Sam Snead

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Neither Jack Nicklaus nor Tiger Woods ever managed to win at Riviera. File photograph: Getty Images

Purse: €7.75 million (€1.4m to the winner) Where: Los Angeles, California The course: Riviera Country Club - 7,322 yards Par 71 - is a classic course (...)

Darren Clarke celebrates his first victory on the  PGA Tour Champions at the Timber Tech Championship at The Old Course in  Boca Raton, Florida. Photograph: Tracy Wilcox/PGA Tour via Getty Images)

So, it’s not all about salt-water fly-fishing when he’s home in the Abacos in the northern Bahamas: Darren Clarke’s long-anticipated breakthrough win (...)

Tiger Woods believes he is well prepared heading into this week’s Zozo Championship. Photograph: Getty

Tiger Woods believes he has ironed out some of the kinks that affected his game at the US Open as he builds towards his defence of the Masters on one (...)

 Shane Lowry’s final round at the PGA Championship at TPC Harding Park was one to forget. Photograph: Getty Images

Shane Lowry enters the last chance saloon at this week’s Wyndham Championship if he is to progress onwards to the lucrative FedEx Cup play-off series (...)

Of golf’s four Majors, the Masters is the only one to annually return to the same host course: Augusta National Golf Club. File photograph: Getty Images

As one of the four Majors in men’s professional golf, the Masters tournament is the baby, the whippersnapper of the lot. But it has made its own histo(...)

A trackman is seen as Justin Thomas  plays a shot on the range during a practice round prior to the 2018 US Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club  in Southampton, New York. Photograph: Rob Carr/Getty Images

Professional golfers rely heavily on numbers other than those that they pencil in on a scorecard. Swing speed, ball speed, spin rate, curve, carry, di(...)

 Tiger Woods hits a shot from a bunker during  a practice round ahead of  the Memorial Tournament at Muirfield Village Golf Club  in Dublin, Ohio. Photograph: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images

Tiger Woods said the Ryder Cup was not the same without fans as he backed the decision to postpone the Whistling Straits showpiece until next year. T(...)

 Tiger Woods will return to PGA Tour action at the Memorial Tournament in Ohio next week. Photograph: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images

Tiger Woods will return to competitive action at the Memorial Tournament next week. The 15-time Major champion has not played a PGA Tour event since (...)

Rory McIlroy plays out of a bunker on the second hole during the pro-am ahead of the WGC HSBC Champions at Sheshan International Golf Club in Shanghai, China. Photograph: Matthew Lewis/Getty Images

Rory McIlroy is determined to end a four-year wait for a World Golf Championships victory at the WGC-HSBC Champions event in Shanghai this week. Worl(...)

Tiger Woods’ victory at the Zozo Championship was his 82nd on the PGA Tour. Photograph: Toshifumi Kitamura/AFP/Getty

Tiger Woods was six-years-old the first time he crossed paths with Sam Snead, who played a two-hole exhibition in Southern California with Woods and s(...)

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