Golf

PGA pulls 2022 PGA Championship from Trump National, citing 'detrimental' impact to brand

The 2022 PGA Championship will no longer be held at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster. The PGA of America announced Sunday it had terminated its agreement to play the major at the course owned by President Donald Trump. The move came days after supporters of the president stormed the United States Capitol. “The PGA of America Board of Directors voted tonight to exercise the right to terminate the agreement

Coronavirus lockdown: Should golf courses be allowed to stay open?

Graeme McDowell and Lee Westwood are among the golfers backing a petition to have the reopening of golf courses during lockdown debated in parliament. An online petition was launched shortly after Prime Minister Boris Johnson placed England under a national lockdown on Monday, the third in 10 months, in an attempt to combat the spread of Covid-19. The latest petition to overturn the closure in England, put forward by Paul

Masters delays ticketing process for 2021 tourney

Senior golf writer for ESPN.com Covered golf for more than 20 years Earned Evans Scholarship to attend Indiana University The Masters Tournament has delayed its ticketing process for the 2021 championship as it seeks a way to allow some spectators to return for the first major of the year. Dustin Johnson won the 2020 Masters, which was postponed from April to November because of the coronavirus pandemic, before just a

Former world No 1 golfer Greg Norman returns to hospital

Former world No 1 golfer Greg Norman returns to hospital as he continues ‘hideous’ fight with coronavirus Former world No 1 Greg Norman is back in hospital after positive covid test The 65-year-old spent Christmas Day in hospital, having self-isolated before Norman won the Open Championship two times, in 1986 and 1993  Former world No 1 Greg Norman is back in hospital after the golf great tested positive for Covid-19.

Greg Norman 'exhibiting mild symptoms' of COVID-19

Australian golfing great Greg Norman appears to have been struck down by COVID-19 on Christmas Day, just over a week after he hosted a golf tournament in Florida. In an Instagram post on Friday, US time, Norman posted a selfie that appeared to be from a hospital, along with photos showing medical staff in full personal protective equipment. Greg Norman in hospital with COVID-19 on Christmas Day. Credit:Instagram "This sums

Jin Young Ko cruises to five-shot win at LPGA Tour season finale

Jin Young Ko cemented her status as world No 1 by cruising to a five-stroke victory at the LPGA Tour’s season-ending CME Group Tour Championship. Final leaderboard CME Group Tour Championship The Korean only made four starts on the LPGA Tour this season due to the coronavirus pandemic and needed a runner-up finish at last week’s US Women’s Open just to qualify for the final event of the year, where

US Women's Open: Top 10 statistics from the second round in Houston

Here are 10 statistical nuggets from Friday’s Round 2 of the 120th U.S. Women’s Open on the Cypress Creek and Jackrabbit Courses of Champions Golf Club 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. 1: For the second consecutive year, a player from Japan making her US Women’s Open debut holds

US Women's Open: Amy Olson leads after hole-in-one, Charley Hull only two behind

Amy Olson earned the first-round lead at the US Women’s Open after firing a 67 which included a superb hole-in-one at The Champions Club in Houston. Leaderboard US Women’s Open Olson’s 141-yard ace at the 16th, the first of two holes-in-one on the opening day, helped her to the top of the leaderboard on four under, with England’s Charley Hull just two shots off the pace. Playing in just her

Robert MacIntyre starts strongly at DP World Tour Championship

Robert MacIntyre is trying to put thoughts about winning the Race to Dubai to one side after making a strong start to the DP World Tour Championship. The Scot birdied his opening three holes on his way to a four-under 68 at Jumeriah Golf Estates, keeping him within a shot of early leader Victor Perez in the European Tour’s season finale. MacIntyre started the week 22nd in the Race to

BREAKING NEWS: Peter Alliss, the BBC's 'voice of golf', dies at 89

Peter Alliss, the BBC’s legendary ‘voice of golf’, dies at 89, less than a month after commentating on the Masters from home despite his failing health Peter Alliss’ broadcasting career spanned an extraordinary 60 years from 1961 He won more than 20 tournaments and played in eight Ryder Cups as a player He gave Sean Connery golf lessons before James Bond actor filmed Goldfinger  Last month Alliss commentated for the