| Nov 28, 2014
| 8:18 AM
SYDNEY — Australian Greg Chalmers held a one-shot lead at the halfway stage of the Australian Open on Friday but defending champion Rory McIlroy was well-positioned for the weekend in a share of second place.
Chalmers, twice a former winner of his...
| Nov 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott weren't paired together for the first two rounds of the Australian Open because organizers wanted to split their marquee players among morning and afternoon groups for the spectators and television.
After Thursday's opening...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 7:58 AM
By Matt Smith
DUBAI (Reuters) - As he picked up the European money list trophy for the second time in three seasons on Sunday, Rory McIlroy had two words to say when asked for his goals for 2015: "Green Jacket".
To golfers, that phrase means one thing...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:20 AM
Somewhere around the 12th hole, Henrik Stenson found himself running out of steam.
"I had to really focus hard and drag myself over the finish line," he said.
The Swedish golfer might have felt tired, but he didn't play that way. Stenson birdied two...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 12:29 AM
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Rhein Gibson's astonishing 55 at an Oklahoma golf course etched his name in the Guiness World Records but the unheralded Australian pro is determined to cast off the tag of "one-hit wonder".
Gibson's 2012 round of 16-under at...
| Nov 20, 2014
| 9:01 AM
A short break seems to have done Rory McIlroy some good.
The No. 1 player in the world returned from a month away from the game to grab an early share of the lead at the DP World Tour Championship in Dubai on Thursday.
“You never expect to start...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 10:12 AM
A long-running lawsuit against his former management company has Rory McIlroy feeling "annoyed," but the world's top-ranked golfer says he is trying to focus on finishing the season with a bang.
Speaking to reporters before the DP World Tour...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 9:11 AM
The 2014 European Tour's championship finale lacks some drama this week, with Rory McIlroy already clinching the season-long Race to Dubai title. So runner-up Henrik Stenson needs to find an alternate motivation.
At the very least, the Swedish golfer...
| Nov 8, 2014
| 9:44 PM
EAST LANSING, Mich. — In the hours leading to the biggest game of his life, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett planned to channel a player who is one of the finest competitors in his sport.
Peyton Manning? Nope.
Madison Bumgarner? Try again....
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:43 PM
GLENEAGLES, Scotland — Two things make Bubba Watson think that he and Webb Simpson make a good twosome on the golf course.
The first is the Bible.
"We go to Bible study together and believe in the Bible together," he said. "We can talk about...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 2:12 PM
U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer sank an 8-foot birdie putt at the first extra hole to beat Bubba Watson in the four-man PGA Grand Slam of Golf in Bermuda on Wednesday.
Ten days after a blowout singles win against Watson on the final day of the Ryder...