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Graeme McDowell surprised to be in contention

Graeme McDowell insists he is surprised to be in with a chance of winning the Irish Open as he looks to claim victory at the 13th time of asking. The Northern Irishman carded a second-round 66 to put...

Rory McIlroy to represent Ireland

World number six Rory McIlroy has confirmed that he will play for Ireland at the 2016 Olympics in Rio De Janeiro. The Rio Olympics will feature golf for the first time since 1904, and McIlroy is...

Rory McIlroy relishing Irish Open outing

Rory McIlroy claims he is pleased with his form as he looks to have a "great week" at the Irish Open at Fota Island this week. The 25-year-old Northern Irish former world number one will surprisingly...

Martin Kaymer targets more major success

Martin Kaymer is aiming for more success on the major front after claiming the US Open on Sunday and has already targeted the Open Championship next month. The German cruised to an eight-shot victory...

Martin Kaymer won’t contemplate Pinehurst “done deal”

Martin Kaymer will take a six-shot lead into the third day of the 2014 US Open after a phenomenal 65 in the second round. The former world number one was at his mercurial best on Friday as he...

Martin Kaymer expects tough ride

US Open leader Martin Kaymer believes the Pinehurst No 2 course is only going to get more difficult as the tournament goes on in North Carolina. Kaymer took a three-stroke lead after the first round...

Patience key for Rory McIlroy

Rory McIlroy believes patience will be key to winning this week's US Open at Pinehurst. The Northern Irishman will be looking for a repeat of his 2011 success when he tees off on Thursday, having...

Ian Poulter inspired by Justin Rose success

Ian Poulter is determined to land his maiden major title at this week's US Open and he is looking to follow the example set by his friend Justin Rose to help him do it. The 38-year-old Englishman...

Tiger Woods an automatic pick, says Tom Watson

Tom Watson has revealed that former world number one Tiger Woods is an 'automatic pick' for the American Ryder Cup team if he is fit and healthy. The coveted competition is still over three months...

Justin Leonard makes US Open line up

Justin Leonard, winner of the Open in 1997, has made it safely through a qualifying tournament to earn a place in the US Open at Pinehurst on June 12. The 41-year-old was one of a number of familiar...