Gary Player

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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(...)

Viktor Hovland of Norway drives from the sixth tee during the third round of the Travelers Championship at TPC River Highlands  in Cromwell, Connecticut. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

There may be a pause in the European team’s qualifying process for the Ryder Cup, but there is no doubt that Viktor Hovland’s upward trending in his f(...)

  Tiger Woods in action during the third round of the  American Express Championship at Mount Juliet Golf Club in  September, 2002. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Although not included in the initial six-tournament restart to the PGA European Tour schedule, there remains hope – in a window of opportunity – that (...)

Irishman Rory McIlroy is the second richest active sportsperson based in the UK. Photograph: Getty Images

World number one golfer Rory McIlroy is one of only two sportsmen to make the 2020 Sunday Times Rich List that tracks the thousand (1000) wealthiest p(...)

Spain’s Jon Rahm celebrates his victory at the  Dubai Duty Free Irish Open in Lahinch. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

It all feels a bit like crash, bang, wallop after all. Any chance of the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open avoiding a direct clash with the WGC-St Jude Invit(...)

Francesco Molinari hands the Claret Jug over to Martin Slumbers, chief executive of the R&A, at Royal Portrush Golf Club. Photograph: Paul Childs/Reuters

Monday A vintage black boxy Mercedes – registration number SLA 38H – arrived through the gates of Royal Portrush Golf Club. The significance? It date(...)

The 148th British Open takes place at Royal Portrush this week. Photograph: PA

A is for Albatross, that rarest of birds on a golf course. This is the 148th staging of the British Open and, to date, there have been only eight suc(...)

Rory McIlroy watches his tee shot on the third hole during the Pro-Am ahead of The Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Photo: Andy Lyons/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy believes the USGA should be given a chance to “redeem themselves” when staging the US Open at Pebble Beach but warned that more issues co(...)

Dustin Johnson on the 18th green after his final round at the 2015 US Open at Chambers Bay in Washington state. Photograph:   Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson were among the players who considered a boycott of the US Open, according to a report in Golf Digest magazine. The to(...)

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