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Golf - Yesterday’s News

McIlroy and Johnson suffer shock defeats in WGC Match Play openers

It was a bad day for the world number one and the newly-crowned Arnold Palmer Invitational winner.

Golf - Tuesday 20 March, 2018

Golf - Monday 19 March, 2018

McIlroy: Bay Hill victory is a huge confidence boost for Masters

McIlroy’s win at the Arnold Palmer Invitational was his first PGA victory since September 2016.

Golf - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Rory McIlroy wins Arnold Palmer Invitational after a stunning final round

McIlroy hit five birdies in his last six holes to secure the victory.

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

'It's tiring' - McIlroy suggests limiting alcohol sales after receiving abuse from fans at Bay Hill

Rory McIlroy believes the behaviour of fans on the PGA Tour is a growing problem following his third around at the Bay Hill Golf Course.

Golf - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Super 67 puts McIlroy in the hunt behind Stenson at Bay Hill

A congested chasing pack features the rejuvenated Tiger Woods, just five shots off the Swede.

Golf - Friday 16 March, 2018

Rory McIlroy in love with golf again ahead of Augusta challenge

Meanwhile, Tiger Woods slipped back in the second round of the US PGA Tour Arnold Palmer Invitational.

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Golf - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woods feels 'physically able' to compete at Augusta

The last of Tiger Woods’ four Masters wins came in 2005, but he is ready for the rigours of Augusta.

Golf - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Tiger Woods comes up just shy in thrilling finish as Casey wins Valspar Championship Eye Of The Tiger This post contains videos

Tiger Woods comes up just shy in thrilling finish as Casey wins Valspar Championship

Woods and Patrick Reed finished in contrasting fashion to share second place.

Resurgent Woods just one shot back heading into final round of Valspar Championship

A third-round 67 kept Tiger Woods right in the mix at the Valspar Championship, just one shot behind shock leader Corey Conners.

Golf - Friday 9 March, 2018

Resurgent Tiger Woods takes first tournament lead in three years at Valspar Championship

The 42-year-old shared the lead after the second round at Palm Harbor in Florida.

Tiger three off the lead after solid start as McIlroy struggles on day one

As Tiger Woods started well at the Valspar Championship, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth struggled in the first round.

Golf - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Male and female golfers to compete together in historic European Team Championships

The competition will feature a 50/50 gender split.

McIlroy eyeing Grand Slam 'bragging rights' ahead of Spieth and Mickelson

Jordan Spieth, Phil Mickelson and Rory McIlroy could all complete the Grand Slam in 2018 but the Northern Irishman will have first chance.

Golf - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

'What Phil Mickelson is doing is showing us we can still do it later in our careers' - Tiger Woods

At the age of 47, Mickelson is still tearing it up on the PGA Tour and Woods hopes to follow in his footsteps.

Golf - Monday 5 March, 2018

Phil Mickelson edges out Justin Thomas in play-off showdown to seal WGC-Mexico Championship

This is Mickelson’s first title in nearly five years.

Golf - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Indian star Sharma primed for first PGA Tour win but Mickelson among the chasing pack

21-year-old Sharma leads the WGC-Mexico Championship heading into the final round.

Golf - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Paul Dunne's Masters bid suffers major setback at WGC Mexico Championship

The Greystones man is currently 17 shots off the leader at Club de Golf Chapultepec near Mexico City.

Golf - Friday 2 March, 2018

'Woods more likely to win than completely out of sorts McIlroy'

David Duval feels Woods has a better chance of winning at next month’s Masters than McIlroy does.

Golf - Monday 26 February, 2018

Thomas triumphs in play-off to claim Honda Classic as Woods finishes back in 12th

Thomas rolled in a birdie on the first hole of the play-off to defeat third round leader Luke List.

Golf - Sunday 25 February, 2018

Mind the goose! Tiger Woods collects birdies in more ways than one at Honda Classic Unsuspecting Victim This post contains videos

Mind the goose! Tiger Woods collects birdies in more ways than one at Honda Classic

A largely impressive front nine for Woods in round four of the Honda Classic featured three birdies and one deflection off a goose.

Tiger Woods shoots first sub-70 round since 2015 while McIlroy slides back to seven-over

Woods moved up the leaderboard on Saturday at the Honda Classic, thanks to his first round in the 60s since 2015.

Golf - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Tiger on prowl at PGA National while Rory McIlroy makes the cut

Luke List and Jamie Lovemark lead the way.

Golf - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

Woods and Stricker named vice captains of US Ryder Cup team

Jim Furyk has appointed the pair ahead of this year’s event at Le Golf National in Paris.

Golf - Monday 19 February, 2018

Rory McIlroy sees progress despite failing to contend at Riviera

The star was encouraged with his game at the Riviera Country Club this week.

Golf - Sunday 18 February, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the sporting week looked through the lens.

McDowell in the hunt for first win since 2015 in final round in California

The Portrush native is two strokes off the pace at the Genesis Open, where Bubba Watson holds the lead.

Golf - Saturday 17 February, 2018

'I've got a headache after all that' - McIlroy frustrated by added scrutiny of playing with Woods

Tiger Woods missed the cut in his second PGA Tour outing of 2018 and Rory McIlroy believes his treatment by fans may be partly to blame.

Graeme McDowell tied for the lead at Riviera while Tiger Woods misses cut

American veteran and 14-time major champion Tiger Woods missed the cut on Friday and he lamented his display.

Golf - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Woods one-over in rollercoaster return to Riviera, McIlroy recovers from three bogeys

The American hit some wild drives and ultimately signed for a one-over 72.

'It's got bad juju' – Johnson not returning to same Augusta house

After hurting his back at the Masters last year, DJ said he would not be returning to the same rental house.

Golf - Wednesday 14 February, 2018

'I wouldn't have minded a quiet couple of days': McIlroy on playing with Woods

The pair tee it up together at the Genesis Open on Thursday.

Woods: McIlroy and Thomas see me as competitor again

As he prepares to tee off with Rory McIlroy and Justin Thomas at the Genesis Open, Tiger Woods believes he is seen as a contender again.

Golfer Bill Haas injured in fatal car crash

The driver was pronounced dead at the scene. World number 67 Haas has since been released from hospital.

Golf - Sunday 11 February, 2018

It's Sunday so here are 10 of our favourite images from the sporting week

Here’s how the last seven days looked through the lens.

Lowry only Irishman to make the cut in California as Johnson and Potter take the lead

Ted Potter Jr. flirted with a 59 as he moved into a share of the Pebble Beach Pro-Am lead with Dustin Johnson.

Golf - Saturday 10 February, 2018

Johnson shares lead as McIlroy five-putts after two rounds at Pebble Beach

Making his first PGA Tour appearance of the Year, Rory McIlroy had an eagle putt at the hole on Friday, but left with a double bogey.

Golf - Sunday 4 February, 2018

How the 2013 Irish Amateur Open champion wound up as fitness coach with the Laois footballers

A meeting with Padraig Harrington’s trainer Dr Liam Hennessy led talented golfer Robbie Cannon into the fitness industry.

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