Golf

Admit women or lose Olympics golf

New Zealand's Lydia Ko won silver at the Rio Games.

IOC gets tough with club scheduled to host the golf at the 2020 Tokyo Games.

Johnson is new golf number one

Dustin Johnson is the 20th player to hold top spot since the inception of the rankings in 1986.

The American is the 20th player to hold top spot since the inception of the rankings in 1986.

New Ko swing 'not comfortable'

Lydia Ko's body language told the story of her struggles at the Australian Open.

Top golf analyst runs rule over Oz Open struggles as world No 1 unveils her new package with no joy.

Ko disappoints in Adelaide

Lydia Ko reacts to missing a putt at the 2017 Australian Open women's golf tournament at the Royal Adelaide Golf Club.

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko says she will look at the positives after a poor final round, as Ha Na Jang takes Australian Open.

Dustin Johnson takes lead

Dustin Johnson hits in the rain during the Genesis Open golf tournament at the Riviera Country Club.

Dustin Johnson is closing in on an elusive victory at Riviera.

Key appearance 'shameless'

Former New Zealand PM John Key tees off at Lake Karrinyup Country Club in Perth this week.

OPINION: John Key's appearance at a golf event in Perth was embarrassing, writes Mark Reason.

Fox knocked out in Perth

Ryan Fox reacts after being knocked out of the World Super 6 tournament on the third sudden-death playoff hole after the ...

Two late bogeys and two more in the sudden-death playoff have cost Kiwi golfer Ryan Fox.

Ko out of contention

Lydia Ko failed to make any inroads on the leaderboard on moving day at the Australian Open.

Kiwi fails to make inroads on leaders at Australian Open.

Five Kiwis make cut in Perth

Kiwi Ryan Fox (right) carded a four-under 68, including an eagle, to move into the top-10 at the World Super 6 ...

Five of six New Zealand golfers made the cut at the World Super 6 golf event in Perth.

Ko struggles in Adelaide

Lydia Ko was off the pace set by the leading players halfway through her second round.

World number one just makes the cut despite poor second round.

Kennedy to defend NZ PGA title

Brad Kennedy during his New Zealand PGA Championship winning round in 2016.

Strong field shaping for the New Zealand PGA Championship in March.

Heath Slocum to play in NZ

Heath Slocum will play the New Zealand Open and New Zealand PGA Championship next month.

American four-time winner on the PGA Tour to play in New Zealand Open and NZ PGA Championship.

Daly club toss 'accident'

Daly waits on the 18th green during the first round of the 2016 PGA Championship at Baltusrol.

If he was going to throw a putter, it'd be in "two pieces, not one", golfer John Daly says.

Ko under par at Aussie Open

Lydia Ko has begun her new golf season at Royal Adelaide.

World No 1 recovers from erratic start to post solid opening round in Adelaide.

Golf stars are out at Riviera

Jordan Spieth has been in superb form this season, particularly with the putter.

The PGA Tour's West Coast swing now draws the world's best players.

Pity poor Tiger video

Tiger Woods has been forced to cancel his press conference due to his back problems.

OPINION: Injury is now preventing Tiger from attending press conferences, writes James Corrigan

Ko: Birdies matter, not rankings video

World No 1 Lydia Ko says she doesn't think about rankings when she's out on the golf course.

Lydia Ko knows she's being hunted, but tries not to think about it.

Fireworks, DJs: Golf's future?

Keith Pelley, pictured with Rory McIlroy, right, and Andy Sullivan, is trying to make golf more popular with plenty of ...

Golf etiquette​ is set to go as the sport tries to connect with millennials in the tradition of T20 cricket.

No Tiger? No problem video

Tiger Woods looks on from the 9th green as he finishes his round during the first round of the Omega Dubai Desert ...

Pro golfers annoyed at suggestions a Woods no-show at his own event will put off crowds.

World No 11 backs new golf format

Alex Noren reckons the Perth World Super 6 tournament will be great for fans.

Alex Noren thinks fans shouldn't be told off for talking when golf stars are lining up a shot.

Lister's Russley memories

John Lister on his way to winning his fourth consecutive Garden City Classic golf title in Christchurch in 1975

 John Lister has played all over the world, but it's the Russley Golf Club that he holds close to his heart.

Williams to caddie for Fox video

Ryan Fox will have Steve Williams on his bag at the New Zealand Open.

Kiwi golfer will have world's most successful caddie on his bag in Queenstown.

101-yard victory video

Ethan Tracy was just happy to be in the play-off.

Ethan Tracy's stunning 101 yard eagle on the 18th secured a play-off on the Web.Com Tour, which he dramatically won.

Changes a coincidence for Ko

Lydia Ko will compete at the Australian Open this week.

Timing of changes to coach, caddie and clubs are just a 'coincidence' for Lydia Ko ahead of the Aussie Open.

Wilkinson finishes strong

Kiwi lefthander Tim Wilkinson has produced another steady effort on the PGA TOur.

A fine closing nine holes has helped New Zealand golfer Tim Wilkinson to a mid-table finish at the latest stop of the PGA Tour.

Spieth way ahead

Jordan Spieth acknowledges the crowd after another fine shot at Pebble Beach.

Bumpy greens no handicap to Jordan Spieth.

Six hole golf - the future?

NZ's Danny Lee and Ryan Fox. Could they be a part of the new GolfSixes revolution?

It's golf's version of Twenty20 cricket and the European Tour is ready to launch it.

Kiwi golfer centimetres from glory video

Steven Alker's ball shaved past the edge of the hole.

Steven Alker agonisingly close to hole-in-one as fellow Kiwi Tim Wilkinson drops away at Pebble Beach.

Tiger Woods backs out

Tiger Woods has pulled out of his next two golf tournaments after his back problems flared up again.

"This is not what I was hoping for or expecting,'' sorely disappointed golf great says.

Wilkinson on leaderboard

Tim Wilkinson mastered the tough weather conditions in California to be in the mix at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am.

Five birdies in six holes see Kiwi in mix at Pebble Beach Pro-Am while Danny Lee withdraws.

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