Despite owning one of the better golf swings in the game, Francesco Molinari always had been missing a piece of the puzzle. A sharp eye on his short game changed that.
Martin Kaymer did something unconventional to try and put his recent struggles behind him: gardening at his grandmother's house.
The world's top golfers have a lucrative pay day awaiting them at the inaugural $5.3 million Turkish Airways World Golf Finals.
Marcel Siem took home the French Open hardware, but don't overlook the progress shown by David Howell, Ian Poulter and Henrik Stenson says our Alistair Tait.
Proof that golf might be recession proof? The cash grab in Turkey that Tiger Woods, Lee Westwood and six others will partake in October says our Alistair Tait.
Scott Pinckney can look forward to his biggest tournament of the year after blitzing his way into the Open Championship at Royal Lytham & St. Annes.
5 Things: Royal Portrush put itself back on the map with a magnificent week, while Rory McIlroy and Darren Clarke did the same with their play at the Irish Open.
No one expected Jamie Donaldson, Anthony Wall and Mark Foster to top the leaderboard heading into the final round at the Irish Open. Good thing Padraig Harrington is just two shots off the lead.
Many players feel that Royal Portrush, site of this week's Irish Open, would be an ideal venue for an Open Championship.
With his British Amateur win, Alan Dunbar became the latest Northern Ireland native to light up the golf world. Dunbar survived a close final against Matthias Schwab to win the championship.
The ultra-patient and stoic Alan Dunbar will face Austria's Matthias Schwab in the British Amateur final Saturday, with a trip to the Open Championship and Masters on the line.
It's about time golf's governing bodies took a hard stance on slow play.
Matt Stieger received a 6-month ban from Golf Australia in February after drinking a beer on his 21st birthday. Now the Australian finds himself in the quarterfinals of the British Amateur.
Craig Hinton couldn’t cut it in division two of college golf, but he made a big noise at Royal Troon after knocking out world No. 5 Daan Huizing in the opening matches at the British Amateur. Alistair Tait.
The Open Championship will return to Troon, Scotland, in 2016 as Royal Troon will host golf's oldest major for the ninth time.
Sweden's Daniel Jennevret lit up Royal Troon on Tuesday to finish atop stroke-play qualifying at the British Amateur Championship.
GB&I stormed back to win the 37th Curtis Cup on Sunday, moving all four Cups - Ryder, Walker, Solheim and now Curtis - to the other side of the Atlantic for the first time in history.
It's not time for celebration in the U.S. Curtis Cup team room, but it's getting closer. Amy Boulden and the GB&I squad now trail the Americans, 6-3.
The United States is up 4-2 after Day 1 of the Curtis Cup. And since the U.S. doesn't historically lose leads, it might already be over for Great Britain & Ireland, writes Alistair Tait.
At 16, Charley Hull will take advice from anyone she can. When she got a handful of words from Ian Poulter, she couldn't get enough as she prepares for the Curtis Cup.
GB&I doesn't necessarily have an advantage in Scotland this week at the Curtis Cup - or Catastrophe Cup for some fans.
Five Things: With Ross Fisher's one-stroke penalty during the final round of the Wales Open, it looks like the authorities are clamping down on slow play. Alistair Tait.
Ryder Cup jinx? Can Ross Fisher's post-Celtic troubles be solved by his quest for a trip to Medinah?
5 Things: European Ryder Cup captain Jose Maria Olazabal will get an up-close look at the state of Paul Lawrie's game when the two play together at the Wales Open.
5 Things: Luke Donald claimed world No. 1 for the first time at the BMW PGA Championship in 2011. On Sunday, he ascended to golf's top spot again with another victory at Wentworth.
Ernie Els has felt plenty of heat over his Wentworth redesign in recent years. And that would explain his expletive-ridden tirade on Saturday, ripping the greens staff from top to bottom.
Alistair Tait: It's never a good sign when the highlight of your day is two-putting on the final green to save 7-over 79. Who is this cut-missing Rory McIlroy?
James Morrison started playing golf 11 years ago. He's never made a cut at Wentworth. He is 131st on the Euro Tour money list. And now he is leading the BMW PGA Championship. Huh?
Alistair Tait: Graeme McDowell was assessed a two-stroke penalty after a ball moved in the bushes before he addressed the shot. Sure, rules are rules. But this one was a bit too penal.
Will this be Rory McIlroy's year to shine at the BMW PGA Championship? The World No. 1 has yet to be best in four appearances at the European Tour's flagship event. Alistair Tait
Will Ernie Els' re-design of Harry Colt’s Wentworth West Course finally get the seal of approval from Europe’s elite during this year’s BMW PGA Championship? Alistair Tait
Nicolas Colsaerts not only won the biggest title of his career on Sunday - the World Match Play title - but he also put himself in position to be named to the European Ryder Cup squad.
Late swing guru Leslie King was one of the most important figures in British golf, and his impact is still felt.
Gary Wolstenholme won the Mallorca Open Senior – the second European Senior Tour win for one of the best stories in British/European golf, Alistair Tait writes.
Charley Hull made an impressive debut on the Ladies European Tour at the Turkish Airlines Ladies. The sixteen-year-old, finishing 1 under, didn't return a score over par.
Peter Alliss has enjoyed a long, fruitful career in golf because he hasn’t taken the game too seriously. That trait shines through in his commentary.
Thank your greenkeeper, because without greenkeepers there's no golf.
Holland's Daan Huizing becomes the first player from The Netherlands to win the Lytham Trophy.
Italian star Francesco Molinari picked up his third career European Tour win behind an unlikely club - his putter - and is almost a sure bet for September's Ryder Cup.
Lorne Rubenstein's book on Moe Norman does justice to the brilliant ball-striker.
Alistair Tait: Austria's Bernd Wiesberger came out of nowhere to win in South Korea on Sunday, and he might just elevate Austrian golf on the Euro Tour.
It's too early to say if Javier Ballesteros will have the same magic touch as his father, but it looks promising so far.
Alex Armas will hold her head high when she walks away from her role as chief executive of the Ladies European Tour at the end of this year.
2012 Open Championship: Royal Lytham & St. Annes has undergone a facelift of sorts prior to this year's championship, now featuring nearly 200 extra yards and moving to a par 70.
Branden Grace picked up his third win of the European Tour season on Sunday for two simple reasons: His new maturity and inspiration says our Alistair Tait.
Alistair Tait: Luke Donald has dropped from World No. 1 mainly due to his inconsistent short game, which was his staple in 2011. Why? He's been working on his long game.
5 Things: Louis Oosthuizen shows his resolve with three-shot win in Malaysia, while Stephen Gallacher continues to try and find a putting stroke to match his impressive long game.
It’s that time of year again, when a bunch of us get together to play 72 holes in one day at Littlestone GC.
Alistair Tait says Augusta National, as a private club, can do as it pleases. But as one of golf's stewards, it needs to do much more.
Thorbjørn Olesen’s win at the Sicilian Open could be the first of many for the Denmark native.