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Jet-lagged Rory McIlroy in early Australian Open hunt
Jet-lagged Rory McIlroy in early Australian Open hunt

Jet-lagged Rory McIlroy believes his best is yet to come after opening with a two-under par round in defence of his Australian Open title in Sydney on Thursday.

Suzy Whaley voted first female PGA of America officer
Suzy Whaley voted first female PGA of America officer

Suzy Whaley, a former LPGA player who qualified and played in a 2003 men`s PGA event, was elected Saturday as the first woman officer in the PGA of America`s history.

Front-nine blitz puts Billy Hurley III on top at CIMB Classic
Front-nine blitz puts Billy Hurley III on top at CIMB Classic

American Billy Hurley III grabbed a two-shot halfway stage lead at the CIMB Classic after his front-nine birdie binge at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club on Friday.

McGladrey Classic: Svoboda, MacKenzie tied for lead
McGladrey Classic: Svoboda, MacKenzie tied for lead

Will MacKenzie posted a five-under 65 in the third round to move into a share of the lead at the PGA Tour`s McGladrey Classic on Saturday.

Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row
Ted Bishop firing backed for "lil girl" Ian Poulter row

PGA commissioner Tim Finchem and the LPGA both came out solidly Saturday in support of the firing of Ted Bishop as PGA of America president after "inappropriate" remarks on Twitter.

Golfers weigh in on Bishop-Poulter spat

Disparaging comments made by the PGA of America president on social media networks at the expense of Ian Poulter sparked instant debate in the golfing world on Friday, reactions ranging from "disappointing" to "just unfortunate".

Ian Poulter slams Tom Watson's 'astonishing' Ryder Cup decisions in new book
Ian Poulter slams Tom Watson's 'astonishing' Ryder Cup decisions in new book

 England golfer Ian Poulter has said that United States captain Tom Watson's decisions in the Ryder Cup were astonishing.

Ernie Els curses long-running hip problem
Ernie Els curses long-running hip problem

Four-time major winner Ernie Els said Sunday he would "try anything" to fix a long-running hip problem that led to a disappointing showing at the Hong Kong Open.

Tiger Tiger, Phil Mickelson named to US Ryder Cup task force
Tiger Tiger, Phil Mickelson named to US Ryder Cup task force

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were among 11 people named Tuesday to a PGA of America task force aimed at examining why US teams have struggled in recent Ryder Cups.

Ryder Cup organizers ban social media updates during event
Ryder Cup organizers ban social media updates during event

The organizers of the Ryder Cup have put a ban on updating photographs, videos and audios of the event on social media.

Rory McIlroy seeks fourth win in a row as US tour playoffs open

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy tries to become only the fifth player in PGA history to win four consecutive starts when the season-ending US tour playoffs begin Thursday with The Barclays.

Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson together again at PGA Championship

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson have been paired together for the first two rounds of the 96th PGA Championship, the PGA of America announced Friday.

Tiger Woods thinking `win` in return to Firestone

Rory McIlroy wants his British Open triumph to be a springboard to more success this season while Tiger Woods is seeking to jump start a 2014 campaign hindered by injury.

Firestone a perfect place for Tiger Woods to salvage season

Tiger Woods, still tournament rusty after spending much of this year recovering from back surgery, could not have picked a better venue as he strives to turn his season around at this week`s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational.

PGA Tour commissioner and Tiger Woods hope for big 2014 finish

Tiger Woods, battling back from a back injury, still drives fan interest and TV ratings and PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem is as keen as the former world number one himself that he has a big 2014 finish.

Thai Kiradech Aphibarnrat eager to be big hit at PGA Championship again

Kiradech Aphibarnrat still remembers the cheers each time he reached for his driver at last year`s PGA Championship and the big-hitting Thai has no plans to curb his aggressive style after earning a return invitation for the year`s final major.

South African Tim Clark wins Canadian Open golf

South African Tim Clark clinched his second PGA Tour title when he sank a six-foot par putt to beat American Jim Furyk by one stroke at the Canadian Open on Sunday.

Jim Furyk takes three-shot lead at Canadian Open

Jim Furyk closed in on a third Canadian Open crown on Saturday, firing a five-under 65 for a three-shot, third-round lead in the US PGA Tour event.

Meet the three-year-old golf prodigy who was hitting balls before even walking

A three-year old southern Louisiana kid James, who is known as `Baby James`, is the pint-sized prize of his region for his skills on the golf course and was hitting the ball before even learning to walk.

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.