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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(...)

US golfer Tiger Woods and his Ryder Cup team mates arrive at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris. Photograph: Getty Images

The United States chartered airplane departed late, made up time in the air and arrived almost on time into Paris. Such a sense of timing seemed appro(...)

Dustin Johnson is defending champion at the Northern Trust tournament, but all eyes will be on Tiger Woods when the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoffs begin(...)

US President Donald Trump as he plays a round of golf on the Ailsa course at Trump Turnberry. Photo: Andy Buchanan/Getty Images

Once Chequers was done with, and Windsor out of the way, Donald Trump turned to the more pressing presidential business of addressing a golf ball. Tru(...)

 Rory McIlroy  Ireland walks with caddie Harry Diamond during a practice round prior to the start of the 2018 Masters Tournament at Augusta National. Photo:  Jamie Squire/Getty Images

The numbers game, add them up and all those digits can mean so many different things; just manipulated into whatever you want them to mean. Rory McI(...)

 Rory McIlroy in  a warm-up round prior ahead of the 2017 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club in April 2017: the Northern Irish man needs to triumph in the Masters this week to win a  Grand Slam. Photograph:  Rob Carr/Getty Images

To understand the pressure of gaining access to the most elite club in golf, that of achieving a career Grand Slam, it is worth noting those who faile(...)

Tiger Woods plays his second shot from the rough on the 13th hole during the third round of the Valspar Championship at Innisbrook Resort Copperhead Course  in Palm Harbor, Florida. Photograph: Michael Reaves/Getty Images

Tiger Woods moved within one stroke of leader Corey Conners at the Valspar Championship in Florida on Saturday as his comeback gathered more steam ah(...)

Tiger Woods has won eight tournaments at Torrey Pines, including the 2008 US Open. Photograph:  Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images

Tiger Woods declared it was all systems go after sneaking in nine quick holes at Torrey Pines on Tuesday, two days ahead of his official PGA Tour come(...)

Tiger Woods of the United States hits a tee shot on the seventh hole during the pro-am ahead of the Hero World Challenge at Albany, The Bahamas. Photo: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

At 5pm Irish time on Thursday evening Tiger Woods will make his long-awaited return to competitive golf after 15 months away with back injuries which(...)

Christy O Connor Snr: December 21st, 1924-May 14th, 2016. Photograph: Alan Betson

Christy O’Connor snr, who has died aged 91, could be considered Ireland’s first superstar in professional golf, a trailblazer who inspired subsequent (...)

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