Rory McIlroy was hit with a two-shot penalty for a rules infraction in the third round of the HSBC Golf Championship that dropped him into a tie for fourth place as Scotland’s Craig Lee installed himself at the top of the leaderboard.
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Friday 15 June 2012
Donald and McIlroy make poor starts after Woods shines on first day of the US Open
Thursday 10 May 2012
Americans will get the taste of a full English today as Luke Donald and Lee Westwood tee off together, both attempting to become the first Englishman to win the Players Championship in its 38-year history. Scotland's Sandy Lyle in 1987 remains the only Brit to win the US Tour's marquee championship.
Monday 09 April 2012
From idiot abroad to Masters champion - Bubba Watson has come a long way in the last 10 months.
Monday 09 April 2012
Louis Oosthuizen is a major champion with a regained sense of his own possibilities
Saturday 07 April 2012
America's courtship of Rory McIlroy, which began with a hug after his Sunday 80 last year, is now a full-on love affair. The 22-year-old from Holywood signed for a second-round 69, three under par, that took him to four under for the tournament, and had the galleries cheering his name as he climbed the hill to the clubhouse.
Tuesday 03 April 2012
We should enjoy the beauty of the course and the quality of the action that is expected
Monday 02 April 2012
Luke Donald, Rory McIlroy and Lee Westwood fill the top three spots on the world rankings going into The Masters - and any one of them could be number one at the end of the week.
Friday 23 March 2012
Tiger Woods enjoyed himself in the Florida sunshine yesterday. With a three-under-par 69, the former world No 1 was three off the clubhouse lead in the Arnold Palmer Invitational at Bay Hill.
Sunday 18 March 2012
Saturday 18 February 2012
England's world No 1 Luke Donald got his PGA Tour season off to a sub-par start with a first-round 70 in blustery conditions in the Northern Trust Open in California.
Tuesday 01 November 2011
Sergio Garcia has decided to rest rather than go looking for a third successive victory at this week's world championship in Shanghai.
Friday 12 August 2011
Poor Luke Donald. He's golf's Invisible Man. The world No 1 should expect to be swamped by huge crowds at the final major of the season – and he was. But the sad thing for the Englishman is they were following the world No 30 in the group behind and the world No 6 in the group in front. Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson were the fan favourites of the morning threeballs here. Donald was the forgotten man in the middle.
Thursday 11 August 2011
When Rory McIlroy set out on his life-changing season in January, he did not see his best chance coming at Congressional, the scene of his stunning US Open triumph. Back then, when he was a mere future superstar, he dreamed of the USPGA Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club.
Monday 18 July 2011
Monday 18 July 2011
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