This is a tale that, when told, seems to have been embellished by Hollywood. It’s a tale of tragedy and triumph, talent and dedication, love and loss, and it’s all true.
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Thursday 22 November 2012
Ryder Cup hero blasts American institution and claims he would make a great sports psychologist
Sunday 11 November 2012
A 30-foot eagle putt on the final green at the Barclays Singapore Open yesterday made Rory McIlroy the European Tour's youngest money list winner since Sandy Lyle in 1980.
Monday 29 October 2012
Just a month after failing to win a point at the Ryder Cup – and being left on the sidelines for three of the five sessions – Peter Hanson had the sweetest win of his career yesterday.
Monday 20 August 2012
Sergio Garcia's bid for the win that would seal his sixth Ryder Cup cap was delayed by heavy rain in Greensboro, North Carolina, last night.
Monday 13 August 2012
Poulter's last-round challenge inspires the Ulsterman to clinch first UK triumph since 1930
Sunday 05 August 2012
Better late than never, should be tattooed on Roger Chapman's bag. His record in the United States reads: played two, won two. Chapman is 53 years old. In 28 seasons on the European Tour, a career that extended over 618 events, Chapman won once. And in all that time he barely crossed the Atlantic to play golf. He wasn't good enough.
Monday 23 July 2012
At 32 Adam Scott could not see a way to lose. Ernie Els, 10 years his senior, had essentially forgotten how it was to win. But then, for sweet and savage beauty – if you happened to be the man they still call The Big Easy – this was something guaranteed to take you back to the days when there was every reason to believe anything was possible.
Saturday 21 July 2012
Less than a year after hiring golf's most successful caddie in a bid to end his long wait for a first major title, Australian Adam Scott hopes he is just 18 holes from achieving his dream at Royal Lytham tomorrow.
Friday 20 July 2012
For the past two decades Sir Nick Faldo has been alone in the major record books for what he did at Muirfield in 1992.
Wednesday 18 July 2012
It is four years and counting, hard, now since the Tiger, the improbable favourite of this Open he last won down the coast in Hoylake in 2006, whipped a great golf course into submission. But you wouldn't have thought so here yesterday. You wouldn't have thought this was a man still running beneath his own long shadow.
Saturday 14 July 2012
Teenager hits seven birdies on last nine at Scottish Open while Mickelson finds form
Wednesday 11 July 2012
Former winner Mark O'Meara, out of action since March with a rib injury, has withdrawn from next week's Open Championship at Royal Lytham.
Monday 02 July 2012
A week that meant so much to Northern Ireland turned out to mean even more for Welshman Jamie Donaldson last night. In his 255th European Tour event and after a career afflicted by a genetic spine problem, the 36-year-old finally tasted victory in the Irish Open – and did it by four shots, with five birdies in his last seven holes.
Tuesday 19 June 2012
None would argue that Lee Westwood lost the US Open because his ball lodged in a tree. Yet this bizarre episode on the fifth fairway that stole the momentum from Westwood's challenge on Sunday was representative of a quirky week that gave us the 15th different winner in successive major championships.
Saturday 16 June 2012
The record-setting US Open winner: gone. The Masters champion: gone. The top-ranked player in the world: gone.
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
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Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Boozy, ignorant, intolerant, but very polite – Britain as others see us
- 1 Scientists create transparent mouse complete with see-through organs
- 2 Pope Francis issues top 10 tips for happiness
- 3 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 Amazonian Indian tribe filmed making contact with Brazil village in rare video footage