The Royal & Ancient Golf Club has voted to allow women as members, changing a 260-year-old policy.
Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell should settle their legal differences for the sake of the European side before the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, says Alistair Tait.
Paul Casey fired a 4-under 66 on Sunday to win his 13th European Tour title and now inches closer to the World top 50, a goal that the Englishman has had since tumbling out of relevance due to an injury.
David Lipsky caught Graeme Storm then defeated him in a playoff Sunday at the European Tour's 2014 Omega European Masters in Switzerland.
Stephen Gallacher will make his Ryder Cup debut after receiving a wild-card pick from European captain Paul McGinley. The Scot was one of McGinley’s three picks Tuesday, with Ian Poulter and Lee Westwood.
Stephen Gallacher committed himself to playing on the European Tour to earn Ryder Cup points. He came up just short and now is up against the likes of Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald for three captain's picks on Tuesday.
The first nine players to represent Europe in the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles are official. Naturally, World No. 1 Rory McIlroy leads the way, set for his third Ryder Cup.
On a day that Hennie Otto won his third European Tour title, the focus was on Stephen Gallacher and his last-ditch effort to make the European Ryder Cup team. His fate is in the hands of captain Paul McGinley after a third-place finish in Italy.
European Ryder Cup captain Paul McGinley could easily favor Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Luke Donald for his at-large selections -- but don't count out Stephen Gallacher if he plays well at the Italian Open.
Jamie Donaldson captured the Czech Masters in Prague, winning his third European Tour title and also securing his spot on the European Ryder Cup team.
Ashley Chesters made history in the European Amateur Championship by becoming the first player to win the title twice, and the first to successfully defend the title.
Nick Marsh, Chris Robb and Evan Griffith earned ultimate amateur bragging rights in their homelands by winning the national amateur championships of England, Scotland and Wales, respectively.
Bernhard Langer won his second senior Open Championship and fourth senior major by a landslide, Sunday's 67 getting him 13 strokes clear of Colin Montgomerie at Royal Porthcawl in Wales.
The Royal & Ancient Golf Club says it will allow all members to vote either in person at the Sept. 18 business meeting, or via mail as the club decides whether or not it will allow women.
After three rounds in the 60s, it’s hard to see Rory McIlroy shooting a high number tomorrow and failing to win his first British Open championship.
What did Bob Torrance mean to golf? The black ribbons on the hats of competitors in the 143rd Open Championship said it all.
Our Alistair Tait has a long history with the late Bob Torrance, and here is a column he wrote about the legendary coach in 2008.
Rory McIlroy put on a clinic at Royal Liverpool on Friday, posting a second consecutive 6-under 66 to take a four-shot lead over Dustin Johnson after 54 holes at the 2014 British Open.
Rory McIlroy was a machine on Thursday, posting six birdies in a bogey-free, 6-under 66 that saw him take the lead at Royal Liverpool. Can he avoid another Friday disaster and chase his third major title?
Eight years ago, Tiger Woods won at Hoylake by using driver only once. A similar strategy could work this week despite the course being a bit more green due to recent rain.
Marred by less-than-stellar second rounds over the past couple of years, Rory McIlroy aims to add the third leg to a career grand slam at this week's Open Championship at Royal Liverpool.
The International Golf Federation has put in place contingency plans in case Brazil’s Olympic golf course is not ready for the 2016 Summer Games, although it not reveal what those plans were Monday at a press conference in Hoylake, England.
A relative unknown, Mo Martin was the only player to finish the 2014 Women's British Open in red figures, outlasting Suzann Pettersen and Shanshan Feng to win her first major title.
Korea’s Sun-Ju Ahn got a harsh lesson when she was penalized in light of Rule 13-3, Building Stance, during the third round of the $3 million Ricoh Women’s British Open.
Charley Hull moved into contention Saturday at the Ricoh Women's British Open, carding nine birdies and posting a 6-under 66 in the third round at Royal Birkdale.
They say the cream rises in major championships. The $3 million Ricoh Women’s British Open at Royal Birkdale is doing its best to disprove that old adage.
Whatever the affable Karen Stupples does in the future, she’ll always be introduced as 2004 Women’s British Open champion. Friday at Royal Birkdale, she ended her playing days.
Charley Hull, Britain’s main hope of becoming the first home winner of the Women’s British Open since Catriona Matthew in 2009, trails after a rough start at Royal Birkdale led to a 1-over 73.
With the Solheim Cup loss in 2013 fresh in their minds, Americans have taken women's golf by storm, with Lexi Thompson and Michelle Wie winning the year's first two majors.
Catriona Matthew, 44, is not only competing with the young guns at this week's Ricoh Women's British Open, but also managing to maintain a solid family life with husband Graeme and daughters Katie and Sophie.
English factory worker John Singleton is 'overwhelmed by it all' after qualifying for the 2014 Open Championship at Hoylake -- and so should more amateurs be as the tournament approaches.
A week removed from aiding Europe's Palmer Cup team to a convincing victory, Ireland's Paul Dunne was the top Open Championship qualifier at Woburn Golf Club.
With Europe's success at the Palmer Cup this week with a pro at the helm (Andrew Coltart), the R&A should take notice and begin to look at the likes of Colin Montgomerie and Padraig Harrington to captain the Walker Cup team.
Europe won the final singles session 8.5–1.5 to win the Palmer Cup, 18.5–11.5 over the United States at Walton Heath Golf Club on Saturday.
There has been nothing to separate Europe and the United States through the first three sessions at Walton Heath Golf Club in Surrey, England at the Palmer Cup. The teams are tied at 10 heading into the final day.
Europe takes a narrow lead into the second day’s play of the Palmer Cup at Walton Heath Golf Club. The home team leads the USA 5 ½ – 4 ½ after the first two sessions.
European captain Andrew Coltart thinks Walton Heath might favor his team over the United States, hoping it help Europe win the Palmer Cup for the eighth time.
The bidding process for the 2022 Ryder Cup is now open. The European Tour is inviting countries to bid for the match to be held eight years from now.
Bradley Neil delivered Scottish success 10 years after Stuart Wilson won the 2004 Championship at St. Andrews, winning the 119th British Amateur with a 2-and-1 victory over South Africa’s Zander Lombard at Royal Portrush Golf Club on Sunday.
After cutting chicken from his diet, Zander Lombard has seen his health and performance on the golf course improve massively. Now, the South African has earned a spot opposite Bradley Neil in Sunday's final of the British Amateur.
The 119th British Amateur Championship is in danger of turning into the Southport and Ainsdale Club Championship, as two of the club's members, Paul Howard and Sean Towndrow, advanced to the quarterfinals Friday.
Brandon Hagy’s dream of winning the British Amateur is over. The former University of California player lost his first-round match to Switzerland’s Mathias Eggenberger on the 20th hole.
Former Cal All-American Brandon Hagy moved onto match play at the British Amateur Championship and will look to become the first American to ever win the title.
Our Alistair Tait says that Rory McIlroy made the right choice in opting to play for his homeland in the 2016 Olympics in Brazil.
Golf's oldest major, the Open Championship, will return to Royal Portrush in Northern Ireland, the R&A announced on Monday morning. The year has yet to be determined.
For the second week in a row, a playoff was needed to settle the winner of a European Tour event. Sweden’s Mikael Lundberg holed a 40-foot birdie putt at the first extra hole to win the Lyoness Open in Austria.
It was supposed to be the Henrik Stenson show, but Thailand’s Thongchai Jaidee crashed the World No. 2's party. The 44-year-old took the title in a playoff over Scotland’s Stephen Gallacher and Victor Dubuisson of France.
Padraig Harrington’s string of U.S. Open appearances is over. The Irishman will miss America’s national championship for the first time since 1999.
Just five days after a very public end to his engagement to former tennis World No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki, Rory McIlroy put his heartbreak behind him to win the €4.75 million BMW PGA Championship.
After a 5-under 67 on Saturday, Thomas Bjorn will carry a five-shot lead into the final round of the BMW PGA Championship, looking to secure a likely spot on the Ryder Cup team in the process.