Rocco Mediate

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After 3,954 days, Tiger Woods is a major champion again. Photograph: AP

Eighteen-time major winner Jack Nicklaus was quick to congratulate Tiger Woods after watching him win his fifth Masters to complete a remarkable comeb(...)

 Tiger Woods celebrates with the trophy after winning his play-off against Rocco Mediate in 2008. Photograph: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images
US Open abandons 18-hole play-offs
  • Golf
  • February 26, 2018, 18:14

June’s US Open will have a new two-hole play-off in the event of a tied finish after the USGA abandoned its 18-hole, next-day format. The move, which(...)

 The 18th pin flag, with a representation of Arnold Palmer’s winning moment from the 1960 US Open, is diaplayed during the final round of the 2017 US Open at Erin Hills. Photograph: Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

The winds of change can take you by surprise. Walking in through the gates here at Erin Hills for the final round of the 117th US Open, the security g(...)

 Rory McIlroy of Europe shakes hands with Jack Nicklaus at the Ryder Cup  in   Scotland. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty Images

Flagship event deserves more support The challenge faced by the PGA European Tour is aptly demonstrated by this week’s Memorial Tournament in Dubli(...)

Tiger Woods tees off the 12th as a butterfly flies by during practice on Tuesday ahead of the British Open at Royal Liverpool in Hoylake. Photograph:    Owen Humphreys/PA

Tiger Woods needed just one word to describe what an acceptable finishing position would be on his return to Major championship action in the 143rd Br(...)