Billy Casper: ““On a pitch-black night, when you walk up to the hole just to see where it is, it stamps a very strong image in your mind. You develop a feel for everything: the moisture on the grass, the small change in elevation, the exact distance to the hole, all kinds of things your eyes alone can’t tell you.” Photograph: Evening Standard/Getty Images

Billy Casper, a two-time US Open winner a Masters champion and the player with the seventh-most wins in PGA Tour history, died on Saturday at his home(...)

Rory McIlroy and Horizon MD Conor Ridge pictured together at the White House in March  2012. Photograph: Benjamin Myers/Reuters

By rights, Rory McIlroy, the world’s number-one ranked golfer and one of sport’s most marketable figures, should be preparing to smell the azaleas. I(...)

 Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy with the Claret Jug after his victory in the British Open at Hoylake.

On a Sunday evening back in 2000, Tiger Woods, shortly after he had completed the career Grand Slam for the first time by winning the British Open at (...)

Tiger Woods has been named PGA Tour player of the year

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Tiger Woods and Sergio Garcia during the Players Championship at TPC Sawgrass. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

As the dust begins to settle on Sergio Garcia’s remarks concerning Tiger Woods and what century the head of the European Tour is stuck in, it might be(...)

Tiger Woods chips to a putting green on the driving range during a practice round for the Masters. Photograph: Matt Slocum/AP Photo

They’re golf’s global poster boys, own the same trademark swoosh and occupy the top two places on the world ranking. But there’s a not-so-subtl(...)

Tiger Woods waits on the 18th green alongside his caddie Joe LaCava during the final round of the World Golf Championships-Cadillac Championship. Photograph:  Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Woods looking back to his best
  • Golf
  • March 11, 2013, 06:00

KAREN CROUSE On the second hole at the Blue Monster on Sunday, Tiger Woods drained a 19-foot putt for birdie. When at last the applause (...)