Golf

Day sees Baltusrol for first time

Jason Day has only managed to get in one practice round at Baltusrol ahead of his title defence.

Illness and allergic reaction conspire against Day ahead of PGA Championship.

Ko ace in mind game

Lydia Ko will be a strong chance to win her first British Open.

Kiwi world No 1's mental game just as a sports psychologist would prescribe, ex-golf pro says.

Last chance for McIlroy, Spieth

Rory McIlroy has a final chance to grab a major this year at the PGA Championship at Baltusrol.

McIlroy feeling confident ahead of PGA Championship at Baltusrol.

Reason: Competitive Ko 'sneaky long'

Lydia Ko has added more power off the tee without losing her wonderful rhythm.

OPINION: Swing change means Kiwi now has the chance to win every week.

Hendry misses out on Olympics by two weeks

Kiwi golfer Michael Hendry leaves Olympic run too late.

Michael Hendry moves ahead of Ryan Fox, but it's too late for Rio.

Lee storms home with 66

Danny Lee found his form in the final round of the Canadian Open.

New Zealand golfer saves best for last to lift 28 places at the Canadian Open.

Danny Lee well off the pace

Danny Lee is 11 shots off the pace with a round to play.

Danny Lee fired an even-par 72 in the third round but trails leader Brandt Snedeker by 11 shots.

Jimenez leads in Senior British Open

Spaniard Miguel Angel Jimenez tees off on the 18th hole during the third round of the 2016 Senior British Open ...

Miguel Angel Jimenez has four shot lead in Senior British Open after shooting a 7-under 65.

Danny Lee drains eagle putt to make cut video

Danny Lee nailed an eagle putt on the 18th hole to barely make the Canadian Open cut.

Danny Lee has drained a long eagle putt on the final hole to make the cut at the Canadian Open

Spieth moves on quickly

Jordan Spieth weighs up the green on the first hole at the US Open last month.

Jordan Spieth hit the reset button after the US Open.

Bad start for Kiwi golfers in Canada

Danny Lee finished with three bogeys in his last four holes.

Lee, Wilkinson tied 97th after three-over par rounds on PGA Tour.

Women lose again in battle of the sexes

World No 1 Lydia Ko will be at the Rio Olympics while her top male counterparts stay at home.

OPINION: Olympic snub is just the latest blow inflicted on women's golf by their male counterparts.

Ieremia qualifies for US Amateur

Denzel Ieremia will contest the US Amateur event next month.

Danny Lee and Tiger Woods are former winners of the US Amateur that will see two Kiwis compete in this year.

Bubba biggest birdie in NZ video

Bubba Watson tests out his aerial golf cart at the Methven Golf Club.

World No 5 golfer trials in NZ a new way to get around the course - a specialised-for-golf jetpack.

Woods will sit out rest of season video

Tiger Woods will miss the entire golf season as he recovers from back surgery.

Former world No 1 golfer to miss all four majors for first time in his career.

Reason: Golf redemption with swoon at Troon

Henrik Stenson poses with the Claret Jug on the the 18th green after his glorious final round.

OPINION: Henrik Stenson returns from the depths to win with remarkable round at High Troon.

'Hi Michael, I'm Lydia'

Lydia Ko poses for a simulated selfie with the Marathon Classic championship trophy. In a month's time she hopes to be ...

Swimmer Michael Phelps is the Olympian Lydia Ko would most like to meet in Rio.

Ko improves stellar play-off record video

Lydia Ko kisses the cup after winning the latest stop on the LPGA Tour, the Marathon Classic in Ohio.

Kiwi world No 1 keeps her composure in a tense sudden-death finish to win her 14th LPGA Tour title.

Recap: Lydia Ko final round

Lydia Ko tees off on the second hole in the final round of the Marathon Classic.

Lydia Ko holds her nerve to win on the fourth playoff hole for her 14th victory on the LPGA Tour.

Ko, Lee, Fox confirmed for Rio

Lydia Ko spearheads the Kiwi golf team for the Olympics.

NZ name three-pronged team for golf's return to the Olympics.

Henrik Stenson wins British Open video

Henrik Stenson celebrates with the Claret Jug after winning the British Open.

Swede triumphs in an epic battle against Phil Mickelson to claim one of golf's greatest comebacks.

Rio 2016's golfer claim 'dangerous'

Adam Scott says Rio 2016 president Carlos Nuzman is making "dangerous" assumptions.

Australian Adam Scott takes aim at Olympic boss' suggestion that it's the lack of prize money - and not Zika - behind a mass golfer boycott.

Toomey breaks course record

Luke Toomey hit a 58 at the Tauranga Golf Club on Saturday.

Golfer hits round of 58 to take club record.

Stenson one ahead of Mickelson

Henrik Stenson, left, and Phil Mickelson are set to battle it out in the final round of the British Open.

Stenson and Mickelson produce something special in third round as British Open looks to have come down to a two-horse race.

Ko good, but Kim better

Lydia Ko reads a putt on the first green en route to a 67 in the third round of the Marathon Classic.

NZ's world No 1 cards bogey-free 67 but trails by three heading into final round.

McIlroy snaps golf club in two video

Rory McIlroy had a smashing time at the British Open.

A frustrated Rory McIlroy threw his toys - literally - at the British Open, leaving his 3-wood in need of urgent repairs.

Spieth struggles at British Open

Jordan Spieth had a difficult day as the weather took a turn.

American's performance echoes the deteriorating weather on day three at Royal Troon, with rain yet to come.

Reason: The fans aren't the problem with modern sport

Chris Froome takes off running up the final climb on Mont Ventoux after crashing with a Tour motorbike.

OPINION: The real menace to the cyclists and golfers is television and security.

Ko on fire in Ohio

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko has moved into a share of the lead at the latest LPGA Tour event in Ohio.

The world's best female golfer carded a five-under round to take the lead at the halfway mark of the Marathon Classic.

Golf chief says sport is locked in for 2020 Olympics

Jordan Spieth of the US is just one of the big-name golfers who has withdrawn from Olympics.

‚ÄčLadies European Tour (LET) chief executive Ivan Khodabakhsh has dismissed the idea that golf will be excluded from the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.

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