Fred Couples

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Rene Russo as Dr Molly Griswold and Kevin Costner as Roy  McAvoy

The trouble with golfers is that we all take ourselves too seriously. God be with the days admittedly when you’d be at the 19th hole and someone in yo(...)

Peter Alliss addresses the room during the European Tour golfer of the year lunch  at the Royal Lancaster Hotel in London in  December 2011. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

“I still get hurt by the criticism. I might get a hundred letters and 95 of them are very nice but I remember the five that call me a prick. They’re u(...)

   James Sugrue plays a shot from the bunker on the second hole during a practice round prior to the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club. Photograph: Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The wait was longer than anyone could have envisaged, yet James Sugrue, who slowed his car down to 8km per hour to savour every moment of the drive do(...)

 Rory McIlroy  with former Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty

“I think he would be a surprise winner if he were to win. He showed no form post-lockdown of any significance!” That, in a nutshell, is the blunt obs(...)

Sergio Garcia celebrates after making an eagle on the 15th during the 2017 US Masters. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty

A Masters Sunday provides no hiding place, no let-up and no excuses. You do it when it needs to be done or you spend another 12 months wondering how t(...)

Tiger Woods lifts The Players trophy in 2013. Photograph: Andy Lyons/Getty

Each year at The Players, as the destination of the title would near its conclusion, a different type of nervous anticipation unfolded behind-the-scen(...)

Justin Thomas of the US putts on the 17th green during the second day of practice for the 2018 Masters golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photto: Mike Segar/Reuters

It’s probably the most recognisable course in the world , the back nine particularly so at Augusta National. However, some of the toughest holes on th(...)

 Tiger Woods smiles on the 13th green during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

A Tuesday unlike any previous one – ever – at the Masters! You see, this was the day when Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson, players who once found it (...)

Amateur Joaquin Niemann of Chile and Spain’s Sergio Garcia   during a practice round  at Augusta. Photograph:   Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Sergio Garcia admits the odds are against him joining Jack Nicklaus, Nick Faldo and Tiger Woods as the only players to successfully defend the Masters(...)

Bubba Watson: back up to 44th place in the world and looking forward to the Masters at Augusta where he has won twice. Photograph:  Dylan Buell/Getty Images

For some, like Graeme McDowell, it’s about picking up the pieces; for others, like Rory McIlroy and Shane Lowry, it is about finding the missing piece(...)

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