LPGA

How pregnancy resulted in LPGA veteran Karine Icher returning to Q School and, at 40, recovering her exemption

The LPGA Q-Series—or Q School, as it more commonly is called—is a right of passage for those on the front end of careers. But for those at career crossroads...
Letter from Europe

European Tour’s Race to Dubai finish struggles to get buy-in from top players

Only four of the current top 10 on the Race to Dubai list—Bernd Wiesberger, Matt Wallace, Robert MacIntyre and Eric Van Rooyen—are scheduled to play in all three of the Rolex Series events that form the climax to the 2018-’19 European Tour season.
Presidents Cup

Tiger Woods uses one of four Presidents Cup captain’s picks on himself

He will become the first playing captain of a Presidents Cup team in 25 years.
European Tour

Schwab impresses Ryder Cup captain en-route to first round lead in Turkey

Matthias Schwab refused to get drawn into a Ryder Cup conversation after being paired with captain Padraig Harrington and outscoring the three-time major championship by 10 shots to take the opening round honours at the Turkish Airlines Open.
The Grind

Lefty’s streak snapped, Shark v Tiger and an Instagram star gets her LPGA Tour card

Watch out, Brooks! As they say on the mean streets of Golf Twitter, “RORY COMIN’!” Since Koepka said he has no rivals in the sport, Justin Thomas, Tiger Woods...
European Tour

Former champ, two major winners and a Ryder Cupper to further test DeChambeau at 2020 Desert Classic

A former champion, a former world No.1 with even more to prove, a popular major champion and another in waiting are the latest names set to make Bryson DeChambeau’s Omega Dubai Desert Classic title defence even trickier.
Presidents Cup

International Team Captain Ernie Els goes for players on form and one, Jason Day, searching for his form

Ernie Els went with players who have shown good form – well, mostly – Wednesday in making his four wild-card selections to fill out his International Team for the upcoming Presidents Cup...
Viral Videos

Tiger Woods reveals his “smart aleck” response to Phil Mickelson during their 2001 Masters duel

Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson promised golf fans plenty of trash talk ahead of last year’s “The Match” in Las Vegas. Turns out, Tiger’s best jab...
European Tour

Robert Rock is having newfound success on the European Tour—as a swing instructor

Robert Rock isn’t part of the 75-player field at the $7 million Turkish Airlines Open, the sixth of eight Rolex Series events on this season’s European Tour.
European Tour

Rose eyes historic hat-trick in Turkey, steps back criticism of global golf’s condensed schedule

Justin Rose is excited about the possibility of joining the select club of Nick Faldo, Ian Woosnam and Colin Montgomerie as the only players to have won the same tournament three times in succession but is unsure where the achievement would rank in his illustrious career.
European Tour

Lowry eyes Race to Dubai title, rest and then UAE return to defend in Abu Dhabi

Open champion Shane Lowry has turned down several invitations to play tournaments after the DP World Tour Championship and will take a break of almost two months to recharge before returning to the UAE to defend his Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship crown.
News

John Daly undergoes surgery on troubled knee

It is common for 50-somethings to battle knee injuries. Rarely, though, do those ailments become national discussion points.
The Gulf Club

European Tour boss lauds Golf Saudi’s domestic and global ambition

A decorated major champion, one of golf’s most influential powerbrokers and a Ladies European Tour winner have helped ramp up Saudi Arabia’s bid to be known as one of game’s “most dynamic new golf markets”.
Top 10 Courses

VOTE & WIN! Last chance to have your say in the 2020 Top 10 Courses Readers’ Choice Awards

Have your say in our 2020 Top 10 Courses in the Middle East ranking and win!
Instruction

VIDEO: 3 Points Not 3 Putts

With a fully floodlit nine hole facility at our disposal, playing lessons are a popular option at The Track, Meydan Golf. Add some of the most highly regarded greens
News

Norman upset Woods didn’t respond to his handwritten letter: “Maybe Tiger just dislikes me”

Tiger Woods received congratulations from people all around the world following his Masters win in April. But it was a handwritten note from one of his neighbours—and a fellow former World No. 1—that’s now drawing attention nearly seven months later.
News

Brendon Todd celebrated his PGA Tour win with a middle seat in coach on ride back from Bermuda

Time to pop bottles in first class, right? Wrong.
Media

Peter Kostis on CBS departure: ‘I don’t think it was the announcers that were stale’

“Basically I told them, I’m not retiring. You fired me.”