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Donald Trump visiting Turnberry golf club in Scotland last month after its $10m refurbishment. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

You forget sometimes just how badly money loves money. Whereas most of us associate the having of money with security, it’s remarkable just how insecu(...)

Rory McIlroy: has had to withdraw from the Scottish Open due to ankle injury. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images.

Further scans in the coming days will likely determine if Rory McIlroy, the world number one, will be sufficiently fit to defend his British Open t(...)

Jordan Spieth  leans on the shoulder of caddie Michael Greller after winning the  US Open Championship at Chambers Bay. Photograph: Stephen Brashear/EPA

Just as players were required to go from A to B to get to C on the viciously sloping greens at Chambers Bay, Rory McIlroy’s route to next month’s Brit(...)

Tiger Woods: will attempt to win a third British Open at St Andrews – and a fourth in all – from July 16th-19th. Photograph: Brian Snyder/Reuters.

Tiger Woods has firmed up his upcoming playing plans by committing to five tournaments: the US Open, British Open, Memorial tournament, Greenbrier C(...)

Shane Lowry plays his second to the 18th during the third round of the US PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

The curious thing with golf is that so much of our focus is put on the Majors – playing in them, doing well in them, living and breathing them – and, (...)

Rory McIlroy on Jack Nicklaus’s record: “It’s not something I ever thought about or dreamed of ... the next number in my head is four.” Photograph: Getty

Rory McIlroy wants to use his British Open triumph as a springboard to further success this season, but insists he has never thought about matching Ja(...)

 Rory McIlroy  of Northern Ireland celebrates with his mother Rosie   after winning the British Open Golf Championship at Hoylake. Photograph: Facyndo Arrizabalaga / EPA

The ascent to greatness shouldn’t appear so natural. Yet, with each stride over this famous old links by the Dee estuary, Rory McIlroy moved effortles(...)

Rory McIlroy celebrates a birdie during day three of the British Open. Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire.

Rory McIlroy has the art of making it all look so easy. On a Saturday that was anything but the moving day so beloved of players chasing a leader, the(...)

Rory McIlroy  acknowledges the crowd after making a birdie putt on the 15th green. Photograph: Cathal McNaughton/Reuters

The phobia, if ever it really existed, was banished with an assuredness which only the truly great players possess. And Rory McIlroy, using his clubs(...)

 Tiger Woods reacts after missing a putt on day one of The Open Championship at St Andrews. He shot an opening 76. Photograph: Danny Lawso/PA .

The cruelty of golf knows no bounds. It makes the rarefied few who break into the top tier splendidly wealthy and feted in return for wearing staggeri(...)

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