woods, fewer viewers

US PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem pondered the post-Tiger Woods era and lower television viewership on Tuesday ahead of the season-ending Tour Championship.

Rory McIlroy chases history at Valhalla with foes in hot pursuit

Rory McIlroy was chasing more golf history as the third round of the PGA Championship teed off Saturday with the world number one leading by a stroke at Valhalla.

Tiger Woods opens with par as PGA Championship begins

Tiger Woods began the 96th PGA Championship by rescuing a par from the rough at the 10th hole Thursday as the year`s final major tournament began at Valhalla.

Jack Nicklaus backs Rory McIlroy to beat his record 18 Major wins

US legend Jack Nicklaus has backed Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy to beat his record of 18 Major wins.

McIlroy hopes to imitate Nicklaus, Woods to dominate golf post Open success

Northern Irish golf ace Rory McIlroy is hoping to dominate the sport and imitate the success of Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods after he won his Open Championship.

From Holywood to Hoylake: The rise of Rory

For those in the know from his earliest years in Holywood outside Belfast, it was just a matter of time before Rory McIlroy joined the ranks of golfing greats like Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.

Rory McIlroy holds on to win British Open

Northern Ireland`s Rory McIlroy held on to win the British Open for the first time on Sunday after he held off American Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia of Spain by two strokes.

McIlroy on cusp of British Open glory

Rory McIlroy took a six strokes lead into the final round of the British Open on Sunday knowing that a win at the end of the day would put him up alongside Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus in major golf history.

All eyes on Tiger Woods as British Open starts

England`s former Ryder Cup star David Howell got the 143rd British Open underway just after the crack of dawn at Royal Liverpool Golf Club on Thursday with all eyes early on riveted on a "fit again" Tiger Woods.

Tiger Woods back at British Open, but doubts persist

Tiger Woods returns to the scene of one of his greatest triumphs at Hoylake this week, as he attempts, in the 143rd British Open, to resurrect a career blighted by injury.

Tiger misses cut at injury comeback PGA event

Tiger Woods struggled to a four-over par 75 and missed the cut Friday at the National, a frustrating return from a three-month layoff as he looks ahead to July`s British Open.

Tiger back on the prowl and fighting to make cut

Tiger Woods began the second round of his comeback Friday fighting to make the cut at the PGA National and give himself more playing time before next month`s British Open.

Compton could win Open after two heart transplants

Erik Compton, twice a heart transplant recipient, put himself in contention to win the US Open with the round of his life Saturday, a stunning three-under par 67 at Pinehurst.

Mickelson makes poignant US Open return to Pinehurst

Returning to Pinehurst`s No. 2 Course for this week`s U.S. Open could hardly be more poignant for Phil Mickelson who was a runner-up when the year`s second major was first played at Pinehurst in 1999.

Nicklaus says Tiger Woods can win a record 19 majors, if healthy

Tiger Woods has endured a victory drought of almost six years at the majors but Jack Nicklaus remains convinced that the former world number one is capable of winning at least five more over the next decade, if he stays healthy.

Memorial tournament again attracts a quality field

Very few of the game`s top players are absent from this week`s Memorial tournament in Dublin, Ohio where the leafy Muirfield Village layout is always in immaculate condition and the PGA Tour event has the feeling of a major.

Jacklin urges McIlroy to keep mum on private life

Twice major winner Tony Jacklin has urged Rory McIlroy to take a leaf out of world number one Adam Scott`s book and keep his own counsel on some of his off-the-course issues.

Tiger says no timetable yet for injury comeback

Second-ranked Tiger Woods, fighting to recover top form after back surgery seven weeks ago, said Monday he has no timetable for a comeback and still cannot fully swing a club.

Four could topple Tiger from No. 1 at Players

Top-ranked Tiger Woods is set to be dethroned from the rankings summit at this week`s Players Championship, with four title contenders able to replace the non-defending champion at number one.