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Rory McIlroy reacts after saving par on the 15th hole during the third round of the  US Open at Torrey Pines. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty

A decade after winning his maiden major title in the US Open, Rory McIlroy stormed into contention for another victory at Torrey Pines. McIlroy cruis(...)

 Shane Lowry  hits out of a bunker on the 11th hole during the first round of the  US Open at Torrey Pines. Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

Traditionally the toughest examination of all of the men’s Major championships, a natural element was further thrown into the equation as the first ro(...)

 Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau won’t play together over the opening two rounds of the US Open. Photograph: Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Brooks Koepka and Bryson DeChambeau will be on opposite sides of the draw at this week’s US Open as their simmering rivalry continues. A number of sp(...)

Jordan Spieth would complete a career Grand Slam with a victory in this week’s US PGA Championship at Kiawah Island. Photograph: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

What have Phil Mickelson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth got in common? Hint, it’s to do with the Majors. Think, career Grand Slam. Yes. All three ha(...)

Rory McIlroy in action at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. “I don’t know what the word is or how to describe it, but [I’m] just a little bit dejected. I don’t know, like, maybe looking to go in a different direction.” Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

It’s not a slump, not even a mini-slump, by anybody else’s metrics, but the level of expectations surrounding Rory McIlroy are set a lot higher than m(...)

 Miriam Gutierrez pays tribute to Katie Taylor after their fight in November. Photograph:   Mark Robinson/Inpho

Taylor v Gutierrez Wembley Arena, London, November 14th Her smile stood out. Miriam Gutierrez’s face had received ferocious blows for the entire bou(...)

Shadow Creek Golf Course played host to the much-hyped Tiger v Phil money match back in 2018. File photograph: Getty Images

The CJ Cup Purse: €8.15million (€1.5m to the winner) Where: Las Vegas, Nevada The course: Shadow Creek Golf Course - 7,527 yards Par 72 - is a Tom (...)

Bryson De Chambeau celebrates his US Open victory. Photograph: Justin Lane/EPA

The Green Jackets cannot say they have not been warned. With seven weeks to go until the US Masters begins under towering Georgia pines, Bryson DeCham(...)

A focused-looking Rory McIlroy on the ninth green during the second round of the BMW Championship in Olympia Fields, Illinois. Photograph: Getty Images

Rory McIlroy is one of just two players to finish under par at the BMW Championship on Friday as the world’s best golfers found themselves at the merc(...)

Collin Morikawa drops the top of the Wanamaker Trophy after winning his first major. Photograph: AP

Ultimately there was no need for the kind of US PGA Championship playoff that could have risked social distancing infractions. Of the wave of data tha(...)

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