Gene Sarazen

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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(...)

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(...)

 Tiger Woods catches a ball as he practices on the driving range for the PGA Championship  at Bethpage Black course in Bethpage, New York. Photograph: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

The main man was dressed like someone preparing for a military mission, head-to-toe in black. A black wool beanie wrapped around his black baseball c(...)

Tiger Woods and his caddie, Steve Williams, celebrate after Woods chipped in for birdie on the 16th hole during the final round of the 2005 US Masters. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

1 Gene Sarazen (1936) Albatross at No. 15 Gene Sarazen in action at the 1936 Masters. The original of the species, Gene Sarazen’s al(...)

Rory McIlroy prepares to play a shot out of the flowers on the 13th hole during the third round of the Masters at Augusta National Golf Club in April 2018. Photograph:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy hung around for a short time after finishing his fourth round of the US PGA at Bellerive. He was relaxed, if only because he was done an(...)

 Rory McIlroy  smiles during the pro-am  prior to the Arnold Palmer Invitational  at Bay Hill  in Orlando, Florida. Photograph:  Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

When seeking to join select company one might presume Rory McIlroy would be perfectly happy to keep said group as tight as possible. Not so; the North(...)

Brooks Koepka poses with the Wanamaker Trophy on the 18th green after winning the 2018 PGA Championship at Bellerive Country Club in St Louis, Missouri. Photo: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

How can you have two winners on a crazy, old day in the western suburbs of St. Louis? The big winner was Brooks Koepka – the Iceman himself – who cool(...)

Rory McIlroy playing the pro-am for the Wells Fargo Championship at Quail Hollow Club  in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photograph: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy has revealed how he got over the disappointment of suffering more Masters misery as he looks to celebrate his birthday with a third victo(...)

Justin Rose of England plays a shot on the 13th hole as caddie Mark Fulcher looks on during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. Photo: David Cannon/Getty Images

What’s happening? The first Major of the golfing season is upon us at Augusta National with the US Masters set to take place from Thursday to Sunday.(...)

 Rory McIlroy in  a warm-up round prior ahead of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in April 2017: the Northern Irish man needs to triumph in the Masters this week to win a  Grand Slam. Photograph:  Rob Carr/Getty Images

To understand the pressure of gaining access to the most elite club in golf, that of achieving a career Grand Slam, it is worth noting those who faile(...)

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