Spectator hit by Ryder Cup winner Hatton's golf ball at Dunhill Links

Spectator hit by Ryder Cup winner Hatton's golf ball at Dunhill Links

Image copyright PA A woman was injured when she was hit by a wayward shot from defending champion Tyrrell Hatton on day one of the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. The spectator was seen bleeding from a head wound after the incident on the 15th hole at Kingsbarns Golf Club. The woman was treated on the […]

Ryder Cup 2018: Europe v United States – how do the teams compare?

Ryder Cup 2018: Europe v United States – how do the teams compare?

2018 Ryder Cup Venue: Le Golf National, Paris Dates: 28-30 September First tee: 07:10 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live, the BBC Sport website and app; watch daily highlights on BBC Two and online. Europe will seek to regain the Ryder Cup in Paris this week against a powerful American team boasting […]

Portrush property market boosted by 'Tiger Tax' and The Open

Portrush property market boosted by 'Tiger Tax' and The Open

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Tiger Woods won the first of his three Claret Jugs at St Andrews in 2000 There’s a phenomenon in golf known as the Tiger Tax and Portrush looks set to benefit from it. It refers to the billions of dollars the 14-time major champion has pumped into the game, […]

New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

New York inmate's golf drawings lead to exoneration in murder

Image copyright Georgetown University Image caption Valentino Dixon served most of his sentence in New York’s notorious Attica Correctional Facility A US convict whose talent for art caught the eye of a prison warden, ultimately leading to a review of his case, has been exonerated of murder. Valentino Dixon’s colour pencil drawings of golf courses […]

European amateur champion killed on US course

European amateur champion killed on US course

Image copyright EGA Image caption Celia Barquín Arozamena won the European Amateur Championship in July A man has been charged with murder, hours after prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena was found dead on an Iowa golf course. Barquín, 22, won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and was a leading student athlete at […]

Ransom demanded from PGA after computer files hacked

Ransom demanded from PGA after computer files hacked

Image copyright Montana Pritchard/PGA of America Image caption The PGA Championship is taking place in Missouri this week. Hackers have broken into servers belonging to PGA of America, which runs the PGA Championship golf tournament. Files containing marketing materials for that competition as well as the Ryder Cup in France have been locked, pending payment […]

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