Ben Crenshaw

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Xander Schauffele and Justin Thomas of team USA celebrate their Ryder Cup victory at Whistling Straits. Photograph: Warren Little/Getty Images

What began on Friday morning as an opportunity for American redemption after recent Ryder Cup disappointments ended on Sunday afternoon with a record-(...)

Neither Jack Nicklaus nor Tiger Woods ever managed to win at Riviera. File photograph: Getty Images

Purse: €7.75 million (€1.4m to the winner) Where: Los Angeles, California The course: Riviera Country Club - 7,322 yards Par 71 - is a classic course (...)

The Masters flag during the final round of the Masters in Augusta. Photograph: Doug Mills/The New York Times

Spare a thought . . . Carrying weighty bags around the undulating terrain took a toll on a number of caddies, among them Kevin Kisner’s caddie Duane (...)

Drop it: Pádraig Harrington of Ireland takes a penalty drop in Augusta in 2009. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

If you’ve ever felt like you needed a law degree or a mathematical qualification to play a simple round of golf, one which involves hitting a small wh(...)

Ian Holmes (Athlone) lining up his putt on the 13th green in the semi final of the Pierce Purcell Shield at the 2018 AIG Cups and Shields Finals at Thurles Golf Club today (04/10/2018). Picture by Pat Cashman

Two-time US Masters champion Ben Crenshaw once observed that “as a golfer you feel like you are perpetually on the rack in foursomes. Mentally it’s ve(...)

Team USA’s Tiger Woods with his Ryder Cup team mates during practice in Paris. Photograph: Charles Platiau/Reuters

Woods caught out by baseball ruse What goes on behind closed doors usually stays behind closed doors . . . but Tiger Woods’s caddie Joe LaCava reveal(...)

 Phil Mickelson: “It is the best set-up I’ve seen for a US Open as long as I’ve played.” Photograph:   Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Phil Mickelson believes contending in the FedEx St Jude Classic will be the ideal preparation for his bid to make history at Shinnecock Hills next wee(...)

Pádraig Harrington tees off at 6.30pm Irish time. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The lowdown AT&T Byron Nelson Classic Purse: $7.7 million ($1.38 million to the winner) Where: Trinity Forest Golf Club, Dallas, Texas The cour(...)

 Rory McIlory  checks his yardage book on the second hole during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

The caddie William Lanier was standing behind Augusta National’s 13th hole on Monday, scribbling in a notebook roughly the size of a kingsize candy ba(...)

Rickie Fowler was the last big name American to compete in the Irish Open at Royal County Down in 2015. Photo: Matt Mackey/Inpho

“Why,” the email from Philadelphia wondered, “...so few American players in the field?” The correspondent was of course referring to the DDF Irish O(...)

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