Golf

Fitzpatrick motors to his maiden win with show of nerve

For sale, one five-year-old Ford Mondeo, low mileage, Sheffield. Matthew Fitzpatrick is a golfer going places after joining the ranks of English sporting millionaires with his maiden victory at the British Masters. The prize pot for winning at Woburn was half a million quid, which would buy a showroom full of Fords, and doubled his earnings in what has already been a successful debut season.

Poulter wants kids to have a shot at glory

As he prepares to host the British Masters at his home club Woburn this week, the 39-year-old tells Kevin Garside why it’s vital golf reaches out to the next generation – and  how he can feel the sands of time falling in his own career

Dubai Desert Classic 2014: The $2.5m hole-in-one shot tempts Rory

This is Dubai, and bling is back. If you want to get the attention of a millionaire golfer you have to go big. The Dubai Desert Classic has gone bigger than any tournament on earth with a record jackpot for a hole-in-one at the 17th, a cool $2.5 million (£1.5m). Even Rory McIlroy is interested.

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