McIlroy disappoints again as Schauffele leaves it late to retain Travelers lead

XANDER SCHAUFFELE PRODUCED a late birdie spree to hold onto a slender lead at the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship Saturday with a three-under-par 67. Schauffele, who led by five shots after Friday’s second round, will take a one-shot advantage into Sunday’s final round at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. But the 28-year-old from California … Read more

Schauffele leads after McIlroy meltdown at Travelers

XANDER SCHAUFFELE took advantage of a second round meltdown by Rory McIlroy to open up a five-shot lead at the halfway stage of the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship on Friday. Schauffele surged clear of the field after shooting a bogey-free seven-under-par 63 to move to 14 under at TPC River Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut. But … Read more

Rory McIlroy enjoys ‘US Open rehab’ to lead Travelers

Updated at 23.50 RORY MCILROY fired an eight-under-par 62 to grab a share of the lead after the first round of the PGA Tour’s Travelers Championship on Thursday. McIlroy, continuing an impressive run of recent form that included victory at the Canadian Open and a top-five finish at last week’s US Open, reeled off eight … Read more

McIlroy slams players defecting to LIV series in ‘duplicitous’ fashion

Updated 8 hours ago RORY MCILROY HAS slammed certain players who have defected to the Saudi-backed LIV Golf series for acting in a “duplicitous” fashion in signing with the breakaway circuit. The PGA Tour has been hit by more departures to LIV Golf this week, with four-time major winner Brooks Koepka and Mexico’s Abraham Ancer … Read more

Another major near-miss leaves McIlroy longing for St Andrews

RORY MCILROY SETTLED for another major near miss on Sunday at the US Open, sharing fifth at The Country Club to leave him longing for next month’s British Open. The four-time major winner from Northern Ireland still yearns for his first major victory since 2014 after a runner-up effort at the Masters and eighth-place showing … Read more

Matt Fitzpatrick wins first major title after US Open triumph

Updated 23 minutes ago ENGLAND’S MATT FITZPATRICK captured his first major title on Sunday by winning the US Open in dramatic fashion, making spectacular shots as rivals crumbled under final-round pressure. After a thrilling three-man fight down the back nine at The Country Club, Fitzpatrick fired a two-under-par 68 to finish on six-under-par 274 and … Read more

US Open golf 2022 live: score and latest updates from the second round at Brookline

After months, weeks, days, hours of incessant debate about the rights and wrongs of the Saudi rebel series some actual golf broke out on Thursday, and it was a round packed with enough action for people to forget, momentarily, that the sport is engulfed in civil war.  Over the past few weeks Rory McIlroy has … Read more

US Open schedule, pairings, favourites and tips as 2022 major begins

T he US Open begins today amid a sea of tensions across the sport. Much of the recent focus in golf has been on the LIV Golf Series, with defections and bans dominating discussions rather than drives and putts. For this week at least, players on both sides of the divide are back competing against … Read more

’21st PGA Tour victory, one more than someone else’ – Majestic McIlroy defends Canadian Open title

RORY MCILROY FIRED 10 birdies in an eight-under-par 62 on Sunday to win the US PGA Tour Canadian Open by two strokes, defending the title he won in 2019. The Holywood, Co. Down native survived some tense moments on the back nine, closing with birdies at the 17th and 18th to seal the victory with … Read more