Pete Cowen

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Gary Woodland celebrates after winning the US Open at Pebble Beach, California. Photograph: Matt York/AP

Sitting in a quiet corner of an airport lounge in San Francisco as the US Open hurtled towards its conclusion, Pete Cowen realised that he could not l(...)

Brooks Koepka with  his caddie, Ricky Elliott, during the final round of the  2019 PGA Championship on the Black Course, Bethpage State Park, in Farmingdale, NY. Photograph:  Joshua Sarner/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Dreams change. They twist and turn in a person’s head and, on occasion, there comes a time when even the greatest of dreamers realise the futility of(...)

Danny Willett says his confidence completely left him as he struggled to cope with the pressures of being Masters champion. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

Danny Willett has detailed his struggles in the months following his US Masters triumph last year in a blog, describing how he did not want to play go(...)

Shane Lowry on the 10th hole during the first round of the PGA Championship at Quail Hollow club in Charlotte, North Carolina. Photograph: Stuart Franklin/Getty Images

A strange thing happened to Shane Lowry on the second hole, his 11th, of the opening round. His trio of players – including Pablo Larrazabal and club (...)

Belgium’s Thomas Pieters  plays his second shot on the first during the third round of the HNA Open de France at Le Golf National  in Paris. Photograph: Jan Kruger/Getty Images

Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters recovered from breaking his driver to remain firmly in contention for the HNA Open de France. After following eight str(...)

Lee Westwood is two shots off the lead after the third round at Wentworth. Photograph: Getty

There’s an old adage in the game, reminding us to beware the injured golfer. Lee Westwood has become the latest advocate in challenging for the BMW (...)

 Jimmy Walker:  “You never know when you’re going to get hot . . . it may start this week.” Photograph: Erik S Lesser/EPA

US Tour: Jimmy Walker will happily swap his traditional early season success for finding form when it really matters as he tries to defend his Valero (...)

 Branden Grace:  “Getting this first victory, I can settle down a bit and forget about just keeping the card.” Photo:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

Another one lost to the PGA Tour? Or, at best, to be shared between the two? If Branden Grace actually hails from South Africa, there is also the u(...)

Rickie Fowler  hits his second shot to the  18th hole during the final day of the  Abu Dhabi Golf Championship. Photograph: Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters

Golf’s aristocracy has been enlarged to a quartet. Cynics once claimed Rickie Fowler could not be classed among the elite, that colour and character (...)

Graeme McDowell’s performances have improved since returning from his sabbatical in the autumn. Photograph: Victor Fraile/Getty Images

He is the picture of mindfulness out on these fairways, a man of virtuous patience in a pro-am that seems to stretch on for an eternity. It hasn’t alw(...)

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