Mexico will host the 2016 World Amateur Team Championships, Golfweek has learned.
Before Ian Poulter was a European Ryder Cup hero, he was a young boy growing up in England whose future was anything but predictable.
The final round of the World Amateur Team Championship confirmed two things: Lydia Ko is without doubt the undisputed world’s No. 1 amateur, and the strength of Korean golf shows no sign of abating.
The Republic of Korea and New Zealand's Lydia Ko lead after three rounds of the Women's World Amateur Team Championship.
Jose Maria Olazabal has softened over the years, but he still enjoys a heavyweight contest. He’ll bring the same fighting qualities as European captain to this month’s Ryder Cup that he first revealed as a competitor 30 years ago.
In 1957, Britain truly was ‘great,’ upsetting the U.S. in the Ryder Cup, But the momentum wouldn’t endure.
TCU star Julien Brun holds on for a one-shot victory on the Challenge Tour, earning himself a guaranteed spot on the circuit. But will he use it?
What a difference a week made for Australia’s Stacey Keating. She went from the worst week of her life to one of the best in the space of just a few days.
British Amateur champion Alan Dunbar was among the 48 players who advanced to the second stage of European Tour Q-School.
Jiyai Shin holds on despite the elements, capturing the Women's British Open by a record-breaking nine shots and finishing as the only player under par.
Jiyai Shin fired a 1-under 71 but saw her overnight lead shrink to three shots after Karrie Webb fired a 4-under 68, effectively making the Women's Open a two-woman race.
After a flawless second round, Jiyai Shin is feeling good and leads the Women's British Open by five strokes.
Michelle Wie turned in a 2-under 70 under much better conditions Saturday to move into contention at the Women's British Open.
Officials sent 18 players off on Friday morning despite high-wind conditions. And after balls started moving around on the green, those same officials have decided to wipe the Friday slate clean upon resumption of the tournament.
Charley Hull, 16, might not have been the most popular amateur starting in the Ricoh Women's Open on Thursday, but her 1-under 71 raised eyebrows at Royal Liverpool.
It’s just as well that the European Tour expanded its horizons globally many years ago. As the news from Spain reveals, the Tour can’t rely on traditional markets anymore.
The world’s elite have turned up for the $2.5 million Ricoh Women’s Open Championship, and an amateur tournament seems to have broken out.
Rory McIlroy is faced with a politically sensitive decision: Ireland or Great Britain in the 2016 Rio Olympics? No easy answer there. Maybe it's best to avoid chasing gold altogether.
Peter Hanson - nearly choosing to withdraw after his 1-year-old son was hospitalized in Orlando - adds another 2012 victory for the European Ryder Cup team.
Roger Chapman is living proof perseverance pays off. At age 53, Chapman is enjoying his best season as a professional after 30 years of frustration.
"European Ryder Cup player" is a better tag than "party animal." And now Nicolas Colsaerts can say he has worn both labels.
England's Ian Poulter and Belgium's Nicolas Colsaerts were widely tipped to get Jose Maria Olazabal’s two Ryder Cup picks. Guess what? The European captain duly obliged.
Paul Lawrie won the Johnnie Walker, but a big question remains: Whom will Jose Maria Olazabal pick as his Ryder Cup wild cards? Nicolas Colsaerts? A surprise?
Nicolas Colsaerts is being touted as a possible wild-card pick for the European Ryder Cup team. The wait hasn't been easy for the Belgian, who is in contention at the Johnnie Walker.
Ian Poulter is a lock to make the European Ryder Cup team, but there are a pair of names that are vying for the second wild-card spot.
Augusta National took a major step forward in admitting two female members, but Alistair Tait doesn't expect British Clubs to follow suit.
Matthew Fitzpatrick romped to a 10-and-8 victory over Henry James at the British Boys Amateur at Notts Golf Club.
Curtis Cup star Charley Hull plans to turn professional at the end of this year. The 16-year-old will try for her Ladies European Tour card in December, and hopes to play the Euro circuit in 2013.
Jose Maria Olazabal made three stout Ryder Cup vice captain picks on Thursday, naming well-respected Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke and Paul McGinley to join the team.
Chip Lutz joined select company when he successfully defended the British Seniors Amateur Championship at Machynys Peninsula in Wales.
Part of Machrihanish’s appeal is the path that takes you there says our Alistair Tait.
Catriona Matthew, 43, is playing like a young kid again and it led her to victory at Killeen Castle.
Harry Ellis, 16, becomes youngest winner of English Amateur Championship, while Grant Forrest wins Scottish Amateur and Jason Shufflebotham won the Welsh Amateur.
England's Warren Bennett has gone from a "can't-miss kid" to a caddie to a guy with a dream of simply trying to make it on the European Tour.
Austrian Bernd Wiesberger wins for the second time this season, but this Euro Tour victory meant a bit more to him by winning in his homeland says Alistair Tait.
Adam Scott has to win a major. No two ways about it. It’s either that or enter an alternate hall of fame into which no one wants to be inducted, says our Alistair Tait.
"Bizarre" or "crazy" doesn't begin to describe how Ernie Els managed to get his hands on a second Claret Jug on Sunday. This simply came out of nowhere, says Alistair Tait.
Northern Irishman Graeme McDowell dreamed of one day getting into the final group of an Open Championship. On Sunday, that dream will come true, with the Claret Jug on the line.
Adam Scott should have won a major by now, right? Forget the past, as the present state of his game could lead him to the Open Championship come Sunday.
Brandt Snedeker has yet to pick up a bogey at the 141st Open Championship, allowing himself to move to 10 under and build a commanding lead at Royal Lytham.
The world’s elite turned up for the 141st Open Championship expecting Royal Lytham & St. Annes to play like a lion and found a pussycat, says our Alistair Tait.
Tiger Woods teased the world last month at the U.S. Open. Is his solid 3-under 67 on Thursday a sign that he is really back? Even Tiger says there is "a long way to go" at Royal Lytham.
If the main job of Open courses is to identify major champions, then give Royal Lytham & St. Annes an A-plus.
The Irish Open started the buzz around Royal Portrush hosting an Open Championship. R&A chief executive Peter Dawson pretty much put that thought to rest after his annual press conference.
Only four years ago, it seemed Padraig Harrington was destined to win plenty of majors. He then fell off the success map, only to reappear in 2012 and is a legitimate contender at Royal Lytham.
With both players looking to snap major droughts - Tiger Woods at four years and Lee Westwood at career-long - both players are taking polar opposite attitudes into this week's Open Championship.
5 Things: Despite his well-known affinity for a brew or two, Darren Clarke did not use the Claret Jug as a drinking device over the past 12 months.
Tiger Woods will tee off with Sergio Garcia and Justin Rose in the first two rounds at the Open Championship. Check out all the tee times and pairings at Royal Lytham.
Maybe now that Darren Clarke has relinquished the old Claret Jug he can get on with the rest of his career.
Alistair Tait says the next available date for the Open Championship is 2017. Royal Portrush should be penciled in.