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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Sochi Olympics 2014: Lindsey Vonn delivers major blow to the Games with announcement she will not compete
Tuesday 07 January 2014
The American had hoped to return in time for the Games in Russia
Kevin Garside: Geoff Ogilvy is quite right... journalists should not be cheerleaders for golfers but must be able to call them to account for their actions
Monday 09 December 2013
‘Brandel being able to share with us his assessment is too important to be abused’
Friday 06 December 2013
Former Open champion said it was a 'very sad day for South Africa and the world' after the death of the former South African President
Northwestern Mutual World Challenge: Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and the top players seek success at the California finale
Wednesday 04 December 2013
Woods's invite event begins in Los Angeles this week
Tuesday 19 November 2013
High definition recordings wil no longer be used to determine infraction
Comment: Why is Tiger Woods the greatest of all time? Because he shows all the nerves of a tightrope walker crossing a gorge
Monday 11 November 2013
The Way I See It: In such moments Woods displays a visceral desire to engineer positive outcomes
Sunday 10 November 2013
As expected the challengers gave it a crack on championship Sunday but in the end a five-shot advantage was too big for Victor Dubuisson to blow. The Frenchman survived a thrilling push from Jamie Donaldson, whose 63 included a hole-in-one at the 16th, and a 65 from Justin Rose, to claim his maiden European Tour victory at the Turkish Airlines Open.
Ian Poulter is betting on chasing down Henrik Stenson, while Tiger Woods rues missing out on 'something really special' at the Turkish Airlines Open
Friday 08 November 2013
In between cries of “get real” and “get in there” the essence of Ian Poulter is revealed. The cleanest striker of a golf ball Poulter is not, but on the greens he punches like Mike Tyson in his prime and on his day he is never out of the running. Today was just such a day.
Wednesday 02 October 2013
Unlike the Seve Trophy, the Presidents Cup has little trouble attracting America's big names. Jim Furyk is still lying down in a darkened room following his failure to make the team via the mechanism of the captain's pick.
Monday 30 September 2013
The wonder of Vos
Chris Boardman rated it the race of the week and Marianne Vos was its shining star. Saturday’s road race wrapped up a good week for cycling’s women in Florence. Brian Cookson appointed the first female vice-president of the International Cycling Union in Tracey Gaudry of Australia on his first day in the job and hours later Vos won her second successive road-race rainbow jersey. The Dutch rider, who now has three road world titles and two Olympic gold medals, is one of the world’s greatest sportswomen.
Monday 23 September 2013
The Way I See It: Technology works in sports where all players fall under the same lens
Adnan Januzaj flair invokes the spirit of George Best at Manchester United - a welcome foil to Ashley Young's diving
Monday 16 September 2013
Moyes gives the frail United youngster his league debut 50 years after legend’s first game
Wednesday 11 September 2013
It's a big week in Chicago for the cream of British golf. With just 30 players progressing to the final FedEx Play-off event of the season, next week's Tour Championship, only Justin Rose is guaranteed a shot at the $10m (£6.3m) jackpot that comes with victory.
Sunday 11 August 2013
Defending champion finishes with two birdies to put himself back in the hunt at Oak Hill
Saturday 10 August 2013
The latest report from the 2013 US PGA Championship
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
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