Golf

Tiger undergoes surgery to have disc fragment removed

Tiger Woods has recently undergone microdiscectomy surgery to remove a pressurized disc fragment that was pinching a nerve, the 15-time major winner's foundation announced Tuesday. A posting on Woods's Twitter page said the 45-year-old golf star would not play upcoming US...

Composed Bezuidenhout wins Dunhill Championship as rivals falter

South African Christiaan Bezuidenhout kept calm while other challengers faltered and won the Alfred Dunhill Championship by four shots at windy Leopard Creek Country Club in northeastern South Africa Sunday.  The 26-year-old triumphed for the second time on the European...

First Saudi ladies golf title draws ‘sportswashing’ charges

Denmark's Emily Pedersen won the first ever women's golf tournament in Saudi Arabia in a tense playoff, but the event designed to soften the kingdom's austere image has drawn charges of being a "sportswashing" exercise. With a birdie on the...

Tiger Woods to play charity golf match in May

American golfer, Tiger Woods will be involved in a charity golf match next month. He will be joined by fellow golfer, Phil Mickelson and NFL quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning.American broadcaster Turner Sports confirmed details of the match, the...

Rory McIlroy wants Ryder Cup postponed

Northern Ireland golfer, Rory McIlroy has called for the postponement of the Ryder Cup until 2021 rather than play it this year without fans.The Ryder Cup is men's golf's premiere competition between teams from Europe and the United States...

Golf great, Sanders dies

American golfer, Doug Sanders has died. Sanders who was three feet away from beating Jack Nicklaus and winning the 1970 Open at the home of golf, died of natural causes. He passed on at the age of 86. Sanders came extremely close...

US Women’s Golf Open postponed until December

The US Women’s Open has been postponed and moved from June 4-7 to December 10-13 due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, said the United States Golf Association (USGA) on Friday. The tournament had been scheduled to be held on the...

Home of golfer Davis Love III destroyed by fire

The home of pro golfer Davis Love III was destroyed by fire early Friday morning. Love and his wife, Robin, were home at the time of the fire in St. Simons Island, Ga., but were not injured. “While everyone in our...