Butch Harmon

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Dustin Johnson of the United States practices on the range prior to his tee time for the first round of the 2017 Masters at Augusta National. Photograph: Getty Images

Dustin Johnson has been forced to withdraw from the 2017 Masters in Augusta National. The world number one had gone through a short initial warm-up o(...)

 John Jacobs who  died on January 13th, 2017: “His influence on teaching the great game of golf has been enormous.” Photograph:  Andrew Redington/Getty Images

John Jacobs had the rounded shoulders of a man who had spent 75 plus of his years toiling at the game of golf as a playing and teaching guru. He becam(...)

Paul O’Connell in action for Ireland against Scotland in the Six nations game at Murrayfield in March 2015. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Like many millions of golf fans, Paul O’Connell watched the Ryder Cup last weekend. But for him the view was slightly different. “We were down on the(...)

USA’s Patrick Reed and Europe’s Rory McIlroy shake hands after their singles match.  Photograph: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

It only being golf, it’s never been easy to become emotionally invested in the Ryder Cup, although that tricolour in the crowd at the ninth, inscribe(...)

Partisan US fans cheer during the four balls on the first day of the Ryder Cup at Hazeltine National Golf Club on Friday. Photograph: David J Phillip/Inpho.

“I say it every two years,” David Livingstone reminded us, “there’s nothing like this in sport”. And on looking out the window over his shoulder it wa(...)

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 (...)

Tiger Woods radically changed the profile of golf and transformed the earning power of the field. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

‘You da maaaaan.” It was the cat-call of worship heard from behind the ropes during the Tiger Woods era of golf; trailer-trash vulgar by the rarefied (...)

 Phil Mickelson with Butch Harmon: ““I see nothing wrong with him seeking advice from another source. We’re great friends and always will be,”  said Harmon. Photo: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty

Phil Mickelson and swing coach Butch Harmon have announced they have decided to part ways after an eight-year partnership that brought two Majors amon(...)

Norway’s Suzann Petterson lines up her putt on the 14th green as she defies the elements playing in the second round of the Women’s British Open Golf Championships in Turnberry. Photograph: Getty Images

Almost three decades have passed since the second day of the 1986 Open at Turnberry. But for those who saw the seven-under-par 63 shot by Greg Norman (...)

Rickie Fowler heads into the British Open off the back of victory in the Scottish Open. Photograph: Getty

Rickie Fowler - World ranking: 5th - Odds: 16/1 Tight in the market, especially after his Scottish Open win, but Fowler seems like a (...)

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