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Swede who lost form and fortune in Allen Stanford fraud proves popular FedEx Cup champion

Brian Viner: Cink and Watson renew a particularly good-natured rivalry

'Do I feel sorry for Tom after last year? No. He's lifted that Jug five times'

Casey hits out at new Road Hole (but it's really all Henman's fault)

It's easy to pick a fight with the Royal and Ancient blazers. So here goes. As crimes of grand designs go, moving the 17th tee at the Old Course back 40 yards has been greeted by some players at the Open as seriously as if a graffiti artist had snuck into the Louvre and scribbled a moustache on the Mona Lisa.

Tom Watson: The old man will roll back the tears on Old Course

The 60-year-old with the false hip suffered one of sport's cruellest cuts last year but bounced back and is ready for his latest Auld Grey test this week. James Corrigan speaks to Tom Watson

Tom Watson: 'How long did I suffer after the last Open? 24 hours... honestly'

The Brian Viner Interview: A year ago, and then aged 59, he so nearly sealed one of golf's great victories. As St Andrews looms, he recalls the good times and bad

Unplayable, by Robert Lusetich

The title refers to the code word Team Tiger use when their boss is in a foul mood, and the world's No 1 golfer had plenty to be upset about in 2009. Lusetich set out to build up a picture of Woods by tracking him through every Tour event he played in last year, then had to rejig his material after Woods's private life went into meltdown.

McDowell ends Europe's US Open drought

After 40 years European golf can at last boast another US Open champion. Graeme McDowell ended the long wait in a final round of at times excruitiating drama here last night to join Tony Jacklin in an exclusive club.

Mickelson fires way back into contention as McDowell leads

As Phil Mickelson sent fireworks soaring across the Montererey Peninsula yesterday, so Graeme McDowell reached for the stars for which he has so long attained. After two rounds of the US Open Championship, the Ulsterman is on three-under and peering down from the very top of the leaderboard.

The Hacker: Purple patch but red numbers elude me

It's probably asking too much to expose a newly assembled golfing strategy to the challenges of two of our top courses; anyway, that's my excuse after returning from Royal Dornoch and Nairn suitably chastened.

Montgomerie hoping to play in US Open

Colin Montgomerie has not given up hope of making yet another challenge for the United States Open, the event which has given him more heartbreak than any other.

'Next Seve' signs off as amateur with a flourish

Manassero heralded as future champion after winning Silver Cup at the Masters

The 50 best golf courses

As this year’s Masters reaches its thrilling climax at Augusta, Andy Farrell presents the global guide to fantastic fairways, perfect putting greens and links with a view

Woods learns how to keep his cool

Strange what a single day can do, even just one golf shot. If you happen to be Tiger Woods, it seems, it can even make life manageable again.

James Lawton: Woods conjures flashes of his old genius

All Tiger needed was an opening drive which dissected the fairway and he got it

Tiger Woods denies ever using drugs

Tiger Woods has denied he has ever used human growth hormone or performance-enhancing drugs and promised to give his "full co-operation" to the federal authorities investigating controversial doctor Anthony Galea.

Players' questions: What would you ask Tiger if you were at the press conference today?

Rory McIlroy: "I don't think I would ask a question because whatever you ask you don't get a straight answer. Over the last 10 years he has said a lot without saying anything."

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