Laura Davies

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 Europe captain Catriona Matthew is hoisted up by her players to celebrate her team’s win over the United States in te Solheim Cup  at Gleneagles in September. Photograph:  David Cannon/Getty Images

Professional women’s golf in Europe is set to be afforded a timely boost after talks resumed for the LPGA Tour’s proposed takeover of the Ladies Europ(...)

The last time a Ladies Irish Open tournament took place was back in 2012 at Killeen Castle. It was won by Catriona Matthew. Photograph: Inpho

Irish golf, it would seem, can do no wrong at the minute. What with Shane Lowry lifting the Claret Jug and Adare Manor getting the nod for the Ryder C(...)

Tiger Woods: has been a five-time winner of the Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village. Photograph:  Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

The big cat is back on tour this week, as Tiger Woods returns to a happy hunting ground at the Memorial tournament at Muirfield Village in Dublin, Ohi(...)

Bernhard Langer celebrates making a birdie on the 17th during the 2018 Senior Open at  St Andrews. Photograph: Tony Marshall/Getty

Most golfers are obsessed with the game. From hackers to single figure handicappers, but especially at the top of the ladder: for those players who cl(...)

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(...)

Pornanong Phatlum of Thailand during the second round of the Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Lytham & St Annes on August 3rd. Photograph:  Ross Kinnaird/Getty

There may be little point in assessing previous form leading into the Women’s British Open. Pornanong Phatlum’s record in the major read like a golfin(...)

 A referee tests the ‘Shot Clock’ system during the Pro-Am of the 2018 Shot Clock Masters at Diamond Country Club in Atzenbrugg, Austria. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

When is a gimmick not a gimmick? When, in fact, does it become a valued marketing tool? At a time of the season when golf is entering the more serious(...)

The Royal and Ancient still do not provide changing facilities for women in their clubhouse headquarters at St Andrews Old Course. Photo: Glynn Kirk/Getty Images

More than two years after a historic vote by the Royal & Ancient Golf Club seemingly to end centuries of discrimination by admitting women to the (...)

Suzann Pettersen of team Europe ponders during the singles matches of The Solheim Cup at St Leon-Rot Golf Club. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Of the multitude of questions which arise in connection with the behaviour of Suzann Pettersen, which overshadowed if undoubtedly fuelled a Solheim C(...)

Suzann Pettersen  explains to Europe captain Carin Koch the length of the putt that was not conceded to America’s Alison Lee on the 17th hole during the conclusion of the  fourball matches at The Solheim Cup at St Leon-Rot Golf Club in Germany. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

United States captain Juli Inkster had urged her players to “stomp on” Europe and they carried out the instructions to a tee, fighting back to win a c(...)

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