United States team captain Fred Couples laughs on the 18th green during the Saturday fourball matches at the  Presidents Cup tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Photograph: Chris Keane/Reuters

Drawing inspiration from last year’s amazing comeback by the Europeans at the Ryder Cup, Nick Price’s international side are hoping to produce their (...)

Late afternoon sunlight falls onto the 14th green during the opening fourball matches in   the 2013 Presidents Cup at Muirfield Village Golf Club. Photograph:Jeff Haynes/Reuters

The United States needed a par on the final hole to retain the overall lead over the Internationals on the first day of the Presidents Cup after almos(...)

Henrik Stenson of Sweden during the  third round of the TOUR Championship at East Lake Golf Club  in Atlanta, Georgia. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

The noted prankster Henrik Stenson pulled off one of his favorite escapades at a tour stop in Europe a few years ago when he found himself staying in(...)

Jim Furyk signs autographs after shooting a 12 under round of 59 during the second round of the BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club on Friday. Photograph: Getty Images
Matter of mind over magic for Jim Furyk
  • Golf
  • September 16, 2013, 01:00

The first clue that Jim Furyk would follow his Friday birdie binge at the BMW Championship with a more muted performance surfaced during his news conf(...)

Jim Furyk  hits his approach to the 18th hole during the third round of the BMW Championship  at the Conway Farms Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois. Jim Young/Reuters

Jim Furyk followed up Friday’s stunning 59 with a two-under 69 on Saturday to ensure he will take a one-shot lead into the final round of the BMW Cham(...)

  Sergio Garcia of Spain hits a drive  from 14th tee during the third round of the Deutsche Bank Championship at TPC Boston. Photograph:  Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia continued his serene progress on a turbulent day at the Deutsche Bank Championship as a six-under-par 65 put him two strokes clear head(...)

Tiger Woods chips to the second green during a practice round for the US PGA Championship on Monday. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/Reuters
Woods gets his practice in early
  • Golf
  • August 6, 2013, 14:20

World number one Tiger Woods today resumed his early morning major routine ahead of the 95th US PGA Championship at Oak Hill.Woods’ tendency to start (...)

ustin Rose of England looks to the heavens in acknowledgement of his deceased father after putting on the 18th hole to complete the final round of the 113th US Open at Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Some scripts work out to plan, others are torn to shreds. Justin Rose, who experienced his fair share of travails in the early part of his career w(...)

Northern Ireland’s Rory McIlroy  after a shot to the fifth green during the third round of the 2013 US Open  at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Matt Sullivan/Reuters

Some were left looking for miracles. Others were left seeking their destiny. One was left expecting a special birthday present. Phil Mickelson, with h(...)

Phil Mickelson of the US chips to the 14th hole during the second round of the 2013 US Open golf championship at the Merion Golf Club in Ardmore, Pennsylvania. Photograph: Adam Hunger/Reuters

Phil Mickelson and fellow American Billy Horschel retained their one-stroke lead at the US Open following Saturday morning’s conclusion of the suspend(...)

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