Butch Harmon

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Gary Woodland celebrates after winning the US Open at Pebble Beach, California. Photograph: Matt York/AP

Sitting in a quiet corner of an airport lounge in San Francisco as the US Open hurtled towards its conclusion, Pete Cowen realised that he could not l(...)

 Matt Wallace d plays his second shot on the 18th hole on  day two of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, UAE. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

It’s a long way from the Alps Tour to the summit of the DP World Tour Championship leaderboard in Dubai, the European Tour’s lucrative season-ending f(...)

Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland tees off on the 13th hole during day two of the DP World Tour Championship at Jumeirah Golf Estates in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Photo: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy shot a five under par, 67, to move to eight under par and join a cluttered race in pursuit of leader England’s Matt Wallace at the DP Wor(...)

Jordan Spieth with Annie Verret and Phil Mickelson (right) after Europe won the Ryder Cup in Paris. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA

Between 2:37 and 2:59 there wouldn’t have been a bum on the continent of Europe that wasn’t squeaking, a comfy lead of four points dwindling to just t(...)

Tiger Woods plays a shot on the 11th hole during the first round of the 2018 PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St Louis, Missouri. Photo: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

This is the new age of broadcasting. And a new age of confusion. When it was announced that new online broadcaster Eleven Sports had secured the righ(...)

USA’s Jordan Spieth (left) and USA’s Xander Schauffele shake hands at the end of their rounds on the 18th during day four of the Open Championship 2018 at Carnoustie. Photograph: Jane Barlow/PA Wire

Could it have ever happened? Kevin Anderson winning Wimbledon. Kevin Kisner or Kevin Chappell winning the Open a week later. Three guys called “Kev”,(...)

Paul Dunne carded an eight-under 64 in the first round of the Houston Open. Photograph: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

Ireland’s Paul Dunne blazed to the top of the leaderboard at the Houston Open after he completed an eight-under-par 64 when completing his first round(...)

Andrew ‘Beef’ Johnston during the third round of the British Open at Royal Birkdale. Photograph: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Kevin Na. On television, his methodical approach to the game of golf shakes Butch Harmon to his very core. Harmon, confidante to the stars as a swing(...)

Dustin Johnson of the United States practices on the range prior to his tee time for the first round of the 2017 Masters at Augusta National. Photograph: Getty Images

Dustin Johnson has been forced to withdraw from the 2017 Masters in Augusta National. The world number one had gone through a short initial warm-up o(...)

 John Jacobs who  died on January 13th, 2017: “His influence on teaching the great game of golf has been enormous.” Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

John Jacobs had the rounded shoulders of a man who had spent 75 plus of his years toiling at the game of golf as a playing and teaching guru. He becam(...)

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