Great Britain & Ireland fields 10 rookies in this weekend’s PGA Cup as it tries to win the club professionals’ version of the Ryder Cup after three straight defeats.
GB&I's Neil Raymond, Kevin Phelan and Max Orrin turned pro immediately after the Walker Cup. Callum Shinkwin, Jordan Smith, Nathan Kimsey and Garrick Porteous will remain amateurs but will attend the European Tour Qualifying School.
Walker Cup captains Nigel Edwards and Jim Holtgrieve are relying on tried-and-trusted pairings to help win the 44th version of George Herbert Walker’s legacy to the game of golf.
You’d have thought of the two Walker Cup captains, Jim Holtgrieve of the U.S. would be delivering the 'I'm here to win,' message while Nigel Edwards, defending GB&I's 2011 Walker win, could have been forgiven for going the 'relationships' route.
Nigel Edwards would be on this year’s Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team if the R&A had followed the U.S. Golf Association’s lead and picked two mid-amateurs. The GB&I captain is that good.
U.S. Amateur champion Matthew Fitzpatrick is the headline act in a Great Britain & Irish Walker Cup team that features another six Englishmen, two Irish players, a Welshman and no Scottish amateurs.
Baylor will be without the services of Lauren Taylor this coming college golf season following the English player’s decision to try to gain a Ladies European Tour card for next year.
A five-man panel will now select future European Ryder Cup captains rather than the 15-man tournament committee, the European Tour announced today. The system will be in place in time for the 2016 match.
Stacy Lewis had been telling everyone all week the Old Course was tailor-made for her game. Her birdie at the 72nd hole capped an 8-under week for a two-shot win.
The Scots say “nae rain, nae wind, nae golf.” Well there was nae rain, plenty of wind, but there was nae third-round golf, at least for those in contention at the Women's British Open.
Na Yeon Choi seems to have found her putting stroke just in time in taking the Women's British Open lead, while Inbee Park has a long way to go this weekend if she's to keep Grand Slam-season hopes alive.
Laura Davies and Charley Hull disappoint in the Women's British Open and in regard to the Solheim Cup around the corner, while Miki Saiki takes the Open lead with Morgan Pressel and Suzann Pettersen on her heels.
Morgan Pressel is trying to control her subconsciousness. She’s fighting a losing battle.
Stacy Lewis played the Old Course back to front, but she is in contention at the Ricoh Women’s British Open.
Don't expect the same old script with Carly Booth, a Scot who continues to surprise – even dad.
For the second straight year, Catriona Matthew and Carly Booth are the only two Scottish players in the Ricoh Women's British Open field, a sad reflection on the state of the women’s game in the Home of Golf, says Alistair Tait.
It took an extra five holes and 11 hours and 12 minutes, but Mark Wiebe was finally crowned in the $2 million Senior Open Championship at Royal Birkdale.
Bernhard Langer and Mark Wiebe will return at 8 a.m. tomorrow morning to see who wins this year’s Senior Open at Royal Birkdale after they ran out of light.
Englishman Lee Westwood takes a two-shot lead into the final round of the Open Championship over Tiger Woods and Hunter Mahan. He is on the verge of getting a huge monkey off his back.
The red wine-drinking, cigar-smoking, carefree Miguel Angel Jimenez fired a 71 on Friday to stay near the top of the leaderboard, leading wandering minds to wonder if the Spaniard could become the oldest major winner in history.
Instead of whining about or bemoaning the difficult conditions at Muirfield, Lee Westwood instead took the course head on and beat it for the most part in firing a 3-under 68 on Friday.
Phil Mickelson had just birdied the 15th hole to move to 3 under, but still saw 9-year-old Ross Brown in the crowd with a cast on his arm. Mickelson stopped to give the stunned boy a ball and a few encouraging words.
Rory McIlroy isn’t talking or playing like the World No. 2 to start the British Open; Phil Mickelson by comparison looks like he’s ready to win his first Claret Jug.
Only six players have won the U.S. Open and Open Championship in the same season. Can Justin Rose become the seventh?
Graeme McDowell has won three titles in his last eight worldwide starts. He missed the other five cuts. He's also missed the cut after each of his victories. Muirfield might be the perfect solution to that problem for the 2010 U.S. Open champion.
Brandt Snedeker is 32. That happens to be the same age as Adam Scott and Justin Rose were when they won the first two majors of the year. And Snedeker is a big believer in omens. Now the American just needs to go out and perform.
The last two winners of the Open Championship have been guys seemingly past their prime. Could Nick Faldo follow suit? Not even the six-time major winner thinks that is in the cards.
After three-putting the 72nd hole to send it into a playoff, Phil Mickelson defeated Branden Grace on the first hole of sudden death to win the Scottish Open at Castle Stuart.
A decade earlier, Ernie Els was outspoken about his ire toward the long putter -- the same piece of equipment that saved his career and helped him win last year’s Open Championship, the South African has admitted.
Phil Mickelson sits two shots back of Henrik Stenson after three rounds of the Scottish Open, but Philly Mick is still the man to beat, says Alistair Tait.
Defending Open Champion Ernie Els has called Muirfield “weird” for the its all-male policy ahead of next week’s Open Championship at the Scottish Club.
Youngsters Russell Henley and Harris English headline 10 players that have gained exemptions into the Open Championship at Muirfield through money lists on the European and PGA Tours.
Graeme McDowell picked up his third worldwide win of 2013 on Sunday at the French Open, his success in stark contrast to countryman Rory McIlroy.
Rory McIlroy has just two weeks to find a driver to help him win the Open Championship at Muirfield. Otherwise he’s going to have to put all his eggs in the PGA Championship basket.
A 45-foot eagle putt on the 18th hole put an exclamation point on Paul Casey's three-shot win at the Irish Open as third-round leader Joost Luiten and Robert Rock finished T-2.
in an age when the U.S. dominated the Ryder Cup, Bernard Hunt played in eight of nine matches from 1953-69, built a 4-3-3 singles record and was part of the winning 1957 team.
England’s Garrick Porteous survived a war of attrition to become the 118th British Amateur Champion, defeating Finland's Toni Hakula, 6 and 5, in tough conditions at Royal Cinque Ports.
Finland's Toni Hakula and England's Garrick Porteous advance to the British Amateur Championship finals with semifinal wins over local boy Max Orrin and USA's Jim Liu, respectively.
The world of golf sat up and took notice in 2009 when Matteo Manassero won the British Amateur Championship. The golfing world should now pay attention to his protege.
Neil Raymond has advanced to the third round of the British Amateur Championship. By the skin of his teeth.
Neil Raymond used a final-round, 3-under 69 to capture the St. Andrews Links Trophy and likely secure a spot on Europe's Walker Cup squad in September.
Max Orrin has given the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup selectors something to think about recently with two wins. He could make them think just a little bit harder by winning the St. Andrews Links Trophy.
Ninety-four of Europe’s elite professionals turned up to qualify for arguably the game’s hardest major, and a garden party broke out. Then again, what do you expect when you stage a U.S. Open qualifying tournament at a place called Walton-on-the-Hill, a quintessential English golf club in the leafy county of Surrey?
After earning a spot in the U.S. Open, Simon Khan can put behind him disappointment at the BMW PGA Championship.
Matteo Manassero left the $6.1 million BMW PGA Championship looking forward to the future. Lee Westwood departed wondering if he can find a long game to contend in next month’s U.S. Open.
Responding to Sergio Garcia’s apology to Tiger Woods, European Tour CEO George O'Grady tried to defuse the situation. However, he used the racially insensitive term "colored" while on air with Sky Sports.
After the winds of controversy that have blown over the Wentworth West Course the last few days, the European Tour breathed a sigh of relief when a golf tournament finally broke out Thursday morning.
"Sorry" wasn’t the hardest word for Sergio Garcia. Anything but. Garcia uttered the word nine times in apologizing to Tiger Woods for the inappropriate comment that the Spaniard made about Woods during the European Tour’s annual dinner the night before.
Rory McIlroy has refused to shed any light on his alleged change of management companies. The Northern Irishman is remaining tight-lipped on claims that he is leaving Conor Ridge’s Horizon Sports Management Group to set up on his own.
Lee Westwood has a message for European Tour chief executive George O'Grady: Improve scheduling or risk the tour's demise.