Pirlo relishing special title tussle with former club Milan

5 January 2021, 7:38 PM
Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo said on Tuesday he is relishing what will be a special clash with AC Milan, the side he made more than 400 appearances for as a player
Steve Stricker: Tiger Woods trying ‘to play golf again’ 9 September 2021, 2:55 AM

Ryder Cup captain Steve Stricker said Wednesday that Tiger Woods is continuing his rehabilitation from a February accident "to get better and try to play golf again."

Australia lock Philip backs Rennie’s ‘dark side’ call 14 June 2021, 8:25 AM

Lock Matt Philip has backed coach Dave Rennie's call for the Wallabies to bring out their "dark side" ahead of next month's three-test series against France.

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England’s Reid, amateur Ganne tied for lead at US Women’s Open 4 June 2021, 7:20 AM

England's Mel Reid and 17-year-old high school student, Megha Ganne, kept their putters hot amid chilly conditions to card matching 67 and sit tied for the lead after the first round of the U.S. Women's Open on Thursday.

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Golf-Long course, long day ahead as PGA Championships begin 20 May 2021, 4:48 PM

Golfers were preparing for a long, tough day as the PGA Championship got underway on Thursday at Ocean Course, which will provide the stage for the longest layout in major history.

Ariya Jutanugarn
Ariya weathers storm to give LPGA Thailand first local winner 9 May 2021, 1:02 PM

Former world number one Ariya Jutanugarn hit a flawless nine-under-par 63 in the final round of the Honda LPGA Thailand on Sunday to become the first local winner of the $1.6 million tournament.

Excessive speed was primary cause of Tiger Woods car crash: LA County Sheriff 7 April 2021, 8:49 PM

Excessive speed was the primary cause of a February car accident involving golfer Tiger Woods, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said on Wednesday.

Thomas missing injured Woods in build-up to Masters 6 April 2021, 9:52 PM

Justin Thomas has obtained a precocious understanding of Augusta National Golf Course's various nuances through regular practice rounds with Tiger Woods, a benefit he is missing at this week's Masters where he will chase his first Green Jacket.

Tiger Woods back home and recovering after car accident 17 March 2021, 3:09 AM

Golfer Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he is back home and continuing his recovery after suffering severe leg injuries in a car accident last month.

Tiger Woods was found unconscious, documents say 6 March 2021, 4:46 AM

Documents made public Friday note that the first person to reach Tiger Woods after the golfer's rollover crash last month found him unconscious in the mangled SUV.

Hatton ready to defend maiden PGA Tour title at Bay Hill 3 March 2021, 9:22 PM

Tyrrell Hatton added a red cardigan to his closet with his win at last year's Arnold Palmer Invitational and returns to Bay Hill this week knowing he must work on his putting if he wants to add a Green Jacket to his wardrobe at next month's Masters.

Tiger Woods transferred to Cedars-Sinai 26 February 2021, 4:58 AM

Tiger Woods was transferred to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles to continue his recovery from leg injuries suffered in a Tuesday car crash.

‘An accident is not a crime’: Tiger Woods will not face charges in crash 25 February 2021, 12:05 AM

Tiger Woods will not face criminal charges in the car crash that left him with serious injuries, the Los Angeles County Sheriff said on Wednesday, as the golf great recovered from extensive surgery to repair his fractured right leg and shattered ankle.

Tiger Woods awake and responsive after crash, police investigating cause 24 February 2021, 2:40 PM

Police on Wednesday sought to determine what caused Tiger Woods to swerve off a Southern California road in his sport utility vehicle, colliding with a tree and rolling down a hillside in a crash that left the golf great seriously injured.

Unsettling future for golf after Tiger Woods crash 24 February 2021, 5:07 AM

Already in the final chapter of one of golf’s greatest careers, Tiger Woods may have penned a shocking end to that story on Tuesday when the winner of 15 majors was involved in a single-car crash and taken to the hospital with multiple injuries.

Tiger Woods hospitalised after being involved in car accident 23 February 2021, 10:10 PM

Golfer Tiger Woods was hospitalised on Tuesday after being involved in a single-vehicle accident in Los Angeles, police said.

PGA Championship to allow 10K fans per day 23 February 2021, 9:01 PM

The 2021 PGA Championship in May will be played with approximately 10 000 spectators allowed on the course at Kiawah Island, S.C.

Augusta National plans to have some fans at Masters 12 January 2021, 7:04 PM

Augusta National Golf Club said on Tuesday it plans to have limited spectator attendance at the Masters in April amid the novel coronavirus pandemic.

PGA Tour China cancels 2021 season 8 January 2021, 7:36 PM

The PGA Tour China 2021 season has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Johnson masters annus horribilis to return to the top 18 December 2020, 1:17 AM

While 2020 was an annus horribilis for the vast majority of people, Dustin Johnson was a rare exception.

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George Coetzee clinches Portugal Masters 14 September 2020, 5:53 AM

South Africa's George Coetzee has won for a fifth time on the European Tour when he clinched the Portugal Masters at Vilamoura by two strokes.

European Tour withdraws Wattel from Celtic Classic over COVID-19 concerns 13 August 2020, 8:14 PM

The European Tour said on Thursday it had withdrawn Frenchman Romain Wattel from the Celtic Classic this week as a precaution, after he came in contact with compatriot Alex Levy, who tested positive for COVID-19.

Casey struggles to come to terms with spectator-less golf 9 August 2020, 2:49 PM

England's Paul Casey is hoping to overcome the strange experience of playing without spectators as he bids for a long-awaited maiden major title at the PGA Championship.

Justin Rose
Harold Varner III and Justin Rose joint leaders at Forth Worth as golf returns to action 12 June 2020, 2:18 PM

Harold Varner III and Justin Rose both fired seven-under-par 63s to share the lead as the US PGA Tour returned to action for the first time in three months due to the COVID-19 pandemic at the Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth on Thursday.

SA golf industry implores government to relax lockdown rules 6 June 2020, 9:00 PM

The golfing industry and clubs, in particular, are pleading with government to relax restrictions for the sport to resume before possibly closing for good. Officials say almost 50% of golf clubs in South Africa are just weeks away from financial collapse.

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PGA of Australia extends tour season into new year 10 May 2020, 6:57 AM

The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of Australia tour will be extended from this season with tournaments staged well into the new year, the governing body of professional golf in the country announced on Sunday.

Meet Andrea Lee, Hermosa Beach’s Favorite Golfer Who Played At Augusta This Year 29 October 2019, 6:53 AM

Hermosa Beach’s Andrea Lee has an imposing golf resume, starting shortly after she picked up the game at 8 years old.

Brooks Koepka
Victory for PGA Champion Koepka to restore top ranking spot 19 May 2019, 9:19 AM

Record-smashing PGA Championship leader Brooks Koepka says his secrets to success are simpler than people think while rivals are being inspired like Tiger Woods once motivated them.

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Woods chases more records in the US PGA Championship 15 May 2019, 8:37 PM

With Tiger Woods chasing yet more records, Rory McIlroy seeking a third title and Jordan Spieth trying to complete the career Grand Slam, there are stories everywhere to look forward to at 2019’s US PGA Championship.

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Nicklaus’ major record still in play, says Woods 26 April 2019, 2:46 PM

Tiger Woods believes he can still catch up to Jack Nicklaus and his record of 18 major titles after ending a decade-long drought with a win for the ages at Augusta National.

All hail Woods! Trump, Serena, Nicklaus join Tiger Twitter frenzy 15 April 2019, 9:43 AM

President Donald Trump and Barack Obama were among those hailing Tiger Woods on social media after his 11-year major drought was ended by a thrilling and emotional Masters victory on Sunday.