Gary Player

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Annika Sörenstam and Gary Player received the American presidential medal of freedom from Donald Trump the day after the Capitol Hill riot. Photograph:  Michael Cohen/Getty Images

An unrepentant Annika Sörenstam has defended her right to receive the American presidential medal of freedom from Donald Trump in a ceremony held a da(...)

 Tiger Woods listens while US president Donald Trump speaks during a presidential medal of freedom ceremony in the Rose Garden in  May, 2019. Photograph:  Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Donald Trump has always placed substantial value on sports as an inextricable stripe of American life and bought in accordingly. He owned a team in th(...)

Bill Belichick will not accept the presidential medal of freedom from Donald Trump. Photograph: Adam Glanzman/Getty

Donald Trump has suffered yet another rebuke from a former ally with the New England Patriots head coach, Bill Belichick, saying he will not accept th(...)

Rory McIlroy resumed his first round on Friday and signed for a 75. Photograph: Matt Slocum/AP

Rory McIlroy’s bid to win the Masters and complete the career grand slam looks to be over for another year after he struggled to an opening 75 at Augu(...)

 Lee Elder, the first black player at the Masters, in action during the 1975 tournament at Augusta National. Photograph: Augusta National/Getty Images

Until Lee Elder played the Masters in 1975, most of the black people at Augusta National were there working as caddies, cooks, and waiters. When Elder(...)

 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(...)

Darren Clarke celebrates his first victory on the  PGA Tour Champions at the Timber Tech Championship at The Old Course in  Boca Raton, Florida. Photograph: Tracy Wilcox/PGA Tour via Getty Images)

So, it’s not all about salt-water fly-fishing when he’s home in the Abacos in the northern Bahamas: Darren Clarke’s long-anticipated breakthrough win (...)

Rory McIlroy  laughs with his wife Erica during the par-3 contest at the 2018 US Masters at Augusta National. Photograph: Patrick Smith/Getty Images

The pre-tournament par-3 contest at this year’s Masters has been cancelled, tournament officials have announced. “The fun and excitement of watching (...)

Of golf’s four Majors, the Masters is the only one to annually return to the same host course: Augusta National Golf Club. File photograph: Getty Images

As one of the four Majors in men’s professional golf, the Masters tournament is the baby, the whippersnapper of the lot. But it has made its own histo(...)

Gary Player kisses the British Open trophy, which he won for the second time at Carnoustie in 1968. He is one of only five golfers to have won all four Majors. Photograph: Central Press/Getty Images)

The way Gary Player tells it, air travel back in his early professional career was far removed from modern-day comforts. Remember, this was long befo(...)

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