Golf

McIlroy edgy about Rio

Rory McIlroy with the Irish Open trophy he won on Monday NZ time

Zika virus has world No 3 golfer in a quandary over Rio Olympics.

Wilkinson still fifth-best Kiwi

Tim Wilkinson has shot 170 places up the world rankings after finishing tied fourth at the Byron Nelson Classic.

Four NZ golfers still ranked higher, despite PGA Tour top five and 170-place jump for left-hander.

Trump applies to build wall

Donald Trump is the Republican party's presumptive nominee for the US presidential election.

US presidential candidate applies to build a 3.2km stone wall to protect his Irish golf resort.

Live: Wilkinson in the hunt

A seven-under par third round powered Tim Wilkinson into contention for the final day of the Byron Nelson Classic.

Kiwi golfer bogeys last hole to sit in tie for fourth during final round of Byron Nelson Classic.

Wilkinson in PGA contention

Tim Wilkinson's season just keeps getting better, after his 11th placing at Quail Hollow.

Seven birdies in his third round has Tim Wilkinson five shots off the pace at the Byron Nelson.

Ko climbs LPGA Tour leaderboard

Lydia Ko hits her second shot on the eighth hole during round two of the Kingsmill Championship.

Improved second round helps Kiwi climb 41 places on day two of Kingsmill Championship in Virginia.

Slight slip for Lee on PGA Tour

Danny Lee couldn't match his superb first round display at the Byron Nelson Classic.

Kiwi golfer loses share of lead after solid but unspectacular second round at Byron Nelson Classic.

McIlroy in contention at Irish Open

Rory McIlroy shot a two-under 70 in the second round of the Irish open.

Rory McIlroy has achieved his first aim at the Irish Open: making the cut for the first time in four years.

Lee tied first after birdie blitz

Danny Lee is in contention after a fine first day at the Byron Nelson Classic.

Mistake-free round from Kiwi golfer vaults him into the lead on the latest stop on the PGA Tour.

Ko starts badly at Kingsmill

Lydia Ko found it hard as she returned to the LPGA Tour in Virginia.

The world No 1 endured a tough return to the LPGA Tour with a difficult opening round in Virginia.

Miyazato takes first round lead

Mika Miyazato of Japan holds the first round lead at the Kingsmill Championship.

Japanese golfer sinks five birdies in a six-hole stretch to lead at the Kingsmill Championship.

McIlroy on 'stuffy' Muirfield video

Rory McIlroy has condemned Muirfield over its decision not to allow women members.

 Major winners condemn club while voice of golf recommends ladies 'marry members' to play.

No women? No British Open video

Henry Fairweather. chair of Muirfield Golf Club: "Women will continue to be welcome at Muirfield on the course and in ...

Scottish club Muirfield votes to stay men-only, and loses the right to host the golf tournament in future.

Willett sets the pace at Irish Open

Danny Willett fired eight birdies in his opening-round 65 at the Irish Open.

Masters champ finds form at K-Club with eight birdies in opening round.

Mickelson to forfeit $1.38m

Phil Mickelson has agreed to repay money he made from trading shares based on insider tips from a professional gambler.

Hall of Fame golfer agrees to repay money made from insider tips from professional gambler.

Cheng makes the cut for US Open

New Zealand's No.2-ranked female golfer Liv Cheng has qualified for her first Major - the US Open after winning a tense ...

US-based Kiwi golfer Liv Cheng has qualified for the US Open in July.

Live: Byron Nelson Classic

Jordan Spieth lines up at the Byron Nelson Classic hoping to put a show on for his home fans in his native Texas.

The leaderboard from the latest stop on the PGA Tour, the Byron Nelson Classic in Dallas, Texas.

Ko talks up tour rivals

Lydia Ko hasn't played on the LGPA Tour in almost a month.

The world No 1 reveals her thoughts on the 'sky-high' standard as she returns to the LPGA Tour.

Fowler pranks Lee

Kiwi golfer Danny Lee was the victim of a Rickie Fowler prank.

Poor old Danny Lee had his shows filled with shaving cream.

Tiger Woods 'progressing nicely'

Former golf world No 1 Tiger Woods is on the comeback trail from a back injury.

A grimacing Tiger Woods reveals he can swing, but he's still got a way to go to get his competitive game back.

Is Jason Day the new Tiger?

Jason Day says he needs to keep upping his game to fight off a challenge from Tiger Woods.

Australian world no. 1 golfer says he needs to keep on pushing, in case his idol makes a miraculous comeback.

Fantasy Kiwi sporting switches

Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie looks the part, and could be a superb member of New Zealand's equestrian team.

Damian McKenzie to equestrian? Laura Langman in kabaddi? Here are five potential - but unlikely - Kiwi code-hoppers.

Danny Lee in water twice

Danny Lee finished his final round at The Players Championship with two double bogeys in a row.

Double bogeys on 17th and 18th at TPC Sawgrass left him tied for 35th, as world No 1 Jason Day cruised to the win.

Day in charge at Players Championship video

Jason Day overcame problems on the green to retain his lead.

The world No 1 overcame a difficult start to keep the field chasing him in Florida.

Day breaks 36-hole record

Jason Day lines up a putt on the 17th green after the resumption of his rain-interrupted second round at the Players ...

Jason Day has a four-stroke lead after the completion of delayed second round at Players Championship.

Lee loses ground on leaders

Danny Lee of New Zealand plays a shot during the second round of The Players Championship.

New Zealand's top golfer has plenty to do to stay in contention at The Players Championship.

Day back in front at Players

Jason Day plays his shot from the 11th tee.

The World No.1 sits top of the leaderboard late in his second round.

Wilcox aces the 17th at Players video

Will Wilcox made the shot they'll all remember at TPC Sawgrass on Friday at The Players.

A journeyman American golfer hit a shot he'll never forget at TPC Sawgrass.

Golfers ease through 17th hole

The 17th green is seen during a practice round prior to the start of The Players Championship.

Danny Lee made par, and most golfers found the going easy enough on the legendary 17th hole at Sawgrass.

Lee starts well at Sawgrass

Danny Lee fired six birdies and a bogey in his five-under 67 in the first round at the Players Championship.

Danny Lee sits four shots off the lead after the first round at the Players Championship.

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