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South African Schwartzel out for season with wrist injury

South Africa's Charl Schwartzel announces on social media he will be out for the season trying to heal an injured wrist, putting his Presidents Cup playing streak in jeopardy.

Cantlay captures second PGA Tour title at Memorial

Patrick Cantlay powers to an eight-under par 64 on to claim his second US PGA Tour title at the Memorial by two strokes from Australian Adam Scott.

Koepka in control at PGA Championship, Woods nine back

Defending champion Brooks Koepka made an inspired start at the PGA Championship.

Using golf cart ‘almost embarrassing’, says Daly after riding Bethpage

American golfer John Daly struggles through PGA Championship with an arthritic right knee.

Spieth not distracted by career grand slam thoughts at PGA Championship

25-year old American golfer Jordan Spieth isn't much to contemplate about finishing the career grand slam more so than he is convinced that it will come eventually.

Course familiarity could give Tiger edge in upcoming majors

Tiger Woods edges closer to Jack Nicklaus's record haul of major titles, with his recent victory proving himself a serious contender for this week's PGA Championship.

Players win will fuel McIlroy’s Masters belief

The 29-year-old former world number one is aiming for victory in the Masters to complete his set of majors.

Garrigus suspended for three months for positive marijuana test

Robert Garrigus, who has spoken about overcoming addiction to play on the tour, confirmed on his Twitter account on Friday that he had been suspended.

Choi, Immelman and Weir to assist Els at Presidents Cup

Ernie Els previously named Australia's Geoff Ogilvy as one of his assistants.

PGA Tour renames Rookie of the Year award after Arnold Palmer

Palmer still ranks fifth on the PGA Tour list of all-time tournament wins with 62, including seven major championships.

Late birdie burst eases pressure on Kiradech

The 29-year-old has won 4 times on the European Tour but has struggled in his 1st season in the US.

Former US Open champion ‘Gene the Machine’ Littler dies at 88

Littler, who won 29 PGA Tour events as well as two in Japan, has died.

India’s Sharma confident of PGA Tour success

Sharma had a busy 2018 when he crisscrossed the world to tee up in 33 events, including all four World Golf Championships and the majors.

Rookie Long beats Mickelson, Hadwin for 1st PGA Tour win

The American made 7 birdies, 3 of them in the last 5 holes.

Mickelson maintains two-shot lead in Desert Classic

His 22-under par total of 194 put him two strokes clear of Canadian Adam Hadwin, who fired a bogey-free seven-under par 65 for 196.

No Woods, but seven of world’s top eight will play in...

There had been speculation Woods would play at Kapalua but he was not on the list of the final field of 34 players released by the tournament.

Mickelson edges Woods in playoff to earn US$9 million cash prize

Mickelson has clinched the victory with a short putt after Woods' tee shot landed on the green but he left his six-foot birdie putt short.

Howell hangs onto lead at PGA Tour’s RSM Classic

Howell pushes lead to five with two early birdies.

Harrington to cut US schedule in Ryder Cup boost

Pádraig Harrington will cut back on his PGA Tour schedule to play more in Europe in order to prepare for the next Ryder Cup.

Thai trailblazer Kiradech wants to inspire next generation

After the first round of the WGC-HSBC Champions,Thailand's Kiradech Aphibarnrat said he wanted his golf prowess to serve as an inspiration for his compatriots watching.

Snedeker leads Safeway Open by three, Mickelson in hunt

Mickelson was tied for second at 10 under with fellow Americans Michael Thompson (65) and Ryan Moore, who shot his second straight 67 at the Silverado Resort and Spa in Napa, California.

Rose leads McIlroy, Schauffele by one shot at BMW Championship

Englishman Rose notched six birdies on the front nine before running off nine successive pars in perfect scoring conditions.

Niemann takes move to pro ranks in his stride

Joaquín Niemann, who will soon join the PGA Tour, is hoping to be selected for the Presidents Cup.

Varner laments dearth of African-Americans on PGA Tour

Harold Varner III is dismayed by the relative lack of African-Americans in the professional golf scene.