Jordan Spieth to lose No. 1 ranking to Rory McIlroy after missed cut
Jordan Spieth to lose No. 1 ranking to Rory McIlroy after missed cut

Jordan Spieth`s first spell atop the world golf rankings proved short as the Masters and US Open champion missed the cut at the Barclays on Friday to hand the top spot back to Rory McIlroy.

Rusty Rory McIlroy struggles to build momentum
Rusty Rory McIlroy struggles to build momentum

Rory McIlroy made a dream start to the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday, but then came the wake-up call.

Rory McIlroy says short game must improve
Rory McIlroy says short game must improve

Rory McIlroy couldn`t improve on his opening round 71 on Friday, but the world number one wasn`t giving up on his PGA Championship title defense.

Solid return for Rory McIlroy in `super-group` spotlight
Solid return for Rory McIlroy in `super-group` spotlight

Rory McIlroy knew his ailing ankle wouldn`t let him down, but the world number one wasn`t so sure about his game as he stood on the first tee of the PGA Championship on Thursday.

Dustin Johnson rides eagle to early lead at Whistling Straits
Dustin Johnson rides eagle to early lead at Whistling Straits

Dustin Johnson shook off any bitter memories of Whistling Straits on Thursday, firing a six-under par 66 to seize the clubhouse lead in the first round of the US PGA Championship.

Rory McIlroy rivalry takes backseat to Jordan Spieth`s title quest
Rory McIlroy rivalry takes backseat to Jordan Spieth`s title quest

Rory McIlroy`s return was the last thing on Jordan Spieth`s mind as the PGA Championship teed off on Thursday with the young US star set to go head to head with the world number one.

Rory McIlroy sets bar high for injury return
Rory McIlroy sets bar high for injury return

World number one Rory McIlroy expects to be in the mix this week as he defends his PGA Championship crown after a five-week injury absence.

British Open triumph whets Zach Johnson's appetite for major glory
British Open triumph whets Zach Johnson's appetite for major glory

Zach Johnson waited eight years for a second helping of major championship success, and his British Open triumph last month only whetted his appetite for more.

"You get a taste of one, you want another one," Johnson said of golf`s biggest prizes.

Rory McIlroy confirms PGA start, says ankle `100 percent`
Rory McIlroy confirms PGA start, says ankle `100 percent`

World number one Rory McIlroy confirmed Monday he will defend his title in this week`s PGA Championship and says the left ankle he injured is 100 percent ready to play.

Slam bid over, Jordan Spieth still can join select club at PGA Championship
Slam bid over, Jordan Spieth still can join select club at PGA Championship

A Grand Slam won`t be on the line, but Jordan Spieth will still be shooting for a piece of golf history when the PGA Championship tees off at Whistling Straits on Thursday.

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.

Rory McIlroy scheduled to play PGA Championship: PGA
Rory McIlroy scheduled to play PGA Championship: PGA

World number one Rory McIlroy is set to return from injury at next week`s PGA Championship after being scheduled to tee off in the first round, the PGA of America said Friday.

Rory McIlroy fuels further PGA title defence speculation
Rory McIlroy fuels further PGA title defence speculation

Injured world number one Rory McIlroy further fanned speculation he`ll return from injury to defend his PGA Championship title next week with social media posts on Friday suggesting he was headed Stateside.

Rusty Jordan Spieth off Danny Lee`s pace at WGC event
Rusty Jordan Spieth off Danny Lee`s pace at WGC event

Jordan Spieth`s bid to dethrone Rory McIlroy as world number one got off to a slow start Thursday at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational after a lackluster opening round left him five shots off the pace. 

Jordan Spieth tops Firestone billing, no Rory McIlroy or Tiger Woods
Jordan Spieth tops Firestone billing, no Rory McIlroy or Tiger Woods

Masters and U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth, the world number two, will command the spotlight at this week`s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational where Rory McIlroy and Tiger Woods are both conspicuous absentees.

Rory McIlroy plans Saturday practice at Whistling Straits
Rory McIlroy plans Saturday practice at Whistling Straits

World number one golfer Rory McIlroy has scheduled a Saturday practice round at Whistling Straits, site of next week’s PGA Championship, a reliable source said on Monday.

Rory McIlroy pulls out of Bridgestone Invitational
Rory McIlroy pulls out of Bridgestone Invitational

Injured world number one Rory McIlroy will not defend his title at next week`s WGC-Bridgestone Invitational and his withdrawal means Jordan Speith could take over the top spot in the rankings if the American wins the event in Akron, Ohio.

Aussie golfer Jason Day eyes more success after strong British Open
Aussie golfer Jason Day eyes more success after strong British Open

Australia`s Jason Day, who is coming off another near miss at a major championship, will try to build on an already superb season at this week`s Canadian Open.

Adam Scott praises Jordan Spieth for going back to Australian Open
Adam Scott praises Jordan Spieth for going back to Australian Open

World number 11 Adam Scott has praised Jordan Spieth`s decision to defend his Australian Open crown later this year.

British Open: St Andrews braced for Jordan Spieth vs History
British Open: St Andrews braced for Jordan Spieth vs History

Forget about Tiger v Phil or Rory v Ricky. With respect to Messrs Woods, Mickelson, McIlroy and Fowler, the 144th British Open that begins Thursday at St Andrews in Scotland is about Jordan v History.