Golf

Golf: Phil Mickelson defies age to triumph at PGA Championship, becomes oldest Major winner

When Phil Mickelson’s approach shot safely found the green at the final hole a wild scene ensued as adoring fans raced to follow one of the game’s all-time greats up the fairway and completely enveloped him in a frenzied swarm.

May 24, 2021, 07:44 AM IST

Tiger Woods back home and recovering after car accident

The one-car crash left the 82-time PGA Tour winner Tiger Woods with a fractured right leg and shattered ankle and stunned the world of sport and beyond.

Mar 17, 2021, 07:25 AM IST

Tiger Woods moved to new hospital to continue recovery after car crash

Woods suffered serious leg injuries and was trapped but conscious when emergency responders reached the scene of his one-vehicle rollover crash on a stretch of road near Los Angeles in California known for speeding and accidents, authorities said. Dr Mahajan said the 45-year-old American golfer suffered open and compound fractures on his lower-right leg and ankle.  

Feb 26, 2021, 11:36 AM IST

Tiger Woods car crash: Friends, fellow athletes react to golfing great’s accident

Golfing champion Tiger Woods was hospitalized in Los Angeles on Tuesday with severe leg injuries suffered when his car swerved off a road and rolled down a steep hillside. The injuries were not believed to be life-threatening, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva told a news conference hours later.

Feb 24, 2021, 09:27 AM IST

Tiger Woods suffers 'multiple leg injuries' after California car crash, undergoes surgery

Woods was alone in the SUV when it crashed shortly before 7:15 AM on Tuesday, and no other cars were involved, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said. He was alert as firefighters pried open the front windshield to get him out, said Christopher Thomas, a spokesman for the county Fire Department.

Feb 24, 2021, 07:26 AM IST

Ralph Lauren ends contract with American golfer Justin Thomas after homophobic slur

American clothing brand Ralph Lauren terminated the sponsorship of Justin Thomas after the golfer was heard swearing homophobic slur during the third round of the Sentry Tournament of Champions.

Jan 16, 2021, 19:06 PM IST

In Pics: Former golfer Paige Spiranac takes social media by storm

Former professional golfer Paige Spiranac is an internet sensation at the moment, raising a storm with her hot pics on Instagram and already has over 2.9 million followers.

Jan 14, 2021, 15:19 PM IST

Former Ryder Cup player Peter Alliss, the 'voice of golf', dies aged 89

Englishman Alliss, who was inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame for his services to the sport in 2012, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, the Tour added in a statement.

Dec 06, 2020, 18:30 PM IST

Golf: Australia Open cancelled for first time since World War II

The 105th edition of the country`s oldest and most prestigious tournament, scheduled to take place at Melbourne`s Kingston Heath Golf Club, had already been postponed from its usual slot in November.

Oct 16, 2020, 15:11 PM IST

Korea Ladies Professional Golf Association cancels fourth event as sponsors withdraw amid COVID-19 pandemic: Report

The Korean women`s golf tour (KLPGA) has lost another event due to the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic with the KG-Edaily Ladies Open dropped from the schedule after both title sponsors pulled out, Yonhap news agency reported.

Aug 13, 2020, 11:52 AM IST

Golf: Justin Rose still hungry and raring to go after turning 40

Justin Rose says turning 40 last week gave him the opportunity to "press the reset button" after a disappointing year and the Briton is looking forward to challenging for seven majors over the next 11 months.

Aug 04, 2020, 14:10 PM IST

PGA Tour Series-China 2020 season cancelled amid prevailing coronavirus COVID-19 situation

The official statement said, "Attempts to move the Qualifying Tournaments to other Southeast Asia sites were not practical, and with access into China limited, officials came to the difficult decision that it couldn’t contest tournaments this year.

Jul 22, 2020, 15:51 PM IST

2020 Indian Open golf tournament cancelled due to coronavirus

The tournament, which was originally scheduled to be held in March, was initially postponed to later part of the year following the outbreak of novel coronavirus.

Jul 03, 2020, 17:41 PM IST

Harold Varner, Justin Rose share lead as PGA Tour makes return at Colonial

Englishman Rose showed no signs of rust after the long layoff as he waltzed through a bogey-free round in the morning at the spectator-free Charles Schwab Challenge.

Jun 12, 2020, 09:26 AM IST

Tiger Woods not in field for PGA Tour's return next week

The 44-year-old Masters champion last competed on the PGA Tour in mid-February.

Jun 06, 2020, 09:41 AM IST

Tiger Woods, Peyton Manning beat Phil Mickelson, Tom Brady in charity match

Woods, a 15-times major champion, and two-time Super Bowl winner Manning jumped out to a three-hole lead on the front nine at the Medalist Golf Club in Hobe Sound.

May 25, 2020, 10:51 AM IST

Donald Trump plays golf as coronavirus deaths inch closer to 1 lakh in US

US President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the White House declared a national emergency over the coronavirus in March, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs in a purposeful display of normalcy.

May 24, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

Golfer Rory McIlroy to play first three PGA Tour events when season resumes

World number one Rory McIlroy says he is planning to play in the PGA Tour`s first three tournaments when the season resumes next month after the COVID-19 disruption.

May 14, 2020, 13:54 PM IST

Tokyo Olympic qualifying for golf extended to June next year

For the men`s Olympic Golf Ranking (OGR), points can now be accumulated through the period ending June 12, 2021 while the women`s qualifying will run through June 28.

Apr 30, 2020, 09:15 AM IST

Former American golfer Doug Sanders dies aged 86

Sanders won 20 times on the PGA Tour, but never did capture a major, finishing as a runner-up four times.

Apr 13, 2020, 09:23 AM IST