Royal Troon has no plans to change its membership structure.

Royal Troon has no plans to change its membership structure and feels it should not be compared to other single-sex clubs which host the Open C(...)

Royal and Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson (left) yesterday said he was delighted with the news that the club is to recomment its 2,400 members vote to allow women to become full members of the famously male-only golf club. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Neither of the two Irish clubs that exclude women from full membership were available for comment yesterday as The Royal and Ancient Golf Club (...)

Golf Federation president Peter Dawson has expressed his disappointment and concern at the state of preparations for golf’s return to the Olymp(...)

A general view of the Old Course at St Andrew’s. Photograph: Getty Images

One of the last bastions of male-only membership, the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, is expected to announce later today that it (...)

The 2012 Irish Open at Royal Portrush attracted record crowds for a European Tour event. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell have both welcomed the idea of staging the USPGA Championship outside the United States with Royal Portrush in North(...)

Pádraig Harrington believes the new structure will entice a stronger entry into the Irish Open.

 The decision of the R&A to scrap the annual international qualifying for the British Open and to restructure the qualification structure for golf(...)

Tiger Woods of the US watches his tee shot on the 16th hole. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

Two players seeking a first major title and one searching for his 15th were today enjoying — in every sense of the word — the clubhouse lead in the Br(...)

Ernie Els makes a remarkable save from a bunker on the 13th green during the final round of his British Open win at Muirfield in 2002. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images.

Every so often, as the rota winds its way from one famed links to another, The Open – i.e. the British Open to those who prefer a geographical distinc(...)

Ernie Els and caddie Colin Byrne during the final round of the BMW International.

It has become fashionable in recent times for players to start their Major tournament preparations well in advance. Innocent amateurs are often amazed(...)

Peter Dawson, chief executive of the R&A at a press conference on Tuesday to explain the banning of anchored stokes. Photograph: Getty Images

The world and its mother, as well as the dogs in the street, knew it would come to pass. And, yesterday, the R&A and th(...)

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