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Lee and Fox team up again

Olympian Danny Lee will be in New Zealand colours again at the World Cup of Golf, playing alongside Ryan Fox.

Olympic golfers join forces to represent NZ at World Cup of Golf in Melbourne.

McIlroy wrong on Olympics

Rory McIlroy was pleasantly surprised by the success of golf at the Olympics.

Irish star glad to be proven wrong as golf proves a drawcard.

Ko all go for Tokyo

Lydia Ko got a thrill out of wearing New Zealand colours and believes a team format could be good for golf at future at ...

Golfing superstar hasn't let silver medal out of her sight, already dreaming of next Olympics.

Cromwell golf pro living the dream

Living the dream - Cromwell's resident golf professional, Willie Moore.

It didn't worry Willie Moore that most of the onlookers during his early golfing days were merino sheep.

Golfer unleashes against 'haters'

Robert Allenby has taken offence at comparisons with disgraces US swimmer Ryan Lochte.

Controversial Aussie golfer has an epic crack at critics, including a fellow player.

US golfers play for Ryder Cup spots

Bubba Watson, pictured playing at the Olympics, is just outside the automatic qualifiers for the US Ryder Cup team.

Scramble on for last three spots so players don't have to rely on captain's picks.

Wilkinson misses out on card

Tim Wilkinson didn't do enough to move into the top 125 in the FedEx Cup standings.

Solid finish at Wyndham Championship not enough for Kiwi golfer to lock up PGA Tour card.

Fox second on Challenge Tour

Ryan Fox has moved up to second place on the European Challenge Tour golf standings.

NZ golfer moves up to second place on the European Challenge Tour leaderboard after a second-placed finish in Switzerland.

Wilkinson close to PGA Tour card

Tim Wilkinson needs a strong final round to give his PGA Tour hopes a boost.

Tim Wilkinson has given himself a good chance at securing a PGA Tour card for next season.

Lydia's 'dream come true' video

Kiwi golf star Lydia Ko has claimed a silver medal at the Rio Olympics.

"I think I celebrated like the gold medallist," says Lydia Ko after silver medal.

Recap: Ko claims silver

Kiwi golfer Lydia Ko holds the ball she scored her first ever hole-in-one with, at the Rio Olympics.

Lydia Ko's putter came good on the final hole to finish outright second in Rio.

'3 more public holidays you need'

Lydia Ko holds up the ball that she sank for a hole-in-one.

OPINION: Never mind a holiday to remember the NZ Wars – we need a hole-in-one-day to celebrate Lydia Ko.

Ko primed for medal quest

Lydia Ko holds up the ball she hit her first ever hole-in-one with, at the Rio Olympics.

Kiwi golfer plans to take Olympic medal round a hole-at-a-time as she shoots for gold in Rio.

Magic eagle sparks Ko in Rio video

Lydia Ko celebrates holing in on the 15th, well after Richie McCaw had departed the course.

Kiwi was having an up and down start in Rio until she eased home a stunning eagle from 135 yards.

Allenby 'no idea' on arrest

Robert Allenby during the second round of the John Deere Classic.

Australian golfer jailed briefly for disorderly conduct and trespass outside a US casino.

Golfer prods Rio alligator video

Swedish golfer Henrik Stenson has taken time out from his Olympic round to prod an alligator.

Henrik Stenson takes a break from his Olympic round to pick a fight with an alligator.

Wilkinson runs it close

Tim Wilkinson is tied 64th at the halfway point of the latest event on the PGA Tour.

Kiwi golfer Tim Wilkinson narrowly makes cut on PGA Tour after poor finish

Lee makes top-10 charge

Danny Lee posted the low round of the day, signing for a six-under 65 to surge into the top-10 in the men's golf ...

Kiwi golfer goes on back-nine birdie blitz to charge into the top-10 at Rio Olympics.

Ko's coach give both barrels to male stars who slipped Rio

Lydia Ko with her coach David Leadbetter before a tournament in England in July.

Thank heavens for the world's top female golfers in Rio.

Kiwis off pace, Rose's historic ace

Ryan Fox posted a one-under 34 through the front nine during the first round of the men's golf tournament at the Rio ...

Englishman becomes first player to record a hole-in-one at the Olympics.

Is there anything he can't do? video

Michael Phelps isn't so shabby with a golf club in his hand.

Michael Phelps doesn't limit his cupping to the pool. He also boasts golf's longest-ever televised putt.

Golf in Rio: Mind the capybaras

It's a capybara on a golf course. Obviously.

Given their limited understanding of the cry "Fore!," Kiwi golf star Danny Lee has some unusual obstacles on the Olympic fairways.

Golfer reunited with missing clubs

Emiliano Grillo has been reunited with his golf clubs after a scare when they failed to turn up after his flight to Rio.

Argentina's Emiliano Grillo left contemplating possibility of missing Olympics after an airline lost his clubs.

Furyk shoots record score

Jim Furyk reacts after missing a birdie putt on the 18th hole that could have given him a round of 57.

Jim Furyk shoots lowest round ever on the PGA Tour, which could have been even lower.

Wilkinson can't make cut

Tim Wilkinson mixed five bogeys with three birdies in round two of the Travelers Championship on the PGA Tour.

Kiwi golfer missed third straight cut on PGA Tour after two-over second round in Connecticut.

Mixed start for Wilkinson

Tim Wilkinson had three birdies and three bogeys in the first round of the Travelers Championship.

Kiwi off the pace after first round of the Travelers Championship.

Nike out of golf equipment business

Nike, the sponsor of Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy, is closing down its golf equipment business.

Sportswear giant will no longer manufacture golf clubs and balls.

Rumford's 'stick and flick'

Brett Rumford has come up with a trick shot for those struggling with their short game.

It isn't legal, but Aussie golfer Brett Rumford shows nice touch when showing off his trick shot

Tiger to play Ryder Cup tactician role

Tiger Woods has been planning groupings and tactics ahead of the Ryder Cup.

Former world No 1 plots to help the US reclaim the Ryder Cup from Europe.

Zika excuse for top golfers: Van Zyl

Jaco Van Zyl says he thinks Zika virus is just a convenient excuse for the golfers who have pulled out of Rio.

South African golfer breaks ranks to criticise peers who have pulled out.

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