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Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson win charity skins match in Florida

Rory McIlroy wore shorts, carried his own bag and won £910,000 for charity with a nearest-the-pin shot as golf returned to television on Sunday. The world number one was partnering Dustin Johnson in a skins game against Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff at Seminole Golf Club, Florida, USA. McIlroy and Johnson ended up winning £1.53m to Fowler and Woolf’s £951,000. Viewer donations took the total raised to more than £4m,

Rory McIlroy happy to win golf's return to live TV in charity skins at Seminole

Rory McIlroy insisted he was “feeling the pressure” as he stood over the deciding shot of the TaylorMade Driving Relief at Seminole. With the final six skins worth $1.1m unclaimed after holes 13 to 18 were tied, the match headed back to the short 17th which had been turned into a 120-yard par-three in readiness for the winner-takes-all, nearest-the-pin shootout. And after Matthew Wolff had set the target at around

Hyun Kyung Park wins KLPGA Championship as golf returns in South Korea

Hyun Kyung Park won the KLPGA Championship title on Sunday, as women’s golf in South Korea restarted amid the coronavirus pandemic. Park signed off with a second successive round of 67 to erase a three-shot deficit and triumph by one stroke in the tour’s first event since December. Overnight leader Hee Jeong Lim (71) and Seon Woo Bae (68) shared second place at 16-under 272 in the event played without

Rory McIlroy critical of Donald Trump, expects no more rounds of golf with president

Rory McIlroy this week criticized President Donald Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. The world’s No. 1-ranked men’s golfer accused Trump of trying to “politicize” the crisis, with 1.46 million confirmed cases in America and 87,025 people having died after receiving a positive test for coronavirus.  “We’re in the midst of something that’s pretty serious right now,” McIlroy told the McKellar Golf Podcast. “He’s trying to politicize it

Ewen Murray welcomes the return of live golf as Rory McIlroy headlines Sunday's skins charity match

Ewen Murray is looking forward to fun and entertainment as live golf returns to our screens on Sunday, but there will be a very different look for Rory Mcilroy and co at historic Seminole … It seems such a long time since The Players Championship was so rudely interrupted. There has been heartbreak for many families, young and old. There has been fear and uncertainty, and of course the worry

Golf news: How you may be allowed to play three or four ball at your club

Three and fourballs on the golf course can still be played as long as it is with members of the household. Golf clubs across England are opening up across the UK as eager players look to start swinging once again. On Monday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson outlined fresh measures aimed at loosening the government’s lockdown guidelines. Among the activities now allowed to be played is golf but with several rules

Driving Relief: When is McIlroy, Johnson vs Fowler, Wolff skins match? Date, time, TV info

Driving Relief will see Rory McIlroy and Dustin Johnson take on Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff with all the proceeds going towards coronavirus charities. The event will follow strict social distancing guidelines and use appropriate testing measures to help protect the health of those involved. McIlroy and Johnson will be playing for the American Nurses Foundation. Their opponents, Fowler and Wolff, will be playing for the CDC Foundation. “We are

Charley Hull or Georgia Hall: Which win should be shown on Sky Sports?

Charley Hull and Georgia Hall have both celebrated success on the LPGA Tour, but which of their breakthrough victories would you like to see again on Sky Sports? Get the best prices and book a round at one of 1,700 courses across the UK & Ireland Courses Locations No results found. Please try another search. The English pair are the latest to feature in our #SkyChooseDay poll, where Sky Sports

Golf trick-shots of the week: Best efforts from social media

Golfing keepy-ups, chipping food and holing two balls at the same time all feature in golf’s best trick-shots of the week from social media! Get the best prices and book a round at one of 1,700 courses across the UK & Ireland Courses Locations No results found. Please try another search. With golf courses still shut across large parts of the globe and the professional game a long way from

McIlroy, Johnson headline COVID-19 charity event

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University A televised fundraiser for coronavirus relief involving Rory McIlroy, Dustin Johnson, Rickie Fowler and Matthew Wolff will give fans their first live golf to watch since the sport was shut down in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The TaylorMade Driving Relief will be played at Seminole Golf Club in Juno