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Ryder Cup: Lee Westwood argues LIV Golf Series participants should be allowed to play in team event

Lee Westwood is among several of golf’s top players to have signed up for the lucrative Saudi-backed circuit, despite sanctions from the sport’s established PGA Tour and DP World Tour; Ryder Cup record point scorer Sergio Garcia hopeful over future participation Last Updated: 29/06/22 8:15pm Lee Westwood is set to play in his second LIV […]

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PGA Tour, DP World Tour expand and strengthen ‘strategic alliance’; partnership extended to 2035

The DP World Tour will guarantee growth in annual prize funds for the next five years, with top 10 players to gain PGA Tour cards for the following season; PGA Tour to increase its existing stake in European Tour Productions from 15 per cent to 40 per cent Last Updated: 28/06/22 11:01pm Please use Chrome […]

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Open Qualifying: Marcus Armitage and Sam Bairstow among 16 to book their place at St Andrews

Sixteen players from a starting field of 288 at four venues book spots for golf’s original championship through Final Qualifying, earning places in the field for The 150th Open taking place at the home of golf from July 10-17, live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 28/06/22 10:02pm Sam Bairstow has qualified for the 150th Open […]

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Golf talking points: Was Haotong Li’s celebration too much? What went wrong for Lexi Thompson?

Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player A dramatic final day at the BMW International Open saw Haotong Li win the competition with a 50 foot putt on a play-off hole, but it hasn’t been a straight forward journey for the 26-year-old. A dramatic final day at the BMW International Open saw […]

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2022 golf calendar: When are the majors? Key dates and venues for The Open, US Open and more

Sky Sports will show over 120 live tournaments in 2022 from across the PGA Tour, DP World Tour, LPGA Tour and Ladies European Tour schedules; all four men’s majors and all five women’s majors also live on Sky Sports Golf By Sky Sports Golf Last Updated: 20/06/22 12:43am Please use Chrome browser for a more […]

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US Senior Open: Padraig Harrington holds off Steve Stricker to claim maiden senior victory

Harrington carded a one-over 72 to finish a shot clear of Stricker, who charged up the leaderboard on the final day with a closing 65; Irishman becomes the third consecutive player to win the US Senior Open on their debut Last Updated: 27/06/22 6:30am Padraig Harrington’s US Senior Open victory is his first on the […]

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Travelers Championship: Xander Schauffele wins title in Connecticut

Xander Schauffele finished with a birdie on the 18th and therefore successfully converted a 54-hole lead into a PGA Tour win for the first time; Sahith Theegala had a nightmare on the 18th with a double bogey costing him a chance of victory Last Updated: 26/06/22 11:49pm Xander Schauffele carded rounds of 63, 63, 67 […]

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Women’s PGA Championship: In Gee Chun wins title at Congressional Country Club after late Lexi Thompson collapse

In Gee Chun finished with a closing round of 75 and her final 36-hole closing total was the highest of a winner on the LPGA Tour since 1998; Lexi Thompson had been two-shots clear before her nightmare finish at the Congressional Country Club Last Updated: 26/06/22 9:11pm In Gee Chun completed victory on Sunday after […]

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BMW International Open: Haotong Li extends lead to three shots going into final round

China’s Haotong Li continues to lead the BMW International Open for the third consecutive day and will head into the final round three shots ahead of Belgium’s Thomas Pieters and Englishman Jordan Smith, who remains right in contention going into Sunday Last Updated: 25/06/22 8:48pm Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player […]

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Jess Baker wins Women’s Amateur Championship, earns ticket to majors

English teenager Jess Baker beat Sweden’s Louise Rydqvist to win the tournament, held at Hunstanton in Norfolk, and earn a place in The Women’s Open and the US Women’s Open among others Last Updated: 25/06/22 10:10pm Jessica Baker poses with the trophy after winning the Women’s Amateur Championship in Hunstanton Jess Baker claimed the biggest […]