Golf

Honda Classic: England’s Tom Lewis leads with Lee Westwood in contention

The Honda Classic first-round leaderboard -4 T Lewis (Eng), H English (US); -3 B Stuard (US), Z Johnson (US), C Tringale (US), JT Poston (US), L Westwood (Eng) Selected others: -1 S Lowry (Ire), level L Donald (Eng), I Poulter (Eng), T Fleetwood (Eng); +1 M Wallace (Eng); +2 J …

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President Donald Trump’s Turnberry faces Open wait as Royal Troon named 2023 host

President Donald Trump faces a long wait before his Turnberry golf course stages the Open. The Ayrshire course, which last staged the championship in 2009, has been overlooked for the 2023 tournament which will be hosted by Royal Troon, just seven years after it was last played there. And it …

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Open Championship to return to Royal Troon in 2023

Royal Troon will host the Open Championship in 2023, 100 years since golf’s oldest major was first staged at the Scottish links course. It will be The Open’s 152nd championship and the 10th at Troon. Henrik Stenson beat Phil Mickelson to lift the Claret Jug on a thrilling final day …

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McIlroy moves past Faldo to third on world number one list

Rory McIlroy has overtaken Nick Faldo as the British golfer who has spent the most weeks as world number one. McIlroy has now spent a total of 98 weeks at top over eight spells, one week longer than six-time major winner Faldo. The Northern Irishman, 30, is third on the …

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American Reed seals one-stroke victory in Mexico with McIlroy fifth

Patrick Reed wins the WGC-Mexico Championship by one shot, with world number one Rory McIlroy four shots back in fifth place.Read More

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Hovland wins Puerto Rico as Scotland’s Laird fades

Scotland’s Martin Laird fades from contention with a poor final round as Viktor Hovland secures his first PGA Tour title at the Puerto Rico Open.Read More

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WGC-Mexico Championship: Justin Thomas one ahead, Rory McIlroy four behind

Justin Thomas leads the WGC-Mexico Championship by one shot into the final round, with Rory McIlroy and Jon Rahm in a group four shots behind.Read More

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WGC-Mexico Championship: Bryson DeChambeau one ahead, Rory McIlroy three back

Bryson DeChambeau leads the WGC-Mexico Championship by one shot after two rounds, with Rory McIlroy in sixth place three shots back.Read More

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World number one McIlroy leads by two after first round in Mexico

World number one Rory McIlroy leads by two shots after round one of the WGC-Mexico Championship, with Americans Bubba Watson and Justin Thomas sharing second.Read More

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I’m out – McIlroy won’t play in Premier Golf League

World number one Rory McIlroy says he does not want to compete in a proposed breakaway Premier Golf League.Read More

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